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Cunard's Queen Elizabeth returns with Mediterranean cruises in 2021

  • Cruises
  •   10-01-2020  3:05 pm
  •   Pax Global Media

Cunard's Queen Elizabeth returns with Mediterranean cruises in 2021
Pax Global Media

Cunard recently unveiled the Queen Elizabeth's schedule for 2021.

The flagship ship of the luxury cruise line will sail on several three and 14-day voyages across Europe before crossing Asia to Australia to end the season.

Cunard president, Simon Palethorpe, said: “We are thrilled to announce such a broad new program for Queen Elizabeth, with sailings from Southampton and, later in 2021, from Barcelona.

 “Guests wanting to explore Europe can experience captivating journeys from a scenic voyage exploring the British coast, to sailings visiting Norway to Iberia," he said. 

The 2021 itineraries will include a series of overnight port calls to Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Lisbon, Rotterdam, Singapore and Auckland , with late-evening departures from Amsterdam, Barcelona, Rotterdam, Aqaba, Colombo and Fremantle. 

And, first time since 2014, Queen Elizabeth will also be sailing a series of fly-cruises in the Mediterranean, departing from Barcelona, and featuring calls from the French Riviera, to the west coast of Italy to the islands of Majorca and Corsica.

Queen Elizabeth will finish her season with a transit through the Suez canal, crossing the Indian Ocean to Singapore, before venturing to Australia.

“Whether guests have sailed with us before, or are taking a cruise for the first time and want a taster of how special a holiday with Cunard can be, we think there’s an ideal itinerary for everyone," said Palethorpe.

Prices for a Balcony stateroom start at $499.

Due to to the effects of COVID-19,  Cunard has extended the break of its operations until March 25, 2021 for the Queen Elizabethuntil April 18, 2021 for the Queen Mary 2, and until May 16, 2021 for the Queen Victoria.

For the latest information about the steps Cunard is taking to ensure the approved protocols are in place to protect the health and wellbeing of guests and crew, click here


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