Your Cunard experience.

Correct as of 16 November 2021.

Discover which elements of the Cunard on board experience remain unchanged, and which ones look a bit different so that you know what to expect on your voyage.

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Restaurants and bars.

All of our restaurants and bars are open on board, so you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to deciding where (and what) to eat each day. From poolside grills and gastropub fare at the Golden Lion, to prime cuts at Steakhouse at the Verandah, there’s a world of variety to discover.

You can dine with guests travelling in other staterooms but shared tables will only be available when requested, otherwise you will have a table to yourself. 


One of the pleasures of a Cunard holiday is the opportunity to be entertained around the clock. From theatre shows to live bands, films, guest speakers and cabaret artistes, each day offers so many possibilities. All of our entertainment venues are open and we’ll have plenty of showtimes to ensure you don’t miss out. Most performances will be walk-in, but any that require pre-booking will be clearly indicated in your daily programme.

To protect the well-being of everyone on board, our performances are adapted so that artistes and audience adhere to the latest guidance.

Activities and leisure.

Whether you’re in the mood for a soothing spa treatment or a yoga class, a browse in the boutiques or a game of blackjack, it’s all waiting for you. Our spa, salon, gym, pools, casino, shops and lounges are all operating. We have some new measures in place to minimise contact, reduce the number of guests in each area, and maintain the highest levels of cleanliness.

Only activities or areas of the ship that would make social distancing difficult are not in operation. For example, you can dance with someone you’re travelling with as part of a hosted dance class, however the dance floors in our lounge bars and nightclub will not be open.

Solo travellers.

Solo travellers will be able to enjoy delicious dining, world-class entertainment and adventures ashore. Guests travelling alone are welcome to join others for dining and all hosted activities such as workshops, dance classes and shore experiences.

Your suite or stateroom.

Your stateroom steward, or butler if you’re staying in our Queens Grill suites, will maintain your accommodation to our enhanced housekeeping standards. All we ask is that you’re not in your stateroom whilst cleaning is taking place.
We’ve also introduced an enhanced television service providing essential updates and an extended room service menu for you to enjoy in your suite or stateroom.

In port.

We know how much our guests love to get under the skin of each destination, so we’ve introduced a new range of new shore experiences, including more accessible options, to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to experience the best of each stop.

You’re also welcome to go ashore independently but must adhere to the specific Covid-19 protocols in each destination. As restrictions in each destination are changeable, and some destinations may only allow cruise line organised experiences ashore, we highly recommend you purchase Cunard shore experiences prior to travel to ensure you always have the option to explore each destination. We’ll arrange options for organised Cunard shore experiences and health protocols such as social distancing, face masks and sanitising will be in place to protect the well-being of all guests and crew.

We’ve put together an A-Z guide detailing the current requirements of each of the destinations we visit, which we will update regularly; use the link below to download this guide as a pdf for your reference.