New To Cruising? Discover Why Princess®

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

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 main 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®,  unwind at 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 travel mates, all from your smartphone 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 Excursions are 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, and 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, a 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 budget 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.



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