Along with the Caribbean and Europe, Alaska is one of the world’s most popular cruise destinations. Where else can you find gleaming glaciers, towering mountains, vast wilderness, awe-inspiring wildlife, coupled with indigenous history and culture? Throw in 10 of America’s highest peaks, the midnight sun, and gold rush history, and Alaska is guaranteed to be on everyone’s bucket list.
At Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, we are proud to bring Alaska to you through our award-winning cruise line partners, and our Awesome Alaska Sale from November 1 – 30! Here’s a look at your choices to visit The Great Land.
Celebrity Cruises® believes that the journey is just as important as the destination, and their goal is to spoil you with modern luxury. Your ship offers stunning public spaces, relaxing pool decks, and a rejuvenating Canyon Ranch spa. Dining experiences range from casual eateries to sophisticated specialty restaurants offering steaks, seafood, Italian, and Asian fare. For the ultimate in pampering, choose suite class accommodations, with expansive private balconies, exclusive restaurant, and butler service. Celebrity offers 7-night cruises sailing roundtrip from Vancouver and Seattle, 7-night sailings between Vancouver and Seward, and 9-13 night Alaskan cruisetours that take guests into Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Denali.
Cunard offers a traditional cruising experience to Alaska, with white-gloved service, high tea, and gala evenings. Dine on regional Alaskan cuisine, participate in engaging onboard lecture programs, and interact with cultural heritage guides who showcase their culture, tradition, and history. Your accommodation choices range from standard staterooms to the luxurious Queen’s Grill suites.
Cunard sails to Alaska on 9-12 night voyages roundtrip from Vancouver, with select departures roundtrip from Victoria.
Holland America Line
Holland America Line® has mastered Alaskan cruising for over 75 years with a fleet of mid-sized ships, culinary excellence, and gracious service. Every Alaska cruise includes one or more glacier visits, and sailings from Vancouver include Inside Passage cruising. Onboard entertainment and activities include programming by BBC Earth, America’s Test Kitchen, Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club, and Billboard Onboard. Choose from 7-night cruises sailing roundtrip from Vancouver and Seattle, 7-night cruises sailing between Vancouver and Seward, and Denali + Yukon land and sea journeys. Soft-adventure fans can also opt for a 14-day Great Alaskan Explorer sailing roundtrip from Vancouver, with zodiac excursions and immersive onboard programming.
Norwegian Cruise Line
Cruising with Norwegian Cruise Line® to Alaska means you have the freedom to set your own agenda and explore the Last Frontier the way you like. With open-seating dining and casual dress code at multiple restaurants, cozy lounges, elaborate entertainment, and hopping nightclubs, you can choose to do everything, or simply relax and enjoy the majesty of Alaska. Norwegian offers 7-12 night cruises sailing roundtrip from Seattle, and 7-night cruises sailing between Vancouver and Seward, which can be combined with land extensions into Denali and Anchorage to create 11-14 day cruisetours.
Princess Cruises® has been sailing to Alaska for more than 50 years and continues to deliver an unforgettable experience. Their award-winning North to Alaska program brings guests a step closer to Alaska through lectures from real Alaskans, interactions with National Park Rangers, lumberjacks, and even sled dog puppies! Princess also partners with the Discovery Channel, featuring content and guest speakers from hit shows such as the Deadliest Catch, Animal Planet, and Gold Rush! Choose from Inside Passage cruises sailing roundtrip from Vancouver, Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, Voyage of the Glaciers cruises sailing between Vancouver and Whittier, and a wide array of cruisetours that take you deep into the Alaskan interiors.
Royal Caribbean®’s Alaska is a perfect blend of adventure and stylish comfort. During the day, enjoy glacier viewing, wildlife spotting, and reliving the history of the gold rush as you visit Alaska’s quaint towns. Back onboard, enjoy international fare in the main dining room, buffets and casual bites, and fine dining featuring steaks, seafood, Italian, and Asian specialties. The evenings come alive with Broadway musicals, live bands, casino, and nightclubs. And when it’s time to sleep, retreat to pampering accommodations ranging from solo staterooms to the most luxurious suites. Royal Caribbean offers 7-night cruises sailing roundtrip from Vancouver and Seattle, and 7-night cruises sailing between Vancouver and Seward – ideal for combining a land discovery tour into the heart of Alaska.
Now is the time to plan your Alaska adventure! Take advantage of early booking savings, and get in on our Awesome Alaska Sale offers. Book select sailings from November 1 - 30, 2019 and enjoy exceptional Expedia® Extras from one of these amazing cruise lines! Contact your Vacation Consultant today for more details.