Princess Cruises has revealed details of its 2024 world cruise, which goes on sale this week.
MedallionClass ship Island Princess – the cruise line’s largest ship to sail a world cruise – is scheduled to sail roundtrip from North America on a 111-night voyage from both Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles in January 2024.
Guests will experience 51 destinations across 27 countries and six continents: Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
The 111-night roundtrip voyage from Fort Lauderdale departs on January 4, 2024, and from Los Angeles on January 18, 2024.
A 97-night voyage from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale is also offered, setting sail on January 18, 2024.
Island Princess will sail more than 33,000 nautical miles in 111 days and will cross the Equator twice.
There will be 12 maiden world cruise port calls to Galilee/Nazareth (Haifa), Bali (Benoa), Crete (Heraklion), Mykonos, Naples, Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Genoa (Milan), Villefranche, Lisbon, Agadir, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Bermuda.
The ship will 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.
There will also be an overnight visit to Dubai and 11 ‘More Ashore’ late-night calls including Abu Dhabi, Auckland and Sydney, so guests can make the most of their time exploring new cultures in port.
Rates for the 111-night 2024 world cruise start from £15,449pp or £18,779pp for the all-inclusive Princess Plus fare, which includes drinks with tips, unlimited wi-fi and gratuities.
Guests booking the 97- or 111-night world cruise by January 31, 2022 will receive $500 per guest onboard spend, speciality dining and Captain’s Circle savings for return passengers.