Princess Cruises to offer UK summer cruises

Princess Cruises to offer UK summer cruises

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Regal Princess (pictured) and Sky Princess will sail cruises around the UK coast from Southampton

Princess Cruises is to offer a series of summer cruises around the UK coast from the port of Southampton onboard two of its MedallionClass ships, Regal Princess and Sky Princess.

Regal Princess will offer 14 UK voyages from 31 July to 23 September, while Sky Princess will offer eight cruises from 30 August to 28 September. Destinations will include Liverpool, Belfast and Greenock, with itineraries ranging from three to seven nights in length.

All dining venues will be open during the sailings, including the Crown Grill Steakhouse, Sabatinit’s Italian Trattoria and Bistro Sur La Mer. Entertainment offerings will include shows in the Princess Theatre, celebrity guest speakers and live musical performances. Relaxation and leisure facilities such as fitness classes, swimming pools and spa treatments will also be available.

“We share in our guests’ excitement today as we unveil the details for our new Summer Seacations,” said Tony Roberts, vice president for UK and Europe at Princess Cruises. “While international travel remains uncertain, these new cruises mean that UK residents can take a well-deserved holiday around the UK. We are also delighted that our new cruises will offer the choice between scenic voyages and port-of-call itineraries where guests can visit the historic UK cities of Liverpool, Belfast and Glasgow.”

The sailings will only be available to guests who have received both doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccine, with the second dose administered a minimum of seven days before embarkation. All guests and crew will be required to enhanced health and safety measures, including social distancing and the wearing of masks in certain areas of the ship. Crew will also undergo a testing and quarantine regime before embarkation, as well as regular testing during their time onboard.

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Alex Smith
By Alex Smith
24 March 2021

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