Cruise Tips: How to Watch the World Cup at Sea

June 12, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

If you’re reading this on a cruise or about to embark on one and you’re worried about missing the World Cup – which kicks off tonight in Brazil – fear not, a number of cruise lines will be screening it live onboard.
Passengers will be able to watch all 64 matches, which take place from tonight (June 12th) until July 13, 2014.

Lines that will be screening the World Cup:
Celebrity Cruises: All its ships sailing in Alaska, Bermuda and Europe.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages: CMV will be showing the matches on its river ships: CMV Signature and the Vienna 1; and on its ocean vessels – Marco Polo, Discovery and the Astor – depending on satellite signals.
Crystal Cruises: Both ships sailing in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean. All matches will be available on in-cabin TV; selected matches will be shown in public rooms.
Cunard: All matches will be shown on Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria.
MSC Cruises: Every single game will be shown live across the entire fleet, plus various fun soccer-themed events.
P&O Cruises: P&O will be screening all the matches across the fleet.
Princess Cruises All of the matches will be broadcast as part of Movies Under the Stars on nine ships in the fleet: Dawn Princess, Diamond Princess, Emerald Princess, Regal Princess, Royal Princess, Ruby Princess, Sapphire Princess, Sea Princess and Sun Princess. The ships will also have World Cup trivia, face painting with favorite team flags, team cheering sections and soccer-themed contests.
Royal Caribbean: The line will be screening all the matches on all its ships.
Thomson Cruises: Across the fleet.
Will you be onboard? Let us know below.
PS: Here at Cruise Critic, we have a divided loyalty. Our UK editor is clearly rooting for England, while our Pennington office is pulling for Team USA.

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      June 13th, 2014 @ 9:49 am

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