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What Cruising Might Look Like After Coronavirus – Part One

Fake HAL Social Distancing AdCOVID-19 has already changed most parts of our lives in some way.  At some point – hopefully sooner than later – we’ll start to return to a new normal.  When that happens, and cruise ships start carrying guests once again, some things are likely to change – whether for months, years, or longer.  Let’s play fortune teller and try and think of some of the changes we might see coming soon both before and during our cruises... read more

All Cruise Lines Stop Sailing for a Month - Time to Take a Breather. Time to Start Fresh.

Billy - The day after coronavirus cancelled cruisesIn the past several days we've seen one cruise line after another suspend operations because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Today however marked the end of cruising out of the United States for the next thirty days.  This has never happened in the history of cruising.  As someone who lives and breathes cruising, this is candidly a stunning moment - though also not a terrifically surprising one.  Psychologically though, this is probably a good reset button for me, and for the site... read more

Royal Caribbean Announces Voluntary Suspension of Cruising for Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, and Other Brands

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Suspends Cruising

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and their brands Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Azamara, and Silversea have followed Norwegian Cruise Line's announcement, suspending cruising due to coronavirus.  

This was first reported by Royal Caribbean Blog, our preferred and recommended source of Royal Caribbean information.  Their site is having a bit of trouble keeping up with the traffic, but you can see Royal Caribbean's press release below. read more

Taking Advantage of Future Cruise Credits & Price Drops Related to Coronavirus

Future Cruise Credits, Price Drops, and CoronavirusVideo: If you've canceled a cruise because of coronavirus (or if it's been canceled for you), you've likely been given a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) but it may not be clear how those work.  There are also a ton of wild price drops lately, largely related to the pandemic situation.  In this video, we make sure you understand what your options are, so you're prepared to make the most out of your next cruise bookings. read more