Carnival Cruise Line To Take Temperature Of All Embarking Guests

Carnival Cruise Line is implementing new coronavirus screening protocols which include taking the temperature of all embarking guests and crew members, effective immediately. On their newly-updated Health And Safety page, Carnival says that their “highest responsibilities include the health and safety of our guests and crew.” They then explain that their “monitoring, screening and operational […]

Coronavirus Cancellation Policies by Cruise Line

Several cruise lines have made temporary changes to their cancellation policies due to passenger concerns regarding coronavirus. We’ve compiled the latest information on each cruise line’s policies here, and will continue to update this post as becomes necessary in the days and weeks ahead. In each of the sections below, you’ll find a very basic […]

Cruise Industry Warns Against “Unreasonable” Restrictions

The cruise industry’s leading trade association issued a statement Friday warning that restrictions on cruise lines would have “long-lasting detrimental effects” on the economy. This even as CNBC reports that “the United States is considering ways to discourage U.S. travelers from taking cruises as part of a broader [government] effort to limit the spread of […]

Carnival Ship Turned Away from Grand Turk Cruise Port

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Grand Turk is the next Caribbean cruise port to reject a cruise ship over fears of coronavirus. The port denied Carnival Magic entry on Friday morning over an illness on board the ship. Earlier this week Grand Cayman, Jamaica, and St. Lucia turned away cruise ships because of growing fears of the virus. Carnival Cruise […]

Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, and Azamara Modify Change Policies

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Royal Caribbean became the latest cruise company to modify its cancellation plans in order to ease coronavirus fears. What Their New Policy Says In a letter to travel partners, Royal Caribbean Limited — the corporate umbrella under which exists Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises — outlined the change. “To help our […]

Princess Changes Cancellation Policy; Offers On Board Credit

Following in the footsteps of sister line Carnival, Princess Cruises is making temporary changes to their cancellation policy for cruises departing between now and May 31, 2020. And like Carnival, Princess will offer incentives to those who decide to go ahead with their sailings. Details On The New Princess Cancellation Policy In a press release, […]