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SANTA CLARITA — For the upcoming 2020-2021 season, Princess Cruises will be visiting top destinations including Mexico, Hawaii and the California Coast, all going on sale May 9.
Highlights include a new hometown cruise ship for San Francisco, Ruby Princess, which sails roundtrip to Hawaii, Mexico and the California coast. In addition, there’ll be new 16-day Hawaiian Islands cruises roundtrip from Seattle aboard Emerald Princess and Ruby Princess.
Regal Princess makes its west coast debut with a seven-day Pacific Wine Country cruise visiting San Francisco, San Diego and Astoria, Oregon.
Additional west coast sailings from September 2020 through May 2021 include:
Royal Princess returns to the Port of Los Angeles with 25 cruises to the Mexican Riviera. These include seven-day cruises to such favourite ports as Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlán, as well as five-day sailings to Cabo San Lucas featuring an overnight stay.
Ruby Princess will offer three 10-day cruises to the Mexican Riviera from San Francisco, which include Cabo san Lucas, Mazatlán, Manzanillo and Puerto Vallarta. Plus, Emerald Princess and Star Princess will sail from Los Angeles on five 10-day Baja Peninsula & Sea of Cortez voyages with an overnight in Cabo San Lucas and visits to La Paz, Loreto and Puerto Vallarta.
New for this season, two 16-day cruises from Seattle onboard Emerald Princess and Ruby Princess are offered. Star Princess (roundtrip Los Angeles), Ruby Princess (roundtrip San Francisco) and Grand Princess (roundtrip Vancouver) will sail 15-day Hawaii cruises.
Emerald Princess and Star Princess will also offer a 28-day Hawaii and Tahiti cruise roundtrip (Los Angeles) featuring visits to Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, plus Pago Pago and Samoa in addition to the Hawaiian Islands.
Seven-day cruises from Los Angeles and San Francisco allow guests to experience coastal towns and cities including Astoria, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Monterey. A Grand Princess 10-day option from Vancouver also includes stops in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Early Booking Deposit
Past guests are eligible for a special promotion when they book early with up to a US$100 per person discount off the public fare. This does not apply to third or fourth berth guests. Additionally, reduced deposit is available for Captain Circle guests when they book by Nov. 30, 2019.
For more information, visit princess.com.