Princess Cruises has announced a 111-day, around-the-world cruise starting at $21,000 as travelers continue to demand global sailings

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Princess Cruises' Island Princess cruise ship sailing past hills on a foggy day
Princess Cruises' Island Princess cruise ship. Princess Cruises
  • Carnival's Princess Cruises has announced a 111-day world cruise that will set sail in January 2024.

  • The almost four-month cruise will bring guests to 51 locations across 27 countries.

  • The cruise starts at almost $21,080 per person, and suites start at about $66,000.

Around the world in 80 days? How about 111 days - by ship.

a view of Sydney, Australia during the day
Sydney, Australia. Princess Cruises

On Monday, Carnival's Princess Cruises announced a 111-day world cruise for 2024 as demand for global sailings remains high.

Island Princess cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska
Princess Cruises' Island Princess cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska. Princess Cruises

Passengers will cruise aboard the Island Princess, which will also be the home base for the company's upcoming 2023 world cruise itineraries.

the Island Princess at sea
The Island Princess. Princess Cruises

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According to a press release, the ship is Princess' "largest to sail a world cruise voyage."

the Island Princess at sea
The Island Princess on the Panama Canal. Princess Cruises

The almost four-month cruise will operate roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale on January 4, 2024 and Los Angeles on January 19, 2024.

Acropolis of Athens among trees
The Acropolis of Athens. Princess Cruises

If 111 days seems just a bit too long, there's also the option to book a shorter 97-day itinerary from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale, which will also begin sailing on January 18, 2024.

a view of Waimea Canyon
Waimea Canyon in Hawaii. Princess Cruises

From there, the Island Princess will bring guests to 51 locations, including 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites…

The Singapore skyline at night
Singapore. Princess Cruises

... across 27 countries and six continents.

The Ulun Danu Beratan Temple by water
The Ulun Danu Beratan Temple in Bali. Princess Cruises

This includes calls in Crete, Greece, Bali, Indonesia, Lisbon, Portugal, and Bermuda.

Paul Claris Statue by the Arc de Triomf
The Paul Claris Statue by the Arc de Triomf in Barcelona. Princess Cruises

Interested in sailing around the world? Be prepared to shell out at least $21,080 per person.

the Island Princess at sunset at the ocean
The Island Princess. Princess Cruises

And if you'd rather travel in luxury, suites start at about $66,000, a Princess Cruises spokesperson told Insider.

Island Princess in Alaska sailing through icy water
The Island Princess in Alaska. Princess Cruises

The 2024 sailings aren't Princess' only plans for a global cruise. The company's upcoming 2023 world cruises from Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles will set sail in January 2023. However, the cruise line canceled its 2022 global sailing.

Princess Cruises' Island Princess cruise ship sailing past hills on a foggy day
Princess Cruises' Island Princess cruise ship. Princess Cruises

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Despite this cancellation, there's no better time to unveil a months-long cruise.

field of grass and trees
New Zealand. Princess Cruises

Pent-up demand for cruising has resulted in successful global cruise sales throughout 2021, including Regent Seven Seas Cruises' 132-night 2024 world cruise that sold out in less than three hours …

Seven Seas Mariner docked in Kotor, Montenegro
Regent Seven Seas

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... and Oceania Cruises' "Around the World in 180 Days" cruise for 2023 that was booked out within a day.

Oceania Cruises  insignia
The Insignia in Sydney, Australia. Oceania Cruises

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