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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.
Updated . What changed?
The CDC extended its No Sail order on July 16th. This means that cruise ships with the capacity for 250+ people on overnight itineraries aren’t allowed to sail. The order will remain in place until Sept. 30th, unless the CDC modifies it or the Secretary of Health and Human Services no longer classifies COVID-19 as a public health emergency.
Can I book a small-ship cruise in the US?
Yes. American Queen Steamboat Company and American Cruise Line, which have boats that carry fewer than 250 passengers, are offering cruises before the No Sail order expires. In fact, American Queen Steamboat Company has cruises along the Mississippi, Ohio and Snake rivers in August.
But it’s not business as usual. For example, American Queen Steamboat Company has extensive screening measures in place, including a pre-boarding COVID-19 test for all passengers and increased sanitation procedures.
|Cruise line||Service suspended||Refund policy||More info|
|Ama Waterways||Europe and Asia river cruises through October 31 2020||115% cruise credit redeemable on any AmaWaterways river cruise in Africa, Europe or Asia embarking through December 31, 2022||More info|
|Azamara||Cruises through October 31 2020||125% cruise credit to use by Dec. 31, 2021 or full refund||More info|
|Carnival||Select Carnival cruises through 2020, 2021 and 2022||If booked cruise was 6 days or more: 100% future cruise credit and $600 onboard credit per stateroom. Book by May 31 2021 to sail by April 30, 2023. If booked cruise was 5 days or less: 100% future cruise credit and $300 onboard credit per stateroom. Book by May 31 2021 to sail by April 30, 2023.||More info|
|Celebrity||Cruises through October 31 2020||125% cruise credit or full refund||More info|
|Costa||Select Costa cruises through September 30 2020||Passengers will be offered a future cruise credit.||More info|
|Cruise and Maritime Voyages||Cruise and Maritime declared bankruptcy in July 2020. All cruises are cancelled.||Claim your refund through ABTA||More info|
|Cunard||Cruises through May 21 2021||125% cruise credit or a 100% cash refund||More info|
|Disney Cruise Line||Cruises through October 31 2020||Refund or future cruise credit||More info|
|Fred. Olsen Cruise Line||Select cruises through March 2021||Passengers will be contacted with options.||More info|
|Holland America Line||Cruises through December 15 2020||Guests automatically receive future cruise credit||More info|
|MSC||Select cruises through 2021||125% Future Cruise Credit or request a refund. Varies by itinerary.||More info|
|Norwegian Cruise Line||Cruises through October 2020||Guests who had an active reservation on a suspended cruises in October will automatically receive a refund of their cruise fare in the form of a Future Cruise Credit for 125% of the amount paid. Guests who prefer to not take advantage of a future cruise credit can elect to receive a lesser refund equal to the amount paid to date to the original form of payment 60 days after submitting the Refund Request Form which will go live here on August 3 at 9:00 am EST and must be submitted by no later than 5:00 pm EST on August 14, 2020.||More info|
|P&O||Cruises through November 12 2020||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||Select cruises through December 15 2020||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 October 31 2020||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||Select cruises through April 17 2021||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 October 31 2020||100% to 110% future cruise credit depending on the type of cruise||More info|
|Silversea||Select cruises through November 2021||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 September 30 2020||Guests with departure dates from September 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 can change or suspend their cruise up to 30 days prior to their departure date for European cruise/tours, or up to 60 days prior to their departure date for Exotic cruise/tours, without penalty and rebook on any future cruise through 2022 OR choose to receive a Future Travel Certificate equal to the amount of funds received by Uniworld at the time of cancellation. Cruise/tour must be booked by September 30, 2020.||More info|
|Viking||Cruises through December 31 2020||Future Cruise Voucher for 125% or refund||More info|
|Windstar||Cruises through 2020||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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