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Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships Change Itinerary Due To Hurricane Matthew

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UPDATE:

You read our latest post affecting Royal Caribbean cruise ships along with Hurricane Matthew updates here.

UPDATE:

Majesty of the Seas is now the latest Royal Caribbean vessel to alter its itinerary. To the delight of all crew members the ship will now be spending an overnight in Key West, Florida along with a call at Freeport, Bahamas. The vessel was originally scheduled to visit CoCoCay and Nassau, Bahamas as part of its 3 October 5-day sailing from Port Canaveral, Florida.

PREVIOUSLY:

Royal Caribbean is just one of several cruise lines being affected by the large category 4 Hurricane Matthew. As expected the cruise line is keeping a close eye on the moving storm and as a result changed ship itineraries.

Allure of the Seas which is one of the world’s biggest cruise ships is to still calling at the planned ports of call but are in different order and times as originally scheduled. Below is the revised itinerary:

  • Sunday, Oct. 2 – Depart from Port Everglades, Florida at 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 3 – At Sea
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 – Cozumel, Mexico at 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 – At Sea
  • Thursday, Oct. 6 – Falmouth, Jamaica at 7:00 a.m to to 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 7 – Labadee, Haiti at 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 8 – At sea
  • Sunday, Oct. 9 – Arrival at Port Everglades, Florida at 6:15 a.m.

Freedom of the Seas 8-day cruise from Port Canaveral which is departing on October 2 has been altered. The ship has cancelled its scheduled port of call at CoCo Cay, Bahamas On Oct 3. The ship will instead be calling at San Juan, Puerto Rico on Oct 4. All other port of calls will continue as normal.

Enchantment of the Seas sailing which departs Port Miami on October 3 has been adjusted due to Hurricane Matthew. The vessel will no longer be able to call at any of the scheduled ports of calls in the Bahamas. The ship will now sail a Western Caribbean voyage including visits to Cozumel, Mexico on Oct 5 and then call at Key West on Oct 6 before arriving back at its home port on Oct 7.

Hurricane Matthew
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Royal Caribbean will be keeping a close eye on the storms development as it makes its way through the central Caribbean. Hurricane Matthew is major threat and cruise lines are keeping guest and crew safety a priority. Matthew currently has maximum sustained winds of 150 MPH and is moving Northwest at 5 MPH.

Cruise Hive will keep readers updated on any new developments affecting the cruise industry. You can also take a look at the latest Carnival ships being forced to change itineraries.

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