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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Can't take a week off from work!? Princess Cruises offers easy short getaways!

In The News: Starting in 2013, Princess Cruises is excited to introduce shorter "Getaway" cruises of 3 to 5 days on the U.S. East and West Coasts from Ft. Lauderdale and Los Angeles! Among the new offerings debuting are Princess' first-ever series of shorter cruises. These three- to five-day sailings are perfect for a quick break or as a way to sample the Princess experience. In the Caribbean, passengers can enjoy four- and five-day sailings aboard Ruby Princess visiting one to three ports, while on the West Coast three- and four-day cruises aboard Golden Princess head for a variety of Southern California destinations. Better than a traditional short vacation — and a great value!

Need more value for your vacation dollar? Princess Cruises® Getaways offer the perfect solution! Don't settle for views of parking lots on your well-deserved vacation — relax on your stateroom balcony and take in stunning ocean views and memorable sunsets. Forget about expensive, forgettable meals in overcrowded restaurants — enjoy an incredible variety of delicious, freshly prepared fare in comfortably elegant venues on board. With dining, entertainment, a great selection of onboard activities and warm, welcoming service all included in your fare, the best vacation value is a getaway cruise with Princess Cruises! Fares start at $449.00* per person Gov't Fees & Taxes additional:  $75.00*

4-day Eastern Caribbean Getaway

Caribbean Sea- Princess Cays -Grand Turk
2013 Departure Dates: Dec 18, 22
2014 Departure Dates: Jan 9; Feb 6°; Mar 6; Apr 3°; May 1
Ruby Princess®

5-day Eastern Caribbean Getaway
Atlantic Ocean- Caribbean Sea Princess Cays -Nassau - Grand Turk
2013 Departure Date: Dec 30
2014 Departure Dates: Jan 13, 27; Feb 24‡; Mar 10‡, 24; Apr 21
Ruby Princess®

4-day Western Caribbean Getaway

Caribbean Sea-Gulf of Mexico-Cozumel- Grand Cayman
2013 Departure Dates: Dec 14, 26
2014 Departure Dates: Jan 23; Feb 20; Mar 20; Apr 17
Ruby Princess®

5-day Western Caribbean Getaway
Caribbean Sea- Gulf of Mexico- Cozumel -Grand Cayman
2014 Departure Dates: Jan 4, 18; Feb 1, 10, 15; Mar 1, 15, 29; Apr 7, 12, 26
Ruby Princess®

3-day West Coast Getaway
2013 Departure Dates: Oct 4, 7, 18, 21; Nov 1, 4, 15, 18, 21, 24; Dec 1
2014 Departure Date: Jan 13
Ensenada -Catalina Island -Pacific Ocean
Golden Princess®, Sapphire Princess®

4-day West Coast Getaway
2013 Departure Dates: Sep 26, 30; Oct 10, 14, 24, 28; Nov 7, 11, 27
2014 Departure Date: Jan 16
Golden Princess®, Sapphire Princess®
Santa Barbara - San Diego -Ensenada

Princess Cruises Getaways are ideal for:  Here is a lineup of Princess Cruises Getaways starting in 2013:

Caribbean Getaways (Oct 2013–May 2014)

  • Experienced cruisers who have not yet tried Princess Cruises
  • People who want to try cruising for the first time but for a shorter period of time
  • People who work and don’t have a week or more of vacation time to spare
  • Past passengers looking for an alternative short break between two longer cruises
These short cruises offer fantastic value over traditional land-based beach resort vacations — with entertainment, onboard activities and standard dining all included in the fare. And the ocean views can't be beat!

  • 4- and 5-day Eastern Caribbean Getaways (roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale)
  • 4- and 5-day Western Caribbean Getaways (roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale)
  • 4-day Western Caribbean Getaway (roundtrip Galveston)
  • 5-day Caribbean Maiden Voyage (roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale)
California Coastal Getaways (Sep 2013–Jan 2014)
  • 3- and 4-day West Coast Getaways (roundtrip Los Angeles)
In addition, Princess is also offering several 1- to 6-day Pacific Coastal itineraries (May 2013–May 2014) and a 5-day Alaska Getaway sailing roundtrip Vancouver (May 16, 2014).

For More Information about Princess Cruises® Getaways or to make a reservation contact Princess Cruises Online, a Travel Direct company - 800.365.1445 - or visit


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