Carnival Updates Cancelled, Modified Cruises due to Hurricane Irma

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Carnival Cruise Line has issued an update on cancelled and modified cruises as Hurricane Irma continues to move through the Caribbean.

The following cruises have been cancelled:

  • Carnival Liberty – Sept. 7 three-day Bahamas cruise from Port Canaveral
  • Carnival Victory – Sept. 8 three-day Bahamas cruise from Miami
  • Carnival Splendor – Sept. 9 – five-day eastern Caribbean cruise from Port Everglades
  • Carnival Liberty – Sept. 10 – four-day Bahamas cruise from Port Canaveral

A full refund will be provided to all guests on cancelled itineraries. The cruise line is also shortening several upcoming cruises. Guests on those itineraries will receive a pro-rated refund of their cruise fare, or they can cancel and receive a future cruise credit equal to the amount of their cruise fare. The affected voyages at this time are:

  • Carnival Paradise – Sept. 7 - Will depart from Tampa today. Guests will be informed of the itinerary this afternoon.
  • Carnival Sensation – Sept. 7 - Will depart Miami today, as scheduled. The call to Key West is canceled in favor of an extended stay in Cozumel.
  • Carnival Conquest – Sept. 9 - Now scheduled to depart Port Everglades on Sept. 12 on a four-day cruise to Cozumel.
  • Carnival Glory – Sept. 9 - Now scheduled to depart Miami on Sept. 12 on a four-day cruise to Cozumel.
  • Carnival Magic – Sept. 9 - Now scheduled to depart Port Canaveral on Sept. 13 on a three-day cruise to Nassau.
  • Carnival Vista – Sept. 9 - Now scheduled to depart Miami on Sept. 12 on a five-day, two-port western Caribbean cruise to Grand Cayman and Cozumel.  
  • Carnival Freedom – Sept. 9 - Will depart Galveston on Sept. 9 on a three-port western Caribbean cruise to Mahogany Bay, Belize and Cozumel.
  • Carnival Ecstasy – Sept. 9 - Will depart Charleston on Sept. 9 to operate a cruise to the Bahamas. Carnival said it is hopeful that the ship will be able to offer a two Bahamian port itinerary (Freeport, Nassau or Half Moon Cay), but that it is unable to confirm the itinerary at this time. Guests may elect to cancel and receive a future cruise credit. Guests wishing to sail will receive a 25 percent future cruise credit based on the fare paid for this cruise. 
  • Carnival Dream – Sept. 10 - Will depart New Orleans on Sept. 10 to operate a three-port western Caribbean cruise to Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman and Cozumel.
  • Carnival Pride – Sept. 10 - Will depart Baltimore on Sept. 10 on a cruise to Canada/New England. Itinerary details will be confirmed later today. Guests may elect to cancel and receive a future cruise credit. Guests wishing to sail will receive a 25 percent future cruise credit based on the fare paid for this cruise.
  • Carnival Sensation – Sept. 11 - Will now depart on Sept. 13 for a three-day cruise to Nassau.
  • Carnival Victory – Sept. 11 - Will now depart on Sept. 12 for a three-day cruise to Nassau.
  • Carnival Paradise – Sept. 11 - Will depart on Monday, as scheduled; itinerary remains unchanged.

Earlier today, Norwegian Cruise Line cancelled an additional voyage on the Norwegian Sky due to the hurricane. Royal Caribbean has also cancelled and modified a number of itineraries to avoid the storm.

Hurricane Irma is currently moving north of the Dominican Republic and Haiti, and it is expected to be near the Turks and Caicos and southeastern Bahamas tonight. A hurricane watch is now in effect for south Florida.

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