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Settle in for a luxury voyage taking in the treasures of the United States and the Caribbean, paired with a fabulous hotel stay in San Francisco.

In Southampton, you’ll embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, a ship that’s the epitome of Cunard’s refined approach to sailing. On board you’ll find modern amenities blended with golden era-style service, along with exceptional fine dining and dazzling entertainment. You could dance the night away in the Queens Room at a themed ball, enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, or watch a polished production in the Royal Court Theatre. You’ll also have three main gourmet restaurants to choose from, promising gastronomic delights to suit all tastes.

Delve into a variety of cultures, histories and iconic sights across the United States, the Caribbean and Mexico during your voyage to San Francisco. Highlights of which include the captivating landscapes of Grand Turk Island, colourful Oranjestad, a scenic cruise through the Panama Canal, and the beach-side city of Puntarenas.

San Francisco, a city known for its cool summers, steep hills, blend of architecture and iconic landmarks, is where your cruise ends. Enjoy a three-night hotel stay here at the end of your cruise, where you can spend some time exploring the compact city; enjoy a tour around some of the sights on board the epochal cable car system, savour the rich flavours of award-winning cuisine or head out on a boat tour and escape to Alcatraz.

Your Route

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Board the exquisite Queen Elizabeth

When Her Majesty the Queen conducted the naming ceremony in her own honour in October 2010, she continued a marvellously regal formal cruising tradition. Cunard has maintained all the refined styling, amenities and service associated with the Golden Era of cruise sailing and added modern facilities, leisure and entertainment opportunities. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are highlights of the glorious Queen Elizabeth cruise ship. Dance in the grand ballroom, enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings or simply relax and revitalise beside one of the two lovely pool areas.

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Dining

From hearty dishes to healthy snacks, light bites to elegant fine dining, you’ll enjoy a sense of freedom regarding the array of places to eat.

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Entertainment

Each evening brings about a different entertainment highlight. See a dazzling stage show, enjoy black tie gala dinners and savour fabulous live music.

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Spa

The opulent Mareel Spa offers a sanctuary of relaxation where you can indulge in some ‘me time’ with a sumptuous massage or calming facial.

Your 33 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

2 May 2022

Embark Cunard’s majestic Queen Elizabeth in Southampton

Embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.

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Day 2

3 May 2022

Enjoy your first day at sea in order to discover a handful of the delights onboard

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to make friends on this cruise and the diverse mix of bars and restaurants are the perfect places to appreciate convivial company. Let the bar staff shake up your favourite cocktail at Gin & Fizz, or find home comforts in the sanctuary of the Golden Lion Pub, a traditional pub. If live jazz is your thing, spend an evening in the Yacht Club.

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Day 3

4 May 2022

Explore Vigo, home to the breathtakingly rugged Cies Islands

Vigo lies on northern Spain’s rugged coastline in the verdant region of Galicia. This undulating city has beautiful plazas dating back to medieval times and you’ll get spectacular views of the bay from the hills above the city.  It’s also the place to find delicious fresh seafood, particularly octopus. Take the short trip to the nearby Cies Islands with their white-sand beaches and clear waters that wouldn’t look out of place in the Caribbean.

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Days 4-10

5-11 May 2022

From dazzling Broadway productions to the sumptuous spa, you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained during the next seven days at sea

You’ll find some of the most talented performers at sea on board the Queen Elizabeth. Settle in at the Royal Court Theatre and see them shine in everything from dazzling West End-style musicals to Shakespeare plays. You’ll also be treated to illusionists, stand-up comedians and singers from several genres, all carefully selected by Cunard to give passengers an experience they’ll treasure forever.

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Days 11-12

12-13 May 2022

Spend an overnight in port in Florida’s Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral on Florida’s east coast has several claims to fame – the surfing capital of the Atlantic, the largest scallop fishery on the planet, and home to space shuttle and rocket launches. Explore the historical feat of the country’s Space Programme history with a visit to the Air Force Space and Missile Museum. Discover the wealth of artifacts including an outdoor area displaying rockets, missiles and space-related equipment. You could also venture to Cape Canaveral, home to the Kennedy Space Centre, fine golden beaches and the Canaveral National Seashore. The local waters promise dolphins, manatees, loggerhead turtles, and miles of pristine sand.

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Day 13

14 May 2022

Discover the beautiful beaches, weaving waterways and renowned restaurants of Port Everglades

Today you’ll arrive in Port Everglades, gateway to Fort Lauderdale, known for its iconic waterways, world-class restaurants, and beautiful beaches. Venture into the heart of the city and indulge in a spot of shopping or dine in one of the many restaurants in Las Olas Blvd, discover culture in the NSU Museum of Art with its collection of famous American Impressionist paintings or embark on a world-famous Jungle Queen Riverboat sightseeing cruise where you’ll sail through Millionaire’s Row with homes of the rich and famous, spectacular mega yachts and superb views of the landscapes.

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Days 14-15

15-16 May 2022

Relax over the next two days at sea, reminiscing about your adventure so far

Discover a haven of relaxation with a day in the exquisite Mareel Wellness & Beauty spa. Taking its inspiration from the oceans on which Cunard ships sail, you’ll find an incredible treatment menu in which to indulge your senses. From revitalising facials to serene massages, you’re sure to leave this sanctuary completely renewed. You’ll also find an Aqua Therapy Centre which provides unique water experiences including a Thermal Suite and Hydrotherapy Pool.

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Day 16

17 May 2022

Dive beneath crystal-clear waters to discover the magical marine life in Grand Turk

The spectacular waters of Grand Turk are home to a reef pitted with arches, turrets, and tunnels called the Grand Turk Wall. The reef is a haven for both fish and divers alike. For those who enjoy white sandy beaches Grand Turk is fringed with them, lying as it does at the south-eastern end of the Bahamian archipelago.

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Day 17

18 May 2022

Spend a day at sea savouring delicious treats during a traditional Afternoon Tea

One of the highlights of any Cunard voyage is undoubtedly the traditional English Afternoon Tea, featuring finger sandwiches, delicious fresh cream cakes and fine teas – all served by Cunard’s impeccably dressed white-gloved waiters. It’s one of the quintessential Cunard experiences, and it’s accompanied by the soothing tones of a live musician to add to the atmosphere.

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Day 18

19 May 2022

Marvel at the colourful Caribbean coastline of Oranjestad

This colourful Dutch island off the coast of Venezuela enjoys more sunny days than other Caribbean Island and is kept pleasantly cool by trade winds. The island is alive with Dutch heritage and history just waiting to be discovered. This enchanting island is surrounded by beautiful white beaches and glistening waters which offer amazing diving and snorkelling opportunities. Savour a walk along the streets which are lined with pastel painted houses, as well as charming boutiques and glittering malls for those wanting to shop.

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Day 19

20 May 2022

Head out on deck to soak up the sun or spend some time getting to know your fellow passengers

With a day at sea, lap up the inimitable elegance of the ship’s Art Deco features, from the swimming pools to the chandeliers, and revel in a bygone era at the Commodore Club, complete with the soothing tones of the resident pianist. Or stroll the deck, taking in the salty sea breeze while enjoying spectacular views of the ocean in convivial company.

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Day 20

21 May 2022

Settle in for a scenic cruise along the magnificent Panama Canal

Quite simply, the Panama Canal is so much more than a functional link between the world’s two great oceans, the Atlantic and the Pacific - it has revolutionised sea travel as we know it. Immense locks along its 40-mile length raise cruise ships 26 metres. as you come face to face with the canal sides and then enjoy the sights and sounds of the colourful birds and animals that inhabit the lush forests beyond.

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Day 21

22 May 2022

Relish another day at sea being as leisurely or as relaxed as you like

Each day on the ocean you’ll find a new part of the ship to explore or an activity to try out. Whether you’re brimming with energy or in the mood for some laid-back tranquillity, you’ll be catered for on the Queen Elizabeth. Take a blissful break in the spa, head for the popular games deck where you’ll find shuffleboard, croquet, paddle tennis; attend a fitness class of Pilates, yoga or t’ai chi for a sociable way to stay active or sink into a comfy chair at one of the lounges where you’ll be able to watch major sporting events, from live Premier League football to Formula One.

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Day 22

23 May 2022

Witness beautiful wildlife of dolphins and whales in their natural habitat in Puntarenas

Perched on a sliver of land jutting into Costa Rica’s Gulf of Nicoya on its west coast, Puntarenas is a small beach-side city of low-rise buildings that provides a respite for those who live in the nearby landlocked capital, San Jose. As such it’s packed with attractions such as water sports, casual ocean-facing restaurants and a charming promenade. If nature is more of your interest, spend some time relaxing on the sugar-white sandy beaches, dipping your toes in the turquoise waters or head out on a dolphin and whale-watching tour and admire the beauty of the majestic creatures that live off of the country’s shores.

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Days 23-25

24-26 May 2022

Enjoy a further three days at sea to indulge in Cunard’s exceptional service

Cunard prides itself on standards of service that go above and beyond, exceeding the expectations of their guests. From the warm smile that welcomes you on board, to round the clock room service and the white-gloved hand that serves traditional afternoon tea. Cunard’s White Star Service is the attention to the finest detail.

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Day 26

27 May 2022

Marvel at the wonders of Manzanillo, home to two glorious bays

The secluded village of Manzanillo hides a beautiful stretch of sandy white beach. Go snorkelling and surfing in the azure sea, or simply relax in the sun on the pristine sand. Local festivals are held all year round, and you can trek around the surrounding jungle to find the local wildlife.

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Days 27-28

28-29 May 2022

Wonders never cease to amaze on board your fabulous ship

Themed Gala Balls in the Queen’s Room are the social highlights of a cruise and an excuse to dress the part. There’s a traditional Black & White Ball, Masquerade Ball, as well as a Roaring Twenties Ball and a hat-focused Ascot Ball. An eight-piece orchestra sets the tempo for an evening of dancing. Join in, whether you’ve got two left feet or you’re a budding Fred Astaire.

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Day 29

30 May 2022

Lose yourself amongst the iconic sights of sunny Los Angeles

Welcome to Los Angeles – a city of glitz, glamour and golden sands. The Centre of the Nation’s film industry, the glittering metropolis is home to iconic landmarks including the Hollywood sign that watches over the landscape, countless film studios and the miles of famous stars along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Head to Broad and lose yourself in a world-class collection contemporary art, discover the architectural gem of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels or tickle your taste buds with some of the most iconic dishes, from a French Dip Sandwich to an Edible Espresso Cup.

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Day 30

31 May 2022

Spend one final day at sea, soaking up the ambience of Queen Elizabeth

Your days at sea on board the Queen Elizabeth can be active and lively, or as calming and chilled as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood, from swimming in the pool to relaxing in the spa. You could enjoy a few literary hours in the snug confines of the two-storey library or shop in the range of boutiques at the Royal Arcade.

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Day 31

1 June 2022

Your cruise ends in San Francisco where you’ll disembark for a three-night hotel stay

Discover San Francisco

San Francisco is a compact city of world-class culture, historical landmarks and award-winning dining, surrounded by the sparkling Bay area and guarded by the famous Golden Gate Bridge. One of this city’s incredible attractions are the cable cars, a historic symbol recognized around the globe. There are three main routes throughout the city with all three venturing towards the vibrant Fisherman’s Wharf districts. Embark on the California/Van Ness line and wind through the hills of the Financial District and crest the top of Nob Hill where you’ll witness the most stunning views of the city.

San Francisco – Marriott Marquis

The gleaming Marriott Marquis is hard to miss as it stands proudly in its majestic high-rise, post-modern surroundings. Recently renovated, contemporary rooms and suites feature plush bedding and soundproof windows – providing a peaceful retreat in its downtown location. Boasting magnificent across the sprawling metropolis, you’re in a prime setting in which to delve into the heart of the action.

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Days 32-33

2-3 June 2022

Delve into the treasures of sensational San Francisco during two days at leisure

Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and famous for its bridges, San Francisco is a hilly city often blanketed in dense fog that makes for fantastic photographs. No trip to San Francisco would be complete without a visit to Alcatraz. Embark on a cruise of San Francisco Bay before taking a tour of the infamous and notorious former federal prison - once home to the likes of Al Capone and Robert “The Birdman” Stroud. Enjoy an audio headset tour where you’ll hear stories from former inmates, before discovering other highlights of the prison and island at your own pace.

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Day 34

04 June 2022

Fly Home

Today you’ll head to the airport for your flight back home.

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Hotel Stay

The Marriott Marquis, San Francisco
★★★★

With its distinctive, high-rise, post-modern appearance, the stunning Marriott Marquis is instantly recognisable. Located in downtown San Francisco, it perfectly blends the vibrant cultures of the SoMA neighbourhood with the creative vibes of the City by the Bay. Mere steps from the Moscone Convention Centre, you’ll be placed in the heart of the action. Discover the city’s best-loved attractions including the Chase Centre, Oracle Park, Union Square and the iconic Cable Cars. Features of this gorgeous accommodation include a 24-hour COR Health and Fitness Centre, and a breathtaking rooftop bar.

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Five-Star

Hotel Upgrade Available

The Ritz Carlton, San Francisco
★★★★★

Located atop Nob Hill in a landmark building dating back to 1909, the Ritz-Carlton offers an urban oasis, capturing the timeless elegance of the Bay Area’s most iconic city. Beautiful features of this accommodation include 336 luxurious rooms, a tasting lounge with exclusive wine flights, an interior park-like courtyard and chic boutiques. Enticing and comfortable rooms offer a welcome retreat with crisp whites, deep blues and sleek greys. Savour delicious American breakfasts in Parallel 37, sip tasty craft cocktails in The Lounge, and enjoy an unforgettable wine-tasting experience, in collaboration with legendary winemaker Jean-Charles Boisset, at the JCB Tasting Lounge.

Your Holiday Summary

 

Cruise

  • 30 night full-board cruise on board Queen Elizabeth

FREE Hotel Stay

  • 3 night four-star hotel stay at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Inbound flight (London arrival - regional flights available)

Prices From

Departing

02 May 2022

Inside

£2,499pp

Outside

£2,999pp

Balcony

£3,499pp

Grill Suite

£6,799pp

Duration: 33 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Southampton, Vigo (Spain), Port Canaveral, Port Everglades, Grand Turk Islands, Oranjestad (Aruba), Panama Canal, Puntarenas (Costa Rica), Manzanillo (Mexico), Los Angeles, San Francisco

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