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Suspended or Canceled Sailings by Cruise Line

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(Updated March 14, 2:03 p.m. EDT) Nearly every cruise line has suspended operations and/or canceled cruises. But with so much information floating around, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction, or even find out whether or not your cruise has been impacted.

With that in mind, we’ve created this simple compilation on all the latest developments for each of the major cruise lines, organized alphabetically.

Where available, we’ve included when sailings are expected to resume (emphasis on the word “expected”), how impacted cruisers are being compensated and links to where you can find more information.

Because this is a developing story that’s likely to change often, we recommend bookmarking so you can check back often for updates.

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

GRAND CELEBRATION

GRAND CELEBRATION (PHOTO: BAHAMAS PARADISE CRUISE LINE)

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line today announced a voluntary and temporary pause to its cruising schedule, canceling all sailings from March 15 through April 8. Grand Celebration will resume operations with its April 10 cruise.

Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival has suspended all sailings through April 10.

Compensation offered:

  • Cruises lasting 5 days or less: 100% Future Cruise Credit plus $300 onboard credit, per stateroom, to be used on their next cruise
  • Cruises lasting 6 days or longer: 100% Future Cruise Credit plus $600 onboard credit, per stateroom, to be used on their next cruise
  • Guests deciding they do not want a Future Cruise Credit may also receive a full refund of their cruise fare.

More details about the cancellations and compensation can be found here.

Celebrity Cruises

(Photo via Celebrity Cruises)

Celebrity has suspended all sailings through April 10.

Compensation offered: 125% Future Cruise Credit or Full Refund

More details about Celebrity’s cancellations and compensation can be found here.

Cunard Line

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Photo via Cunard

Cunard has canceled all sailings through April 11.

Compensation offered: No details have been released. Instead, Cunard is asking guests to contact them (or the travel agent through whom they booked) directly.

Read more about Cunard’s policies here.

Disney Cruise Line

(David Roark, photographer)

Disney Cruise Line has canceled all sailings through March 31.

Compensation offered: Guests can opt for either a 100 percent Future Cruise Credit or a full refund.

The full list of Disney ships impacted by the cancellation can be found here.

Holland America Line

Nieuw Statendam drone

Nieuw Statendam via Holland America Line

Holland America has suspended all sailings through April 14.

Compensation offered:

  • For cruises that had been scheduled to sail on March 14 and 15, a full refund plus a 100% Future Cruise Credit
  • Compensation for those booked to sail after March 15 has not yet been announced.

Read more about the cancellations, as well as how current sailings are being impacted, here.

MSC Cruises

Photo via MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises has suspended all sailings from Miami through April 30.

Compensation offered: A 125% Future Cruise Credit or full refund

Read more about the cancellation here.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Photo via Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line has canceled all sailings through April 10, with cruises expected to resume on April 11.

Compensation offered: A 125% Future Cruise Credit or full refund

Read more about the cancellations here.

Princess Cruises

Photo via Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises has cancelled all sailings through May 10.

Compensation offered: A full Future Cruise Credit or refund. As a bonus incentive, guests who opt for a Future Cruise Credit, the company will add a “generous future cruise credit.”

Read more about the cancellation here.

Royal Caribbean

(Photo via Royal Caribbean)

Royal Caribbean has cancelled all sailings until April 10.

Compensation offered: A 125% Future Cruise Credit or full refund

Read more about the cancellations here.

Viking Cruises

Viking Sun in Bora Bora. Courtesy of Viking Cruises.

Viking Cruises has suspended all of their river and ocean sailings through April 30.

Compensation offered: A 125% Future Cruise Credit or full refund

Read more about the cancellations here.

Virgin Voyages

Scarlet Lady at sea. Photo via Virgin Voyage

The launch of the Scarlet Lady has been postponed until summer. Preview events will take place in July, with regular sailings to begin in August.

Compensation offered: Passengers on impacted sailings have been offered two options:

  • A 200% Future Cruise Credit, plus up to $500 in onboard credit, depending on the type of stateroom booked
  • A full refund, plus a 25% Future Cruise Credit

Read more about Virgin Voyages’ plan to relaunch the Scarlet Lady here.

This article will be updated as information becomes available.

 

Doug Parker is the producer and host of the Cruise Radio podcast and the daily Cruise Radio News briefs. Tune in where you listen to your favorite podcast.

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