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About Princess Cruises

Princess offers a casual yet refined traditional cruise experience with an emphasis on dining, Broadway-style entertainment and live music. It's renowned for its expertise in Alaska cruising, though Princess sails all over the world with ships ranging from 672 passengers to 3,560.

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Crown Princess
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Crown Princess

10 Night
Transcanal CruiseDetails

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Leaving:Fort Lauderdale
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Crown Princess
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Crown Princess

10 Night
Transcanal CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Caribbean Princess
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Caribbean Princess

7 Night
Caribbean - Eastern CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Crown Princess
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Crown Princess

5 Night
Alaska CruiseDetails

Leaving:Seattle
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Crown Princess

4 Night
Alaska CruiseDetails

Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Caribbean Princess

7 Night
Caribbean - Eastern CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Caribbean Princess

10 Night
Transcanal CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Royal Princess

18 Night
Far East CruiseDetails

Leaving:Sydney
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Crown Princess

10 Night
Transcanal CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Regal Princess

5 Night
Caribbean CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Sky Princess

14 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Southampton
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Regal Princess

15 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Regal Princess

21 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Sky Princess

24 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Leaving:Southampton
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Regal Princess

14 Night
Caribbean CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Regal Princess

4 Night
Europe - Western CruiseDetails

Leaving:Southampton
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Regal Princess

21 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Crown Princess

28 Night
South Pacific CruiseDetails

Leaving:Los Angeles
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Caribbean Princess

12 Night
Canada / New England CruiseDetails

Leaving:Quebec City
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Caribbean Princess

7 Night
Caribbean - Western CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Royal Princess

12 Night
Australia CruiseDetails

Leaving:Sydney
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Regal Princess

22 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Crown Princess

28 Night
South Pacific CruiseDetails

Leaving:Los Angeles
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Crown Princess

15 Night
Hawaii CruiseDetails

Leaving:Los Angeles
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Crown Princess

10 Night
U. S. Pacific Coast CruiseDetails

Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Who goes on Princess cruise ships?

Princess Cruises attracts a wide passenger base, but the majority are North Americans. There are real differences depending on ships and itineraries, but the bulk of Princess' passengers are 40-plus, although with new family offerings, the line is catering to a more diverse age range, particularly in Alaska and the Caribbean. If you sail on the larger Princess ships, you'll meet a range of passengers from solo travelers to big multigenerational family groups. The smaller Princess ships cater to more mature travelers who want longer, more exotic itineraries and need fewer family-friendly elements.

Do I have to dress up on a Princess cruise?

Princess is fairly traditional in dress. Depending on the length of the cruise, there are a varying number of formal nights, where women wear evening gowns and cocktail dresses and men wear tuxedos, dinner jackets or dark suits with a tie to dinner.

On Smart Casual evenings, the line advises passengers to dress similarly to what they would wear to a nice restaurant at home. Pool or beach attire, shorts, baseball caps and casual jeans are out for the dining rooms, and diners must wear shoes even in the buffet.

Is everything free on Princess cruises?

No. Fares for a Princess cruise include complimentary dining in a handful of venues, as well as room service and water, tea and coffee, and select juices. A variety of theater productions, Movies Under the Stars and deck parties are also complimentary, and there is no fee for onboard activities with partners like Discovery at Sea, or for youth and teen activities, except late-night group babysitting. Enrichment lectures, classes and presentations are also free with a few exceptions.

Specialty restaurants, gratuities, spa and salon services, internet access (MedallionNet), laundry, alcoholic drinks and soda, and shore excursions all cost extra.

What are Princess’s most popular activities?

What types of activities are available vary from ship to ship, but generally speaking, cruisers typically gather around the pools by day and hang out day and night in the Piazza to enjoy spontaneous performances, live music and dancing. The line's signature Movies Under the Stars is also popular. On select ships theatrical productions by the creator of "Wicked," Steven Schwartz, draw a crowd in the evening.

Most of the ship also turns out for deck parties, and partnerships with Discovery and Animal Planet bring families together on special shore excursions and activities like stargazing at sea.

Why go with Princess?

  • Innovative features: Anytime Dining, Movies Under the Stars.
  • Globetrotting line that visits hundreds of ports.
  • Great option for multigeneration groups.

Best for: Couples and multigenerational families more interested in destination-intensive itineraries than activity-packed ships

Not for: Energetic families, couples and groups who want a spirited vacation, or those looking for active shipboard pursuits

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Princess Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Wonderful escape from winter

Entertainment in the theatre was first rate every night, worth the price of the cruise alone. The 7 piece house band were excellent musicians. Buffet had a wonderful and varied selection. Main 3 dining rooms had the... Read More
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Canuck6431

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We demand a 100% refund! Worst cruise possible! Princess knew before we sailed!!

I gave this cruise a rating of terrible because there was no lower rating to choose. Because I worked 42yrs in an industry that did not allow for the number of days away needed this was our first opportunity to... Read More
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Victoria Riddle

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Rough time as pandemic breaks out in the world

My husband and I have traveled extensively. We were excited that this cruise was to take us to multiple ports and did not repeat any that we've visited before. Further, we've cruised with Princess before and felt... Read More
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catmommy7

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Made the Best of It!

My sister and I chose this cruise because it was stopping at places we had never been to before and we wanted to see the old locks of the Panama Canal. It most definitely will be a cruise we will not forget! I... Read More
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Amy C

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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