New To Cruising? Discover Why Princess®

Learn more about sailing with Princess® and connect to what matters most.

Book by Mar 31, 2020

Many travelers have misconceptions about cruising - lets take a closer look at why we think you should give cruising a chance and set out on a journey of exploration with Princess®.


Why cruise?

It’s effortless: Unpack once, and wake up each day in new destinations, rested and ready to explore. Spend your days and nights at sea enjoying all your ship has to offer.


Unbeatable value: Your cruise fare includes accommodations, dining, entertainment and an endless array of on board activities. 


Refreshing sea air: Sea days can be as relaxing or active as you wish. There is nothing comparable to being out on the open sea with warm ocean breezes.


Why Princess?

A cruise with Princess offers something for everyone from the very young to the young at heart. It’s great for groups, celebrations, meeting new people and connecting with loved ones.


The choices are endless, from invigorating activities to more relaxing pursuits. From the time you step aboard, you’ll also discover a magnificent floating retreat. 

Discover a world of made from scratch cuisine in our dining rooms, specialty restaurants, and casual eateries, including the best pizza at sea. Dine on sumptuous cuisine inspired by world-class Michelin-star chefs and cap off a wonderful meal with decadent Chocolate Journeys desserts designed by master chocolatier Norman Love.


Throughout your cruise, thrill to engaging live entertainment, including lavish production shows created by Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz, the composer of Wicked and the wildly popular singing competition, Voice of the Ocean. Immerse yourself in the color, culture and flavors of each destination, through local fare, folkloric performances, and expert presentations.


Also find time to refresh and rejuvenate with find some “me time” in the relaxing Lotus Spa® or unwide The Sanctuary, a tranquil top retreat reserved just for adults, that features posh lounges, cabanas and spa cuisine. Or visit the state of the art fitness center and perhaps take a spinning class.


On voyages featuring exclusive Princess MedallionClass cruises, you'll enjoy faster boarding and on-demand service of drinks, snacks, even sunscreen and more that gives you more vacation to enjoy with your loved ones. Powered by the OceanMedallion, you’ll be able to plan your day, find your way around the ship, and even locate your travelmates, all from your smart phone or tablet. And with the best-Wi-Fi at sea, you can stay connected to home as well, streaming your favorite shows, sharing pictures of your adventures and video chatting. 


What can I do on shore?

Shore Excursion are an escorted tours that will take you to the most memorable sites and let you experience the culture. Princess offers a variety of shore excursions based on interests, activity levels as well as some tailored for families. Embark on immersive excursions curated by Discovery and Animal Planet that include a best price guarantee and the peace of mind that your ship will wait for you if your tour is delayed.


What Are the Rooms Like?

All staterooms include 100% cotton, high-thread count linens, a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, safe and complimentary room service. Plus the little extras you find in the best hotels. Princess offers a wide range of staterooms options from spacious balcony staterooms to more expansive Mini-Suites, as well as Club Class Mini-Suites which feature an array of VIP touches. There are also luxurious Full Suites with premium upgrades and complimentary features like laundry and professional cleaning services and more. For the more budge conscious traveler, oceanview and interior staterooms are a great value.


For families, Princess offers an array of interconnecting staterooms, a two-bedrom family suite, and there are accommodations for up to 4 in all stateroom categories. 


What Can Kids Do?

In partnership with Discovery Communications,™ Princess has developed Camp Discovery, engaging new youth and team programming, designed for cruisers ages three to 17. There’s everything from art projects, games, the latest movies, pizza parties, talent shows, and much more. Plus there are mind-expanding programs like our Discovery at SEA Shark Week themed days, activities developed in conjunction with the California Science Center and an Alaska Jr. Ranger Program. Your young explorers can play, discover and have fun in new ways when they sail with us! Princess also offers affordable late−night kid-sitting, so kids can watch movies and play games while mom and dad have a night out!


Where can I sail?

Almost anywhere! Princess has cruises to over 380 destinations and all seven continents. Top destination choices for first-time cruisers are Alaska, the Caribbean and Europe.



Questions about an upcoming cruise or booking a future cruise? The link below can provide you with the most up to date information


From relaxing pursuits and enriching activities to world-class entertainment and gourmet cuisine, when you step aboard a Princess ship, you are setting a course for a world of wonderful new discoveries. Today, Princess Cruise Line has grown to become the third largest cruise line in the world, renowned for innovative ships, an array of onboard options and an environment of exceptional customer service. Princess carries 1.7 million guests each year to destinations around the globe ranging in length from three to 114 days, allowing you to see the world and connect to what matters most.

Terms & Conditions

Available to legal residents of the 50 United States, DC, Canada, and Puerto Rico. One guest’s participation in Princess Plus may be dependent on the other guest in his/her stateroom’s participation in the Princess Plus, as determined by booking method. Princess Plus is contingent on ship capacity and only available on select voyages, while capacity lasts. Princess Plus and its parts are non-transferable, is not redeemable for cash at any point, and may not be combined with other offers or other onboard credits. Drinks, Wi-Fi, and Gratuities are only available on board the ship (not applicable to land portions), may only be used on a single voyage, and expire at the end of such voyage. Only available on cruises/voyages indicated as Princess Plus. Please refer to your travel advisor for additional terms, inclusions and restrictions. †Premier Beverage Package applies to guests booked in an interior stateroom or above. It is valid only for guests 1 & 2 per stateroom who are 21 years or older. Guests who are under 21 years of age at the time of sailing can still book Princess Plus, but will receive the Premier Coffee & Soda Package and will not receive any refund or otherwise for that portion of the Offer. A daily limit on alcoholic beverages will apply. Bar tips are included in the package and value per day stated. ‡‡Wi-Fi included for one device per guest. Wi-Fi details will be delivered to the stateroom. All internet usage subject to Princess Cruises’ standard policies, which may limit browsing of sites due to network security and bandwidth usage. Applications that use high bandwidth may be blocked and offerings subject to change with or without notice. ‡Gratuities valid on select items only and are in U.S. dollar amounts. Amount of gratuities paid on behalf of guest may vary based on stateroom type. This amount is paid on the behalf of guests (up to 4) in a stateroom only. Princess Plus does not include gratuities added to bar charges, dining room wine accounts, or Lotus Spa services.