When will cruise ships sail? The latest cruise line restart dates
Ocean cruise lines continue to cancel sailings and extend their operations pause to comply with the CDC's Conditional Sailing Order. Here are the latest on expected restart dates. Cruise lines are listed in alphabetical order.
Azamara, whose acquisition by private equity firm Sycamore Partners is expected to close during the first quarter of this year, has paused operations through June 30.
Carnival Cruise Line extended its operations pause from U.S. ports through June 30.
Celebrity Cruises: Parent company Royal Caribbean Group extended the suspension of all sailings from the U.S. until June 30. Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International both canceled all sailings through June, excluding its ships that were recently scheduled to launch outside of the U.S.
Celestyal Cruises plans to resume operations May 29 from Piraeus, Greece, with seven-night cruises on the Celestyal Crystal. The company had previously planned to start at the end of April.
Crystal Cruises The line's two ocean cruise ships, the Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, are suspended through June. All sailing on its Crystal Esprit yacht are canceled through Aug. 1.
Cunard Line extended its operations pause, citing ongoing travel constraints across the world, on the Queen Mary 2 through May 28 and the Queen Elizabeth through June 4. Departures on the Queen Victoria are still scheduled to resume May 17.
Disney Cruise Line extended its operations pause through May. The line canceled sailings on the Disney Dream until June 5, the Disney Wonder through July 8, the Disney Fantasy until June 3, and, citing the likelihood that international borders will remain closed "for an extended period of time," canceled Europe sailings on the Disney Magic through Aug. 10. The line also canceled many scheduled sailings that are longer than seven days to comply with CDC rules.
Holland America Line has suspended Europe cruises of seven days or more through June 30. The line had previously extended its operations pause for all departures through April 30, including Alaska, Mexican Riviera, Pacific coast, Caribbean, Mediterranean and Canada/New England departures. The cancellations include Alaska cruises on the Koningsdam through mid-May and the Eurodam, Oosterdam and Zuiderdam through early June; the Mediterranean through early June on the Volendam and the Westerdam; and the Zaandam's Canada/New England itineraries through August. Holland America Line canceled cruises of eight days or longer that call in the U.S. through Nov. 1, as well as some longer cruises in other parts of the world through mid-April.
MSC Cruises canceled its Caribbean sailings from U.S. ports through June 30.
Princess Cruises canceled cruises from Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale and Rome through June 30, affecting sailings to the Caribbean, the California Coast, Mexico and the Mediterranean. The line had previously suspended cruises through May 14 on sailings in the Caribbean, the California coast, early Alaska sailings and Europe cruises, and canceled through November all itineraries that touch U.S. ports and are more than seven days. The line also canceled all cruises in and out of Japan through June 25, citing uncertainty around travel restrictions. Norwegian Cruise Line: Parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. extended the suspension of cruising on its three brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises through June 30.
Oceania Cruises: Parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. extended the suspension of cruising on its three brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises through June 30.
Ponant will resume sailing in New Zealand waters for locals only in February. The line sailings resume across Europe in June.
Royal Caribbean International: Parent company Royal Caribbean Group extended the suspension of all sailings from the U.S. until June 30. Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International both canceled all sailings through June, excluding its ships that were recently scheduled to launch outside of the U.S.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. extended the suspension of cruising on its three brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises through June 30.
Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection rescheduled the inaugural cruise on its first ship, the Evrima, from July 24 out of Venice to Nov. 10 from the Caribbean.
Seabourn has canceled all Europe cruises until at least July 3.
Silversea: Silversea suspended all sailings through June 30 except for those on the Silver Moon, which will launch from Greece in June, and the Silver Origin and Silver Explorer.
Virgin Voyages has suspended all sailings on its first ship, the Scarlet Lady, through June 30. The ship had been scheduled to sail May 9 from Miami. The Valiant Lady, the line's second ship, will launch from Miami on Nov. 14. Windstar Cruises postponed its sailings until June. The Star Breeze will launch from Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and the Wind Star from Athens, both on June 19. The Wind Spirit will sail from Papeete, Tahiti, on July 15; the Wind Surf on Aug. 8 from Barcelona; the Star Legend from London on Sept. 4; and the Star Pride from San Juan on Nov. 3.