More than one million people will choose to take a Princess cruise each year making Prince Cruises one of the most popular premium cruise lines in service today. Besides luxury accommodations and personalized service, Princess Cruises offers more than 90 itineraries and more than 270 cruise destinations. This means that Princes Cruises travels to more worldwide destinations than any other cruise line in the world.
Some of Princess Cruises’ exciting destinations include: Alaska, Australia & New Zealand, Canada & New England, the Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii & Tahiti, the Mexican Riviera, the Panama Canal, and South America. Ports of call depend on the destination, but expect to visit off-the-beaten path ports such as Dominica and Roatan, Honduras, as well as historic ports such as Alexandria, Egypt; Santorini, Greece; Naples/Capri, Italy, and Cartagena, Spain.
With the addition of Ruby Princess in 2008, Princess Cruises has 18 luxury vessels in its fleet. These include: Caribbean Princess, Coral Princess, Crown Princess, Dawn Princess, Diamond Princess, Emerald Princess, Golden Princess, Grand Princess, Island Princess, Pacific Princess, Royal Princess, Sapphire Princess, Sea Princess, Star Princess, Sun Princess, and Tahitian Princess. All Ruby Princess staterooms feature private balconies.
Caribbean Princess is Princess Cruises’ largest vessel. Caribbean Princess accommodates 3,100 passengers and it has a whopping 900 balcony staterooms. Caribbean Princess makes voyages to exciting destinations such as Alaska, Canada, New England, the Mexican Riviera, South America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Hawaii, Tahiti, and of course, the Caribbean.
Princess Cruises’ mid-sized ships, such as Island Princess, typically accommodate roughly 1,970-passengers. 90% of the staterooms feature ocean views, and the most mid-sized vessels feature more than 700 balconies.
Princess Cruises also features smaller vessels for passengers seeking a more intimate environment. Pacific Princess and Tahitian Princess are two of Princess Cruises’ smaller ships. Each ship accommodates 670 passengers and they offer a peaceful, small ship environment with big ship amenities. In addition, each vessel has more than 200 balcony staterooms. The Pacific Princess makes frequent voyages to Alaska, Asia/Orient, India/Asia, Tahiti and Hawaii, while Tahitian Princess makes voyages to Polynesia, Tahiti, and Hawaii.
Depending on the destination, Princess offers shore excursions ranging from fishing tours and snorkeling to golfing, hiking, horseback riding tours, and more! Below is just a small sampling of Princess Cruises shore excursion offerings.
Panama Canal: Huatulco, Mexico
Deep-Sea Fishing Tour
Eco-Walk & Birding Adventure
Five Bays by Catamaran Swim
Highlights of Huatulco Tour
Huatulco by Land & Sea Tour
Huatulco River Float
Huatulco Sail & Swim Tour
Las Brisas Resort Beach Break
Mexican Cuisine Cooking Demonstration
Mountain Bike Excursion
Princess Golf – Golf at Tangolunda Golf Course
Rural Communities & Traditions
To book a Princess cruise, you can contact a Princess cruise travel representative at 1-800-PRINCESS. You can also book online at www.princess.com or contact your local cruise travel agent.
Tip: If you’re interested in shore excursions, its best to reserve a space as early as possible. Shore excursions and tours tend to fill up rather quickly. You can pre-reserve up to 120 days before your departure date.