Carnival Cruise Line is gearing up for the largest ship deployment the company has ever had in Alaska. For the 2022 season, three Fun Ships will sail to the final frontier, providing guests with incredible opportunities to explore this must-see destination.
49 departures from Alaska on 3 fun ships
This summer, three incredible Fun Ships will cruise the Alaskan itineraries, for a total of 49 departures from two convenient homeports – San Francisco, California and Seattle, Washington.
Carnival Miracle will offer a total of eleven 10-day round-trip itineraries from San Francisco starting April 28, with visits to incredible ports such as Sitka, Icy Strait Point, Ketchikan, Skagway and Juneau, as well as Victoria, Columbia. British. Along the way, passengers will enjoy several days at sea, including a day sailing through the scenic Tracy Arm Fjord.
Exact routes and ports visited will depend on departure date and are always subject to change.
Carnival spirit and Carnival Splendor will both depart from Seattle, Washington. Carnival Spirit will offer 6, 7 and 8 day itineraries from May 3, while Carnival Splendor will offer 7-day cruises, with a special 8-day cruise for its first departure on May 2. Both ships will visit the same ports as Carnival Miraclealthough routes, dates and days at sea vary.
“Our expanded program will bring approximately more than 100,000 guests for an unforgettable Alaskan cruise vacation this summer from Seattle and San Francisco with three large ships,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, in a press release. “Our deployment of three ships also provides a much-needed boost to the economies of these impressive Alaskan ports.”
Carnival Miracle and Carnival Spirit are both Spirit-class ships, weighing 88,500 gross tons and each with a double occupancy of 2,124 and 930 crew on board.
Carnival Splendor is a larger Concordia-class ship (also called Splendor-class in the Fun Ship fleet) at 113,300 gross tons and capable of accommodating 3,012 passengers and 1,150 crew.
Special savings offered
To celebrate these incredible Alaska deals and Carnival’s biggest season ever in the 49th state, the cruise line is offering limited time savings to guests willing to sail north.
This special bonus sale includes reduced fares and up to $100 instant savings per stateroom for cruises booked April 5-8. Plus, passengers can receive up to $50 onboard credit and 50% deposit per person for all Alaska sailings, making budgeting for that dream vacation even easier.
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Full fleet recommissioning
The start of the Alaskan sailing season is of particular significance to Carnival Cruise Line. As Carnival Splendor sets sail on May 2, 2022, the 23 ships of the Fun Ship fleet will officially return to service after the global pandemic has come to a halt.
Carnival Vista was the first Fun Ship to resume guest operations and resume sailing when it departed Galveston, Texas on July 3, 2021. Over the next 10 months, the cruise line gradually introduced the rest of its fleet.
Carnival Miracle was the fourth ship in the fleet to restartoffering sailings to Alaska in July 2021, while Carnival Spirit was the 21st ship to restart when started sailing from Jacksonville, Floridaon March 7, 2022. As Carnival Splendor restarts, the entire fleet will be on the way and welcoming passengers back to cruising.