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Ruby Princess cruises for 2020-2021


Ruby Princess sails from Sydney to Los Angeles and Vancouver in April 2020, a cruise that will be very popular, with five destinations in New Zealand, an overnight stay in French Polynesia, and two stops in Hawaii. From May to September 2020 cruises make a 7-night round trip to the glacier coast of Alaska. Then from October 2020 Ruby Princess will be based in San Francisco. From there head for Hawaii or the Mexican Riviera. From late April 2021 Ruby Princess returns to the Alaskan coast with 10-night cruises. Princess Cruises has an excellent range of onshore programs for each port of call, possibly the best of any major Line, and these can be planned ahead of the cruise, or organised during the cruise. Princess Cruises offer three wedding packages (and live web cam) and Vow Renewals.
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Ruby Princess Cruise Calendar

Sold out Available OBC = onboard Credit
Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2020 CRUISES

24

OCT

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R036
Departs: San Francisco

$1,845

$123

8

NOV

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R037
Departs: San Francisco

$1,921

$128

23

NOV

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R038
Departs: San Francisco

$2,060

$137

8

DEC

Ruby Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$803

$161

13

DEC

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

Mexican Riviera Cruise R040
Departs: San Francisco

$1,408

$141

23

DEC

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R101
Departs: San Francisco

$2,336

$156

2021 CRUISES

7

JAN

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

Mexican Riviera Cruise R102
Departs: San Francisco

$1,202

$120

17

JAN

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R103
Departs: San Francisco

$2,083

$139

1

FEB

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

Mexican Riviera Cruise R104
Departs: San Francisco

$1,249

$125

11

FEB

Ruby Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$918

$184

16

FEB

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R106
Departs: San Francisco

$1,914

$128

3

MAR

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R107
Departs: San Francisco

$1,921

$128

18

MAR

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R108
Departs: San Francisco

$2,048

$137

2

APR

Ruby Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Hawaiian Islands Cruise R109
Departs: San Francisco

$2,145

$143

17

APR

Ruby Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,295

$185

24

APR

Ruby Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

Pacific Northwest Coast Cruise R111
Departs: San Francisco

$1,355

$194

1

MAY

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

$1,919

$192

11

MAY

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,219

$222

21

MAY

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$75
OBC

$1,999

$200

31

MAY

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$75
OBC

$2,099

$210

10

JUN

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,179

$218

20

JUN

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$60
OBC

$2,329

$233

30

JUN

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$60
OBC

$2,399

$240

10

JUL

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$60
OBC

$2,419

$242

20

JUL

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,389

$239

30

JUL

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$60
OBC

$2,289

$229

9

AUG

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,249

$225

19

AUG

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$60
OBC

$2,179

$218

29

AUG

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$60
OBC

$2,199

$220

8

SEP

Ruby Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$60
OBC

$2,279

$228

This month's most popular Ruby Princess cruises


1. 15 night Hawaiian Islands Cruise R109 ex San Francisco on 2 Apr 2021, from $2,145
2. 5 night West Coast Getaway with San Diego Cruise R105 ex San Francisco on 11 Feb 2021, from $918
3. 10 night Inside Passage (Roundtrip San Francisco) Cruise R112 ex San Francisco on 1 May 2021, from $1,919
4. 10 night Inside Passage (Roundtrip San Francisco) Cruise R124 ex San Francisco on 29 Aug 2021, from $2,199
5. 10 night Inside Passage (Roundtrip San Francisco) Cruise R114 ex San Francisco on 21 May 2021, from $1,999

Ruby Princess — Ship Review Rating: 4.1 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.

Life aboard Ruby Princess
Ruby Princess sails from Sydney to Los Angeles and Vancouver in April 2020, a cruise that will be very popular, with five destinations in New Zealand, an overnight stay in French Polynesia, and two stops in Hawaii. From May to September 2020 cruises make a 7-night round trip to the glacier coast of Alaska. Then from October 2020 Ruby Princess will be based in San Francisco. From there head for Hawaii or the Mexican Riviera. From late April 2021 Ruby Princess returns to the Alaskan coast with 10-night cruises. Princess Cruises has an excellent range of onshore programs for each port of call, possibly the best of any major Line, and these can be planned ahead of the cruise, or organised during the cruise. Princess Cruises offer three wedding packages (and live web cam) and Vow Renewals.

Being a large resort ship built in 2008 and refitted in 2018, on-board entertainment and facilities are state-of-the-art for cruise ships. The ship itself is a cruise destination. She has two decks of public spaces and plenty of lifts and staircases that make for ease of movement. There is an ‘adults only’ two-deck Sanctuary area with padded sunloungers and pool for your solitude, and a Princess innovation the giant outdoor ‘Movies Under the Stars’ screen. This ship tends to attract a lot of families and multigenerational groups. Boarding logistics are very smooth. Tips and gratuities are additional. The Ultimate Ship Tour looks behind the scenes at main areas of the ship such as the kitchens, engine room and bridge: very popular. Finding something to do on this ship should never be a problem.

Accommodation
There are six types of cabin and 35 price categories: insides, outsides (some obstructed), balcony cabins, outside mini-suites (with and without balconies) and balcony suites. Cabins are roomy and nicely appointed, with satellite TV access to major channels. Standard cabins are practical and attractive, many have additional upper berths for children, and some have inter-connecting doors. The larger the stateroom, the more additional facilities. All guests receive turndown service, chocolates on pillow at night, bathrobes and amenity kits, and complimentary room service on most items 24 hours a day. There are no single cabins, 31 wheelchair-accessible cabins, and some cabins accommodate families of three and four.

Five types of suites are available, including two interconnecting family suites, each of which can sleep four adults and two children on sofas. Mid-priced suites compare more than favourably with motel accommodation, amenities and service. Most balconies give privacy, and some can be joined with other balconies when travelling in a group. Suites have a bathtub and second TV. The 28 suites and 178 mini-suites cover a large range of sizes and additional free-bees such as complimentary laundry and shoe shine, a selection of pillows, daily in-room canapés and high tea, free Internet access, and much more. The one Grand Suite has effectively two entertainment areas and a double balcony area, all great for entertaining. There are no butlers for any staterooms. Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas, and excludes staterooms and balconies.

Food and Dining
Traditional dining in the Palm Dining Room offers you a pre-selection of one of two seating times throughout the cruise. Anytime Dining (sitting when and with whom you choose) is offered in the Coral and the Island Dining Rooms. Both serve five course meals changed daily, with chefs inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society. Sabatini’s serves Italian cuisine, Crown Grill serves steak and seafood, and there’s Crab Shack (all for an extra cover charge). Dress code is smart casual, and on cruises longer than three days dress for a formal night for every week of sailing. Breakfast and lunch are provided in an open seating arrangement. (Of course a continental breakfast can be delivered to your stateroom, and there is a stateroom menu.) Passengers booked in cabins with balconies can order several special, romantic meals to be served restaurant-style on the verandah - Ultimate Balcony Dining. Order special dietary requests before sailing.

Casual dining is available at Horizon Court buffet all day and informal sit-down waiter service at night. The pizzeria gives an excellent choice, and will also provide room delivery for a small charge. There is a burger and hotdog grill, and take-away food is available at the pool side. For lighter snacks try the ice-cream sundae bar, or the patisserie for coffees and pastries. Afternoon tea is served daily. There are 12 bars and lounges. Coffee, iced tea and milk are available 24 hours a day. For an exclusive (extra charge) dining experience for ten guests make a reservation for The Chef’s Table. Chocolate Journeys is new.

Entertainment
As for entertainment, there is more than can be squeezed into a week. The Princess Theatre is two decks high, featuring glamorous production shows every second or third evening. The Vista Show Lounge with its three stages presents cabaret, and doubles for lectures, bingo and horse-racing during the day. Explorer’s Lounge hosts cabaret acts and dance bands. Movies first-run feature films pool-side at Under the Stars on Sun Deck. There are 12 bars and lounges with live music and dancing. A new feature is the new three-deck-high street-cafe-style Piazza, for sipping coffee and watching the occasional passing performer. Stroll around and shop duty-free, or check your email at the Internet Café.

Princess on-shore programs are outstanding, and information about shore options is comprehensive. On board, enrichment programs include the ScholarShip@Sea program, which presents six self-improvement programs each day, with a charge for advanced classes. The core subjects are: Culinary Arts, Visual/Creative Arts, Photography, and Computer Technology. There is a pottery studio complete with electric kiln, karaoke, virtual golf, art auctions, and casino gambling. Five pools spread the crowd. Fun activities surround the pool areas and include a nine-hole putting course, virtual golf, and ball games. One can retire to the library and writing room, the adults-only lounge, work out in the gyms, or relax in a spa or hot tub. While passengers are generally older, each young age group has five-star special facilities and programs.

Explore the decks

Ruby Princess deckplans

Ruby Princess deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

There are six types of cabin and 35 price categories: insides, outsides (some obstructed), balcony cabins, outside mini-suites (with and without balconies) and balcony suites. Cabins are roomy and nicely appointed, with satellite TV access to major channels. Standard cabins are practical and attractive, many have additional upper berths for children, and some have inter-connecting doors. The larger the stateroom, the more additional facilities. All guests receive turndown service, chocolates on pillow at night, bathrobes and amenity kits, and complimentary room service on most items 24 hours a day. There are no single cabins, 31 wheelchair-accessible cabins, and some cabins accommodate families of three and four.

Five types of suites are available, including two interconnecting family suites, each of which can sleep four adults and two children on sofas. Mid-priced suites compare more than favourably with motel accommodation, amenities and service. Most balconies give privacy, and some can be joined with other balconies when travelling in a group. Suites have a bathtub and second TV. The 28 suites and 178 mini-suites cover a large range of sizes and additional free-bees such as complimentary laundry and shoe shine, a selection of pillows, daily in-room canapés and high tea, free Internet access, and much more. The one Grand Suite has effectively two entertainment areas and a double balcony area, all great for entertaining. There are no butlers for any staterooms. Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas, and excludes staterooms and balconies.

Decks
Ruby Princess

Princess Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Ruby Princess star rating
Maiden voyage: 2008
Number of decks: 15
Tonnage: 113561
Cabins: 1557
Passengers: 3114
Number of crew: 1200

What's onboard? ▼

  • Defence Force (active/ex-) onboard credit (ADF, NZDF)
  • Onboard currency AUD if in/out Australia/NZ
  • REST & RELAXATION
  • Ocean Medallion wearable device (27/01/20)
  • Italian style Piazza social centre
  • Shops duty free
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main dining room/s (with kid’s menus)
  • Club Class Dining (Suites & Mini-Suites)
  • Traditional (2 sittings) or Anytime Dining
  • 24-h room service, most food complimentary
  • Formal dining (once/week; rental wear)
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Ultimate Balcony Dining
  • Chef’s Table (for 12) (+ galley tour; not in Australia)
  • Vines (wine & seafood bar)
  • SHARE by Curtis Stone
  • Crown Grill (dinner; steak, seafood)
  • The Salty Dog Gastropub
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Horizon Court
  • Crab Shack (pay)
  • International Café in Piazza
  • Café Caribbe
  • Salty Pig Grill (poolside)
  • Ice Cream Bar
  • English Pub Lunch in Wheelhouse Bar
  • The Whisky Bar
  • Chocolate Journeys (all dining venues)
  • Internet Café & Library
  • Variety of drinks packages
  • Afternoon tea; Cookies & milk in Piazza
  • Special diet requests (when booking)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Show lounge
  • Lounges, bars, nightclub, disco
  • Voice of the Ocean karaoke competition
  • Movies Under the Stars (poolside theatre)
  • NFL poolside
  • Onboard games, parties, tours
  • Casino
  • ScholarShip@Sea enrichment courses
  • Library, writing room
  • Art, photo, video gallery
  • Celebration packages
  • Weddings (enquire)
  • Conference Centre
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Pools (4)
  • Lap pool with current
  • Whirlpools Spas (7)
  • The Sanctuary adult oasis (pay)
  • Lotus Spa & Fitness Centre
  • Jogging track
  • Ultimate Ship Tour (pay)
  • Sports court & table games
  • Shuffleboard
  • 9-hole putting course
  • UNDER 18
  • Youth Remix Center (3-12y)
  • Teen Lounge (13-17y)
  • Kids-only Dinners
  • Pelicans (3-7 y centre)
  • Shockwaves (8-12 y centre)
  • Group kidsitting (3-12 y, pay)
  • Port Days activities
  • Children with special needs
  • Video arcade
  • OTHER
  • Medical centre (pay private rate, no Medicare)
  • No tipping, bar charges if in/out of Australia
  • ATM on board (costly)
  • MedalionNet fast internet (pay)
  • Mobile phone at sea (pay provider)
  • Laundromats self-serve
  • 110V US two-point plugs
  • Wheelchair cabins, service animals
  • Daily newsletter

What's included? ▼

  • Gratuities, bar service charges for Australia-based Princess ships
  • All main meals on-board
  • Afternoon tea service
  • Coffee, tea & milk 24 hrs
  • Open/anytime dining (not in Australia)
  • Traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
  • Alternative dining (extra charge)
  • In-cabin dining at no charge
  • Complimentary mini-bar setup (Suites)
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Bridge director on select cruises
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 yrs most ships)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Onboard newsletter
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Port maps and/or guide books
  • Destination seminars and/or lectures
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi (public areas)

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Workshops, classes & programs
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Laundry services (Complimentary for Suites & Elite Captain's Circle
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Childcare night services (3-12 yrs, 10pm-1am)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Outside Australia: Service charge USD 12.95 pp/night (suittes USD 13.50)all ages. Adjust or remove on board.
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Outside Australia Service Charge: bar and wine 15%
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