Carnival Cruise Line announced that it has cancelled the remaining cruises that would have departed from Port. Miami and Port Canaveral for November 2020.
When the CDC extended their no-sail order for cruise operations until Oct. 31, it ended the hope that November would be the rebooting of cruise lines like Carnival/
However, Carnival is still hoping for some cruise to begin heading back out with passengers in December. Last week Carnival’s President & CEO Arnold Donald shared his optimism about the return of cruising before the end of the year, stating: “At this time we have every reason to be optimistic that we will be sailing the U.S. before the year’s end.”
Carnival released the following statement, ”Carnival continues to work on protocols and procedures that would allow for the resumption of cruise operations, with a gradual, phased-in approach, designating Miami and Port Canaveral as the first two homeports for embarkations.
Carnival has confirmed that passengers booked on December cruises can cancel or reschedule without penalty, for a future cruise credit (FCC) and onboard credit (OBC), or a full refund.
Carnival Conquest, Carnival Horizon, and Carnival Sunrise are currently scheduled to depart on cruises from Miami in December.
Carnival Breeze, Carnival Liberty and Carnival Elation are all scheduled to make voyages from Port Canaveral in December.