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Cunard's New Oceans of Discovery Cruises for 2019

06 Apr 2017

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For centuries humans have been crossing oceans to explore adventurous new horizons, and Cunard’s menu of luxury cruises has tailored this heritage to fit the desires of the modern traveller. 

Cunard has recently launched its 2019 program of itineraries, which includes three inspired collections in addition to the classic sailing routes that have established Cunard as a leader in luxury ocean voyages. The World Voyage, Grand Voyages and Regions of the World collections include the following exciting new features from Cunard:

  • A voyage to Alaska, a first for Cunard in over 20 years
  • 49 countries and 109 destinations
  • 21 maiden ports of call, including Boracay in the Phillipines, Japan’s Akita, and Goa in India

Contact your Travel Associates Consultant for details on Cunard's range of incredible ocean journeys

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Cunard Queen Victoria
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The World Voyage

Cunard pioneered the world cruise in 1922, and this legacy continues with the Queen Victoria embarking on a signature Western circumnavigation of the world in 2019. This leisurely journey cruises via the Panama Canal and showcases destinations in the Far East, Australia and New Zealand.

Fast Facts:

  • Itineraries available from 11 - 107 nights
  • Departs and returns from Southampton, UK
  • Queen Victoria maiden call in Malacca, Malaysia
  • Overnight stays in San Francisco, Sydney, Hong Kong and Cape Town
  • A total of 40 ports, 24 countries and 26 World Heritage Site

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Cunard Queen Elizabeth
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Grand Voyages

Embrace the joys of legendary seafarer routes with Grand Voyages by Cunard. All three of the cruise line’s luxury vessels offer itineraries boasting the world’s most iconic ports of call and more sea days, allowing you to embrace the spirit of ocean travel.

  • Grand Voyages aboard the Queen Victoria include Southampton to Fort Lauderdale, Singapore to Cape Town, and San Francisco to Sydney.
  • The flagship Queen Mary II offers a variety of Grand Voyages varying from one to three weeks in length, all of which can be combined to create the ideal itinerary from a choice of iconic ports. The QMII will enjoy four maiden calls; Doha, Qatar, Mormugao, India, Seogwipo, Jeju Island, South Korea and Chennai, India.
  • The Queen Elizabeth’s 2019 Grand Voyages encompass no less than 25 maiden calls for this beautiful ship, including a stop at South Australia’s Kangaroo Island, Hakodate in northern Japan, and Sitka, Alaska.

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Cunard Queen Mary in port at Capetown
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Regions of the World

These itineraries are slightly shorter in duration and boast more ports of call, designed to ensure your total immersion in some of the most fascinating destinations in the world.

  • Set sail on the Queen Mary II for an in-depth journey through Asia, with a variety of itineraries encompassing stops in Hong Kong, Vietnam, India, China and Dubai. Each port of call has been selected to help you dive deeper into an understanding of the region’s cultural wonders.
  • The Queen Elizabeth will carry her passengers on a choice of insightful journeys through Australasia, with itineraries that cruise return from Sydney or Melbourne. Ports of call include Dunedin, Wellington and the Bay of Islands as well as Marlborough Sound, Christchurch (via Akaroa) and Picton.