Carnival Cruise Line has reached out to guests booked on the next cruise of Pride of Carnival to inform them that the 9 night flight from Dover, England departing on Friday, July 21, 2023, has been cancelled.
Affected travelers have a variety of options for this last-minute stopover, depending on whether or not they have already traveled to Europe before Friday.
Next Trip Cancelled Pride of Carnival
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that the next visit of Pride of Carnivalwhich is currently docked in Kiel, Germany, has to be stopped while the ship undergoes emergency maintenance on its route.
The stop in Kiel was not previously scheduled, and due to the repairs, the ship will not be able to return to Dover, England during the next voyage.
“Carnival Pride is experiencing a technical problem and is making an unscheduled stop in Kiel, Germany today so we can get on board the professionals,” he said. email explained. “While we work to repair and return the ship to Dover as quickly as possible, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 9-day cruise scheduled to depart Dover on Friday as planned.”
The train offers several options for booked guests, depending on their travel plans.
Non-European guests will receive a full refund of their cruise, port charges, taxes, and prepaid fees, as well as a 100% future cruise credit (FCC) on another cruise. Any cancellation fees will be reimbursed by Carnival Cruise Line if guests provide receipts for reimbursement.
This option will apparently affect guests who booked flights through Carnival Cruise Line, but will also apply to guests who have not yet started their journeys to meet the ship in Dover in two days.
Guests already in Europe will be reimbursed for two nights of hotel accommodation, up to $300 (USD) per night, with meals per diem or $100 per day, per person, starting Friday, July 21, to cover expenses they plan to return home. Any flight change fees will be reimbursed by the cruise.
Carnival Cruise Line is also exploring availability on its sister lines – P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises – on a 7-night sailing from Southampton departing on Saturday, July 22. P&O Cruises’ Iona and Princess Cruises’ Princess Sky both offer Scandinavian tours on the day of departure.
A Short Trip Is Possible
Depending on the type of repairs needed and any special equipment or parts that may be needed, short shipping may be possible Pride of Carnival.
“Depending on when we can repair and return the ship to Dover, we can run a rescheduled trip with a shorter trip that will end in Dover on the start day of Sunday, July 30,” he said. the email said.
Carnival said it will reach out to guests who have booked with tracking information for a limited cruise on Thursday, July 20.
If a shorter trip is possible, guests will receive a full refund of their original cruise and the cost of the trip, subject to finalized transfer plans. Because travelers who have not yet traveled to Europe are only refunded, this policy will only apply to those already in Europe.
Banned now Pride of Carnival the cruise should be a 9-night voyage in Europe to ports in Scotland and Ireland.
Pride of Carnival Propulsion Problems
The A group of souls Pride of Carnival – that just happened a large, one-month port in Spain this spring – began experiencing complications Tuesday evening after departing Kiel, Germany on a 12-night European tour from Dover, England.
A call to Kiel would be the next port of call after successful voyages to Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, and Sweden.
The last port of call – Gothenburg, Sweden – was canceled due to traffic problems which greatly reduced the ship’s speed and forced an unscheduled return to Kiel. Sometime between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, the ship was anchored in the Baltic Sea.
Passengers who boarded were reimbursed for pre-Carnival purchases on Gothenburg beach, as well as taxes and fees associated with port calls. To compensate for the missed port, guests were also given a $100 stateroom onboard credit.
Meanwhile, guests on board Kiel have been informed that the cruise will help them return to the UK, but details are still being worked out. If many guests book consecutive, back-to-back cruises, the arrangements may take some time to complete.