Princess Cruises announces Caribbean and Panama Canal sailings for 2020-2021 

Princess Cruises has announced a series of Caribbean and Panama Canal voyages from autumn 2020 to spring 2021. The cruises are open for sale from May 9, 2019.


A total of five ships will sail the Caribbean, offering guests a choice of 127 departures to 24 destinations in 20 countries in the Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean. The cruises range in length from four to 20 days.

Enchanted Princess will sail the Caribbean following her launch in Southampton in June 2020 with the 3,660-guest ship departing on alternating seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises from November 2020 to April 2021.

The 3,660-guest Sky Princess, launching in October 2019, will sail for the first time on a 10-day Southern Caribbean Voyager itinerary, which can be combined for a 20-day Caribbean Explorer cruise. Guests can choose from 17 Sky Princess voyages from November 5, 2020 to March 30, 2021.

Five ports will offer late-night calls: St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Cozumel, Aruba and Curacao. Festive sailings will take place over the Christmas and New Year period on Caribbean Princess, Enchanted Princess, Island Princess and Sky Princess.

Princess Cruises will visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Belize Barrier Reef System, The Pitons Volcanic Spires in St. Lucia and historical Bridgetown in Barbados.

Panama Canal

Five ships will sail the waters of the Panama Canal, with 30 departures and nine itineraries, offering three ways to experience its locks – roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, roundtrip from Los Angeles or sailing between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Voyages range from 10 to 21 days, visiting a total of 23 destinations in 11 countries.

Crown Princess and Emerald Princess will sail through the new Agua Clara Locks, offering partial canal transits from the Atlantic Ocean roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale with Costa Rica and Caribbean voyages.

Emerald Princess and Coral Princess will offer full canal transits on ‘Ocean to Ocean’ voyages sailing between Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles, San Francisco or a new homeport of San Diego. In addition, the 670-guest Pacific Princess is scheduled to sail on a 15-day Panama Canal Connoisseur from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles for a small ship transit via the canal’s traditional locks.

Princess Cruises is offering a 14-night Caribbean East/West Adventurer sailing roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale on Enchanted Princess. Departing Saturday November 21, 2020, ports of call include Costa Maya, Belize City, Roatan (Mahogony Bay), Cozumel, Fort Lauderdale, Princess Cays, St. Thomas and St. Maarten. Prices from £1,619 per person, with up to $200 onboard spending money per person, a complimentary bottle of wine and free speciality dining*

Princess Cruises is offering a 15-night Panama Canal Ocean to Ocean sailing from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco on Emerald Princess. Departing Sunday January 24, 2021, ports of call include Cartagena, Panama Canal full transit (scenic cruising including the Agua Clara and Cocoli Locks), Fuerte Amador, Costa Rica (Puntarenas), San Juan Del Sur and Cabo San Lucas. Prices from £1,649 per person, with up to $200 onboard spending money per person, a complimentary bottle of wine and free speciality dining*

For more information or to book, call 0344 338 8663 or contact your local travel agent.

As always, thank you for your support and for taking the time to read my blog.

Forever grateful – Claire Harris xx

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