Cunard Announces 2018 Deployment

Cunard Line has announced its 2018 voyage program for the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.

Summer 2018 will feature the Queen Mary 2 on her trans-Atlantic program, while the Queen Elizabeth sails in Northern Europe and the Queen Victoria also offers cruises in Northern Europe before moving to the Mediterranean later in the year.

“On behalf of Cunard, we are proud to announce the robust 2018 Voyage Program, comprised of exciting special event cruises and both iconic and intriguing destinations” said Richard Meadows, President, Cunard North America. “We continue to connect our guests to new destinations while delivering Cunard’s quintessential experience of luxury on a grand scale.”

The Queen Mary 2 continues its trans-Atlantic program, with 22 seven-night voyages. There are also 12 round-trip sailings from New York (Brooklyn) on the Queen Mary 2, with trips to the Caribbean, New England/Canada and Europe.

In the big picture, there are 20 new maiden Cunard calls, including: Rockland (United States), Sept IIes (Canada), Visby (Sweden), Riga (Latvia), Klaipeda (Lithuania), Bodo (Norway), Narvik (Norway), Hvar (Croatia), Puerto del Rosario (Spain), La Rochelle (France), Gijon (Spain), Taormina (Italy), Portree (United Kingdom), Donegal (Ireland), Haugesund (Norway), Propriano (Corsica), Portoroz (Slovenia) and Rijeka (Croatia).

There are also ten ports being brought back after a hiatus from Cunard’s deployment. These ports are Fort de France (Martinique), Kingstown (St Vincent), Gdynia (Poland), Bilbao (Spain), Corner Brook (Canada), Travemunde (Germany), Helsingor (Denmark), Alghero (Sardinia), Helsinki (Finland) and Kristiansand (Norway).

In addition, Cunard will add more overnight calls and late stays in port.

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