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Cruise Lines Cancel More Departures

Two cruise lines, both owned by Royal Caribbean Group, have extended their suspension in Australia and New Zealand through October 31, 2020. This comes due to continued travel restrictions and limitations with ports.

The cruise company stated:

The health and safety of our guests, crew, and the communities we visit is our top priority. As we work with health and government authorities toward this shared goal, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises will be extending the suspension of sailings to include those departing from Australia and New Zealand on or before October 31, 2020. We will be reaching out to our guests and travel partners to share further details and address any questions or concerns they may have.

At the moment the health situation across the region still remains uncertain and countries are constantly changing their travel requirements. It comes as no surprise that cruise lines have cancelled more sailings, making sure no guest health or safety will be put at risk.

Until cruises do resume, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises are working with the relevant health authorities on implementing new health measures. The extension allows them extra time to make sure things are in place. It is important to keep guests and crew safe before, during, and after the voyage and that’s the main focus at the moment.

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This news follows other cruise lines that have also extended their suspension in the region. Carnival Cruise Line has cancelled departures through December 2, 2020. Princess Cruises announced sailings in the region are also cancelled through December 12 and P&O Australia has extended its suspension to December 2, 2020.

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