Cunard returns to international waters this winter with over 40 new voyages
New “Grand Escape Voyages” to the Caribbean, Western Europe, the Baltics, the Iberian Coast, Atlantic Islands and Asia on sale July 21, 2021
Valencia, CA - July 14, 2021 -
Cunard has announced over 40 new voyages across its fleet in 2021 and 2022.
The “Grand Escape Voyages” will range from two to 40 night sailings, visiting more than 49 destinations on board flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.
Queen Mary 2 will resume her iconic transatlantic crossings in November, 2021 before sailing new short breaks in Western Europe followed by three winter sailings to the Caribbean. Guests can enjoy the flexibility of embarking the Caribbean voyages from Southampton, New York, Fort Lauderdale or Hamburg with overnight calls in Bridgetown and Barbados as well as visiting St. Maarten and Dominica, St. Lucia and St. Kitts.
Queen Victoria will mark her return to sailing in April, 2022 with three new roundtrip itineraries from Southampton, visiting 11 countries, treating guests to time ashore in destinations such as Copenhagen, Helsinki, Tallinn and Gdynia, together with overnight calls in Amsterdam, Lisbon and St Petersburg.
Following her summer exploring Britain’s coastline, Queen Elizabeth will depart on a series of new sailings from Southampton to Western Europe followed by the Iberian Coast and the Atlantic Islands. Overnight port stays include Lisbon and Funchal as well as late departures from Malaga, offering time to experience these destinations after dark.
In late February, Queen Elizabeth will depart for Asia, sailing through the Suez Canal to Dubai, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan, where she will resume her scheduled programme in April.
Cunard President Simon Palethorpe said, “We are delighted to announce these new voyages which will mark the full fleet’s return to sailing. Our guests have patiently waited to sail on their favourite Cunard Queen and our 2021 and 2022 itineraries offer a variety of exciting holidays to suit all combined with the impeccable White Star Service on board that makes a Cunard voyage so memorable.”
Guests who book a “Grand Escape Voyage” by September 30, 2021 on voyages six to 52 nights will receive the Cunard Double Upgrade from Inside to Balcony, Free Onboard Credit up to $600 per stateroom, Hotel and Dining Service Charge included, Reduced Deposit, and Grill Suite guests will also enjoy Free Drinks and Free Internet.
The “Grand Escape Voyages” new itineraries go on sale July 21, 2021 at 9am EST / 2pm GMT.
M206H Queen Mary 2 Westbound transatlantic crossing, departs Feb 15, 2022
Savour the unrivalled romance of sailing Transatlantic from Southampton to New York on this 7 night Queen Mary 2 crossing, with the freedom to indulge in the things you love each day you’re on board. Balcony fares start from $1,399 pp based on double occupancy.
M206I Queen Mary 2 Eastern Caribbean, departs Feb 22, 2022
Escape the New York winter for Caribbean sun on this 14 night voyage, which marries time ashore in Saint Maarten and Dominica with the tropical delights of Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Barbados. Balcony fares start from $2,599 pp based on double occupancy.
Q133Q Queen Elizabeth Atlantic Islands, departs November 15, 2021
The sun havens of Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria are among the islands you’ll visit on this 14 night roundtrip sailing from Southampton which also offers an overnight call in Madeira. Balcony fares start from $1,999 pp based on double occupancy.
Q209N Queen Elizabeth Southampton to Dubai, departs February 20, 2022
This 20 night Southampton to Dubai crossing gives you time ashore in Spain, Greece, Jordan and Oman, with the chance to visit the UNESCO-listed ‘Lost City’ of Petra; one of many highlights to savour. Balcony fares start from $3,599 pp based on double occupancy.
V210N Queen Victoria St Petersburg and Baltic Explorer, departs April 27, 2022
The UNESCO old town of Tallinn, endearingly hip Copenhagen and the pretty Lithuanian town of Klaipeda, with its 18th century houses, are among the highlights of this 16 night Baltics voyage. Balcony fares start from $4,499 pp based on double occupancy.
V211N Queen Victoria Western Europe, departs May 15, 2022
An overnight call offers the chance to enjoy dinner or a drink in Lisbon by night, while Vigo’s old quarter reveals many ancient treasures to admire, including the neoclassical Church of Santa Maria. Balcony fares start from $1,599 pp based on double occupancy.
For more information about Cunard, or to book a voyage, contact your Travel Advisor, call Cunard at 1-800-728-6273 or visit cunard.com.
Cunard is a luxury British cruise line, renowned for creating unforgettable experiences around the world. Cunard has been a leading operator of passenger ships on the North Atlantic, since 1840, celebrating an incredible 181 years of operation. A pioneer in transatlantic journeys for generations, Cunard is world class. The Cunard experience is built on fine dining, hand-selected entertainment and outstanding service. From five-star restaurants and in-suite dining to inspiring guest speakers, the library and film screenings, every detail has been meticulously crafted to make the experience unforgettable.
There are currently three Cunard ships, Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria with destinations including Europe, the Caribbean, the Far East and Australia. In 2017, Cunard announced plans to add a fourth ship to its fleet to be launched in 2022. This investment is part of the company’s ambitious plans for the future of Cunard globally and will be the first time since 1998 that Cunard will have four ships in simultaneous service. Cunard is based at Carnival House in Southampton and has been owned since 1998 by Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:CUK).
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