Source: Disney Cruise Line
Although news of an impending coronavirus vaccine is seeing an optimistic surge in vacation bookings for next year, the cruise industry is aware it will take some time for things to get back to normal as they implement the requirements necessary for them to return to the sea.
Disney Cruise Line is the latest major cruise line to put a hold on sailings and has canceled all departures through February 28, 2021.
“As we continue to refine our protocols for our eventual return to service, we have decided to cancel all departures through February 28, 2021,” the cruise line said in a statement. “Sailings are canceled onboard the Disney Magic through Feb. 25, Disney Wonder and Disney Dream through Feb. 26 and Disney Fantasy through Feb. 27.”
“Our team at Disney Cruise Line remains focused on the health and well-being of our guests and team members,” DCL said. “We are carefully reviewing the guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and working together with industry partners on a path to resuming operations.”
According to Disney Cruise Line’s website, guests booked on affected sailings who have paid their reservation in full will be offered a full refund or a credit towards future sailings. Guests who have not paid their reservation in full will receive a refund of the amount they have paid so far.