Princess Cruises has announced that its 2018 Canada and New England cruise season will be its largest deployment ever with two of the cruise line’s newest ships, the Regal Princess and Royal Princess.
The 3,560-guest Regal Princess and Royal Princess, sailing for the first time together departing from New York and Quebec, offer 10 cruise departures on four unique itineraries, visiting 12 destinations in New England and Canada.
All 2018 Canada/New England are now open for booking. Highlights include:
Royal Princess makes its first 10- to 11-day voyages out of Quebec and New York with overnight stays in Quebec on every voyage. These cruises visit Newport, Boston, Portland, Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy), Halifax, Sydney (Cape Breton Island), Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island) and Quebec. The 11-day cruises include an overnight stay in Boston. Cruises depart September 25; October 5 and 16.
In addition, Royal Princess offers a 14-day Canada & Colonial America cruise from Quebec to Ft. Lauderdale with calls in Port Saguenay (scenic cruising of the Saguenay River), Sydney (Cape Breton Island), Halifax, Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy), Bar Harbor (for Acadia National Park), Boston, Newport, New York and Norfolk (for Williamsburg and Jamestown). This cruise departs on October 26.
Regal Princess sails on seven-day cruises roundtrip from New York, visiting Newport, Boston, Bar Harbor (for Acadia National Park), Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy) and Halifax. Cruises depart September 22, 29; October 6, 13 and 20.
A five-day Canadian Atlantic Provinces Getaway out of New York is also being offered onboard Regal Princess, visiting Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy) and Halifax. This voyage departs on October 27.
Princess Cruises is also offering a choice of two cruisetours on the East Coast to see the sites of colonial America or Niagara Falls and Eastern Canada:
Historic America Cruisetour takes guests to such important places as Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate, Colonial Williamsburg, Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the Gettysburg Battlefield.
The Maple Explorer Cruisetour brings guests to Niagra Falls; cities like the capital of Ottawa and Montreal with guided tours of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, cathedrals and the historic 19th century Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests will also be treated to a cruise through the Thousand Islands.
Captain's Circle Savings
Princess Cruises loyal past guests are eligible for a special promotion when they book before August 31, 2017. Captain's Circle members purchasing a Canada/New England cruise or cruisetour will receive a savings of $50 per person (does not apply to third and fourth berth guests).
Club Class Mini-Suites
All fall 2018 Canada/New England guests sailing aboard Royal Princess or Regal Princess can book a new stateroom category offering VIP amenities and exclusive dining with the new Club Class Mini-Suite. This elevated mini-suite category features select perks including new Club Class Dining, a reserved dining area with expedited seating and expanded menu options; priority embarkation and disembarkation; complimentary wine and luxurious bathrobes