Norwegian Cruise Line and sister brands cancel all sailings

Norwegian Cruise Line is the latest cruise line to announce a suspension of operations due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced on Friday that all cruise voyages on Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises between March 13 and April 11, 2020, have been cancelled.

You can see a full list of cruise lines who have cancelled or amended sailings here.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings statement said;

“The safety, security and well-being of our guests and crew is our highest priority. With the COVID-19 coronavirus impacting communities around the globe, we have enacted a voluntary temporary suspension of cruise voyages across our brands effective immediately,” said Frank Del Rio, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. “We understand the inconvenience that this disruption may cause our guests and travel partners during these quickly evolving and challenging times, and we appreciate their understanding as we partner with local, state, federal and global agencies to combat the spread of COVID-19.”

Future Cruise Credit or Refund

Guests booked on impacted sailings can choose a future cruise credit equal to 125% of the fare paid or a 100% refund to the original form of payment.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings have advised any guests on impacted sailings to contact the cruise line or travel agent immediately.

David McDonald
As one half of Cruise with Ben & David I am a huge cruise enthusiast and have sailed on over 30 cruises. On dry land, I am a Head of Design at a digital media company based in London. I have had the opportunity to work with brands such as the Financial Times and The Telegraph.