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Carnival pulls off a Miracle as it cruises from San Francisco for first time in 2020

Carnival is to set sail from from San Francisco for the first time in 2020, reinforcing its position as the leading US West Coast cruise line.

Carnival Miracle’s schedule will include four- to 15-day voyages to Alaska, Hawaii and Mexico. The ship will also be returning to San Diego for a winter 2020-21 schedule of three- to 15-day voyages.

Carnival Miracle
Carnival Miracle’s 2020 schedule will include four- to 15-day voyages to Alaska, Hawaii and Mexico

The San Francisco programme launches on 19 March and will include four-day long weekend voyages to Ensenada departing Thursdays and returning Mondays throughout the spring and summer, as well as five-day and six-day cruises to Ensenada, Catalina Island and San Diego in the spring.

The ship will also offer a summer schedule of 10-day Alaska cruises round-trip from San Francisco to popular destinations throughout the Last Frontier, including Juneau, Skagway, and Icy Strait Point as well as opportunities to visit Sitka and cruise Tracy Arm Fjord. There’s also a special one-time 11-day Alaska cruise departing 9 August. .

Carnival already carries more passengers on the West Coast than any other cruise operator, and the number is set to increase with the debut of Carnival Panorama from Long Beach in December 2019. It will be the first new Carnival ship on the West Coast in 20 years.

“Carnival is the number one cruise operator from the West Coast, and these new programs from San Francisco and San Diego, as well as the deployment of the brand new Carnival Panorama from Long Beach, speaks volumes to our confidence in growing this important market,” said Christine Duffy, Carnival’s president.

A 15-day Carnival Journeys Hawaii cruise round-trip from San Francisco departs 16 April calling at destinations across the Aloha State, including Maui (Kahului), Honolulu, Hilo, Kona, and Kauai, as well as a stop in Ensenada.

Carnival Miracle’s winter 2020 schedule of voyages from San Diego includes three-day getaways to Ensenada, four-day sailings to Ensenada and Catalina Island, and five-day departures that spend two full days in the Mexican resort town of Cabo San Lucas.

Also offered are four 15-day Carnival Journeys Hawaii cruises round-trip from San Diego departing 16 October and 28 November and 9 January and and 20 February, 2021.  Featured ports include Hilo, Kona, Kauai (Nawiliwili), Maui (Kahului) and Honolulu, as well as stop in Ensenada, providing guests with a variety of landside experiences.

Posted on 31st December 2018 at 02:03 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Carnival Cruise Line |

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