Latest from Carnival: Weather Update – September 1, 2019 | 7:30 PM (ET) :
HURRICANE DORIAN WEATHER UPDATE
URGENT – PORT MIAMI CLOSED. CARNIVAL HORIZON 9/01/19 CRUISE DELAYED UNTIL 9/04 - SEE UPDATE BELOW.
Our Fleet Operations Center in Miami is actively monitoring Hurricane Dorian’s potential impact on the departures listed below. Given that storms can be so uncertain, this information reflects our plan for these sailings based on the current forecast.
As the safety of our guests and crew is our number one priority, we will continue to keep an eye on the storm and factor in guidance from the National Hurricane Center, U.S. Coast Guard and the local port authorities to provide timely updates as more information becomes available.
The following homeports and ships remain under watch:
Carnival Pride 09/01/19 – Will depart today as scheduled on a modified itinerary to Grand Turk and Amber Cove. Our calls to Half Moon Cay and Freeport have been canceled.
Carnival Sunshine 09/02/19 – Departing on Monday as scheduled. Our call to Half Moon Cay will be canceled. Please sign up for text alerts by texting CCL3 to CRUISE (278473).
Carnival Ecstasy 09/05/19 – Still evaluating. Please sign up for text alerts by texting CCL12 to CRUISE (278473).
There is a possibility Carnival Ecstasy will not be able to return to Jacksonville on Thursday. If the port is closed, the ship will be in position to dock as soon as the authorities have reopened the port.
Port Canaveral is closed to inbound traffic. We are optimistic the port will reopen by Thursday.
Carnival Liberty 09/02/19 – This cruise is cancelled. Guests will receive a full refund of their cruise fare and any pre-purchased items.
Carnival Elation 09/02/19 – Will now operate as a 2 day sailing departing Thursday, 9/05 and returning Saturday, 9/07. Port of call: To be determined. Guests who sail will receive a pro-rated refund of their cruise fare and any pre-purchased beverage and Wi-Fi packages. Guests who wish to cancel will receive a 100% future cruise credit.
Carnival Horizon 09/01/19 – PortMiami is closed and expected to reopen no earlier than Wednesday.
We now plan to operate a 3 day cruise, departing on Wednesday 9/04 and returning Saturday 9/07. We will visit Nassau on Thursday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM.
Guests who sail will receive a 50% prorated refund of their cruise fare and any pre-purchased beverage and Wi-Fi packages, and a full refund of any pre-purchased shore excursions. Additionally, you will receive a 50% future cruise credit.
Given the shortened duration, you may cancel and receive a 100% future cruise credit. Please contact 1-800-CARNIVAL by 6:00PM on Monday, 09/02, if you decide to cancel and claim your future cruise credit. An email with more information will be sent to you this evening.
We know how much you are looking forward to your cruise and we sincerely regret this delay. We hope you will continue with your plans to sail with us. Please sign up for text alerts by texting CCL5 to CRUISE (278473).
We sincerely apologize for the disruption caused by Hurricane Dorian. We thank our guests for their patience and understanding while we navigate through the uncertainty the storm is causing.
Carnival Victory 9/02/19 – Will now operate as a 2 day sailing departing Wednesday, 9/04 and returning Friday, 9/06. Port of call: Key West on 9/05. Guests who sail will receive a pro-rated refund of their cruise fare and any pre-purchased beverage and Wi-Fi packages. Guests who wish to cancel will receive a 100% future cruise credit.
We will post another update by 12:00 PM (ET) Monday.
Carnival Liberty 08/30/19 - This cruise will return on Thursday, 9/5. Modified itinerary: Nassau, Costa Maya and Cozumel.
Carnival Victory 8/30/19 – This cruise will return on Wednesday, 9/4. Modified itinerary: Key West and Cozumel.
Carnival Breeze 08/31/19 – No change to itinerary.
Carnival Conquest 08/31/19 – No change to itinerary.
Carnival Ecstasy 08/31/19 – Modified itinerary: Princess Cays has been replaced with a visit to Key West on 9/02.
Carnival Magic 08/31/19 – No change to itinerary.
Carnival Paradise 08/31/19 – No change to itinerary.
Carnival Sensation 08/31/19 – Modified itinerary: Grand Turk and Amber Cove. Our calls to Half Moon Cay and Nassau have been canceled.
Carnival Miracle 9/01/19 – Departed on 8/31/19 as an 8 day cruise. No change to itinerary.