By Published On: 7 Jun 2021

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Oceania Cruises return to sailing is confirmed with four of the company’s six cruise ships to re-enter service before January 2022.

The cruise line already confirmed Mariner would lead their return to the high seas, departing Copenhagen on 29 August 2021. Now Riviera, Insignia, and Sirena will join the resumption roster.

“This is an exciting day for our guests and team members alike as we begin to prepare another three ships to resume sailing in Europe, the Caribbean, and the eagerly anticipated kickoff of our epic Around the World in 180 Days voyage for 2022,”

Bob Binder, President & CEO of Oceania Cruises.

Regatta and Nautica, will have their return to service annouced at a later date.

It’s worth noting that all guests and crew must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to embarkation. Additionally, itineraries will be constantly re-evaluated and adjusted according to health conditions in each port of call.

Oceania Cruises return to service schedule


Planned return: 29 August 2021

Mariner will be the first Oceania Cruises vessel to return to service. On 29 August she will depart Copenhagen, Denmark for a 10-day Baltic voyage to Stockholm, Sweden. Mariner will then sail to Lisbon, Portugal via Amsterdam and London.


Planned return: 18 October 2021

Riviera will resume its published voyage schedule from Istanbul on 18 October 2021. She will then sail a series of Mediterranean voyages before setting course for Miami, Florida to embark on roundtrip Caribbean sailings.


Planned return: 21 December 2021

Oceania Cruises return of its much-loved R-class ships will be spearheaded by Insignia. On 21 December 2021 she will depart Miami to transit the Panama Canal, before embarking on an epic 180-day Around the World cruise from Los Angeles to New York.


Planned return: 22 January 2021

Sirena will return to the high seas on 22 January 2022 sailing from Miami to Panama City, Panama. 

More information about the resumption of sailing and itineraries can be found at the Oceania Cruises website.

About the Author: Jason Kerr

Jason is the founder and Managing Editor of The Luxury Cruise Review. He has a passion for travel, a weakness for espresso coffee and a love of Greek cuisine.

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