Cunard Announces Big Balcony Event

Free Balcony, Princess and Queens Grill Suite Upgrades on Select Voyages

Free Gratuities in Grill Suites

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 2, 2016 /CNW/ -- Luxury ocean liner company, Cunard, yesterday announced the Big Balcony Event, which features enticing upgrades for Balcony staterooms, Princess Grill and Queens Grill suites on all three Cunard Queens - Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.

Now until July 26, 2016, guests can book a Balcony stateroom for the same fare as an Oceanview stateroom, and for an additional $50 can be upgraded to the next Balcony category† on select Transatlantic Crossings, New England & Canada, Caribbean, Europe and Exotic voyages.

The Big Balcony Event also features a Free Grill Suite Upgrade^ offer on select Transatlantic Crossings, where a Princess Grill Suite can be reserved for the price of a Club Balcony, or a Queens Grill Suite can be reserved for the price of a Princess Grill Suite. Guests booking Princess and Queens Grill Suites also receive Free Gratuities‡.

Luxurious Princess and Queens Grill Suites are the epitome of the Cunard experience - personal service, stylish retreats and intimate dining settings that feature world-class cuisine. Grill guests always enjoy the Grills Lounge and Grills Terrace, a private concierge, deluxe accommodations and amenities, and single-seating dining in the Princess or Queens Grill restaurant. 

The Big Balcony Event features voyages on the Remastered Queen Mary 2, which will see the refurbishment of all Princess and Queens Grill Suites and their accompanying restaurants, the addition of 15 single staterooms and 30 Britannia Club Balcony staterooms, and the redesign of all Britannia Club Balcony staterooms.

In addition, many of the public spaces onboard Queen Mary 2 will be refreshed and remastered including the transition of the Winter Garden to the Carinthia Lounge, the addition of The Verandah restaurant and the completely redesigned Kings Court buffet.

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Fare Details:
Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses ranging from $65 to $535 per person are additional and subject to change. 

†Free Balcony Upgrade offer is based on reserving a Balcony stateroom (category BZ on Queen Mary 2, category BF on Queen Victoria or Queen Elizabeth) for the price of an Oceanview stateroom (category EF). Upgrade offer is not available to third/fourth berth guests and is subject to availability.

^A special Grill Suite offer on select Transatlantic Crossings - Free Grill Suite Upgrade offer is based on reserving a Princess Grill Suite (category P2) for the price of a Club Balcony stateroom (category A1 on Queen Mary 2 or Queen Elizabeth, category BA on Queen Victoria) or reserving a Queens Grill Suite (category Q6) for the price of a Princess Grill Suite (category P1).

‡Free Gratuities offer is based on pre-payment by Cunard of suggested gratuities in the amount of $13.50 per person per day for select Transatlantic Crossings when booking Grill Suites. Free Gratuities offer is not available for Britannia staterooms or third/fourth berth guests. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other offers. Free gratuities are applicable to bookings made and deposited by July 26, 2016 for select voyages included in this promotion only.

Big Balcony Event offer applies to new bookings only, is capacity-controlled, is subject to change, and may not be combined with any other public, group or past passenger discounts. Reference promo code RDE. Fares are per person, based on double occupancy. This offer expires on July 26, 2016.

About Cunard
Defining true excellence at sea with over 175 years of legendary voyages, Cunard is the operator of luxury ocean liners Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth that are renowned for impeccable White Star Service, gourmet dining and world-class entertainment. Cunard has long been synonymous with the quest for new discoveries since the company's first paddle-wheeled steamer, Britannia, crossed the Atlantic in 1840.Today Cunard offers the only regularly scheduled Transatlantic liner service and continues the legacy of world cruising which it began in 1922.

World's Leading Cruise Lines
Cunard is a proud member of World's Leading Cruise Lines. Our exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises, Seabourn and fathom. Sharing a passion to please each guest and a commitment to quality and value, World's Leading Cruise Lines inspires people to discover their best vacation experience. Together, we offer a variety of exciting and enriching cruise vacations to the world's most desirable destinations. Visit us at

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