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Two new ships lead the way in Princess Cruises’ 2020-21 Caribbean and Panama Canal programme

Princess Cruises has announced a series of Caribbean and Panama Canal voyages from autumn 2020 to spring 2021 featuring two brand new sister ships, Enchanted Princess and Sky Princess.

Five ships will be offering guests a choice of 127 departures to 24 destinations in 20 countries in the Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean.

Princess Cruises in the Caribbean
Princess Cruises will have five ships offering Caribbean cruises, above, and Panama Canal cruises, below, in 2020-21

The cruises range in length from four to 20 days.

The 3,660-guest Sky Princess, launching in October, will sail for the first time on a 10-day Southern Caribbean Voyager itinerary, which can be combined for a 20-day Caribbean Explorer cruise. Guests can choose from 17 voyages from 5 November, 2020, to 30 March, 2021.

Enchanted Princess will sail the Caribbean following her launch in Southampton in June 2020, departing on alternating seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises from November 2020 to April 2021.

Five ports will offer late-night calls: St Thomas, St Maarten, Cozumel, Aruba and Curacao. Festive sailings will take place over the Christmas and New Year period on Caribbean Princess, Enchanted Princess, Island Princess and Sky Princess.

Princess Cruises will visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Belize Barrier Reef System, The Pitons Volcanic Spires in St Lucia and historical Bridgetown in Barbados.

Panama Canal

Princess Cruises in the Panama Canal

Five ships will sail the waters of the Panama Canal, with 30 departures and nine itineraries, offering three ways to experience its locks – roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, roundtrip from Los Angeles or sailing between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Voyages range from 10 to 21 days, visiting a total of 23 destinations in 11 countries.

Crown Princess and Emerald Princess will sail through the new Agua Clara Locks, offering partial canal transits from the Atlantic Ocean roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale with Costa Rica and Caribbean voyages.

Emerald Princess and Coral Princess will offer full canal transits on Ocean to Ocean voyages sailing between Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles, San Francisco or a new homeport of San Diego.

In addition, the 670-guest Pacific Princess is scheduled to sail on a 15-day Panama Canal Connoisseur from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles for a small ship transit via the canal’s traditional locks.


  • A 14-night Caribbean East/West Adventurer sailing roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale on Enchanted Princess departs 21 November, 2020, visiting Costa Maya, Belize City, Roatan (Mahogony Bay), Cozumel, Fort Lauderdale, Princess Cays, St Thomas and St Maarten. From £1,619 per person, with up to $200 onboard spending money per person
  • A 15-night Panama Canal Ocean to Ocean sailing from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco on Emerald Princess departs 24 January, 2021, visiting Cartagena, Panama Canal full transit (scenic cruising including the Agua Clara and Cocoli Locks), Fuerte Amador, Costa Rica (Puntarenas), San Juan Del Sur and Cabo San Lucas. From £1,649 per person, with up to $200 onboard spending money per person

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    Posted on 1st June 2019 at 04:03 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Princess Cruises |

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