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Princess Cruises to Base 3 Royal-Class Ships in UK/Europe for 2021 season

Princess Cruises’ 2021 programme will now see three Royal-class ships based in Europe, including the newest addition to the line’s fleet – Enchanted Princess, sailing on a series of voyages to the Mediterranean, northern Europe, British Isles and Canada & New England.

Sky Princess and Regal Princess will be based in Southampton whilst Enchanted Princess will sail out of Rome. Guests can enjoy an enhanced Medallion-class service and new experiences onboard the three ships.

The newly completed Enchanted Princess was delivered on September 30 from the Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy and is due to officially join the Princess fleet later this year. With the arrival of this 145,000-ton, 3,660-guest ship, Enchanted Princess expands the Princess Cruises global fleet of MedallionClass™ vessels.

Enchanted Princess will spend May to September sailing roundtrip from Rome (Civitavecchia) on a series of brand new seven-and 14-night voyages calling at a variety of Mediterranean destinations including Corfu, Kotor, Marseille and Naples. The ship will then continue to sail between Rome and Barcelona on a series of 11-night Grand Mediterranean voyages.

Sky Princess will spend its first UK season from April to September sailing roundtrip from Southampton on eight- and 12-night British Isles cruises, as well as a series of 12-night Scandinavia & Russia voyages.

Similarly, Regal Princess will spend April to October sailing from Southampton to a variety of destinations including Iceland and Norway, the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, the Baltic and Canada & New England with voyages ranging in length from 4 – 24 nights.

Key highlights include:

  • A 7-night Mediterranean cruise on Enchanted Princess, sailing roundtrip from Rome on May 22, 2021 calling at Kotor, Corfu, Katakolon, Messina and Naples.
  • A 14-night Spain, France and Portugal cruise on Regal Princess, sailing roundtrip from Southampton on July 10, 2021 calling at La Rochelle, Bilbao, Lisbon, Cartagena, Malaga, Gibraltar, Seville (Cadiz) and Vigo (for Santiago de Compostela)
  • A 12-night Scandinavia & Russia cruise on Sky Princess, sailing roundtrip from Southampton on June 7, 2021 calling at Copenhagen, St Petersburg (overnight) Tallinn, Stockholm (Nynashamn) and Skagen.

OceanMedallionTM Transforms the Cruise Experience   

Onboard these MedallionClass ships, the OceanMedallion wearable device transforms vacations by making the entire cruise experience effortless, delivering highly personalized service and enabling touchless interactive experiences and entertainment. Among enhancements, guests enjoy expedited boarding; on-demand food, beverage, retail and service delivery; keyless stateroom entry; contactless payment; friends and family locator; anywhere wagering; interactive games; and movies/live TV on the go.    

Stay Connected with MedallionNet – the Best Wi-Fi at Sea  

These MedallionClass ships also offer the best Wi-Fi at sea, MedallionNet™, so guests can stay connected to the things and people they love and share vacation memories with ease. MedallionNet offers unprecedented connectivity that’s fast, unlimited, reliable, and affordable with an access point in every stateroom, so guests can stream favorite movies, shows, games and music; connect to favorite social media sites; and video chat from anywhere on the ship. 

Iuliia Tore