Carnival Cruise Line Adding Five San Francisco Sailings to 2020 Schedule


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Carnival Cruise Line recently revealed it is adding five voyages from San Francisco to the Carnival Miracle’s previously announced inaugural schedule in 2020.

With the added journeys, the Carnival Miracle will now offer a total of 27 voyages, including four-day sailings to Ensenada, Mexico; 10-day cruises to Alaska; and 15- and 16-day voyages to Hawaii.

The itineraries will sail between March and September 2020, and all voyages are now open for reservations.

“After seeing the incredible reaction to Carnival Miracle’s initial San Francisco sailings announcement last month, we knew we had to continue to Choose Fun and bring even more options to the West Coast,” Carnival president Christine Duffy said in a statement. “And what better time to announce this amazing news than while the Carnival AirShip is flying over the city?”

Carnival already carries more passengers from California than any other cruise operator and will expand operations with the debut of the Carnival Panorama from Long Beach in December 2019, new cruise programs from San Diego starting in December 2019 and San Francisco in 2020.

The cruise line made the announcement the same day the Carnival AirShip blimp debuted in San Francisco.

Bay Bridge and San Francisco skyline at sunset: San Francisco skyline and Bay Bridge at sunset, California (photo via dell640 / iStock / Getty Images Plus)

Carnival Miracle’s five new voyages from San Francisco include:

—August 20, 2020, and September 3, 2020: four-day sailing to Ensenada, Mexico.

— August 24, 2020, and September 7, 2020: 10-day sailing to Alaska throughout the Last Frontier calling at Juneau, Skagway and Icy Strait Point.

— September 17, 2020: 16-day Carnival Journeys sailing to Hawaii calling at Maui (Kahului), Honolulu, Hilo, and Kauai.

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