(PRESS RELEASE)_SANTA CLARITA, Calif., (March 2, 2021) – Princess Cruises today announced the line’s 2022-2023 South America & Antarctica cruises and cruisetours, on sale March 10, 2021. Guests will delight in South America’s vibrant culture, indulge in zesty cuisine and savor wines of the region while sailing onboard Sapphire Princess, exploring some of the world’s most dramatically diverse landscapes and breathtaking beauty of Antarctica.
Sapphire Princess visits 19 destinations in 10 countries on six unique itineraries, including:
Antarctica & Cape Horn
For guests wishing to combine a land tour before or after their cruise, Princess offers two cruisetours for South America:
Iguazú Falls Adventure – features the thundering Iguazú Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as a visit to Rio de Janeiro.
Machu Picchu Explorer – visits the ancient Inca compound, Machu Picchu, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, plus a tour of the historic city of Cusco.
The 2,670-guest Sapphire Princess showcases the MedallionClass Experience, offering a number of new features that leverage touchless technologies and significantly enhance and personalize the guest experience, as well as support new health protocols.
The cruise line’s award-winning OceanMedallion™ wearable device replaces the traditional cruise card to significantly expand touch-free options and personalization on board, including:
Touchless embarkation and disembarkation
Keyless stateroom entry
Completely touchless commerce
Simplified safety training
On-demand food, beverages and retail items delivered anywhere on board
Guest service requests via mobile device chat
Location-based gaming and wagering
Entertainment content via smart devices
Sapphire Princess also offers the best Wi-Fi at sea, MedallionNet™, so guests can stay connected to the things and people they love and share vacation memories with ease. MedallionNet offers unprecedented connectivity that’s fast, unlimited, reliable, and affordable with an access point in every stateroom, so guests can stream favorite movies, shows, games and music; connect to favorite social media sites; and video chat from anywhere on the ship.
Captain’s Circle Savings
Princess Past Guests are eligible for a Captain’s Circle Launch Discount, which may be combined with launch and group promotions. These discounts do not apply to third or fourth berth guests. Offers expires September 31, 2021.
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 princess.com.
Princess Cruises is currently enhancing health and safety protocols with input from global health leaders in response to COVID-19 and assessing how they may impact future itineraries. Actual offerings may vary from what is displayed in marketing materials. Click on the following links to stay updated on current Cruise Updates and Health & Safety protocols.
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