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Will river cruises resume in 2021?

Will river cruises resume in 2021?

When Will River Cruise Lines Resume Service? AmaWaterways: July 1, 2021, except Portugal Douro sailings, through June 15, 2021. American Cruise Lines: ACL restarted in March 2021. American Queen Steamboat Company: AQSC restarted March 21, 2021.

Will Viking cruises sail in 2021?

Starting in July 2021, five of Viking’s most popular European river cruises are back. They’re in addition to the first 2021 itineraries Viking launched in Bermuda, Iceland, the UK, and Malta. They’re only for vaccinated passengers.

Are all cruises Cancelled for 2021?

Cruise Lines Continue To Cancel Sailings Further Into 2021. All cruises on Oceania and Regent have been canceled through March 31, 2021. That same day, Royal Caribbean announced it would be suspending its global sailings through February 28, 2021. Sailings in Australia are now cancelled through April 2021.

Are Viking River cruises sailing in June 2021?

Viking Cruises has announced that its river and ocean operations will remain on hold through May 31, 2021, which means cruises won’t resume until June at the very earliest. It’s now been almost one year since Viking first suspended operations in March 2020, the first cruise line in the world to do so.

Do Cruises Resume 2022?

As travel begins to return in greater numbers following the COVID-19 pandemic, the future of cruise will continue to evolve in 2022 and beyond. And river cruise operator Uniworld has seen a 425 percent year-on-year increase in late 2021 and 2022 bookings to exotic destinations like India, Vietnam and Egypt.

Will there be cruises in 2021?

Tentative Cruise Schedules for Summer 2021. Major cruise lines like Carnival, Disney, and Celebrity Cruise are in a pause for the next few months. Others, like Norwegian and Princess Cruises have delayed sailings until June 30, 2021. Cunard extended its pause for Queen Victoria to May 16, 2021.

Did Viking cancel all cruises?

Viking Cruises has canceled all sailings until at least 2021, the company announced on Wednesday, becoming the latest cruise line to push sailings amid the continuing battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

Where is Viking Sea cruise ship now?

East Mediterranean
The current position of VIKING SEA is at East Mediterranean (coordinates 35.83487 N / 20.48988 E) reported 1 min ago by AIS. The vessel is en route to VALLETA, MALTA, sailing at a speed of 14.9 knots and expected to arrive there on Aug 10, 01:00.

Do cruises Resume 2022?

What happens if my cruise is Cancelled?

When your trip is cancelled, your cruise operator should offer the choice of an alternative or a refund. When a sailing is cancelled and an overnight stay becomes necessary, your cruise operator should offer you accommodation free of charge, if possible. This can be on board the ship, or ashore.

When do river cruises have to be cancelled?

The issue is that river boats must be built within certain strict size parameters to be able to fit under low-hanging bridges along the major rivers. High waters mean the boat portion of the cruise must be cancelled. The problem is that high water has occurred in May and even into early June.

Is the German river Danube closed for maintenance?

The German Danube went down to code yellow / orange. Gabcikovo lock is closed for maintenance as well. According to postings on Cruise Critic (which are referring to Uniworld & Viking PR statements) the lock will remain closed for ships going upstream until June 15th, for ships going downstream until June 20th.

When to avoid Rhine river cruises in Europe?

The problem is that high water has occurred in May and even into early June. To minimize the risk of high water ruining your riverboat experience you might want to avoid sailing the Rhine or the Danube on the scenic stretch between Vienna and Cologne.

How did the Danube River affect Viking Cruises?

The Danube low river levels turned our cruise into a cruise/bus trip. Not only did we do a boat swap, we never stopped at Krems to makeup lost time traveling on the bus. Therefore even missed the Weltenbery Abbey that Viking highlights on their ads. We were bused on three different days for a total of 9 1/2 hours on buses.