Royal Caribbean Group has extended its suspension on cruise operations through October following CLIA announcement.
Royal Caribbean Extends Suspension on U.S. Cruises
Royal Caribbean Group which includes cruise lines such as Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises has announced an extension on cancelled cruises through October 31, 2020. This follows an announcement earlier by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) on a voluntary extension by its member lines, you can read more right here.
Here is the statement released by Royal Caribbean Group:
The health and safety of our guests, crew, and the communities we visit is our top priority. As we work with the CDC and others toward this shared goal, Royal Caribbean Group will be extending the suspension of sailings to include those departing on or before October 31, 2020, excluding sailings from China and Australia.
We will be reaching out to our guests and travel partners to share further details and address any questions or concerns they may have.
The further extension excludes cruises based out of China and Australia. Cruises there will have different restart dates depending on country travel restrictions and health procedures.
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Royal Caribbean is reaching out to those guests impacted by the further cancellations through October. A Future Cruise Credit is being offered and guests will be able to re-book their vacation for a future date. European and Transatlantic voyages are cancelled through November.
Royal Caribbean previously cancelled cruises in the U.S. through September due to the extended CDC “No Sail Order” which we posted about here. Carnival Cruise Line has already announced a further pause on operations after the CLIA announcement too.
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