Princess Cruises announced Tuesday that it has extended its pause of cruise vacations sailing the Caribbean, California coast, Mexico and Mediterranean through June 30 amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Carnival Corp. subsidiary stated in a news release that the extended pause affects the following voyages:
• Caribbean Princess: Seven-day Western and Eastern Caribbean cruises
• Enchanted Princess: Seven-day Mediterranean & Adriatic, seven-day Western Mediterranean and 14-day Western Mediterranean & Adriatic Medley
• Ruby Princess: Seven-day Classic California Coast, seven-day Mexican Riviera and five-day Cabo San Lucas Getaway
The cancelations affect sailings from Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale and Rome.
Princess is offering guests booked on a cancelled voyage an equivalent cruise in 2022 for the 2021 price, the company stated.
Guests may also opt to receive a full refund “to the original form of payment” or a “future cruise credit” equal to 100% of the cruise fare paid plus “an additional non-refundable bonus FCC equal to 10% of the cruise fare paid.”
Meanwhile, guests currently booked on a canceled voyage with no matching 2022 cruise option will automatically receive a refundable FCC equal to 100% of the cruise fare paid plus the additional non-refundable bonus FCC equal to 10% of the cruise fare paid, or they may opt for a full refund to the original form of payment.
Requests must be received online by April 15, or affected guests will automatically receive the FCC option, which can be used on any cruise booked by and sailing by Dec. 31, 2022.
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