On-board spending money of up to $500 is being offered on more than 850 Princess Cruises’ departures.

The deal covers bookings made until August 30 for selected cruises departing from the end of 2018 until 2020.

The offer includes sailings from the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia, Alaska and the Caribbean.

The maximum of $500 on board spend is available for a 24-day transatlantic sailing departing from Southampton on September 14, 2019 leading in at £2,899 per person.

Sapphire Princess, which is sailing its maiden season in Europe from Southampton this summer, is included in the offer.

The 2,670-passenger vessel returns to Europe from April to October 2019 covering northern Europe, the Mediterranean and Canada and New England.

Princess Cruises’ vice president UK and Europe, Tony Roberts, said: “’With plenty of on board spending money on offer across a huge variety of voyages, now really is the time for guests to plan cruises all the way up to 2020.

“By taking advantage of this offer they can begin their cruise knowing they can really treat themselves on board.”