Princess Cruises has just released seven new sectors for Dawn Princess’ 104-night world cruise in 2009, giving Australians the chance to experience shorter voyages onboard the luxury superliner’s epic global journey.

To celebrate the introduction of the new sectors, the cruise line is offering ‘Princess Saver’ fares with discounts of up to 30 per cent, as well as a series of fly/cruise packages on the world voyage which departs Sydney next July.

Guests can now book sectors ranging from 12 to 80 nights including:

· a 12-night New York to Southampton voyage departing August 14, 2009, visiting Rhode Island, Boston, Cork in Ireland and Paris. Fares are available from $2622* per person twin share or $7162* per person including return airfare from Sydney.

· a 24-night Sydney to San Francisco voyage departing July 5, 2009, visiting Auckland, Tahiti, Tonga and Hawaii. Fares are available from $4946* per person twin share or $5486* per person including one way airfare.

· a 41-night voyage from Sydney to New York departing July 5, 2009, visiting New Zealand, Tahiti, Hawaii, San Francisco and Mexico before transiting through the Panama Canal to Columbia, the Netherlands and Bermuda. Fares start from $8222* per person or $10,122* per person including one way airfare from New York to Sydney.

· a 51-night journey half way around the world from Sydney to Southampton departing July 5, 2009, with visits to New Zealand, the USA, Mexico, South America, Ireland and France. Fares are available from $10,889* per person twin share or $11,023* including one way airfare from London to Sydney.

In addition, Princess Cruises is offering up to $500* onboard credit per person when the full 104-night world voyage is booked, or up to $250* credit per person for voyages between 51 and 63-nights.

Carrying 1950 passengers and 900 crew, the 77,000-tonne Dawn Princess will visit 45 ports in 27 countries during its 104-night Grand Pacific World Cruise.

Dawn Princess has 975 staterooms, with almost half of them featuring private balconies.  The ship’s many onboard features include a four-storey atrium, eight restaurants and cafes, seven luxurious lounges and bars, a state-of-the-art 550-seat theatre, spa and fitness centre, four pools and five whirlpool spas.