Cruise lovers looking to travel the world have a new option with Princess Cruises’ debut route, which will be the longest in the company’s history. The ship will take passengers to six continents for 116 days.
Sailing aboard the Isla Princess, cruise-goers will have the opportunity to visit 51 destinations in 26 countries from Fort Lauderdale, Florida (starting on January 5, 2025) or a few weeks later on January 20, 2025, departing from Los Angeles, California.
Isla Princess can accommodate up to 2,200 passengers.
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“We are very fond of our World Cruises, and our 2025 voyage promises to be one for the ages, as our longest adventure ever,” John Padgett, president of Princess Cruises, said in a company statement. “Our expert itineraries have assembled an unmatched combination of popular ports and off-the-beaten-path locations for a global journey that you won’t find anywhere else.”
Stops include visits to 27 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Pyramids of Egypt and Cairo, the Singapore Botanic Gardens and the ancient Greek city of Ephesus. There is also an overnight stay in Dubai. The entire cruise will cover more than 33,500 nautical miles and cross the equator twice.
Seats on the voyage will start at $20,539 per person for the lowest-cost interior stateroom.
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Those who book in advance will have access to a host of perks, including $500 in onboard spending money and special dining options that don’t require cover charges.
For guests unable to fully commit to the full 116 days, the option to shorten the trip to 51 or 66 days is available if guests wish to depart from Los Angeles or Fort Lauderdale and disembark in Dubai, with the option reverse available
Interested parties are advised to book before May 31 to get early bird benefits.
Princess Cruises is part of Carnival Corporation. The parent company was down a little more than 47% in a one-year period as of Monday morning.