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Princess Cruises

Founded in 1965, Princess Cruises rose to fame in 1977, when their ship, Pacific Princess, became the star of hit American TV show, ‘The Love Boat’. The programme introduced the idea of cruising as a holiday to the world and helped create a dramatic boom in popularity in cruising holidays and, in particular, Princess Cruises.

Today they pride themselves on their illustrious past, exceptional customer service and in leading innovation in the cruise industry; from the first affordable balcony cabins to the introduction of ‘Anytime Dining.’

With 18 ships in her fleet, split into 3 size categories, Princess are one of the biggest cruise operators in the world. With 150 different itineraries to all seven continents, they call at more than 300 different ports around the world, making them one of the best-known names in cruising. 

Why Cruise with Princess Cruises?

Warm, welcoming service 
Just unpack and let them handle the rest. That's their goal as The Consummate Host — to make guests feel content and comfortable starting the minute they set foot on-board. 

The best itineraries 
As cruise destination experts, their experience and meticulous planning have earned them "Best Itineraries" by Cruise Critic and Recommend Magazine. Cruise with them and guests can be sure to experience the best of each region they visit, no matter which of the over 100 itineraries to more than 300 ports they choose. 

A relaxed, rejuvenating retreat at sea 
The primary goal is for guests to come back feeling brand new. That's why passengers will find every detail — from the friendly stateroom steward who greets them by name to the comfortably elegant venues that range from lively to intimate — is designed with passenger relaxation in mind. 

Delicious, fresh food 
Princess Cruises take dining seriously because they know how important it is to guests' cruise experience. Every sauce is made from scratch, breads and pastries are baked fresh throughout the day, and the chefs use local products to create dishes inspired by the region passengers are visiting. 

Exclusive amenities 
Only on Princess can guests enjoy evenings spent watching Movies Under the Stars, with complimentary blankets and popcorn. Meet friends for a small bite, wine by the glass and enjoy street performer-style entertainment in the Piazza. Or spend a few hours of tranquillity in The Sanctuary — a retreat just for adults where guests can enjoy a massage, signature drinks and snacks or the spectacular sea views from their plush lounge chair. 

Stretch your vacation dollars 
Compared to a land vacation, a cruise with Princess provides a great value for your vacation dollars. Passenger fares not only include the comfortable accommodations of their well-appointed stateroom, but also many of the fresh dining options, dazzling entertainment and access to our health and wellness facilities. 

The experts love them 
They've been sailing for more than 40 years, and their officers and crew are intimately familiar with the ports guests will visit. But don't just take their word for it — they're continually being honoured by the industry for their carefully planned itineraries, their spectacular ships, and the way they make everyone, of every age, feel relaxed and happy when guests are with them.

Meet the Fleet

Pin_noun_project_5624 Dawn Princess Based in Australia year-round and using only Australian currency onboard
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Caribbean Princess First launched in 2004, Caribbean Princess is an impressive resort ship, carrying over 3,000 passengers
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Diamond Princess One of only two Princess Cruises cruise ships built in Japan
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Star Princess Packed full of the latest innovative features, Star Princess truly is a destination in her own right
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Sea Princess Sail to fascinating destinations all over the world with Sea Princess
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Grand Princess Packed full of the latest innovative features, Grand Princess visits some of the most impressive locations in the world
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Sun Princess Launched in 1995, Sun Princess offers a unique and innovative cruise experience
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Ocean Princess As one of Princess Cruises smaller ships, Ocean Princess is ideally suited to visiting smaller, out of the way ports
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Emerald Princess Launched in 2007, Emerald Princess is one of the largest ships in the Princess fleet
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Sapphire Princess Built in 2004, the impressive Sapphire Princess offers a unique and innovative cruise experience
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Pacific Princess As one of Princess Cruises smaller ships, Pacific Princess provides an intimate onboard experience
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Golden Princess Refurbished in 2012, Golden Princess provides a truly relaxing and tranquil retreat at sea
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Royal Princess Taking her maiden voyage in June 2013, Royal Princess offers a host of new features
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Crown Princess Spacious decks, comfortable public spaces and nearly 900 balcony cabins
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Regal Princess New for 2014, Regal Princess has been designed around the needs of the modern traveler
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Island Princess Island Princess was built to the maximum size a cruise ship can be to sail through the Panama Canal
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Ruby Princess Ruby Princess sails to some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Coral Princess One of just two cruise ships in the Princess fleet specially built to sail through the Panama Canal
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Life Onboard

Bayou Cafe Sample Menu
Crown Grill Sample Menu
Sabatini Sample Menu

Cruising From the UK

With cruises leaving from ports all across the UK, it couldn't be easier to join a Princess voyage. Find out about some of the UK ports by clicking below.