Princess Cruises recently announced its most robust deployment ever for the 2020-2021 season, visiting Mexico, Hawaii, and California Coast.
Deployment highlights for the season include a new hometown ship for San Francisco (Ruby Princess) offering roundtrip itineraries to Hawaii, Mexico, and California coast, as well as new 16-day Hawaiian Islands voyages roundtrip from Seattle onboard Ruby Princess and Emerald Princess. Regal Princess makes her debut on the west coast with a 7-day Pacific Wine Country cruise calling at San Francisco, San Diego CA and Astoria, Oregon.
Additional 2020-2021 west coast season sailings between September 2020-May 2021 include:
- Cruises to Mexico. Royal Princess sails back to Los Angeles, offering 25 Mexican Riviera cruises, including 7-day options to favourite ports such as Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta. 5-day cruises to Cabo San Lucas are also offered, featuring an overnight. New San Francisco-homeported Ruby Princess sails on a trio of 10-day Mexican Riviera cruises from the Port of San Francisco, with a sail away under the Golden Gate Bridge. Passengers will visit Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Manzanillo, Puerto Vallarta. In addition Star Princess and Emerald Princess will sail on five, 10-day Baja Peninsula and Sea of Cortez itineraries, visiting Cabo San Lucas, La Paz, Loreto, Puerto Vallarta, roundtrip from LA.
- Cruises to the Hawaiian Islands. With 4 homeports offering roundtrip voyages to Hawaii, including LA, San Francisco, Vancouver, and Seattle, guests can choose the perfect itinerary calling at Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Hilo. New for the season, a couple of 16-day cruises from Seattle aboard Ruby Princess and Emerald Princess are offered. Star Princess (sailing roundtrip from Los Angeles), Ruby Princess (San Francisco) and Grand Princess (Vancouver) offer 15-day Hawaii itineraries. Star Princess and Emerald Princess also offer a 28-day Hawaii & Tahiti cruise sailing roundtrip from LA, featuring calls to Tahiti, Moorea, an overnight in Bora Bora, as well as Pago Pago and Samoa plus the Hawaiian Islands.
- California Coast cruises. Princess offers 4 homeports from which to explore the beauty of California Coast. Sailing 7-day voyages from LA onboard Royal Princess and 7-day trips from San Francisco onboard Star Princess and Ruby Princess, guests will be able to experience coastal towns including Astoria, Monterey, San Diego, and Santa Barbara. A Grand Princess ten-day option from Vancouver BC also includes visits to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Guests can choose from a variety of 7-day Pacific Wine Country itineraries sailing between LA and Vancouver. Shorter, 1-to 5-day cruises are also offered. Princess Cruises has developed enhanced shore trip offerings via collaboration with Bill Esparza, leading expert on Latin American cuisine and James Beard award-winning cookbook author.