Princess Cruises has announced that 2022 will see its longest UK season ever.
During the season, Sky Princess, which joined the fleet in October last year with a capacity of 3,660 guests, will join the offering.
Sky Princess will be cruising from Southampton in the UK from March-October, which is a total of 215 days, a month longer than any previous UK season, and also includes the most school holiday sailings ever.
Sky Princess will also be the largest homeport ship the UK has ever had, offering more guest capacity than previously seen, showing increased investment and confidence in the UK market.
Sky Princess will be joined in Europe by four other ships for the summer 2022 season; Crown Princess will also be based in Southampton offering British Isles itineraries, the fleet’s newest ship Enchanted Princess will sail Scandinavia and Russia roundtrip from Copenhagen, Regal Princess will cover the Mediterranean, while Island Princess will visit a variety of European destinations.
Sky Princess will offer the choice of 18 voyages from Southampton, including seven school holiday sailings across the season.
The 3,080-guest Crown Princess will sail the British Isles from May to October on 14 Southampton sailings.
The ship will travel to destinations including Liverpool, Guernsey, Dublin, Belfast, Orkney Islands (Kirkwall) and Edinburgh, with select itineraries offering overnight calls in port.
The 2,200-guest Island Princess sails the reaches of Europe including an opportunity to search for the Northern Lights, visit the top of Norway during the Summer Solstice and voyages to Greenland and Iceland with multiples stops in both destinations for an extended exploration.