Cunard launches new voyages sailing from September 2025 to January 2027

February 20, 2024 [Valencia, Calif.,]

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced new voyages sailing from September 2025 to January 2027 across its iconic fleet of four Queens.

With over 300 new voyages, Cunard’s ships – flagship Queen Mary 2, its newest vessel Queen Anne, as well as Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth – will call at 184 unique destinations around the globe, including 70 countries and 108 UNESCO World Heritage sites.

The new programme also includes 37 overnight port calls and 66 late-evening departures. There will be five maiden calls for the fleet in Kona, Hawaii; Roatan, Honduras; Dakar, Senegal; Miami, FL; and Molde, Norway.

Queen Anne and Queen Mary 2 will simultaneously sail World Voyages beginning in January 2026, visiting cultural capitals such as New York, Buenos Aires, Dubai, and Melbourne.

Queen Elizabeth will introduce a new programme in the Caribbean, sailing 33 voyages roundtrip from Miami, visiting enchanting island towns of San Juan, Puerto Rico; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; Roatan, Honduras; as well as Tortola, Antigua, Barbados, and St Lucia.

Katie McAlister, President of Cunard, said: “We are incredibly excited to have both Queen Anne and Queen Mary 2 offer full World Voyages in 2026. We are so thrilled that our guests will, for the first time ever, have the opportunity to transit the Panama Canal on Queen Mary 2.

“Queen Elizabeth will also take in a new programme to the Caribbean, sailing roundtrip from Miami, giving guests expanded opportunities to delve into this tropical region while experiencing the unparalleled luxury of sailing aboard a Cunard ship.”

Queen Anne

Cunard’s newest ship will visit 102 unique ports with 23 maiden calls including Phuket, Thailand; Cape Town, South Africa; Marseilles, France; and many more. From French vineyards to the African plains, Queen Anne’s new voyages allow guests to explore the world while enjoying the thoughtful interiors and distinctive touches of this contemporary deco-designed ship.

Queen Anne Itinerary Highlights:

Full World Voyage, 109 nights (H603D)

Departing on Jan 11, 2026, roundtrip from Southampton, guests will relish in the soft sands of South Pacific beaches, glass skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi, and overnight calls in Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney, and more.

Norway and North Cape, 14 nights (H616)

Experience Norway’s fjords, coastal towns, and the Arctic charm of the north as guests visit ports such as Honningsvaag and picturesque Tromso on this charming Norwegian adventure.

Queen Mary 2

The world’s only ocean liner will sail a full world voyage as well as her signature Transatlantic Crossings, Caribbean, and Canada/New England itineraries. Voyages range from two to 109 nights with 15 overnight calls in iconic cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reykjavik, Québec City, Sydney, and more.

Queen Mary 2 Itinerary Highlights:

Eastbound Transatlantic Crossing, 7 nights (M622)

Departing from New York on September 13, 2026, Cunard’s signature voyage offers uninterrupted days at sea to unplug and recharge from modern life while relaxing amidst in the waters of the North Atlantic.

Southampton to Sydney, 51 nights (M603G)

Guests will visit Hawaii, French Polynesia, and New Zealand on this itinerary from Southampton on January 11, 2026. During the voyage, Queen Mary 2 will transit the Panama Canal for the first time ever – a history-making moment – before visiting New York, San Francisco, Kona, then crossing the International Date Line before reaching Sydney.

Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria will spend most of her time exploring the Mediterranean, savouring the relaxed island life of Mykonos, Corsica, and Palma de Mallorca, with additional voyages in the Atlantic Islands and Norway. The ship will visit 73 unique destinations with overnight calls in Istanbul, Funchal Madeira, Amsterdam, Narvik, and more.


Queen Victoria Itinerary Highlights:

Eastern Caribbean, 35 nights (V602)

This epic roundtrip embarks January 4, 2026 from Southampton and begins with a call in lively Madeira crossing the Atlantic, heading for the Caribbean. Guests will enjoy the beaches of St. Vincent, Aruba, and Dominica, along with a late evening stay in Curaçao. Queen Victoria will also stop in the vibrant Azores outpost of Ponta Delgada for guests to enjoy the Portuguese hospitality and the distinct Azorean culture.

Italy, France and Spain, 14 nights (V612)

Departing June 15, 2026, guests will sail from Barcelona to Rome to experience the culture and beauty of France, Italy, and Spain including the charming Provencal Toulon and Tuscany’s Livorno, home to exceptional Renaissance architecture, and Dalt Vila, Ibiza’s UNESCO-listed old town.

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth will sail new Caribbean voyages, from September 2025 until April 2026, ranging from nine to 21 nights. The ship is primed for sunny adventures and will visit ancient ruins, centuries-old rum distilleries, and pristine beaches with port calls in Barbados, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, and other alluring destinations. She’ll also offer voyages from Seattle or San Francisco which transit through the iconic Panama Canal.

Queen Elizabeth Itinerary Highlights:

Caribbean Celebration, 21 nights (Q535A)

Roundtrip out of Miami, embarking Dec 18, 2025, guests will the holidays under sunny skies while visiting island jewels including Castries, Antigua, and San Juan. Christmas Eve will be spent discovering Bridgetown’s UNESCO-listed old town followed by calls to Roatan, Jamaica, and Cozumel.

Eastern Caribbean, 12 nights (Q533)

This November 2025 voyage out of Miami will visit picturesque ports fringed with unspoiled beaches and palm trees. Guests will immerse themselves in Puerto Rico's vibrant culture, Antigua’s colourful streets, and the wonderous marine life in St. Lucia.

Multi-Ship Back-to-Backs

For adventurous guests who want to experience three ships in one journey, there are multiple opportunities to sample three Cunard Queens back-to-back. One option departs from Seattle, when Queen Elizabeth sails a 21-night voyage transiting the Panama Canal via a call in Los Angeles.

After a connecting flight to New York from Miami, guests will join Queen Mary 2 for a Transatlantic Crossing to Southampton. From there, guests can board Queen Victoria for a 13-night voyage to the Atlantic Islands and Azores that includes an overnight in Funchal, Madeira, and a chance to see gothic-style churches in Ponta Delgada and Porto’s decoratively tiled buildings before returning to Southampton, where the three Queens voyage comes to an end.

Cunard’s World Voyages and World Voyage segments, sailing from September 2025 to January 2027, are available for World Club members to book at 1pm on March 5, 2024. All new voyages are available for World Club members to book starting at 1pm on March 6, 2024.

All voyages are on sale to the general public from 1pm on March 7, 2024.

For more information about Cunard, or to book a voyage, visit

Queen Anne

From French vineyards to Norwegian fjords. African plains to Asian islands. So much of the world is yours to explore, sailing on Queen Anne’s new voyages. There’s a space to suit every mood on board, with her breathtaking interiors and thoughtful details throughout. With so many possibilities, you never know what the day will bring on Queen Anne.

Perhaps you’ll spend an evening immersing yourself in the Midnight Sun, marvelling at how night in the North Cape appears just as light as day. Or set sail on the ultimate ocean adventure, crossing time zones and continents on a 108- night World Voyage. You could find yourself sipping rum punch on a beach in Réunion, or exploring gem-coloured crater lakes on a tour from Ponta Delgada in the Azores. A call to La Coruña offers the opportunity to see the total solar eclipse. And in Port Elizabeth, there’s the possibility of spotting native elephants on safari. 

Queen Mary 2

Luscious French Polynesian landscapes. Iceland’s showstopping geysers. New Zealand’s beautiful Bay of Islands. Experience unforgettable sights all over the world, sailing on Queen Mary 2’s new voyages.

Built to sail the mightiest oceans, Queen Mary 2 offers an exceptional sense of space, and a choice of ways to unwind on board plus a wealth of entertainment. Perhaps you’ll swap home shores for continents far and wide on a 108-night World Voyage that includes maiden calls to the sun-soaked shores of Kona (Hawaii) and Manzanillo (Mexico). Or wander the 17th century bastions of Old Quebec. Maybe this will be the year you finally take that long-awaited Transatlantic Crossing – our new voyages offer the chance to combine this iconic journey with calls in Iceland and Canada. If transiting the Panama Canal has always been on your bucket list, don’t miss the opportunity to be on board as our flagship navigates this legendary waterway for the very first time.

Queen Victoria

With signature White Star Service and state-of-the-art amenities, a 2026 voyage on board Queen Victoria is like stepping into a whole new world of comfort, freedom, and ease. Your journey begins here, where every day at sea is a new adventure, and every port of call is a world waiting to be discovered. 

Whether you want to search for the Northern Lights on an overnight stay in Tromsø, soak up the relaxed pace of Greek Island life in Mykonos, or the year-round warmth of the Canary Islands, Cunard’s new voyages on board Queen Victoria will ignite your wanderlust. See the mountains of Narvik from on deck as you search for the Northern Lights by night (with a warming hot chocolate in hand of course). Be mesmerised by the beauty of the Amalfi Coast. Taste the cosmopolitan nightlife of cities like Amsterdam and Istanbul, with overnight calls in these bustling cultural capitals. Embark on a European escape that combines the thrill of adventure with the relaxed pace of life on board.

Queen Elizabeth

If taking a dip in crystal-clear water and feeling warm sand beneath your toes sounds like a dream way to spend your holiday, then Queen Elizabeth’s new Caribbean voyages might just be exactly what you’re looking for. Pass leisurely days on board soaking up Caribbean sunshine poolside with a good read or learn something new with our Insights speakers. Sample tasty new tipples in centuries-old rum distilleries or visit ancient ruins and unwind on pristine beaches. Admire spectacular landscapes and seascapes. Maybe even try your hand at snorkelling and discover a kaleidoscope of colourful marine life. With port calls in Barbados, Saint Lucia, Jamaica and more, a Queen Elizabeth voyage sailing roundtrip from Miami is a wonderful way to experience these regions.

Or perhaps you’d prefer a stunning transit through the famous Panama Canal, departing from either Seattle or San Francisco? Dreamy views. Fresh local flavours. Iconic ports of call. Feed every one of your senses on Queen Elizabeth’s new voyages. 

Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, our new voyages promise new horizons, and memories that will last a lifetime. Picture yourself lounging on a sun-drenched deck, surrounded by boundless ocean horizons whilst enjoying incredible White Star Service from our dedicated team. Tantalise your taste buds with everything from gourmet delights to laid back pub food classics and freshly grilled burgers served poolside. Embrace ultimate relaxation with a spa day at sea, discover new talents with a myriad of masterclasses or enjoy talks from our Cunard Insights speakers. As evening falls, you can enjoy a show at the theatre, dance the night away with the help of our on board musicians or simply retire to your stateroom with a great book.

No matter your chosen Queen or your destination, join us as we set sail on journeys of endless possibilities, and book your 2026 voyage online from 5 March 2024.