Kurt von Schleicher
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June 2018

3 Day Sale: Our Biggest, Boldest Sale of the Year with Princess Cruises!

Experience a truly exclusive sale from Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® during our annual 3 Day Sale, which is only on from June 21 – 23! Pre-register today for our 3 Day Sale, and get exclusive first access to Princess Cruises’ newest ships, exclusive Expedia® Extras, and summer 2019 through spring 2020 sailings.

Book a balcony or above stateroom on select sailings with Princess Cruises from June 21 – 23, and enjoy these Exclusive Expedia® Extras*:

Expedia® Extras*

  • Free Gratuities
  • Free Drinks
  • Free Specialty Dining
  • Over $750 Savings in Onboard Coupons
  • Reduced Deposit
  • Up to $200 Savings for Princess Captain’s Circle members

Plus, earn 2 Expedia Rewards points for every $1 spent on cruises.

To learn more, watch our exclusive Princess Cruises 3 Day Sale video!

With more than 50 incredible years of experience, Princess Cruises knows how to ensure you have a vacation that dreams are made of. From new mini-suites and award-wining chefs, to exclusive new onboard activities, you won’t want to miss booking one of Princess Cruises’ newest 2019 - 2020 itineraries. Contact your Vacation Consultant today to pre-register and secure your spot for our 3 Day Sale from June 21 – 23!

Captivating Cuisine on the Seas with Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises offers an array of cuisines for even the most discerning of tastes. Guests have the freedom to choose when and where to dine. If you prefer the comfort that comes with consistency, you’ll enjoy Traditional Dining with the same waitstaff and tablemates each evening in the same dining room. If you like to dine whenever you wish, you can take advantage of Anytime Dining in elegant, upscale venues. Club Class Dining offers an exclusive area of the Main Dining Room for Club Class and Full Suite guests, featuring seating with minimal to no wait. When a casual mood calls, guests have a wide variety of Casual Dining options throughout each ship, from the pizzeria to the gelato shop, and even a late-night café. Ultimate Balcony Dining features fresh lobster or steak, delicious delicacies, and private service, all on your own balcony. Treat yourself to this luxury morning or night, available for an additional cost.

Princess also offers a choice of distinctive upscale Specialty Dining restaurants, perfect for celebrating any occasion. Reservations are recommended, and a per person cover charge or a la carte charges will apply. A few of the Specialty Dining restaurants you can expect to make your mouth water are SHARE by Curtis Stone, Sabatini’sSM Italian Trattoria, and Salty Dog Gastropub. At SHARE by Curtis Stone, you can enjoy the world-class cuisine of this award-winning chef and restauranteur. His exquisite menu offers enticing charcuterie, composed salads, handmade pastas, premium quality meats, and decadent desserts, for a meal you’ll savor, and remember for years to come. Sabatini’sSM  Italian Trattoria has been a signature specialty restaurant, and a popular one for several years now. With a new modern and rustic flair, experience unique antipasti, and handmade pastas from Chef Angelo Auriana, plus treasured family recipes from Italian chefs across the fleet. If a warm, inviting gastropub is more your style, take your taste buds to Salty Dog Gastropub to experience a gourmet twist on traditional pub-style favorites, and a wide selection of craft beers, and premium whiskeys.

Princess Cruises’ Exclusive Discovery at SEA Experiences

Princess Cruises guarantees you will come back enriched, with their unique DiscoveryTM and Animal PlanetTM excursions in over 360 destinations worldwide. Princess Cruises has partnered with these two most trusted names in travel to bring to life nature, wildlife, and history of the destinations guests are sailing to. You can expect that every member of your family will experience the best attractions at every port you visit! Stargazing with Discovery at SEA will mesmerize you as you learn how to identify constellations on the top deck of the ship. DiscoveryTM and Animal PlanetTM bring the spirit of adventure to every Princess cruise with immersive activities the whole family can share, from exciting shore excursions, to onboard activities featuring favorites like MythBusters and Shark Week. Expand your knowledge with the Encounters with Discovery at SEATM speaker series! With Princess Cruises and Discovery Communications, your entire family won’t just see that world, you’ll discover its wonders as you create the most memorable vacation experiences!

Princess Cruises’ Engaging Entertainment

Guests will find themselves entertained and engaged with a myriad of dazzling stage sets, performers, modern hits, and timeless classics. Marvel as you watch The Secret Silk, Princess Cruises’ third exclusive show produced with Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy award-winning composer of Wicked, Godspell, and Pippin. You’ll want to get up and dance to show that feature inspired performances highlighting some of Broadway’s most famous hits, including West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Chicago and more! Find yourself enchanted by some of the greatest magical illusions, paired with a spectacular musical revue in Magic to Do, exclusively on Princess.

Come Back New® on Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises is committed to their guests’ wellness and have collaborated with leading experts in both the science and beauty of sleep to develop the award-winning Princess Luxury Bed. Come back from your cruise vacation feeling refreshed, renewed, and rejuvenated with the Princess Luxury Bed, and Club Class Mini Suites. After a long day exploring ashore, you can experience a restful night while you enjoy the most comfortable sleep at sea. The Princess Luxury Bed will provide you with the ultimate night of sleep, and will have you feeling well-rested so that you can take on another day of exploration on and off the ship!

Princess boasts a new premium stateroom category, featuring VIP amenities and exclusive dining with the new Club Class Mini-Suite. Guests will be delighted with the added level of luxury, and can indulge themselves with luxurious extras and services, including Club Class Dining, priority embarkation and disembarkation, one-time complimentary wine (set-up on embarkation day), evening canapés (upon request), and luxurious terry shawl bathrobes.

Spectacular Destinations

With more than 360 destinations around the globe, over 150 unique itineraries touching upon nearly every continent, a fleet of 18 ships and growing, it’s no secret that Princess Cruises is the destination leader, and they have a vacation for just about everyone – short getaways, grand adventures, cruises close to home and some as exotic as they come.

An Alaska cruise on Princess allows you to connect with Mother Nature like never before. Guests will be in awe of breathtaking fjords, majestic wildlife, and beautiful scenery. You’ll discover exciting ports of call like Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Icy Strait Point while being immersed in the wonderous beauty of the Great Land. The best way to see Alaska is with a cruise tour, which combines a cruise, scenic rail travel, and stays at their magnificent wilderness lodges, including at Denali National Park, which along with Glacier Bay are Alaska’s top two attractions.

Embark on a Caribbean or Americas adventure with Princess Cruises and find yourself in search of hidden treasures or catching waves at one of the many sun-laced beaches. Sizzling, dazzling, and enticing, a cruise to the Americas takes you along coastlines that offer complete bliss in a slice of paradise.

Explore a man-made marvel with a cruise to the Panama Canal. Be in awe of clear turquoise seas, stunning sights of coffee farms, lush green forests, and the humming metropolis. Princess continues to offer their popular 15-day Ocean-to-Ocean sailings through the historic Gatun locks of the Panama Canal between Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles. Princess is also now offering a partial transit through the new larger Agua Clara locks, and additionally, its Panama Canal Adventure, a 19-day sailing that will transit the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks.

A Europe cruise can take you to the heart of history and culture, to mom Africa, and India, and to cities that define the cultural aesthetics for the rest of the world. Princess continues to hit all the most popular ports, from Barcelona to Athens, Rome, St. Petersburg, Berlin, and now Dublin. Cruise the British Isles, a perennial favorite, and discover rolling green countryside and castles, to charming cobblestone streets and traditional pubs, this region offers something for every type of cruiser.

Princess offers Cruisetours to all their exotic destinations, including Australia and New Zealand, South America, Asia, the islands of the South Pacific, Africa and India. Guests will embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey, and will experience the color, culture, and cuisine of these spectacular vacation destinations.

Embark on an enriching journey, and gain a new perspective by connecting with nature, culture, and yourself. This is your chance to Come Back New® and experience the world of Princess Cruises. Plus, check out our contest for your chance to win a free cruise for two to the sun-soaked Caribbean on a spectacular getaway with Princess Cruises!

Don’t miss out on securing your spot on one of these amazing 2019 - 2020 itineraries and our best offer of the year from Princess Cruises! Contact your Vacation Consultant today to learn more, and pre-register for our upcoming 3 Day Sale!

Terms and Conditions: *Note: Expedia® Extras are per stateroom based on double occupancy on select Princess Cruises sailings and vary by destination, departure date & stateroom category. Itineraries, programs, and policies are subject to change without notice. Valid for new bookings created and deposited June 21 - 23, 2018, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® is not responsible for errors or information that may occur as a result of transfer of information from selected third parties, technical or human error. Additional restrictions apply, contact your Vacation Consultant today for full terms and conditions.


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Kurt von Schleicher
Cruise & Vacation Consultant