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February 13 – March 3, 2023
19 days
Pricing from Toronto
$6,199 – $8,119*
Pricing from Winnipeg
$6,279 – $8,199**
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Journey through the modern-day heart of Central America—the Panama Canal—on a vibrant ocean-to-ocean cruise from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale. Begin your adventure exploring Los Angeles, followed by behind-the-scenes private tour of a movie studio. Then, board the Emerald Princess® for a 15-night cruise with stops in Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Columbia before you disembark in Fort Lauderdale. Along the way, experience beautiful beaches and culture-filled cities. Indulge in delicious local foods, from tamales and empanadas to coffee, chocolate and more. And, of course, there’s your bucket-list journey from the Pacific to the Atlantic oceans through one of the seven wonders of the world—the Panama Canal.

CAA Member-exclusive benefits:

  • $25 CAD Beverage card†
  • $85 USD Shipboard credit‡
  • 50 CAA Dollars®^
  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily itinerary.

Day 1

Los Angeles – Depart Toronto or Winnipeg to Los Angeles. Upon arrival, meet your guide for a sightseeing tour of Los Angeles, followed by lunch. Continue to your hotel. Welcome dinner this evening. L/D

Day 2

Los Angeles – Day at leisure to explore on your own. B

Day 3

Los Angeles – Enjoy your Extraordinary Experience this afternoon after the morning at leisure. Take a private behind-the-scenes tour of a tv studio followed by dinner. B/D

Day 4

Los Angeles – After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy some leisure time before transferring to the Los Angeles Pier. Board Emerald Princess® for a 15-night Panama Canal Ocean to Ocean cruise. B

Day 5

At sea

Day 6

At sea

Day 7

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Day 8

At sea

Day 9

Huatulco, Mexico

Day 10

At sea

Day 11

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (water shuttle required)

Day 12

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Day 13

At sea

Day 14

Fuerte Amador, Panama (for Panama City, water shuttle required)

Day 15

Panama Canal − Transit through the Panama Canal’s new locks.

Day 16

Cartagena, Colombia

Day 17

At sea

Day 18

At sea

Day 19

Fort Lauderdale – Disembark Emerald Princess®. Transfer to Fort Lauderdale airport for your return flight to Toronto or Winnipeg.

B - Breakfast | L - Lunch | D - Dinner

Cruise Through the Heart of Central America

Journey from Los Angeles to discover the best of Central America as your cruise through the Panama Canal and on to Florida.

Package includes:

Travel accessories
  • Airfare from Toronto or Winnipeg to Los Angeles and return from Fort Lauderdale to Toronto or Winnipeg
  • Pre-cruise tour:
    • 3-night stay in first-class accommodation in Los Angeles
    • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 2 dinners
    • Land transportation via first-class motor coach
    • Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
    • Local English-speaking guides
    • Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person
  • 15-night Panama Canal-Ocean to Ocean cruise on-board the Emerald Princess®
  • Onboard meals and entertainment as per cruise itinerary
  • Destination transfers

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