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Cunard reveals restart sailings for its three ships

The line’s Overseas Escapes itineraries will range from two to 40-night sailings

Cunard has announced that its fleet, comprising Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, will collectively embark on more than 40 voyages in 2021 and 2022.

The Overseas Escapes itineraries will range from two to 40-night sailings, visiting more than 49 destinations.

Queen Mary 2 will resume transatlantic crossings in November, before sailing new short breaks in western Europe followed by three winter sailings to and in the Caribbean.

Guests will be able to embark Caribbean voyages from several ports including Southampton, New York, Fort Lauderdale and Hamburg, with overnight calls in Bridgetown, Barbados, as well as visits to Sint Maarten, Dominica, Saint Lucia and St Kitts.

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Queen Elizabeth will be the first of the three ships to resume sailings, operating from Southampton on August 13 on British Isles itineraries, followed by voyages spanning western Europe, the Iberian coast and Atlantic islands. The ship will then depart for Asia in late February, sailing through the Suez Canal to Dubai, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan, where the ship will resume its scheduled programme in April.

In Europe, Queen Victoria will return to sailing in April 2022 with three new round-trip itineraries from Southampton. The sailings will take in 11 countries and include stops in destinations including Copenhagen, Helsinki, Tallinn and Gdynia (Poland), as well as overnight calls in Amsterdam, Lisbon and St Petersburg.

Cunard president Simon Palethorpe said: “We are delighted to announce these new voyages which will mark the full fleet’s return to sailing.

“Our guests have patiently waited to sail on their favourite Cunard Queen and our 2021 and 2022 itineraries offer a variety of exciting holidays to suit all, combined with the impeccable White Star Service on board that makes a Cunard voyage so memorable.”

For more information, visit www.cunard.com.

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