Best of the West

Cruise into history, natural beauty, culture and cuisine on an immersive coastal journey.

When you sail from the West Coast with Princess Cruises—acclaimed for diverse and extensive itineraries—your destination options range from Alaska’s Inside Passage to the warmer climes of the Mexican Riviera and Hawaii. On the journey, enjoy signature Princess touches: wearable technology to organize activities, freshly prepared cuisine inspired by acclaimed chefs, live shows created by a Broadway legend and Discovery at SEA™ Programs, like Stargazing and destination expert lectures. Take your pick of frequent, convenient sailings and check with your AAA Travel Counselor for Member-exclusive discounts and amenities.

  • Alaska’s Inside Passage

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    A pioneer of Gulf of Alaska cruising, Princess offers 7-12 night cruises of the scenic Inside Passage from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Vancouver on the Emerald Princess®, Ruby Princess®, Star Princess®, Grand Princess®, Golden Princess® and Island Princess®. In May 2018, Island Princess will join the line’s groundbreaking Ocean Medallion™ Class; in November, the Golden will follow. Signature wearable technology, launched in 2017, helps guests organize and personalize their activities. How about golf under the Midnight Sun?

  • Pacific Northwest Coastal

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    Trace the majestic Pacific Northwest coast on a 7-night cruise from San Francisco on the Grand Princess® or from Seattle on the Ruby Princess®. Explore rustic Astoria, Oregon, the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies, and stroll through stunning Butchart Gardens in Victoria, BC. Earn your dinner with a round of play at the ship’s golf-putting course or Sports Court.

  • Classic California Coastal

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    Indulge in California dreaming as you sail your choice of 7-night cruises from iconic homeports, San Francisco and Los Angeles or 10-night voyages from cosmopolitan Vancouver, BC. Explore Monterey’s colorful Cannery Row and roam Santa Barbara’s historic mission. At sea, enjoy comfort, friendly service and award-winning dining aboard the Star Princess®, Ruby Princess® and Grand Princess®. Relax with a state-of-the-art treatment at Lotus Spa.

  • Hawaiian Islands

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    The Star Princess®, Ruby Princess®, Emerald Princess® and newly-refurbished Grand Princess® sail 15-night Hawaii cruises from Los Angeles and San Francisco. Before wrapping up in eclectic Ensenada, Mexico, the elegant vessels visit Hilo, Hawaii, with its rainforests and black sand beaches; the verdant “Garden Island” of Kauai; the capital city, Honolulu, Oahu; and laid-back Maui. The aloha spirit continues on the ship as staff welcomes you back with Hawaiian-inspired drinks. View islands on the horizon from your private balcony.

  • Mexican Riviera

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    Ruby Princess®, Emerald Princess®, Star Princess® and mid-sized Royal Princess® (also slated for Ocean Medallion Class in January 2018) sail 7 nights from Los Angeles, calling at colorful Puerto Vallarta, sport-fishing capital Mazatlan and picturesque Cabo San Lucas. The 10-night Grand Princess® cruise from San Francisco delves deeper into the Mexican Riviera with an additional stop at Manzanilla, which boasts 40 miles of glorious beaches. Before you arrive in port, check out shipboard enrichment activities such as destination talks, Mexican cuisine, live mariachi shows and margarita tastings.

Take advantage of exclusive AAA Vacations® amenities:

• Priority check-in on the day of embarkation.
• Up to $100 spending credit per stateroom.
• Dinner for two at a specialty restaurant (port day only).
• Additional shipboard credit up to $75 per stateroom on select departures.

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Ready to set sail on a Princess cruise? Contact a AAA Travel Counselor for more details about booking a trip and ask about exclusive AAA Member benefits.

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Janice Yip-Hudson, AAA Travel Counselor, Daly City, Calif.

Today, people's lives are so busy. We're thinking three days ahead just to get through our to-do lists. I love helping my clients plan vacations where they have nothing to do but relax; where time stands still, and you're just on vacation.

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