Holiday Snaps – Cruise extra

Because Cruiseday can’t always wait until Tuesday.

Princess Cruises has announced its Canada and USA packages for next summer and autumn.

Which gives holidaymakers a choice of 17 cruises, visiting 18 destinations on seven itineraries.

Princess will have three ships in the region with voyages from seven to 24 days.

We are sailing… with Princess

The 3,660-guest Sky Princess and 3,140-guest Caribbean Princess will sail from August to October on a series of departures from New York, Quebec and Fort Lauderdale.

And September will see the 2,600-guest Grand Princess sail roundtrip from Southampton on a 24-night voyage, calling at Boston, Bar Harbour, Halifax, Sydney (Nova Scotia), Quebec (overnight call), Saguenay, Charlottetown and St. Johns (Newfoundland).

There will be a maiden call into Sept-Îles, Quebec.

Which will give guests more time to explore ashore with a series of late night departures in Boston and Charleston, as well as overnight calls in Quebec on select sailings.

Old-style Quebec. Photo by O-seop Sim on

And maybe best of all the chance to visit Greenland, the world’s largest island. Before it disappears.

Princess Cruises is offering 24-day Canada & New England voyage, departing September 18, 2021 on Grand Princess.

And there’s tea. Boston: Photo by Kristin Vogt on

Sailing roundtrip from Southampton, calling at Boston, Bar Harbour, Halifax, Sydney (Nova Scotia), Quebec (overnight call), Saguenay, Charlottetown and St. Johns (Newfoundland). Prices from €2,639 per person.

Greenland… still there Photo by Harrison Haines on

Special offer currently available with prices from €3,849 per person for a free upgrade from an oceanview stateroom to a balcony.

Visit Or call (0344) 338 8663.

You Corker

It’s a famous old port with a certain stop-off of a ship called the Titanic.

And it’s where the big cruise companies will be tomorrow, Sunday, September 15.

The Cruise Lines International Association will be held in the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs.

Let’s get on board: Photo Oleksandr Pidvalnyi on

It will bring together seven of the world’s biggest lines including river cruises.

So take your pick from Fly/Cruises, Honeymoon Cruises, Over-50s Specialities, Adventure Cruises, River Cruises and Solo Cruises.

Cruise offers for the next two years will be on sale.

And admission and parking will be free.


And you know what’s coming next… some cruise reviews.

The call of the fjords, I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out To Here, A Royal Party.

Published by funtime65

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