Southampton to San Francisco

7 January - 5 February 2018

Duration

29 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from the UK

Ports

9 Ports

7 January

Setting sail from Southampton

Southampton is the UK's leading port. Bustling modern cruise terminals, as well as wharfs and commercial harbours, line the waterfront, whilst the city itself is a fascinating mix of ancient and modern, with a picturesque old town, the original city walls still standing, and super-modern shopping centres and office complexes. On all corners you will see tributes to the city's rich history and maritime heritage. Henry V marched his troops through the Westgate on his way to the battle of Agincourt, The Mayflower sailed from here with a cargo of settlers to the New World, and the Titanic started her fateful voyage here.

Our tip

Get a copy of the Old Town Walk map from the tourist information centre, a perfect (and free!) way to explore Southampton at a leisurely pace.

8-13 January

At sea

14 January

Bermuda: Hamilton

15 January

At sea

16-17 January

United States: New York

18-19 January

At sea

20 January

United States: Fort Lauderdale

21 January

At sea

22 January

Jamaica: Ocho Rios

23 January

At sea

24 January

Aruba: Oranjestad

25-28 January

At sea

29 January

Guatemala: Puerto Quetzal

30-31 January

At sea

1 February

Mexico: Cabo San Lucas

2-3 February

At sea

4-5 February

Arriving in San Francisco

Renowned for its food, its misty mornings and its vertiginous streets, cosmopolitan San Francisco is quite unlike any other American city. The birthplace of the hippie movement and the centre of the dot-com bubble, it's an open-minded and forward-looking place with an undeniably European feel. Highlights include the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, the delightful waterfront and the bohemian quarter of Haight Ashbury, while a boat trip across to the notorious prison island of Alcatraz makes for a fascinating half-day excursion.

Don't miss

Obviously you can’t miss the cable cars, but even if it feels touristy, make sure you ride them.

The Ship

Your home from home

Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth Veuve Clicquot Bar
Queen Elizabeth Grand Lobby

Named by Her Majesty the Queen, Cunard’s newest luxury liner still recalls the rich heritage of the first Cunarder to bear the name.

What we love

Modern features combined with traditional and elegant décor reminiscent of the golden age of cruising makes this ship a firm favourite with her passengers. We particularly like the excellent Queens Grill accommodation which offers additional space and access to the exclusive Queens Grill restaurant, along with dedicated lounges and deck areas.

Capacity 2,081 Guests
Crew 1,005 International Staff
Style Traditionally formal cruising with the evening attire always expected to be refined even on 'informal' evenings.
Inclusions
  • Meals in the main restaurants
  • Traditional afternoon tea
  • Soft drinks, tea and specialty coffee
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Unlimited use of the Fitness Centre
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Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Pig in the Wall, Southampton

Overnight in Southampton

Stay at the Pig in the Wall, stylish with great food. Very small so book early.

Winchester

Day trips from Southampton

Visit historic Winchester, home to King Arthur’s Round Table, the Great Hall and Winchester Cathedral.

Argonaut Hotel Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

Where to stay in San Francisco

It depends where you want to be, but we love the hip Argonaut at Fishermans Wharf.

Truck carrying wine barrels in the Napa Valley, California

See more around San Francisco

Get out of the city – Napa Valley, Yosemite, Carmel…

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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