Cruise holidays are loved by countless Britons but they have not been possible for many months. The major cruise lines all have different start dates for when they hope to return to the seas. This is what you need to know about P&O Cruises, Carnival Cruise, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Disney Cruise, Marella Cruise, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Saga Cruises and Virgin Voyages.
Celebrity Cruises are cancelled until April 30.
The line said in a statement: “As we work closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and government authorities around the world toward this shared goal, we are extending the suspension of all sailings departing between March 1 and April 30, 2021, along with the Apex Transatlantic sailing of 5/1/21 and the 2021 Europe Season for Edge and Constellation’s sailings departing May – October 2021.”
Disney Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line announced yesterday it is axing all sailings through May and that some routes would be affected even longer.
Sailings of the Disney Magic to Europe were cancelled until August 10, 2021.
Disney also said: “We are evaluating various options for the Disney Wonder’s scheduled season in Alaska” after Canada announced it “will not allow ships with more than 100 passengers to dock in any Canadian port until February 28, 2022.”
TUI-owned Marella Cruises sailings due to depart on or before May 16, 2021, have been cancelled.
“If your booking can’t take place due to COVID-19, we’ll be in touch as far in advance as possible to discuss your options with you,” said TUI.
MSC Cruises has cancelled many of its sailings, with the following axed:
MSC Magnifica cruises until April 29 2021
MSC Armonia, Divina and Meraviglia cruises until April20, 2021.
MSC Opera South Africa sailings on February 1 and 28, 2021 and March 5 and 9, 2021
MSC Fantasia until April 30, 2021
All MSC Preziosa and Seaview South America sailings for the upcoming season
Norwegian Cruise Line
All Norwegian Cruise Line cruises up to and including May 31, 2021, are cancelled.
Royal Caribbean has axed all cruises up to and including April 30, 202.
However, Spectrum of the Seas is only cancelled until February 28, 2021.
Quantum of the Seas Alaska 2021 season from May 10 to September 27, 2021, has also been cancelled.
The following Saga Cruises are cancelled:
River cruises until May 1, 2021
Spirit of Discovery until April 12, 2021
Spirit of Adventure until May 4, 2021
Virgin Voyages ship Scarlet Lady will sail on May 9, 2021, while the Valiant Lady will start on November 14, 2021.