10 Reasons to Choose Princess for your Alaskan Cruise
1. You want more options:
Princess has 6 ships and over 100 Alaskan cruise
departures between May and September, making it the supplier with the most Alaskan sailings of any cruise line. Ships range in size from the more populous Emerald
and Ruby Ships, with 3142 passengers, to the more intimate Coral and Island
ships, with 2200 passengers.
2. You want to participate in the real Alaska:
Princess award-winning "North to Alaska" program
brings together passengers with local personalities, like mountain climbers who have braved Denali, axe-throwing
lumberjacks, and the first female Iditarod Champion Libby Riddles. Party like a
miner at the Klondike gold rush festival, or participate in the ships own
version of Discoverys Deadliest Catch.
3. You want to see it all:
Make the most of your shore-time with Exclusive
Direct-to-the-Wilderness Rail. Head from the ship directly to the Denali area,
and some of the worlds most spectacular national parks wilderness, via the
dedicated Princess Rail line.
4. Youre a foodie:
Passengers of the Ruby Princess can experience SHARE,
a new restaurant by World Class celebrity chef Curtis Stone. Diners order 3
small plates each and are encouraged to share with each other creating
the best opportunity to experience all of the mouth-watering menu items,
including Crafted by Curtis menu items and Chef Stones personal favorite: Confit Duck.
5. You love to learn:
Princess has recently teamed up with the
Discovery Channel to bring Discovery at Sea to many of its Alaskan sailings.
Guests can learn vacation style tips and tricks for packing, courtesy of TLCs
Style at Sea with Stacy London; learn how to navigate like an ancient mariner
with Science Channel Stargazing; and get a glimpse of local wildlife on Animal
Planet Shore Excursions. Kids can even make shark teeth necklaces at Shark Week
6. You appreciate the value of being the best at
Princess has won a ton of awards for its Alaskan
- Best Cruise Line in Alaska 11 times by Travel
Weekly Readers Choice Awards, including for the past 9 straight years
- Cruisers' Choice: Best Alaska Cruises- Cruise
- Best Alaska Cruise- Travel Channel 2014
- Best Alaska Cruises for In-Depth Exploration-
USA Today 2014
- Best Ships for Alaska Onboard Activities-
- WAVE Awards: Cruise Line with Highest Customer
Satisfaction TravelAge West 2013-2015
- Best Cruise Lines for The Money US News &
World Report 2015
7. You love great seafood:
Princess has arguably the best seafood available
on its Alaskan sailings, including options for having a fish that you caught
cooked for your dinner (Cook My Catch), an Alaska-themed dinner, specialty
dishes from Local Dives and Seawitch craft beer, brewed especially for
Princess by Denali Brewing Company.
8. You love the nightlife during the daylight:
If youre sailing between June 12 and July 1, and
into staying up late, be sure to check out the Midnight Sun top-deck party,
which caps off the Klondike Festival. Being this far north into the Arctic Circle in the summer, Princess
party-goers can watch the sun disappear near midnight, then reappear seemingly
instantaneously while the party continues.
9. You like to sing (or watch others try to sing):
Select Princess sailings will feature "The Voice of the Ocean", an onboard version of televisions The Voice. Whether you are seasoned pro or just an armchair karaoke enthusiast, you'll enjoy this competition featuring the many talents of the ship's passengers and those iconic rotating chairs.
#10. You love a good value:
Princess cruises to Alaska cram an unbelievable amount of fun and memories into a very affordable packages. Between this year's "Come Back New" offerings and exciting promotions coming up in Summer 2016, passengers can plan on getting a LOT of experience for their vacation dollar.
Want to learn more about the great values offered right now on Alaskan cruises? Contact our experienced travel agents to find out which cruise is right for you.