Cunard Line restarts on July 19 with Queen Elizabeth from Southampton, England

   June 16, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

Cunard Line resumes operations from July 19 as Queen Elizabeth welcomes passengers onboard for a series of UK cruises from Southampton England. Beginning October 13, the ship is to sail internationally with new journeys to the Canary Islands and the Iberian coast.

Queen Elizabeth is then due to leave the UK in mid-February 2022 to resume her previously scheduled season in Japan from April 13.

Queen Mary 2 is expected to resume sailing with a Transatlantic Crossing on November 14 as per her existing schedule and will sail on a series of cruises around the Caribbean between January-April 2022, with embarkation options from Southampton UK, New York City, and Hamburg Germany, before resuming her existing schedule on April 24, 2022.

Queen Victoria is due to embark on 3 new cruises departing from Southampton UK from April 22, 2022, including the Baltics, the Iberian Coast, and Western Europe, before resuming her existing schedule on May 20, 2022.

Cunard Queen Elizabeth cruise ship

Because of the ongoing complexities of navigating global travel, the company announced that they are cancelling the following cruises:

  • Queen Elizabeth’s voyages from the United Kingdom to Australia and her homeport season in Australia from October 18 up to and including March 9, next year.
  • 2022 World Voyages on Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2.
  • Queen Victoria’s cruises from September 10 up to and including April 29, 2022.

However, 5 of Queen Victoria’s cruises will transfer onto identical sailings on sistership Queen Elizabeth, including V126, V128, V129, V130, V201.

Passengers whose voyages have been cancelled automatically receive an FCC-Future Cruise Credit worth 125% of the standard deposit terms, as well as 100% of any additional money paid.

Alternatively, a 100% refund is available via completing the form on the line's website.

All new itineraries go on sale in July.