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Island Princess (Princess Cruises)

14 December, 2023

Princess Cruises has introduced a "monumental" 2025-26 Americas season, headlined by the winter/spring itineraries for its newest ships, Sun Princess and Star Princess. The vessels will sail seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises from Port Everglades (Ft. Lauderdale). The year-round season totals 278 cruises departing from seven home ports: San Francisco; Los Angeles; Galveston; Ft. Lauderdale; Port Canaveral; New York City; and Vancouver, British Columbia.


  • 10 ships—the largest deployment ever—including Star Princess sailing its inaugural season from North America, joining sister ship Sun Princess, as well as Caribbean PrincessEmerald PrincessEnchanted PrincessIsland PrincessMajestic PrincessRegal PrincessSapphire Princess and Sky Princess
  • 29 destinations in 22 countries throughout the Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean
  • 178 total departures of 25 itineraries, ranging from four to 20 days.
  • Star Princess and Sun Princess sail seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Majestic Princess sails a new program, including eight-day Southern Caribbean sailings to the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao), eight-day Eastern Caribbean and six-day Western Caribbean voyages
  • Enchanted Princess continues its popular 10-day Southern Caribbean with Martinique or Eastern Caribbean with Tortola or St. Kitts
  • Regal Princess returns to Galveston for a third season of seven-day Western Caribbean voyages with Mexico
  • Sky Princess sails its first season from Port Canaveral with eight-day Eastern and Western Caribbean sailings and six-day sailings to the Eastern Caribbean.
  • Enchanted Princess departs on a 12-day New York to Ft. Lauderdale voyage visiting the ABC Islands

Panama Canal

  • Five ships—Caribbean Princess and Island Princess, Coral Princess, Emerald Princess and Sapphire Princess
  • 27 destinations in Central America and the Caribbean
  • 28 total departures on eight itineraries


  • Three ships—Emerald Princess, Royal Princess and Ruby Princess
  • 31 total departures on four itineraries departing from Los Angeles or San Francisco with voyages from seven to 14 days
  • Royal Princess departs on a 14-day Mexican Riviera sailing December 6, 2025, to commemorate Princess Cruises’ 60th anniversary
  • Emerald Princess departs on 10-day Baja Peninsula and Sea of Cortez cruises from Los Angeles
  • Ruby Princess offers 11-day Mexico cruises round-trip from San Francisco

California Coast

  • Seven ships—Caribbean PrincessCoral PrincessDiscovery PrincessGrand PrincessRoyal PrincessRuby Princess and Sapphire Princess
  • 21 total departures on nine itineraries from Los Angeles, San Francisco or Vancouver
  • Royal Princess returns for a West Coast season, including seven-day Classic California Coast voyages and more
  • Ruby Princess returns to San Francisco with five- and seven-day cruises along the California Coast, plus a seven-day Pacific Northwest Coast cruise
  • Coral Princess takes guests on an 11-day California Coast round-trip cruise from Vancouver
  • Seven-day Pacific Wine Country cruises between Vancouver and Los Angeles

Hawaii & South Pacific

  • Five ships—Coral PrincessEmerald PrincessIsland PrincessRuby Princess and Sapphire Princess
  • 23 destinations in 11 countries on 20 total departures and five itineraries from 16 to 54 days
  • A choice of three voyages to Hawaii and the South Pacific, including one that ventures all the way to Australia and New Zealand

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