Cunard to start Alaska sailings

Places: Glacier Bay, Alaska

Cunard, Carnival Corporation’s transatlantic specialist, is to start sailing to Alaska from 2019.

The programme, which will be on board the Queen Elizabeth, will begin in May with a sailing from Japan. The ship will remain in Alaska throughout June before sailing down the West Coast of the United States, through the Panama Canal to New York and on to the British Isles.

Angus Struthers, VP Marketing, Cunard said: “Exploring the oceans aboard the style and luxury of a Cunard Queen is like nothing else and we’re thrilled to make our return to Alaska, one of the World’s must see destinations. As the majestic Queen Elizabeth undertakes her first season there, our guests can explore the region with highlights including the natural wonders of Tracy Arm Fjord and the Hubbard Glacier.”

The cruise from Tokyo to Vancouver will be 27-nights and departs on May 5, 2019. When in Alaska, Cunard will offer four ten-night roundtrips from Vancouver. Departing on May 20, 30 and June 9 and 19.

Guests can book a Britannia Balcony Stateroom with a Cunard Fare starts from £3,399 pp, based on two people sharing. Rocky Mountaineer is also offering both pre- and post-cruise options.

Bookings open on October 31.

Sam Ballard

Sam Ballard is the publisher of CRUISE ADVISER and has been writing about the cruise industry for a number of years. His CV includes the likes of shipping magazine International Cruise & Ferry Review and the digital publication Cruise News. He can be contacted on:sam@cruise-adviser.com.

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