What would you say about an opportunity that allows you to view giant glaciers, go whale watching and spy on polar bears while enjoying one of the most luxurious weeks of your life? There's good news if you're dreaming of visiting the Last Frontier. Cunard has announced that it will go back to Alaska in 2019. The luxury cruise line will be launching service to Alaska using a newly refurbished ship. Cunard hasn't offered cruises to Alaska in 20 years. Cunard will begin offering a limited number of voyages to Alaska in 2019 before doubling its offerings in 2020.
Cunard has announced that it plans to launch a 10-night voyage to Alaska from Vancouver beginning on May 21 of 2019. Another voyage will be launched on June 10 of 2019. Cunard will also offer a 27-night voyage to Alaska out of Japan starting on May 5 of 2019. Travelers who decide to sail with Cunard can look forward to stopping in famous Alaskan towns and settlements like Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka.
In addition, the cruise line is putting destinations like the Tracy Arm Fjord, Endicott Arm, Icy Strait Point, Hubbard Glacier and more on its itineraries. Cunard is partnering with Rocky Mountaineer to offer pre-cruise and post-cruise railroad tours for travelers who want to get acquainted with the rivers, canyons, passes and snowy peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Fares for Cunard's upcoming Alaskan voyages will begin at $1,699 per person when booking double occupancy.
Travelers who cruise to Alaska with Cunard starting in 2019 will get to experience unprecedented luxury. Cunard has revamped its fleet to offer state-of-the-art spas, restaurants, bars and common spaces. Guests can enjoy revamped decks that feature inviting layouts and new furniture. The cruise line's staterooms have also been refurbished to offer tasteful, soft furnishings.