When are Cruises expected to return?

There has been a lot of mixed messages when it comes to the cruise lines including the CDC’s sailing ban, port closures, lack of suitable infrastructure including flights and increased travel restrictions that change from country to country.

The CDC issued a strict no sail order on April 9th for 100 days to expire in late July. However CLIA, the Cruise Line Industry Association, has announced a voluntary suspension of service from U.S ports until September 15. This suspension only applies to ships that leave from U.S ports.

Below find the latest update to the cruise sailing schedule.

Adventure Canada (Ocean Endeavour only): 2021 (2020 season canceled)

AIDA: Aug 1. Voyages calling on ports in the U.S. and Canada have been canceled for the 2020 season.

Coral Expeditions: November 2020 (to be confirmed)

Australis: September 2020 (start of season)

Azamara: August 1

Bahamas Paradise:

  • Grand Celebration: July 25

  • Grand Classica: October 3

Blue Lagoon Cruises: July 1

Captain Cook Cruises: September 1

Carnival: October 1

  • All Carnival Spirit Alaskan cruises from Seattle will be cancelled, as well as the Carnival Spirit Vancouver-Honolulu cruise on September 25 and the Honolulu-Brisbane transpacific cruise on October 6.

  • All Carnival Splendor cruises in Australia from June 19 to August 31 will be cancelled.

Celebrity: August 1. All Alaska, New England and Canada sailings through Oct. 31 have been canceled.

Celestyal Cruises: July 31

Coral Expeditions: August 1

Costa: Aug 1

Cruise & Maritime Voyages: Aug 26

Crystal Cruises:

  • Crystal Espirt: August 9

  • Crystal Serenity: October

  • Crystal Symphony: September 1

Cunard Line:

  • Queen Mary 2: Nov 2

  • Queen Victoria: Nov 2

  • Queen Elizabeth: Nov 23

Disney Cruise Line: • Disney Magic: October 12 • Disney Wonder: September 18 • Disney Dream: July 31 • Disney Fantasy: August 1

Fred. Olsen: No fixed date.

G Adventures Aug 1, 2020.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises: July 1; August 1 for sailings calling on a U.S. port of call.

Hebridean Island Cruises: August 28, 2020

Holland America Line: Holland America Line has canceled all Alaska, Europe and Canada/New England cruises for summer and fall 2020, as well as Alaska cruisetours and voyages from Vancouver. Early 2021 cruises to Hawaii are also affected. Its fleet will gradually resume service this fall.

Hurtigruten: • June 16 (Coastal Voyage) • June 26 (Expedition Ships) • Alaska: 2020 Season Cancelled

The Majestic Line: July 4

Marella Cruises: Aug 28

Metropolitan Touring: July 31

MSC Cruises: Aug 1

Norwegian Cruise Line: Oct. 1, with the exception of Canada/New England cruises, which have been canceled for the season. Note: Seattle-based Alaska sailings in September have not been canceled.

Oceania Cruises: Oct. 1, with the exception of Canada/New England cruises, which have been canceled for the season.

P&O Cruises: Oct 16

P&O Cruises Australia:

  • Australia: September 18

  • New Zealand: September 1

Paul Gauguin: August 1

Pearl Seas Cruises: July 1

Ponant: Varies according to ship; no earlier than mid-to-late June

Poseidon Expeditions: No sooner than June 15

Princess Cruises: Princess has canceled most of its cruises, as well as Alaskan cruisetours, through Fall 2020.

Pullmantur Cruises: November 15

Quark Expeditions: September 20

Regent Seven Seas: Oct. 1, with the exception of Canada/New England cruises, which have been canceled for the season.

Royal Caribbean: August 1

Saga Cruises: September 1

Sea Cloud Cruises: August 1


  • Seabourn Sojourn: October 14

  • Seabourn Encore: October 20

  • Seabourn Ovation: November 7

  • Seabourn Quest: November 7

  • Seabourn Odyssey: November 21

SeaDream Yacht Club: September 1 for Mediterranean voyages; June 20 and June 27 for new Norway & Arctic itineraries aboard SeaDream I and SeaDream II.

Scenic: September 1


  • Silver Cloud: Octover 28

  • Silver Explorer: October 20

  • Silver Moon: October 2

  • Silver Muse: September 10

  • Silver Origin: August 22

  • Silver Shadow: July 26

  • Silver Spirit: August 20

  • Silver Whisper: July 18

  • Silver Wind: November 11

Star Clippers:

  • Royal Clipper: August 1

  • Star Flyer: August 1

  • Star Clipper: September 12

Tauck: August 1

UnCruise Adventures: August 1

Variety Cruises July 24

Viking Cruises: August 31

Virgin Voyages: October 17

Windstar Cruises: • Wind Spirit: September 3 • Star Breeze: October 27 • Wind Surf: November 29 • Wind Star: January 16, 2021 • Star Legend: March 1, 2021 • Star Pride: July 5, 2021

Zegrahm Expeditions: July 11











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