June 13, 2021

Cunard unveils 2018 voyages

Cunard’s three Queen ships have a revamped itineraries for 2018.


From March through December 2018, Cunard’s three iconic Queens will sail on a new programme of destinations and special event sailings. Guests will be able to visit extraordinary places around the globe and experience exclusive events never seen before at sea, all from the luxury and glamour of Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and newly-remastered Queen Mary 2.

On board every Cunard Queen, guests are welcomed to discover a wide array of entertainment and activities to suit every taste. In addition to new itineraries, the 2018 Programme features a lineup of special event cruises including high profile speakers and excursions themed around passion points to add an extra dimension to each voyage.

Voyage du Vin (June 1-8, 2018 / Spain and Portugal):
Wine tasting on board Queen Victoria introduces guests to some of Europe’s finest wine and port destinations, along with on board lectures from experts such as Will Lyons and excursions around the Atlantic Coast with port calls in Spain, Portugal and Guernsey.

A Photographic Journey to the Land of the Midnight Sun (July 1-13, 2018 / The Fjords):
Guests on Queen Elizabeth’s Norwegian Voyage will learn professional tips from esteemed photography experts such as Ross Hoddinott, one of Englands’ leading wildlife and landscape photographers, and take a trip to the Arctic Circle to photograph the stunning phenomenon of the “midnight sun.”

Big Band Ball (August 24-28, 2018 / Netherlands Escape):
Once again Queen Elizabeth plays host to a spectacular celebration of music and dance with a 13-piece Big Band Orchestra delighting guests with music from Glen Miller and Duke Ellington.

Transatlantic Fashion Week (September 2-9, 2018 / Westbound Crossing):
This unique experience allows guests to indulge in the glamour of fashion shows on board Queen Mary 2 while being treated to inspirational talks with some of fashion’s most reputable names including the respected British fashion writer and journalist Colin McDowell.

A Journey of Genealogy (November 4-11, 2018 / Westbound Crossing):
For the first time ever Cunard has collaborated with Ancestry.com, the largest online family history resource in the world, to offer guests the opportunity to trace their family trees on the remastered Queen Mary 2.