Cruise enthusiasts looking to travel the world have a new option with Princess Cruises’ first itinerary, set to be the longest in the company’s history. The ship will take passengers to six continents for 116 days.
While sailing on the Island Princess, cruise passengers have the opportunity to visit 51 destinations in 26 countries from Fort Lauderdale, Florida (with a start date of January 5, 2025) or a few weeks later on January 20, 2025 from Los Angeles, California.
The Island Princess can accommodate up to 2,200 passengers.
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“We are highly regarded for our round-the-world cruises, and our 2025 voyage promises to be one for the ages as our longest adventure ever,” said John Padgett, president of Princess Cruises, in a statement. company press release. “Our expert itinerary planners have assembled an unrivaled combination of popular ports and off-the-beaten-path locations for a global trip that can’t be found anywhere else.”
Stops include visits to all 27 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Pyramids of Egypt and Cairo, the Singapore Botanic Gardens, and the ancient Greek city of Ephesus. There is also an overnight stay in Dubai. The entire cruise will span over 33,500 nautical miles and cross the equator twice.
Seats on the voyage will start at $20,539 per person for an inside cabin at the lowest price.
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Those who book early will have access to a host of perks, including $500 onboard spending money and specialty catering options that won’t require a cover charge.
For customers who cannot fully commit to the full 116 days, the option to shorten the trip to 51 or 66 days is available if customers wish to depart from Los Angeles or Fort Lauderdale and descend in Dubai, the reverse option also being available.
Interested parties are encouraged to book by May 31 to take advantage of early booking benefits.
Princess Cruises is part of Carnival Corporation. Mother Society was broken down just over 47% over a one-year period as of Monday morning.