Princess Cruises extends cruise vacation in Australia until mid-January 2022


SANTA CLARITA, California., September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Princess Cruises, the world’s leading premium international cruise line, is extending its cruise vacation in Australia/New Zealand to January 27, 2022, due to uncertainty about the return of cruises to the region.

As a result of the extended break, Coral Princess drives through January 17th are canceled and the Royal Princess and Sapphire Princess seasons run up March 2022 are canceled.

“It turns out that we have the planned deployment of Royal Princess and Sapphire Princess in Australia before starting their published journeys in the Northern Hemisphere, “said Deanna Austin, Princess Cruises’ Chief Commercial Officer. “We understand that guests planning cruises during the popular summer and New Year holidays will be particularly disappointed with the changes, but we wanted to let guests know as early as possible so they can plan their vacation with confidence.”

Guests who have booked on a canceled cruise have the option to upgrade to a cruise of the same value. The rebooking process has the added benefit of protecting guests’ airfare on their replacement cruise. Alternatively, guests can choose a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) equal to 100% of the cruise price paid plus an additional FCC non-refundable bonus equal to 10% of the cruise price paid (minimum $ 25) or a full refund of the original cruise price payment method.

Requests must be received via this online form from October 31, 2021, or guests will automatically receive the FCC option. FCCs can be used on all cruises departing from. were posted December 31, 2022, and sail past April 30, 2023.

Princess protects the travel agency commission on fully paid bookings in recognition of the critical role they play in the cruise line’s business and success.

For the most up-to-date information and instructions for booked guests affected by these cancellations, as well as additional information on FCCs and refunds, please visit Information on affected and canceled cruises.

About Princess Cruises:   
Princess Cruises, one of the best-known names in the cruise industry, is the world’s leading premium international cruise and travel company, operating a fleet of 14 modern cruise lines and transporting two million guests to 380 destinations around the globe each year, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/ New England, Antarcticand world cruises. A team of professional travel destination experts has put together 170 itineraries ranging in length from three to 111 days, and Princess Cruises is consistently recognized as “Best Cruise Line for Itineraries”. In 2017, Princess Cruises partnered with parent company Carnival Corporation to launch MedallionClass Vacations made possible by the OceanMedallion, the vacation industry’s most advanced portable device, made available free of charge to every guest sailing on a MedallionClass ship. The award-winning innovation offers the fastest route to an effortless, personalized vacation that gives guests more time to do the things they love most. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc.


SOURCE Princess Cruises

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