CCL-Carnival Cruise Line is notifying passengers of additional cancellations and the extension of its pause in all operations from ports in the USA through June 30, 2021.
Booked passengers and travel advisors are being directly notified of the cancellations and the options for an FCC (future cruise credit) plus onboard credit package, or a full refund.
In order to provide flexibility for passengers booked on July itineraries that remain in the schedule, the company is extending final payment deadlines for July sailings to May 31, 2021, with the ability to cancel without penalty.
Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, said:
“We know that this is very disappointing to our guests who continue to be eager to sail, and we remain committed to working with the Administration and the CDC to find a workable solution that best serves the interest of public health. We are asking that the cruise industry be treated on par with the approach being taken with other travel and tourism sectors, as well as U.S. society at large.
“While we have not made plans to move Carnival Cruise Line ships outside of our U.S. homeports, we may have no choice but to do so in order to resume our operations which have been on ‘pause’ for over a year. We appreciate the continued patience and support from our loyal guests, travel advisors and business partners as we work on a return-to-service solution.”