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Queen Elizabeth to sail roundtrip from Miami starting 2025

Queen Elizabeth will operate a new programme in the Caribbean, sailing 33 voyages roundtrip from Miami
Queen Elizabeth will sail from Miami starting next year with Cunard revealing new voyages across its fleet spanning September 2025 to January 2027. 

The Queens will make a total 300 sailings and call at 184 destinations, including 70 countries and access to 108 UNESCO World Heritage sites. There are 37 overnight port calls and 66 late evening departures. 

Katie McAlister, president of Cunard, explained, ‘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…’ 

There will be five maiden calls for the fleet –  Kona, Hawaii; Roatán, Honduras; Dakar, Senegal; Miami; and Molde, Norway.

Queen Anne

Cunard’s newest ship will visit 102 ports with 23 maiden calls including Phuket in Thailand, Cape Town in South Africa, Marseilles in France, and more. 

Queen Anne and Queen Mary 2 will simultaneously sail world voyages starting in January 2026, New York, Buenos Aires, Dubai, and Melbourne on their programme.  

Queen Anne’s 109-night world voyage, roundtrip from Southampton, gets underway on January 11, 2026 and has overnight calls in Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney, among other destinations. 

A further highlight is the ship’s 14-night Norway and North Cape sailing, where passengers will encounter  fjords, coastal towns, and the Arctic north, visiting both Honningsvag and Tromso. 

Queen Elizabeth 

The Queen Elizabeth deployment, earlier signaled here, features a new Caribbean programme from September 2025 until April 2026, ranging from nine to 21 nights. The 33 voyages roundtrip Miami include San Juan, Puerto Rico; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Grand Cayman; Roatan, Tortola, Antigua, Barbados and St Lucia.

For example, passengers embark Queen Elizabeth on December 18, 2025 for a 21-night Caribbean voyage to St. Lucia,, Antigua and San Juan. Christmas Eve will be spent discovering Bridgetown’s UNESCO-listed old town followed by calls to Roatan, Jamaica and Cozumel. 

A 12-night Eastern Caribbean sailing from Miami gets underway in November 2025, with Puerto Rico, Antigua and St. Lucia on the schedule. 

Additionally, Queen Elizabeth will operate voyages from Seattle or San Francisco which transit through the Panama Canal.

Queen Mary 2

Queen Mary 2 will operate a full world voyage, as well as its signature transatlantic crossings, Caribbean, and Canada/New England itineraries. Voyages range from two to 109 nights with 15 overnight calls in cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reykjavik, Québec City, Sydney, and more. 

During Queen Mary 2’s Southampton to Sydney cruise, passengers will visit Hawaii, French Polynesia, and New Zealand. During the voyage, Queen Mary 2 will also transit the Panama Canal for the first time ever, before visiting New York, San Francisco, Kona, then crossing the International Date Line. The 51-night cruise starts on January 11, 2026.

Queen Victoria

For the most part, Queen Victoria will traverse the Mediterranean, calling at Mykonos, Corsica, and Palma de Mallorca, with additional voyages in the Atlantic Islands and Norway. The ship will visit 73 destinations with overnight calls in Istanbul, Turkey;  Funchal, Madeira, Portugal; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Narvik, Norway; and more locations. 

One of Queen Victoria’s highlights is a 35-night sailing to the Eastern Caribbean. The roundtrip, commencing January 4 from Southampton, involves a call in Madeira, before the ship crosses the Atlantic for the Caribbean. Stops follow in St. Vincent, Aruba, and Dominica, along with a late evening stay in Curaçao. The vessel will also stop in the Azores outpost of Ponta Delgada. 

Bookings open in March

Passengers can experience three ships in one journey through back-to-back sailings. 

The world voyages and world voyage segments are available for World Club members to book at 1pm on March 5. All new voyages are available for World Club members to book starting at 1pm on March 6. 

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