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Escape the everyday in style with Queen Elizabeth as she embarks on 17 new international voyages

Exciting new Queen Elizabeth Escapes launches, sailing early 2022

Cunard announces 17 new international voyages, sailing on Queen Elizabeth between 20 February and 21 June 2022.

Embarking on the new programme in early 2022, Queen Elizabeth will visit 32 ports in 12 countries, spending time in the unparalleled beauty of Norway’s fjords; island hopping in Spain and Portugal; cruising through the Mediterranean; and finally transiting the Panama Canal onwards to Alaska. The programme includes six overnight port calls and three late evening departures. Extended time in Tromso and Narvik offers the possibility of seeing the Northern Lights. A call in Amsterdam on a 4-night short break brings an opportunity to explore the city’s UNESCO-listed canals by night. Other highlight calls include Genoa, Ibiza, Manzanillo, Grand Turk, San Francisco, before reaching the icy landscapes of Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park and Hubbard Glacier.

“We’re thrilled to offer this exciting new Escapes Programme to guests who might long for a voyage that promises a sense of freedom, luxury and style,” says Cunard President Simon Palethorpe. “For cruise afficionados or those enjoying their first taste of the vibrant and inviting world of Queen Elizabeth, together with our renowned White Star Service, this programme has something for everyone.”

Queen Elizabeth 2022 Escapes - Key Voyages
The Canary Islands (Q206N)
This 14-night escape will whisk guests to sun-filled shores and cities teeming with history. Stops in The Canary Islands, Cadiz and Lisbon are complemented by an overnight port call in Funchal, Madeira.
Departs Southampton 20 February 2022. Inside staterooms from £899.

Norway & Northern Lights (Q208N)
Timed to offer guests maximum potential of seeing the Northern Lights, this 12-night voyage will take them into the heart of Norway’s fjords, pausing where the aurora borealis most often appears.
Departs Southampton 18 March 2022. Inside staterooms from £1,099.

Amsterdam (Q209P)
This four-night voyage from Southampton calls overnight in Amsterdam, giving guests the opportunity to experience the city’s museums, galleries and canals by day and its highly rated nightlife after dark.
Departs Southampton 30 March 2022. Inside staterooms from £449.

Western Mediterranean (Q211P)
The enchanting old town of Dalt Vila in Ibiza and Rome’s historic centre (from Civitavecchia) are two of the standout sights to savour on this 17-night roundtrip voyage, sailing from Southampton.
Departs Southampton 15 April 2022. Inside staterooms from £1,499.
Westbound Transatlantic Crossing (Q212N)
The Galician port of Vigo with its old town and ‘golden mile of art’, and an overnight stay in Port Canaveral are highlights to explore on this 12-night Transatlantic Crossing to Fort Lauderdale.
Departs Southampton 2 May 2022. Inside staterooms from £799.

Panama Canal & Alaska (Q212G)
This sensational 43-night voyage offers an itinerary to remember, whisking guests westbound across the Atlantic to the sand beaches of Grand Turk and Aruba, before revealing Alaska’s tidewater glaciers.
Departs Southampton 2 May 2022. Inside staterooms from £2,999.

Whether seeking a short European break, the delicious warmth of islands in the sun, or vistas that defy imagination, a 2022 voyage on Queen Elizabeth makes it all possible.

Queen Elizabeth Escapes Programme new itineraries are available to book from 18 November 2021.

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About Queen Elizabeth
Spacious decks offering a true sense of freedom, days filled with possibilities and evenings where the night is always young. Queen Elizabeth’s world is vibrant and inviting. The romance of ocean travel elevated with thoughtful luxuries and modern comforts. A place that pays homage to Cunard’s past but embraces all that’s exciting about the present. With clever art deco details combined with contemporary flourishes that enhance every moment of your time on board. A world where real life ceases to exist, responsibilities check out, and time is yours to enjoy in whatever way you please.
Enjoy a game of croquet on her Games Deck, stunning entertainment in her Royal Court Theatre, savour a perfectly poured G&T at Gin & Fizz, or be enthralled by a guest speaker. From award-winning actors to astronauts and explorers, not knowing who you might encounter on board is one of Queen Elizabeth’s joys. Eating and drinking is another pleasure she excels in, with a choice of dining experiences to satisfy you day and night. From prime cuts and seafood at Steakhouse at The Verandah to fresh world flavours at The Lido buffet, indulging on board is all part of the pleasure.

About Cunard
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.  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).