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SANTA CLARITA — Princess Cruises has extended its pause of global ship operations due to the ongoing closure of cruise ports around the world.

The extension applies to select sailings in Australia, Canada and Taiwan. Princess is protecting travel agent commissions on bookings for cancelled cruises that were paid in full.

The following voyages are impacted as a result of the extension:

  • All cruises sailing in and out of Australia through mid-September on Sea Princess, Majestic Princess, Sun Princess and Sapphire Princess
  • All cruises in and out of Vancouver and Seattle in September and October on Coral Princess, Emerald Princess, Grand Princess, Royal Princess, Ruby Princess and Star Princess
  • Pacific and California Coast 7-day roundtrip cruises from San Francisco departing in September and October 2020 on Star Princess
  • All roundtrip cruises from Keelung, Taiwan, departing August 2020 on Majestic Princess

Guests currently booked on these cancelled voyages who have paid Princess in full will have the option to receive a future cruise credit equivalent to 100% of the cruise fare paid, plus an additional non-refundable bonus FCC equal to 25% of the cruise fare (not applicable on charter voyages).

For guests who have not paid in full, Princess will Double the Deposit, providing a refundable FCC for the money currently on deposit, plus a matching bonus FCC that can be used on any voyage through May 1, 2022. The matching bonus FCC is non-refundable, will not exceed the base cruise fare amount of the currently booked cruise, and will have a minimum value of US$100 per person.

For Sea Princess, Sun Princess and Sapphire Princess May and June sailings, a different offer was provided.

In order to receive the above FCC, no action is required.

Alternatively, guests can request a full refund for all monies paid on their booking here. Requests must be received by June 30, 2020, or guests will be registered for the FCC option.

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