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No Sail Order For Cruise Ships Extended Through September 30, 2020

The official warning against travel by cruise ship due to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic — which was issued on Sunday, March 8, 2020 by the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the Department of State of the United States — will likely remain in effect through Wednesday, September 30, 2020 because of an extension of the No Sail Order and Suspension of Further Embarkation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The original No Sail Order for cruise ships became effective as of Saturday, March 14, 2020 when Robert R. Redfield — who is the current director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — had reason to believe that…

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A List of Class Action Lawsuits Against Travel Companies April 2020: 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Class action lawsuits are now being filed against travel companies — including airlines, resort properties, and cruise lines — for business practices which are related to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic; and you may seek to join one or more of them if you have been adversely affected.

The list of class action lawsuits at the time this article was written — which includes events as well as travel companies — are as follows in the order of airlines, cruise lines, resort properties, and events…

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Even Antarctica is On Sale For Black Friday 2019 — Up to 50 Percent Off Cruises

Voyages on several vessels to Antarctica where all cabin categories — with the exception of those cabins with triple occupancy and dedicated single occupancy on one particular vessel — are featured on sale at up to a 50 percent discount through this Black Friday 2019 promotion by Quark Expeditions now through Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:00 in the afternoon Eastern Standard Time…

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Are Cruise Lines The Next Frontier for Lucrative Ancillary Fees?

Ordering room service aboard a cruise ship used to be included with the cost of a cruise — but now some cruise lines have been charging as much as $7.95 for room service; and other cruise lines are considering implementing a charge.

Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean both already charge $7.95 for room service — other than for orders for continental breakfast — as of 2015 and March 2017 respectively.

According to an announcement from Carnival Cruise Line — which…

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Earn Up to 4 AAdvantage Miles Per Dollar Spent on Cruises

You can earn up to four AAdvantage miles per dollar spent when you book a reservation for either a balcony or suite stateroom through the official Internet web site of American Airlines Cruises between today, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 and Saturday, July 7, 2018 aboard any cruise sailing which departs by Tuesday, December 31, 2019…

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