Princess Cruises said its sixth Royal-class ship due in November 2021 will be named the Discovery Princess and will be the first new ship in Princess history to be homeported in Los Angeles.
Cruises open for sale Oct. 8, with itineraries set in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and South America before Discovery Princess arrives for its West Coast debut sailing to Mexico and the California Coast on March 1, 2022.
The 143,700-gross-ton, 3,660-passenger Discovery Princess is under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Princess’ repeat guests are eligible for a special promotion when booking early. A reduced deposit of 10% is available through Feb. 29, 2020. Guests booking the 50-day South America Connoisseur voyage will receive onboard credit, complimentary gratuities and complimentary WiFi.