Cruise Cancellations due to COVID-19

We recently received news of current cruises being canceled. We will be posting updates as we receive them regarding cruise credit/ rebookings/ perks/ and more. Cruise lines will be sending formal statements regarding the situation and what method they will go about these cancellations and rebookings/ refunds. Refunds should be automatic within 10-15 days.  

We will continue to update this blog as we learn more: Last updated- 4/6/2020 at 1:58 pm. (CST)

Thank you for your patience and understanding during these crazy and unprecedented times.

Royal Caribbean Cancellations


To read more: https://www.royalcaribbean.com/cruise-ships/itinerary-updates

Update 3/24/2020 4:45 pm (CST) At Royal Caribbean International, we have made the decision to extend our global suspension, with hopes of now returning to general service as of May 12th, 2020. The only known exceptions to this are the return date of July 2nd, 2020 for the kick-off of the Alaska season, as well as all sailings originating or ending in Canada. Likewise, Singapore departures resume operation beginning June 1st, 2020.

Guests Scheduled for an upcoming cruise can choose from these options:

125% Future Cruise Credit or Full Refund

Option 1: A 125% Future Cruise Credit to come back and sail with us by December 31, 2021.

-This amount will be based on the total cruise fare paid.

-Guests who received a comp cruise

-We will automatically issue you your Future Cruise Credit by Monday, April 13th, 2020 via email.

-Please know, if you pre-purchased any amenities and packages – like internet, beverage, dining, or Royal Up Upgrade, those will be automatically refunded.


Option 2: If your guest prefers a full refund, we’re happy to process this for you. Given how fluid this situation is, and the opportunity to use the extra credit being offered, guests have plenty of time to make up their mind. -


HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS REGARDING ROYAL CARIBBEAN CANCELLATIONS- Take a look at our Question and Answer with Royal Caribbean


Celebrity Cruise Line Cancellations

Celebrity Cruise Line will be following along with Royal Caribbean's cancellations:


To read more: https://www.celebritycruises.com/travel-alert/voluntary-suspension-of-cruising


MSC Cruise Line Cancellations


To read more: https://www.msccruisesusa.com/en-us/Cruise-Changes-COVID19.aspx

MSC has canceled sailings until May 29th, 2020.

Guests Scheduled for an upcoming cruise can choose from these options:
125% Future Cruise Credit or Full Refund

Option 1: A 125% Future Cruise Credit to come back and sail with us by December 31, 2021.

-This amount will be based on the total cruise fare paid.

-Guests who received a comp cruise

-We will automatically issue you your Future Cruise Credit by Monday, April 13th, 2020 via email.

-Please know, if you pre-purchased any amenities and packages – like internet, beverage, dining, or Royal Up Upgrade, those will be automatically refunded.


Option 2: If your guest prefers a full refund, we’re happy to process this for you. Given how fluid this situation is, and the opportunity to use the extra credit being offered, guests have plenty of time to make up their mind.
*Please note that the refund may take up to 60 days due to the high volume of this situation.


Virgin Voyages Cancellations

To read more: https://www.virginvoyages.com/ahoy/stories/inaugural-season-update


Bahamas Paradise Cancellations

Update 4/6/2020 1:58pm (CST)

Bahamas Paradise has extended its suspension of all future sailings to May 6, 2020. Bahamas Paradise will resume sailing on May 8.

All guests affected by this suspension will receive an automatic future cruise credit:

- Equal to 125% of your previously booked ticket

- Valid towards any future sailing through December 21, 2021

- Promotional offers, pre-purchased amenities and add on packages are price-protected and may be used on your future sailing.

You also have the option to cancel for 100% refund for canceled sailings due to the suspension.

Cancellation/change update for Bahamas Paradise reservations: 

The company has also updated its cancellation policy for travelers with concerns; the updated “Sail with Ease Policy” is as follows and valid on any new bookings made now through the end of 2020:

Cruise passengers traveling in 30 days or less may change to a new sailing date at no charge, with price protection and the transfer of any promotional offers or supplements. Cruise passengers traveling in more than a month can cancel with no charge or take the opportunity to transfer to a future sailing, receiving up to a $50 onboard credit. 

To read more: https://www.bahamasparadisecruise.com/


Princess Cancellations

To Read More:https://www.princess.com/news/notices_and_advisories/


Carnival Cancellations

To read more: https://www.carnival.com/health-and-sailing-update


Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) Cancellations

To read more: https://www.ncl.com/travel-alert/coronavirus