Royal Caribbean was originally planning on resuming cruises in Australia and New Zealand on October 1, 2020. The cruise line has now cancels cruises in the region through October 1, 2020.
The cruise line has also suspended their China itineraries on Spectrum of the Seas through the end of September and Quantum of the Seas through October 1, 2020.
Celebrity Cruises, one of the cruise lines that’s apart of Royal Caribbean Group, has also canceled all sailings in Australia and New Zealand through October 31.
Guests who were booked on one of the canceled cruises by Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises can choose to receive a full refund, a 125% future cruise credit, or move their cruise to a qualifying cruise next year.
Carnival Cruise Line will resume cruises in the region even later. The cruise line has canceled cruises in Australia through December 2, 2020 on two cruise ships.
Carnival is offering flexible options to everyone who had their cruise canceled.
Princess Cruises is extending their pause in cruise operations in Australia through December 12, 2020.
Guests who have paid in full on these cancelled voyages will receive a refundable Future Cruise Credit (FCC) equivalent to 100% of the cruise fare paid plus an additional non-refundable bonus FCC equal to 25% of the cruise fare paid. To receive the above FCCs, no action is required by the guest or their travel advisor.
P&O Cruises Australia is also extending their pause in cruise operations through December 2, 2020.