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Cruise lines that have suspended service due to coronavirus

See all the lines that have canceled trips and how passengers will be refunded.


We’ll update this post as new announcements are made.

As of March 14, all ocean-bound cruises from the US — including trips with Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and MSC Cruises — are suspended for 30 days.

The move comes in response to an outbreak of COVID-19. The Trump administration has passed a 30-day travel ban on parts of Europe, several travel advisories are out for different countries and general unease about hopping on a cruise with thousands of people is at an all-time high. Ever since several ships were quarantined last month due to outbreaks, the cruise industry has been hit particularly hard.

Check which cruise lines have suspended their service and refund policies below.

Cruise line Service suspended Refund policy More info
Ama Waterways Europe and Asia river cruises through July 31 115% cruise credit redeemable on any AmaWaterways river cruise in Africa, Europe or Asia embarking through December 31, 2022 More info
Azamara Cruises through July 31 125% cruise credit to use by Dec. 31, 2021 or full refund More info
Carnival Select Carnival cruises through July 31 If booked cruise was 6 days or more: 100% future cruise credit and $600 onboard credit per stateroom. Book by Dec. 31 to sail by Dec. 31, 2022. If booked cruise was 5 days or less: 100% future cruise credit and $300 onboard credit per stateroom. Book by Dec. 31 to sail by Dec. 31, 2022. More info
Celebrity Cruises through July 31 125% cruise credit or full refund More info
Costa Select Costa cruises through July 31 Passengers will be offered a future cruise credit. More info
Cruise and Maritime Voyages Cruises through June 30 Full refund or 125% cruise credit More info
Cunard Cruises through July 31 125% cruise credit or a 100% cash refund More info
Disney Cruise Line Cruises through July 27 Refund or future cruise credit More info
Fred. Olsen Cruise Line Ocean cruises through July 11 Passengers will be contacted with options. More info
Holland America Line Cruises through December 31 Defer your refund and receive a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) for 125% of the base cruise fare paid plus an Onboard Credit (OBC) of US$250 per person for bookings that have been paid in full or a 100% refund More info
MSC Select cruises through October 22 125% Future Cruise Credit or request a refund. Varies by itinerary. More info
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises through July 31 Peace of Mind is the company's new temporary policy that allows new and existing (non-charter) individual and group bookings (booked by July 31, 2020) embarking through and including November 30, 2020 to cancel their booking up until 48 hours from the start of their holiday date and receive a 100% future cruise credit (FCC). More info
P&O Cruises through October 15 Anyone who was booked on these cancelled sailings will receive an enhanced Future Cruise Credit (FCC) which gives an additional 25% on top of the amount paid for your holiday. More info
Princess Cruises through July 31 Varies depending on departure dates. Princess is offering two options: Transfer money already paid toward original cruise + a bonus to be used on a future cruise Refund + future cruise credit More info
Regent Cruises through July 31 Regent Reassurance is a new policy that seeks to give you flexibility, choice and the confidence to plan your Regent Seven Seas Cruises vacation. Regent Reassurance allows new and existing reservations that have paid in full to cancel up to 48 hours from departure date and receive a 100% Future Cruise Credit. More info
Royal Caribbean Cruises through July 31 125% Future Cruise Credit to come back and sail by April 30th, 2022. Re-book using your FCC by December 31, 2021. More info
Scenic Cruises through August 31 100% to 110% future cruise credit depending on the type of cruise More info
Silversea Select cruises through July 15 Booked guests on cancelled voyages will receive a 125% cruise fare refund in the form of a Future Cruise Credit (FCC), which can be applied toward any future cruise and it’s valid two years from issuance. More info
Uniworld Cruises through June 30 Guests can cancel up to 14 days prior to their departure and rebook with price protection for 2020 or 2021 departures (like for like, excluding September), or receive a Future Cruise Credit to be used in 2020, 2021 or 2022 departures. More info
Viking Cruises through August 31 Future Cruise Voucher for 125% or refund More info
Windstar Cruises through August 31 Guests on cancelled cruises will receive a Future Cruise Credit valued at 125% of all monies paid on the booking to Windstar Cruises. Guests who prefer a refund can request their FCC be converted to a refund equal to the amount paid on the Windstar booking once they receive their FCC. Guests will have 24 months to book and embark on any available Windstar cruise using their Future Cruise Credit. More info

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