Virgin Voyages cancels all scheduled November 2020 sailings

   September 30, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

Virgin Voyages cancelled all of its scheduled cruises for November 2020.

In a letter to travel agents, the line said that as they continued to navigate what was going on in the world, they had made the decision to cancel their November sailings.

Back in May, Virgin announced that they would not be resuming sailings through October 16. Now, the earliest the lines new ships will sail is December this year. It was previously announced that the company was rescheduling the Birthday Bash Cruise of founder Richard Branson until July 14, 2021.

Currently, the 2770-passenger ship Scarlet Lady is in cold lay-up at Port Genoa Italy, while awaiting word on when they will begin sailing. Genoa is the port from which both MSC and Costa Cruises have started to resume cruises, commencing with MSC Grandiosa in August.

Scarlet Lady cruise ship

Last week Virgin announced new itineraries for MS Valiant Lady. Virgin’s newest vessel cruises in the Caribbean in fall 2021. The offered itineraries are longer, including 8-night and 6-night, as well as two new Caribbean port destinations.

Passengers will also be able to book a 15-night Transatlantic crossing from Barcelona Spain to Miami Florida as well as the return trip (14-night Miami-Barcelona).

8-night Eastern Caribbean cruises start at US$188 per night sailing roundtrip from Miami FL and visiting Puerto PlataSan JuanSaint Croix, and Bimini Bahamas.

6-night Western Caribbean cruises sail roundtrip from Miami FL to RoatanCosta Maya, and Bimini. Fares start at US$192 per night.

Vacationers can choose from special Christmas and New Year’s cruises as well as book two repositioning cruises ( - 14-night Barcelona to Miami (visits IbizaMalagaCadizFunchal Madeira) and 15-night Miami to Barcelona (visits Bimini, Lisbon, Cadiz). Virgin's relocation cruise prices start at USD 102 per night.