From river to ocean, small-ship to mega-vessels, we have created a comprehensive list of cruise line cancellations and restart dates so that you can keep up to date as the industry gets moving again.
A-Rosa River Cruises has suspended all Rhine sailings up to April 18. Sailings on the Danube, the Douro in Portugal and in France are suspended up to and including May 2.
AmaWaterways has suspended sailings until May 31.
They are automatically issuing a future cruise credit equal to 115 per cent of the value of the funds received for all purchased services through AmaWaterways, redeemable on any AmaWaterways river cruise in Europe, Asia, or Africa (including Egypt) up to December 31, 2023. These FCCs are transferrable at any time prior to December 31, 2023 with the original owner’s written authorisation.
APT Touring has suspended all tours and cruises until April 30.
Avalon Waterways has suspended cruises until April 30.
All 2021 and 2022 bookings come with their Peace of Mind Travel Plan, which gives guests the ability to move their booking to another destination, brand or date until 2023.
Azamara has cancelled all sailings until June 30.
Carnival Cruise Line has suspended cruises in North America until June 30.
Carnival Miracle cruises from San Diego and San Francisco are suspended until further notice.
Voyages aboard Carnival Liberty (September 17-October 18) and Carnival Sunshine (October 11-November 13) are cancelled to accommodate drydock work.
Carnival Magic, Carnival Paradise, Carnival Valor and Carnival Victory/Radiance won’t return to service until November.
European itineraries for Carnival Legend have been cancelled until October 31.
All Australian cruises on Carnival Splendor and Carnival Spirit have been cancelled until June 28 and September 12, respectively.
Celebrity Cruises has announced sailings in the UK, Caribbean and Mediterranean from June.
Celebrity Millennium will sail from St Maarten from June 5.
Celebrity Apex will sail from Athens from June 19.
Celebrity Silhouette will sail from Southampton from July 3.
Celestyal Cruises has suspended all cruises until April 24.
CroisiEurope have paused their ocean and river operations.
Crystal is following all Clia regulations for its ocean and yacht cruises, and is offering reduced deposits on all 2021, 2022 and 2023 voyages.
River cruises are cancelled until May 2021.
Sailings on Crystal Esprit are now cancelled until August 1.
Cunard is to offer ex-UK voyages this summer on board Queen Elizabeth. The cruises, which will run from July to October, will feature scenic itineraries, sailings with ports of call and “sun voyages” to “wherever the sun shines brightest”.
Disney Cruise Line is to offer ‘staycations’ from British ports this summer with Disney Magic sailing two and three-night voyages, as well as a limited number of four-night sailings.
The cruises will operate from Liverpool and Southampton.
The Scenic Group is offering booked guests a flexible future travel credit (FTC) valued at 110 per cent of monies deposited on any affected river and cruise booking and 100 per cent of monies deposited on any affected land tours. Guests will be offered a FTC that can be applied to any new or existing booking across the portfolio of brands through to June 30, 2023. The FTC is fully transferrable to another guest. Should a guest be unable to travel by June 30, 2023, they will be given a refund.
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has unveiled a Welcome Back programme of British Isles cruises that include both scenic voyages and those calling at ports.
The programme is made up of 11 cruises, including regional departures from Dover and Liverpool.
G Adventures has suspended all cruises until April 30, including the 2020-2021 Antarctic season aboard Expedition.
Holland America Line has cancelled all cruises until June 30.
This will impact cruises departing in May and June on Nieuw Statendam, Volendam and Westerdam, along with the Collectors’ Voyages associated with those cancelled cruises.
Guests currently booked on the cancelled Europe departures will be able to rebook on an equivalent cruise in 2022 at the 2021 fare – with all cash and future cruise credit (FCC) funds moved to the new booking.
If guests decide not to accept a cruise booking in 2022 by April 15, 2021, they automatically default to receive a FCC of 110 per cent of any cash paid on the booking. Guests will retain any other FCC used for the cancelled 2021 booking with all FCC amounts moved to their loyalty account for use on a future cruise booking. FCC is valid for sailings departing until December 31, 2022. For all bookings in 2022, standard cancellation policies apply. A 100 per cent refund is also available.
Hurtigruten expanded its Norwegian coastal sailings to five vessels in January to serve local and freight traffic for residents of Norway.
Expedition voyages are cancelled until May, while voyages aboard MS Roald Amundsen are cancelled until July.
Marella Cruises has cancelled all European sailings until May 16.
The cruises, which will begin on May 20, will depart from MSC’s new terminal in Southampton and are available to British guests only. A series of short sailings will be followed by a seven-night British Isles cruise.
Oceania Cruises has cancelled all cruises until May 31.
P&O Cruises is offering a series of short break and week-long UK cruises on Britannia and Iona this summer, starting on June 27.
Cruises on Arcadia, Aurora, Azura and Ventura have been cancelled until the end of August.
Paul Gauguin Cruises has suspended sailings until June 5.
Ponant has suspended all cruises up to June 2021.
The cruises will be on board MedallionClass ships Regal Princess and Sky Princess and run from July to late September. The sailings are only open to those who have been vaccinated.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has suspended its global cruise operations until May 31.
Riviera Travel has cancelled all cruises until May 17.
Its ocean vessel, Seaventure, will be operating British Isles cruises from July.
Royal Caribbean International has revealed that Anthem of the Seas will be sailing out of Southampton this summer, with a season of cruises planned from July 7. All other cruises have been suspended until the end of June.
Saga Cruises has launched a series of four summer ex-UK itineraries on board Spirit of Discovery and new ship Spirit of Adventure, beginning on June 27.
The cruises include British Isles sailings and a voyage to the Norwegian fjords.
Seabourn is to restart cruises in the Mediterranean with sailings from Greece on July 3. The company will be operating two seven-night itineraries that can be combined to create a longer 14-night sailing. All guests must be vaccinated.
Silversea will be restarting cruises from June 18 onboard Silver Moon, its new flagship. The 10-day voyages will call at Santorini, Paros, Mykonos, and Crete, as well as Haifa (Israel) and Cyprus. All other cruises have been suspended until the end of June except for Silver Explorer (May 28) and Silver Origin (June 5)
Titan has suspended all tour and cruise departures until April 30.
Uniworld has suspended all river cruises until the end of April.
Viking has announced that it will restart limited operations in May 2021, with three sailings along the coast of England.
The new eight-day itinerary, called England’s Scenic Shores, will sail round-trip from Portsmouth and be available exclusively for UK residents.
The sailings, on May 22, 29 and June 5 will be on Viking’s newest ocean ship, Viking Venus, which will be delivered in April.
Windstar has suspended all cruise operations. Wind Spirit will resume sailing on June 10; Star Breeze (June 19); Wind Star (June 19); Wind Surf (June 29); Star Legend (July 4); Star Pride (July 14).
Guests on cancelled cruises receive the choice of a future cruise credit valued at 125 per cent of all monies paid to Windstar Cruises or a refund equal to the amount paid on the Windstar booking. Guests have 24 months to book and embark on any available Windstar cruise using their future cruise credit. In addition, Windstar has launched a new Travel Assurance Booking Policy, which is applicable to new and existing cruises departing until December 31, 2021. Travellers who cancel a cruise booking up to 15 days prior to departure will receive a 100 per cent future cruise credit to be used on another Windstar departure within one year of the issue date of the credit. The offer is for cruise fares only.