Bad weather in the Gulf of Mexico is forcing the Carnival Freedom cruise ship to arrive back in the Port of Galveston later than scheduled.
Weather Delays Carnival Cruise Ship
Carnival Cruise Line has informed guests who are booked on Carnival Freedom’s December 22 departure out of Galveston, Texas that there could be a delay. Due to bad weather which is impacting not just parts of the Gulf of Mexico but also parts of the Caribbean the ship is expected to arrive late into port.
Carnival Cruise Line sent out the following details to guests:
Dear Carnival Freedom Guest,
Carnival Freedom is experiencing adverse weather as she sails back to Galveston and is expected to arrive later than scheduled. This could impact embarkation for your cruise.
We are currently planning to operate your cruise as scheduled. However, we will continue to monitor the situation and, if anything changes, provide you with an update by 9:00 AM (CST) tomorrow.
In the meantime, please opt-in for text alerts by texting CCL2 to 278473 (CRUISE).
We are looking forward to welcoming you aboard for a FUN and memorable cruise vacation.
According to guests onboard the ship who are coming to the end of their 7-day Western Caribbean voyage the debarkation process is set to start after 11:00 AM and will arrive around 2 hours late. The cruise line is keeping everyone updated on board and with the delayed arrival there could be some travel arrangement issues.
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This is developing news and Carnival will be updating those booked on the following sailing again at 9:00 AM on Sunday. Carnival Freedom is scheduled to depart tomorrow on a 7-day Western Caribbean cruise including calls at Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel. The Conquest-class ship will return to Galveston on December 29.