Vancouverites looking to dip their toes into ocean cruising have a low-cost option that sails into the city this spring.
Before the Alaskan cruise season kicks off for the summer months, all of the ships that were completing their winter itineraries sail up the Pacific Northwest to return to Vancouver. As they do, there are multiple affordable sailings out of California that sail directly to Vancouver.
A three-night Pacific Coastal cruise with Princess Cruises that departs out of San Francisco on Sunday, April 30 offers an introduction to cruising without spending a great deal of money or investing a full week or longer at sea. Best of all, the total cost of the cruise has dropped nearly $100 per person since January.
After it disembarks in California, the cruise spends one day at sea before sailing into Victoria on Tuesday, May 2. It makes its final stop in Vancouver at Canada Place cruise terminal on Wednesday, May 3.
|Sunday, April 30||San Francisco, CA||4:00pm|
|Monday, May 1||At Sea|
|Tuesday, May 2||Victoria, BC, Canada||Noon||10:00pm|
|Wednesday, May 3||Vancouver, BC, Canada||7:30am|
Vancouver cruise with Princess Cruises out of San Francisco
The total cost for two people for an interior stateroom was $863.40 in January. The total per-person price worked out to $431.70 including all taxes and fees. Divided by the number of nights, the price worked out to $143.90 a day per person.
Princess Cruises has dropped the total cost of the cruise by nearly $100 per person. The lowest price for an interior stateroom for two people is $700.80, which works out to a total per-person cost of $350.40 including all taxes and fees.
Divided by the number of nights, the price now works out to a per-person per diem total of $116.80.
Not only does that cost include your transportation on a beautiful five-star vessel, but it also includes meals, entertainment, snacks, and lodging. The only thing it doesn’t factor in is alcohol, but you may opt to purchase a drink package that can reduce the cost of your spending.
The ship is the five-star Royal Princess, which offers swimming pools, a basketball court, a tennis court, hot tubs, a live theatre, mini-golf, renowned spa treatments, movies under the stars, a jogging track, and much more.
One-way airfare from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to San Fransisco International Airport (SFO) starts for as little as $90 with Flair Airlines.
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