Cunard Opens 2009 Bookings Next Week

Cunard Line will open up bookings on its 2009 itineraries April 17, which will include more than 60 departures with callings at over 75 ports in 34 countries. Highlights include Queen Mary 2 transatlantic crossings and 11 new Queen Victoria itineraries featuring 18 maiden calls.

Queen Mary 2 will operate 25 crossings starting at $1,195 per person, including new options to extend or embark in Boston.

Cunard’s newest ship, Queen Victoria, will feature maiden calls that include Kristiansand, Norway; Gothenburg, Sweden; Alghero on the Italian Island of Sardinia; and Cephalonia, Greece. The ship will sail a mix of Mediterranean and Northern Europe itineraries with pricing from $1,695 per person and up.

Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria will begin 2009 with simultaneous world cruises. Visit www.cunard.com.

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