The beauty of Britain and the magic of the Mediterranean.

Queen Elizabeth will make her return to the United Kingdom and European waters, offering scenic cruising around the UK's coastline before her fly-cruise season in Barcelona, and returning to Melbourne in December 2021.

Please note: As Cunard resumes service, the sailings departing prior to 27 April 2021 are only available to book by residents of the UK at this time.

Queen Elizabeth in Europe.

In March 2021, Queen Elizabeth makes a return to British waters for an illuminating series of Mediterranean, Western Europe and British Isles voyages.

The highlights of her 2021 programme include scenic cruising around the coasts of England, Ireland and Scotland, together with a maiden port call in Genoa, Italy. Overnight stays in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Lisbon further enhance her European destinations, while stops in Singapore and Sri Lanka await those venturing to Australia.

Queen Elizabeth in 2021.

Cruises from Southampton.

Queen Elizabeth will embark on a historic first for Cunard, undertaking a series of scenic cruises around England, Ireland and Scotland. Sailing roundtrip from Southampton, these itineraries will celebrate the best of Britain’s coastline, taking you on an immersive sail-by of the Isles of Scilly, Lyme Bay, the Isle of Skye and the Sound of Mull, among other picturesque destinations. You will enjoy uninterrupted sailing from departure to disembarkation.

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European fly-cruises.

A maiden port call in Genoa, Italy, marks yet another special occasion in Queen Elizabeth’s 2021 programme with overnight stays in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Lisbon coupled with late departures from Rotterdam. Savour the gastronomic delights of Bilbao, the Galician city of La Coruna, and the ancient history, sun-drenched beaches and architectural wonders of the Western Mediterranean. Experience the wondrous destinations featured on this captivating European journey.

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Regions of the World.

In October 2021, Queen Elizabeth will begin her journey to Australia, charting a fascinating route via Egypt’s Suez Canal and Southeast Asia. Malta’s capital Valetta precedes Heraklion on the Greek island of Crete, before Egyptian waters and Jordan beckon. A stop in Colombo is your first call in Asia, while Port Kelang provides a gateway to the Batu Caves and Kuala Lumpur. After leaving Singapore, explore Bali’s beaches before Queen Elizabeth’s arrival in Australia.

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Australia and New Zealand.

November 2021 heralds Queen Elizabeth’s return to Australian waters, where she’ll undertake a series of homeport voyages venturing to New Zealand and back again. Explore Adelaide and Melbourne, before the ethereal Fiordlands of New Zealand. Auckland and Wellington offer a chance to explore cities packed with culture, while a call in Dunedin unlocks Maori ancestry. She’ll then return to Australia where Sydney’s iconic Opera House awaits.

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A holiday with Cunard is an escape to another world.

Where the ordinary is extraordinary and untold possibilities abound. A chance to experience something new every day, or enjoy the fulfilment of doing nothing at all. Where time unfurls at your own pace and life’s greatest pleasures are yours to savour.

Scenic cruising.

Escape the everyday with a scenic cruise where you’ll enjoy uninterrupted sailing. Enjoy time to unwind as you delight in the majestic landscape, while indulging in music, theatre and dining on board.

A world to enjoy however you wish.

Spacious decks offering a feeling of freedom, days filled with the promise of possibilities, and evenings where the night is always young. Queen Elizabeth’s world is elegant and inviting.

Delightful pursuits and pleasures.

Time on Queen Elizabeth brings the opportunity to indulge in life’s greatest pleasures. From wine tastings to inspirational talks and fitness classes, days at sea are never short of enriching.

Destinations to explore at leisure.

Overnight calls and evening departures from Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Lisbon offer a chance to explore these cities after dark, giving you the freedom of time to discover all that these destinations offer.

Sailing with Cunard.

The Cunard Upgrade. Everything you dreamed of and more.

Enhance your holiday and enjoy a little bit extra on board with a complimentary stateroom upgrade. Enjoy the luxury of a Princess Grill suite for the fare of a Britannia Club Balcony or savour an upgrade to a Balcony stateroom for the fare of an Inside.