Cruise Lines Schedule Changes Due to Hurricane Irma

In a case of deja vu, another hurricane is bearing down on the United States and Caribbean ports, causing a flurry of changes to cruise schedules.

Right now Hurricane Irma is making a beeline for the southern tip of Florida, and is then expected to turn sharply, heading north over the state. Impacted ports include Miami, Port Everglades, Tampa, Port Canaveral, and Jacksonville.

There is still hope that the track will shift east and spare the mainland of Florida, however, popular ports are almost certain to be hit (or have already). This includes San Juan, Nassau, Freeport, as well as private ports like Royal Caribbean’s CocoCay.

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Already many cruise lines have cancelled or adjusted cruises. Still others will see changes as the storm approaches. If you are sailing from a port or to a port that’s anywhere near the track of Hurricane Irma, expect a change in itinerary, even if not listed below.

Here are impacted cruises by cruise line:

Carnival Changes Due to Hurricane Irma

The following cruises have been cancelled:

Carnival Liberty – September 7
Carnival Victory – September 8
Carnival Splendor– September 9
Carnival Ecstasy – September 9
Carnival Liberty– September 10

The following cruises have been adjusted:

Carnival Conquest – September 9
Now scheduled to depart Port Everglades on September 12 on a 4 day cruise to Cozumel..

Carnival Glory – September 9
Now scheduled to depart Miami on September 12 on a 4 day cruise to Cozumel.

Carnival Magic – September 9
Now scheduled to depart Port Canaveral on September 13 on a 3 day cruise to Nassau.

Carnival Vista – September 9
Now scheduled to depart Miami on September 12 on a 5 day two port Western Caribbean cruise to Grand Cayman and Cozumel.

Carnival Freedom– September 9
Will depart Galveston on September 9 on a three port Western Caribbean cruise to Mahogany Bay, Belize and Cozumel.

Carnival Dream – September 10
Will depart New Orleans on September 10 to operate a three port Western Caribbean cruise to Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman and Cozumel.

Carnival Pride – September 10
Will depart Baltimore on September 10 on a cruise to Canada. Will visit Halifax and St. John.

Carnival Sensation – September 11
Will now depart on September 13 for a 3 day cruise to Nassau.

Carnival Victory – September 11
Will now depart on September 12 for a 3 day cruise to Nassau.

Carnival Paradise – September 11
Now scheduled to depart Tampa on Tuesday, September 12 for a 4 day cruise to Cozumel.

Guests on one of the following sailings who are unable to travel will receive future cruise credits:

Carnival Paradise – September 7
Carnival Sensation – September 7
Carnival Fascination – September 10
Carnival Paradise – September 11

For more updates on Carnival, visit this link.

Royal Caribbean Changes Due to Hurricane Irma

The following cruises have been cancelled:

Empress of the Seas – September 9
Enchantment of the Seas – September 8
Majesty of the Seas – September 8

The following cruises have been adjusted:

Allure of the Seas – September 10
The new departure date will be on Wednesday, 9/13 and will sail a 4-night itinerary to Nassau, Bahamas.

Harmony of the Seas – September 9
The new departure date will be on Tuesday, 9/12 and will sail a 4-night itinerary to Cozumel, Mexico.

Oasis of the Seas – September 10
The new departure date will now be on Tuesday, 9/13 and will sail a 4-night itinerary to Cozumel, Mexico.

Adventure of the Seas – September 9
Given the impact of Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten, the port is replaced with an overnight in Aruba.

Enchantment of the Seas – September 11
The new departure date will be Tuesday, 9/12 and will sail a 3-night itinerary to the Bahamas.

For more updates on Royal Caribbean, visit this link.

Norwegian Changes Due to Hurricane Irma

The following cruises have been cancelled:

Norwegian Sky – September 8
Norwegian Escape – September 9
Norwegian Sky – September 11

For more updates on Norwegian, visit this link.

Disney Changes Due to Hurricane Irma

The following cruises have been cancelled:

Disney Dream – September 8
Disney Fantasy – September 9
Disney Dream – September 11

For more updates on Disney, visit this link.

MSC Cruises Changes Due to Hurricane Irma

The following cruises have been cancelled:

MSC Divina – September 9

For more updates on MSC, visit this link.

Important: If you think your cruise will be impacted by Hurricane Irma, contact your cruise line before you make your way to the port.

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