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TORONTO — RCCL’s cruise lines have extended their voluntary suspension of operations until Sept. 15.
Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara are pushing back their restart dates to Sept. 16. Other cruise lines including Carnival and MSC have made similar moves. On June 19 CLIA announced that the voluntary pause in operations by all of its ocean-going cruise line members had been extended to Sept. 15.
A statement on Royal Caribbean’s site says: “We have decided to extend the suspension of sailings for our global fleet for all sailings through September 15th, 2020. Our goal is to resume operations on September 16th, 2020.”
For Royal Caribbean, the following circumstances have extended the suspension for the following ships and sailings:
Royal Caribbean’s options for passengers booked on impacted cruises include future cruise credits, the ‘Lift & Shift’ promotion for rebooking in 2021, and refunds. More details can be found here.
Celebrity Cruises and Azamara are also extending their pause in operations to Sept. 15. Passengers can choose between an FCC or a refund. More details for Celebrity Cruises are here and for Azamara, here.