January 4, 2010: Cunard Line's Queen Mary 2 world cruise departs from Southampton or New York. The 101-day cruise takes a unique route.
January 5, 2010: P&O cruise around the world departs from Southampton, England. The unusual 104-night cruise visits 38 ports in 22 countries, although it doesn't circle the globe.
January 5, 2010: Seabourn world cruise on the new Seabourn Odyssey. 108-day luxury cruise follows the traditional westward route from Fort Lauderdale to Athens.
January 6, 2010: Holland America world cruise on the ms Amsterdam goes from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles in 114-days. It transits the Panama Canal, rounds the horns of South America and Africa, and visits Asia before crossing the Pacific.
January 10, 2010: P&O world cruise departs from Southampton, England. The 94-night cruise takes the traditional westward circumnavigation route and visits 34 ports in 23 countries.
January 11, 2010: Crystal Cruises grand voyage doesn't circumnavigate the globe, but goes from Miami to London via South America, the horn of Africa, the Suez Canal and the Mediterranean.
January 12, 2010: Cunard Line's Queen Victoria world cruise makes a full round-trip arond the world in 106 days. Transit the Panama and Suez Canals.
January 21, 2010: The Silversea world cruise on the new Silver Spirit circles South America in 91 days. Begins in Fort Lauderdale and ends in New York.
January 27, 2010: Princess cruise around the world on the Pacific Princess departs from Fort Lauderdale and ends at Rome. The 107-day trip takes the traditional route through the Panama and Suez canals.
Another extended cruise choice are cruises to Japan from America.
See our complete coverage of world cruises 2011.