COVID-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
In 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 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
One after another, various cruise lines have been suspending operation in light of the coronavirus global pandemic. Now, NCL is the first of the "big three" cruise lines has announced they're going to stop sailing all three brands - Norwegian Cruise Lines, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. read more
Video: 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
Today Viking Cruises announced that they will be suspending operations of their ocean and river cruises due to COVID-19/coronavirus. They site the risk of quarantine, the spread of disease, as well as the challenges they're having providing excellent guest experiences as many ports and popular attractions are closed to visitors... read more