Cunard’s Queens will visit 123 destinations across 39 countries including Australia for its upcoming season from June 2021 to January 2022, the luxury line revealed.
The 2021 schedule will include extended port stays with 174 voyages departing late in the evening giving passengers the ability to immerse themselves in the local culture at their leisure.
There will also be many overnight stays in renowned cities such as Boston, Funchal, Lisbon, Quebec, Reykjavik, Rotterdam, Shanghai, Singapore and St Petersburg.
With surging demand from Asia, Queen Elizabeth will be based in Asia Pacific throughout 2021, offering a range of Australian and New Zealand voyages, circumnavigations of Japan and making a maiden call in South Korea’s Seogwipo City.
Highlights of Queen Elizabeth’s voyages in Australia include a 13 night itinerary from Singapore to Brisbane departing on 6 November 2021 with visits to Jakarta, Bali, Darwin, Whitsunday Island and Brisbane. For those wanting to continue sailing on Queen Elizabeth, there will be an extended 13-night itinerary to Auckland calling at Sydney, Melbourne, Fiordland National Park, Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington before arriving in Auckland on 2 December 2021.
Queen Victoria will embark on a European itinerary in 2021 which includes 20 Southampton roundtrip voyages. Highlights include a maiden visit to Aarhus in Denmark – a first for Cunard in its 180 year history. There will also be extended stays in Lisbon, Reyjavik and St Petersburg.
Queen Mary 2 will make 23 transatlantic crossings in 2021. Cunard was the first line to offer regular scheduled transatlantic crossing since 1840.
She will visit Australia during a round the world voyage.
“We are excited that 2021 sees Cunard offer itineraries that span the globe. It is a testament to our long-standing commitment to excellence that from Southampton to Shanghai, Boston to Brisbane, Cunard has become synonymous with luxury in all corners of the world,” said Simon Palethorpe, President of Cunard.
“Filled with inspiring destinations, we’re making it our priority to ensure guests have as long as possible to explore the world’s most exclusive locations in their own time and at their own pace. After immersing themselves in the local culture, guests can look forward to enjoying our unique on board experience that offers the freedom of time and space with our exemplary White Star Service that is second to none,” he added.
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