Three Carnival Corp. cruise lines will extend their sailing cancellations until 2021, as the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surges out of control, with more than 185,000 USA cases reported Friday.
The latest information and instructions from Princess Cruises can be found here.
Typically the first among the major cruise lines to extend its temporary suspension of operations, Princess Cruises has once again moved the needle by cancelling all cruises sailing through March 31, 2021, and all cruises longer than seven days sailing in and out of USA ports through November 1, 2021.
"We also appreciate the continued support we have received from our guests, partners and travel advisors, reinforcing for all of us why we do what we do".
Guests and their travel agents are being notified of the cancellations and options for Future Cruise Credits and rebooking.
Customers will also receive an additional non-refundable 25 percent bonus.
Guests with impacted cruises canceled through March 31 automatically will be canceled, and no action is needed when opting for the Future Cruise Credit (FCC).
Holland America has extended its pause to include all departures up until March 31, 2021.
On Friday, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn all said their voyages will be canceled until 2021.
The line also will cancel select longer voyages, and cruises of eight days or longer that call in the United States until November 1, 2021, according to a statement.
The CDC's 40-page conditional sail order issuedOct.
Some departures may be rescheduled to 2022.
Princess is also extending its pause in operations for cruises departing in and out of Japan through June 25, 2021, due to the uncertainty about when global travel restrictions might be lifted.
Customers are also entitled to a full refund but they must indicate whether this is their preference no later than December 31, 2020. Seabourn announced it will cancel a series of 2021 voyages for two of its ships.
For Seabourn Odyssey, it will be select voyages from January 16 until November 15, 2021 that will be cancelled.
However, seven-day Alaska or British Columbia and Pacific Coast sailings are not cancelled.