Cunard Ocean Liners and Cruise Ships

Few companies so heartily embrace their heritage and accomplishments as Cunard Line.  When you set foot on Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and the new Queen Elizabeth, you are surrounded by history, yet on one of the most modern passenger ships in the world.

In this section, get a feel for the truly unique experience that is a Cunard crossing or cruise.  Get to know one of Cunard's Queens, then see how affordable a Transatlantic Crossing or Cunard cruise can be with some of Q Cruise + Travel special Cunard fares.

Please allow us to introduce you to Cunard's Queens:

Queen Mary 2

Entered Service: 2004, refit My/June 2016.
Country of Registry: Bermuda
Speed: 28 knots (max. 30)
Gross Tonnage: 151,400 tons
Guest Capacity: 2,691
Number of Crew: 1,292
Length: 1,132 feet
Width: 131 feet
Draft: 34 feet

The largest passenger ship at the time of her launch, Queen Mary 2 was specifically designed to sail the Atlantic and offer a smoother, more comfortable crossing than "regular" cruise ships.  In addition to her scheduled Transatlantic service and her annual world cruise, Queen Mary 2 visits the Caribbean in the winter and Europe in the summer - when sailings can be combined to offer perfect European Grand Voyages that leave from New York, so you avoid long international flights!

Since she is one of the fastest passengers ships in the world, QM2 can reach ports and islands in less time than other ships too - perfect for a Southern Caribbean cruise that leaves from the convenience of Cunard's New York City port in Brooklyn. Of post-Panamax size, this liner is currently too large to sail through the Panama Canal, yet she undertakes a yearly World Cruise that takes in some of the world's most fantastic cities and off-the-beaten path islands and cultures. 

Visit our Cunard Queen Mary 2 page to see what a day and night onboard the greatest ocean liner of all times can be like.
Download the Queen Mary 2 Insiders guide with deck plan (pdf) for details on stateroom and suite categories and a lay-out of all the passenger decks (floors) of the ship.

During an extensive refit in 2016, Queen Mary 2 gained additional accommodations, including rooms designed for solo travelers, new lounges and bars, and more space in the kennels amongst other enhancements.

Queen Victoria

Entered Service: 2007, refit May 2017
Country of Registry: Bermuda
Speed: 23.7 knots
Gross Tonnage: 90,000 tons
Guest Capacity: 2,061
Number of Crew: 981
Length: 964.5 feet
Width: 106 feet
Draft: 25.9 feet

Smaller than her sister, Queen Victoria is a delightful modern ocean liner that offers a large number of balcony staterooms.  In addition to a World Cruise, QV sails from Southampton to the Norwegian Fjords, Baltic Sea and Russia and the Mediterreanean.  In the winter, she visits the Canary Islands, just off the coast of Africa.

Like Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria offers the Queens Room with one of the largest dance floors at sea.  She also features the Royal Court Theatre, the first theatre at sea with private boxes.

A refit in May of 2017 saw the introduction of Britannia Club restaurant and staterooms, Britannia Inside and Balcony rooms, as well as rooms specifically designed for single occupancy.

Visit our Cunard Queen Victoria page for more details on this modern monarch.
Download the Queen Victoria Insiders Guide with deck plan (pdf) for details on stateroom and suite categories and a lay-out of all the passenger decks (floors) of the ship.

Queen Elizabeth

Entered Service: October 2010, planned refit November 2018
Country of Registry: Bermuda
Speed: 21.7 knots, Max 23.7 knots
Gross Tonnage: 90,400 tons
Guest Capacity: 2,081
Number of Crew: 1,005
Length: 964.5 feet
Width: 106 feet
Draft: 25.9 feet

Similar in size to Queen Victoria, the new Queen Elizabeth is the latest Cunarder to join this illustrious fleet.  Built in the spirit of the legendary Cunard ships like the popular Queen Elizabeth 2 that precede her, Queen Elizabeth boasts an interior of grand, open spaces, rich wood panelling, gleaming chandeliers and cool marbles, paying homage to the era of grand transatlantic liners.  Queen Elizabeth first set sail in October 2010 and sails to a variety of ports in Europe, as well as Grand Voyages and world cruises.

Visit our Cunard Queen Elizabeth page for more details on this latest addition to the Cunard fleet.
Download the Queen Elizabeth Insiders Guide and deck plans (pdf) for details on stateroom and suite categories and a lay-out of all the passenger decks (floors) of the ship.

Cunard Grill Class

Guests who are looking for an additional level of exclusivity and service will enjoy the suite accommodations in Queens Grill and Princess Grill onboard Cunard.  Read more about Cunard Grills

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*Fares are in US Dollars, cruise only, non-air, per person, based on double occupancy, subject to availability, capacity controlled and include Non-Commissionable Fares.  Government taxes and fees are additional and subject to change. Airfare, transfers, travel insurance, gratuities and items of a personal nature are additional. Balcony rooms on Queen Mary 2 or Oceanview rooms on Queen Victoria or Queen Elizabeth may have an obstructed view. Cunard Flash Fares require instant payment, are non-refundable and not combinable with other discounts or special offers.  Cruise fares are subject to availability and subject to change without prior notice.  Q Cruise + Travel is not responsible for typographical or other errors. At the time of communication, no fuel supplement is in effect, however, Cunard reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement in the future.

Q Cruise + Travel terms and conditions, as well as those of cruise line and other travel suppliers apply to all reservations.  Ship's Registry: Bermuda.