Princess Cruises announced a maiden season for Diamond Princess, sailing to South America and Antarctica in fall 2021 and spring 2022, replacing Sapphire Princess on the same deployment from December through March.
The itineraries in the maiden season include:
December 1, 2021: Andes & South America
December 1, 2021: Antarctica, Andes & Cape Horn Grand Adventure
December 19, 2021: Antarctica & Cape Horn
January 4 and 20, 2022: Antarctica & Cape Horn
February 5, 19 and March 5, 2022: Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan
March 5, 2022: Andes & Cape Horn Grand Adventure
March 19, 2022: Andes & South America
In addition, Diamond Princess will sail on two new Pacific Crossings to and from Asia in fall 2021 and spring 2022 and sail the North Pacific Ocean with either Southeast Asia and Hawaii or Hawaii and Japan. These sailings are between Los Angeles and either Singapore or Yokohama (Tokyo).
As a result of this change, three Sapphire Princess Baja Peninsula & Sea of Cortez cruises and three Hawaiian Islands cruises in fall 2021 and spring 2022 will be cancelled.
“Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel advisor, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237), or by visiting the company’s website at www.princess.com,” the company stated.
“We are currently enhancing our health and safety protocols with input from global health leaders in light of COVID-19 and assessing how they may impact our future itinerary offerings. Our actual offerings may vary from what is displayed in marketing materials.”
Sea News, August 20