Disney Cruise Line extends suspensions of operations through to at least December 6

Sep 16, 2020 in "The Walt Disney Company"

Disney Cruise Line has extended the suspension of all new departures through to at least December 6 2020 due to COVID-19.

Here is the full update from Disney Cruise Line:

Disney Cruise Line Extends Suspension of All Departures Through at Least December 6, 2020

As we continue to refine health and safety protocols for our future return to service and await direction from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Disney Cruise Line has decided to further extend its suspension of new sailings.

Sailings are cancelled on board the Disney Fantasy through December 6; the Disney Dream and Disney Wonder through December 11; and the Disney Magic through December 12.

Guests booked on affected sailings who have paid their reservation in full will be offered the choice of a cruise credit to be used for a future sailing or a full refund. Guests who have not paid their reservations in full will automatically receive a refund of what they have paid so far. Affected Guests and travel agents will receive an email from Disney Cruise Line outlining details and next steps.

Guests who booked their reservation through a travel agent should contact them directly with any questions. Those who booked directly with Disney Cruise Line and have questions after receiving their email should call (866) 325-6685 or (407) 566-7797.

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Article Posted: Sep 16, 2020 / 9:39am ET
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Surfin' Tuna21 days ago

Looks like it will be sooner than February...

MansionButler8428 days ago

Disney won’t sail before February then.

TiggerDad28 days ago

https://apple.news/A9aNpgI8PSia4lgUbdcYp5A

Andrew CSep 21, 2020

rmwebsSep 16, 2020

I'd imagine it'll be extended longer than that, at a total guess I'd say mid next year before its back up and running.

NelleBelleSep 16, 2020

So sad...but am not surprised in the slightest--I expect more delays/cancellations are to follow these 😕

jmeSep 16, 2020

Update: Disney Cruise Line Extends Suspension of All Departures Through at Least December 6, 2020 As we continue to refine health and safety protocols for our future return to service and await direction from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Disney Cruise Line has decided to further extend its suspension of new sailings. Sailings are cancelled on board the Disney Fantasy through December 6; the Disney Dream and Disney Wonder through December 11; and the Disney Magic through December 12. Guests booked on affected sailings who have paid their reservation in full will be offered the choice of a cruise credit to be used for a future sailing or a full refund. Guests who have not paid their reservations in full will automatically receive a refund of what they have paid so far. Affected Guests and travel agents will receive an email from Disney Cruise Line outlining details and next steps. Guests who booked their reservation through a travel agent should contact them directly with any questions. Those who booked directly with Disney Cruise Line and have questions after receiving their email should call (866) 325-6685 or (407) 566-7797.

ChuckEliasJul 20, 2020

My understanding is that private citizens visiting private islands would be ok. But no cruise ships and no flights into Bahamian airports.

NelleBelleJul 20, 2020

Well, this answers both...no 😕 Unless you're going today or tomorrow! https://www.forbes.com/sites/kaeliconforti/2020/07/20/the-bahamas-bans-american-travelers-due-to-covid-19-concerns/#2c311761251c

RememberWhenJul 20, 2020

I don’t know. Both?

Kerri WhitmireJul 20, 2020

I heard this on the news this morning. I also received an email from DCL today and they are following the CDC’s guidelines in regards to the no sail order through September. DCL’s statement cancelled sailings through September 30th.

NelleBelleJul 20, 2020

Via cruise ship or flight?

RememberWhenJul 20, 2020

Has anyone seen anything about the Bahamas not letting in Americans?

jmeJun 22, 2020

Looking around at the trackers, most lines seem to be anchoring their vessels or moving about at low speeds (6kn seemed to be frequent) I'm sure the interior crew has had their hands full doing deep cleaning and maintenance work that they can't typically get to during a turnover. Several cast members have posted videos from on board them empty ships: https://www.tiktok.com/@shaneenorys/video/6809141655275425029 According to this one they dock once per week for gas/supplies https://www.tiktok.com/@li_dovi26/video/6839752233442135302