New MSC Cruises Cancellations

New MSC Cruise cancellations announced

New MSC Cruises cancellations announced today.

These updates about MSC Cruises cancellations are a further extension of the temporary suspension of all its new cruise departures fleetwide through to July 10.

MSC Cruises USA is offering impacted guests a refund or Future Cruise Credit (FCC) where they have the opportunity to transfer the full amount paid for their cancelled cruise plus an additional 25 percent credit to a future cruise of their choice, on any ship and any itinerary, departing on or before December 31, 2021.

Cruises from Miami

Cruisers affected by MSC Cruises cancellations have the following two options: 

125% Future Cruise Credit 
Receive a Future Cruise Credit for 125% of the original cruise fare paid (excl. government taxes & fees and prepaid items, which will be refunded to the original form of payment). The Future Cruise Credit can be used on any sailing departing on or before December 31, 2021. If unused, we will automatically provide a refund equal to the original cruise fare paid. OR

Request a Refund
If you choose not to take the Future Cruise Credit, a refund will be issued the later of either 60 days after the original sail date or 60 days from the date you complete the online form.  

Non Caribbean Cruises

For non-Caribbean departures, visit the MSC Cruises USA Website for full details.

MSC’s Cruise Assurance Program

In addition, MSC Cruises USA’s Cruise Assurance Program has recently been extended through September 30, 2020.

The Cruise Assurance Program allows guests who either already have a booked cruise or are booking a new cruise between July 11 through September 30 to reschedule their cruise to a future sailing up to 48 hours prior to their cruise departure date.

Guests and their travel advisors will be able to transfer any of these bookings at no cost to any ship and any itinerary in the MSC Cruises’ fleet, departing on or before December 31, 2021.

For full itinerary updates, visit the MSC Cruises USA Website.

Other Cancellation Updates

The MSC Cruises Cancellations came after announcements from the other mass market lines over the last 14 days. Disney Cruise Line announced cancellations on Monday. Norwegian Cruise Line announced cancellations late last week, while Carnival Cruise Line was the first line to extend the cruise cancellations, followed by Princess and Holland America and Royal Caribbean.

More on MSC Cruises

Learn more about Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, the line’s private destination in the Bahamas.

Our MSC Meraviglia Experience

Experience the affordable luxury of the MSC Yacht Club with us on beautiful MSC Meraviglia in this MSC Meraviglia vlog series. We take you along on a 7 night MSC Cruise as we visit the Mediterranean ports of Palermo, Valletta, Marseille Barcelona and Genoa. This series will give you a great idea for the Yacht Club experience and a Spring time cruise to this area.

Our MSC Seaside Experience

Cruise the Caribbean with us in this fun and information filled MSC Seaside Vlog Series. These videos cover everything from embarkation day to food, packing for your MSC cruise and port info. We visited Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios, Jamaica and Cozumel on this voyage. If you’re curious about the food on MSC Seaside, watch this video!

In Jamaica, we visited the Blue Hole and went rafting on the White River. In Grand Cayman, we finally swam with the sting rays! What an adrenaline Rush! And, in Cozumel, we visited Mr. Sanchos- a family friendly beach club with all inclusive options. There are tons of bonus videos in the series as well.

Thank you…

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