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Royal Caribbean Extends Cancellation Policy Through Sep 1

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Royal Caribbean has announced it will extend its relaxed cancellation policy through to the beginning of September 2020.

Cruise with Confidence Policy Extended

The cruise line has now extended its “Cruise with Confidence” cancellation policy through September 1, 2020. This comes as the cruise line was one of the first to announce an extension of its voluntary suspension of cruises until May 12, 2020.

Royal Caribbean Ltd Chairman and CEO Richard Fain, said:

“We want our guests to feel they can safely keep their existing cruise bookings or schedule new sailings.”

“because this policy gives them more freedom and flexibility.”

The updated policy enhances planning flexibility by allowing cancellations up to 48 hours prior to sailing for any reason. Guests will receive a full credit for their fare, usable on any future sailing of choice in 2020 or 2021.

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The extension applies to both new and existing cruise bookings. In addition to easing concerns of booked guests, Fain says the policy enhances consumer confidence to schedule new bookings, knowing last-minute travel adjustments will incur no penalty.

The extended policy applies to all the Royal Caribbean owned cruise brands. For Royal Caribbean, you can get more details right here.

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