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Virgin Voyages postpones Valiant Lady start to March, sets UK debut

Valiant Lady will debut in the UK in 2022, before heading to Barcelona
Valiant Lady will debut in the UK next year when it begins sailing three new itineraries from Portsmouth between March 18 and May 14, 2022.

The ship had been scheduled to sail this fall and winter from PortMiami. Its Nov. 14 to May 1 voyages from there were cancelled.

Following its UK debut, Valiant Lady will then head to Barcelona for the summer, as planned.

Europe and the Mediterranean

Virgin Voyages’ second ship will first commence a three-night Zeebrugge, Belgium cruise, followed by an 11-night Canary Islands, Spain and Portugal sailing and a 12-night ‘Late Nights in Portugal and Spain’ itinerary.Late-night and overnight stays will be available in Málaga, Palma de Mallorca, the Canary Islands, Lisbon and Belgium.

Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente delivered Valiant Lady on July 1 and floated out Resilient Lady on July 2; Virgin announced its August ‘Summer Soiree Series’ from Portsmouth for inaugural ship Scarlet Lady in April.

Bookings open this month

Bookings for Valiant Lady’s pre-summer voyages open July 21. 

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