Princess Cruises Announces 2024 World Cruise 

Princess Cruises' 2024 World Cruise is set to go on sale November 11. Island Princess—the cruise line’s largest ship to sail a World Cruise voyage—is scheduled to sail round-trip from North America on a 111-day cruise from both Ft. Lauderdale and Los Angeles in January 2024. Guests will experience 51 destinations across 27 countries and six continents, including North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe.

The 111-day round-trip voyage from Ft. Lauderdale departs on January 4, 2024, and from Los Angeles on January 18, 2024. A 97-day World Cruise from Los Angeles to Ft. Lauderdale is also offered, setting sail on January 18, 2024.

Island Princess will sail more than 33,000 nautical miles in 111 days during the cruise, which will include 12 maiden World Cruise port calls in Galilee/Nazareth (Haifa), Bali (Benoa), Crete (Heraklion), Mykonos, Naples (for Capri and Pompeii), Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Genoa (Milan), Villefranche, Lisbon, Agadir, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Bermuda; and visit 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including The Acropolis in Athens, The Port Fortress of Cartagena and the ancient Greek city of Ephesus in Turkey

The World Cruise will cross the Equator twice. It will offer an overnight visit in Dubai and 11 “More Ashore” late-night calls, including Abu Dhabi, Auckland and Sydney. Countries visited will include Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Israel, Greece, Italy, Spain, Morocco, Canary Islands, Costa Rica and more. 

Prices for the 2024 World Cruise start at $21,079 per person. Guests booking the 97- or 111-day World Cruise by January 31, 2022 receive early booking perks, including drinks with tips (guests can enjoy the "Premier Beverage Package" with everything from cocktails, beer and wine to specialty coffees, smoothies and bottled water); unlimited Wi-Fi (cruisers can video chat and text with family back home, stream favorite shows and check e-mail); crew appreciation (full daily gratuities are paid to crew on behalf of cruise guests); first-class or economy roundtrip airfare (guests booked in suites, Club Class or mini-suites fly first class to and from LAX or FLL, while guests booking a balcony stateroom receive free economy airfare; valid on flights departing the United States or Canada); money to spend on-board for shopping, shore excursions, spa treatments and more (a $500 per guest for the first two guests is applied); and specialty dining (each guest can dine at specialty restaurants up to four times during the voyage without worrying about the cover charge). 

Island Princess, sailing its second World Cruise, has over 700 balconies and a Princess Luxury Bed in each stateroom, besides specialty and casual dining options. World Cruise guests will also get to enjoy the "Encounters with Discovery" speaker series that includes authors, artists, explorers and more, as well as cooking classes, culinary demonstrations, special-themed menus, foreign movies and regional folkloric shows.

Princess MedallionClass vacations begin with the Medallion, a quarter-sized, wearable device that enables everything from touch-free boarding to locating loved ones anywhere on the ship, as well as enhanced service such as having whatever guests need, delivered directly to them, wherever they are on the ship.

Additionally, guests can share their favorite cruise moments using MedallionNet, Wi-Fi at sea, and also stay connected with friends and family back home, work remotely anywhere on the ship, quickly post content and stream favorite movies and shows.

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