Princess Cruises announced that 2021 will be brand's longest UK-Europe season ever, to include nearly 500 days cruising from Southampton England on 3 liners - Crown Princess, Grand Princess, Island Princess - or a 9% increase over 2020. The Grand Princess offers the longest-ever period for a UK-homeported cruise ship (April through November 2020).
Grand Princess will cruise for 207 days out of Southampton, including 6 school holiday itineraries across the season. The vessel will depart for northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Canada and New England, with a number of new cruises including:
- A 24-day Canada and New England journey to Boston, Bar Harbour, Halifax, Sydney (Nova Scotia), Quebec (overnight), Saguenay, Charlottetown, St Johns (Newfoundland)
- A 6-day school half-term voyage in May to Guernsey (St Peter Port), La Rochelle (for Cognac), Bilbao
- An 8-day Scandinavia cruise to Kristiansand, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Oslo.