Norwegian Cruise Line Extends Cancellations

Norwegian Cruise Line extends cancellations

Norwegian Cruise Line extends cancellations this week.

In a statement on their website, the line stated: “The safety, security and well-being of our guests, crew and communities we visit is our number one priority…we have extended our voluntary temporary suspension of voyages through August 30th, 2020 and select cruises in September and October.

We are working closely and in partnership with local, state, federal and global agencies. While this may result in additional future changes, please know our teams are working around the clock to do what is right by our guests and travel partners. We continue to monitor this situation closely and will provide additional updates as they are available.”

Interestingly, the line stated that they hope to resume some cruises to Alaska in September. “We are hopeful that through the support of the Alaska delegation, and openness of Mayors of Alaska port towns, we have the potential to resume voyages in September.”

The suspension of 2020 cruises includes:

  • All sailings through August 30th
  • All sailings in September except Seattle-based Alaska cruises
  • The select October sailings listed below
DestinationAffected Ship(s)Suspended Voyage Dates
AlaskaNorwegian BlissOctober 12
AlaskaNorwegian JoyOctober 4
Canada/New EnglandNorwegian BreakawayOctober 4 – October 11
Canada/New EnglandNorwegian GemOctober 2 – October 9

What to do if your cruise is affected by the news that Norwegian Cruise Line extends cancellations

Guests who had an active reservation on a suspended cruise listed above will automatically receive a refund of their cruise fare in the form of a Future Cruise Credit for 125% of the amount paid to date on June 25th. The FCC must be used one year from issued date for ANY Norwegian Cruise Line voyage embarking through 2022.

Guests who prefer to not take advantage of a future cruise credit can elect to receive a lesser refund equal to the amount paid to date to the original form of payment 90 days after form submission for sailings originally scheduled to embark:

  • July 1 – July 31:
    By submitting this refund form by no later than 11:59 pm EST on June 19, 2020.
  • August 1 – Forward:
    For cruise departure dates from August 1 – September 30, in addition to the affected cruises outlined above in October, the refund request form will go live at 9:00 am EST on July 6, and must be submitted by no later than 11:59 pm EST on July 17, 2020.

Read More About Norwegian Cruise Line

  • Release: previously suspended sailings through July, 2020.
  • For the latest information on suspended sailings, visit NCL’s website.
  • Learn more about Sail Safe, the line’s new health and safety protocols.

Thank your for reading our post “Norwegian Cruise Line extends cancellations” We will continue to watch for further developments on this news.

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