Sapphire Princess


Princess Cruises pulls out of South Pacific cruises as pandemic ravages the region

Princess Cruises has left the South Pacific off its early 2022 season lineup as it concedes that COVID restrictions will prevent it from cruising to some planned destinations. But the line has promised to increase […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 22 2021

Pandemic pause allows Princess to upgrade ships to MedallionClass

Princess Cruises’ global fleet will be upgraded to include its much-anticpated MedallionClass experience when the line returns to service in 2021. Princess announced today that Coral Princess, Diamond Princess, Emerald Princess, Grand Princess, Island Princess, […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Dec 4 2020

Princess Cruises returns to New Zealand with a host of new experiences

The breath-taking beauty of New Zealand has always been close to the hearts of Australian cruisers. As the country’s favourite line returns Down Under next year, it will do so with some of the most […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Nov 16 2020

Cruisers crash website to get to Sapphire Princess bargains

Princess Cruises launched the sale of the Sapphire Princess’ new Australian itineraries yesterday – and demand crashed the company website. The result show Australians are still keen to cruise – and have confidence in the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 27 2020

Sapphire Princess proves a gem for food lovers

As a self-proclaimed foodie, I was eagerly anticipating the Sapphire Princess offering, as I boarded the vessel for a 3-night round trip voyage from Singapore. After all, Princess prides herself as a brand that’s big […]

WORDS BY Rebecca Wong . Feb 19 2020

Princess moves Sapphire Princes to Australia from May

Princess Cruises, which is in the middle of a major coronavirus outbreak on the Diamond Princess in Japan, is moving the Sapphire Princess from Asia to Australia in May. The 2,600 passenger vessel has been […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Feb 18 2020

Sapphire Princess emerges from dry dock with new offerings

Princess Cruises’ Sapphire Princess has emerged from a two-week dry dock in Singapore with upgraded public spaces as well as a new signature logo on her bow. Finishing up a season cruising throughout Asia, Sapphire […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 5 2018
Passenger Reviews

Diamond and Sapphire Princess cruise review

I love the Princess Cruises package especially on the larger ships, which provide the most venues across the ship for almost all activities be it dining, entertainment, swimming and deck activities.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 29 2016

Sapphire Princess moves to China

Carnival has announced it will introduce its premium product, Princess Cruises, in China next year, in a bid to tap into the growing tourism market. Commencing May 2014, Sapphire Princess will be moved to Shanghai […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 23 2013

Princess Cruises cuts Puerto Vallarta citing continued violence

Princess Cruises cuts Puerto Vallarta from its itineraries, citing continued violence.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 21 2011

Mexican port too violent for cruises

Cruise lines pull out of Mazatlan citing violence towards passengers as main reason.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 28 2011