80% of Princess’ fleet now back in service
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80% of Princess’ fleet now back in service

SANTA CLARITA — Three additional Princess Cruises ships are back on stream, marking the resumption of 80% of the line’s fleet.

Crown Princess, Island Princess and Royal Princess have all either returned to service in the past week or is set to return this week. A total of 12 Princess ships have resumed operations since July 2021.

“We’re so excited to have three more Princess MedallionClass ships return to service and our shipboard teams are ready to help our guests create a lifetime of vacation memories,” said John Padgett, Princess Cruises president. “It’s so gratifying to see tens of thousands of guests each week enjoying their vacations with us and the friendly and attentive service that is a Princess Cruises hallmark.”

Island Princess departed Ft. Lauderdale on April 27 on a 14-day, ocean-to-ocean Panama Canal cruise. It will return on a subsequent voyage from Los Angeles to Ft. Lauderdale on May 11, and will then depart for Europe to sail various British Isles, Northern Europe (including Iceland and the Arctic Circle) and Mediterranean voyages.

Royal Princess set sail from Vancouver on May 2 for the top-rated ‘Voyage of the Glaciers’ itinerary. These back-to-back northbound and southbound cruises from Vancouver and Whittier (Anchorage) includes two days of glacier viewing featuring Glacier Bay National Park, plus Hubbard Glacier (southbound) or College Fjord (northbound). Port visits include Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway. These cruises can be combined with one of Princess’ 20 cruisetour options featuring a land tour visiting Denali National Park and Princess Wilderness Lodges.

Lastly, the Crown Princess is scheduled to depart Seattle on May 7 for a summer program of 19 Inside Passage Alaska cruises. These voyages depart on Saturdays and run through Sept. 10, 2022. The ship will then move to Los Angeles for a season of California Coast and Hawaii sailings.

Princess Cruises’ fleet of 15 ships are currently sailing or are scheduled to return to service by September 2022. Cruise ships, return dates and 2022 itineraries include:


Majestic Princess Sailing since July 25, 2021

Alaska, California Coast, Mexico


Regal Princess Sailing since July 31, 2021

Caribbean, Europe


Sky Princess Sailing since August 30, 2021

Caribbean, Europe


Grand Princess Sailing since September 25, 2021

California Coast, Hawaii, Mexico


Emerald Princess Sailing since October 15, 2021

Panama Canal, Europe


Ruby Princess Sailing since October 31, 2021

California Coast, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama Canal


Enchanted Princess – NEW SHIP Inaugural season began Nov. 10, 2021

Caribbean, Europe


Caribbean Princess Sailing since November 28, 2021

Caribbean, Panama Canal


Discovery Princess – NEW SHIP Inaugural season began March 27, 2022

California Coast, Mexico, Alaska


Island Princess Sailing since April 27, 2022

Panama Canal, Europe


Royal Princess Sailing since May 2, 2022



Crown Princess Returning May 7, 2022



Coral Princess Returning June 16, 2022



Diamond Princess Returning September 1, 2022

California Coast, Mexico


Sapphire Princess Returning September 24, 2022

California Coast, Hawaii, Mexico


For Princess’ latest COVID-19 health protocols click here.

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