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Coronavirus Update for Cruisers - Cancellation Policies, Government Recommendations, Stats & Why You May Want to Wait to Cancel

Cruise Coronavirus UpdateCoronavirus is a rapidly changing story that is impacting the world in many ways.  We've got a summary in the video below, of recent government recommendations, cruise line policy changes, and tips.

If you're planning on canceling a cruise, make sure you listen for our recommendation on why waiting a bit could be a good idea... read more

Having Second Thoughts about Cruising? Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Carnival & Others Allowing More Flexible Cancellation Terms Amid Coronavirus Spread

Cruise Line Cancellation Policies Because of CoronavirusWith many people questioning their upcoming travel plans because of coronavirus, multiple cruise lines have begun temporarily updating their cancellation policies, allowing guests to cancel without significant penalty.  Some lines are even incentivizing guests to keep their reservations... read more

Cruise Lines International Association Puts Out New Statement on Coronavirus

CLIA Coronavirus StatementCruise Line International Association (CLIA), is a nearly 50 year old organization, which is the world's largest cruise trade industry associated.  All major cruise lines are members, along with countless other businesses and professionals.  They've just released a new statement about the industry's efforts in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.  You can read their statement below, and our thoughts at the bottom of the post... read more

Norwegian and Other Lines Denying Boarding to Recent Travelers to China and Those in Hong Kong with Fever

Coronavirus Screening for Cruise PassengersMultiple cruise lines are now denying boarding to guests who have been to mainland China (and in some cases Hong Kong) in the past 14 days.  Affected parties are being offered 100% future cruise credit by the lines.  Additionally, some lines are putting heath screening procedures in place at some ports.  **This post has and will continue to be updated as cruise lines release statements** read more