Carnival Cruise Line announced that next year they will offer 3 extended trips, of which the longest single-departure cruise in the history of the company, a 24-night Transpacific crossing onboard Carnival Splendor.
The Transpacific voyage kicks off on October 5, 2019 when Carnival Splendor departs Long Beach CA. The ship will make her way to Singapore, where she is due to arrive on October 30. The length of the itinerary is not the only thing to make it historic for the cruise line. After extended stops in both Honolulu and Maui, the ship will visit Guam and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia, along with Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 3 ports no Carnival vessel departing from North America has ever visited before. As an added bonus, the cruise will include the traditional ceremony held during International date line crossing.
Prices for the 24-night cruise start at US$1649 per person, and are now available for booking.
Carnival Cruise Line is also adding 2 additional extended cruises, both on Carnival Miracle. The first is a 13-day Panama Canal sailing, that will see the ship sail from Tampa FL leaving on September 29 to Long Beach CA, where she'll then be homeported for the winter months. The itinerary includes an overnight stay in Cartagena, before the ship transits through the canal, and Puerto Quatzal, as well as Cabo San Lucas.
Carnival Miracle will finally operate a 14-day roundtrip cruise to Hawaii from Long Beach, with the ship setting sail October 19 and returning November 2. During the voyage, she will visit Maui, Kona, Hilo, Honolulu, and Ensenada, Mexico.