Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Heading To Alaska Canceled After Guests Onboard, Here’s How To Get Your Refund or Reimbursement

A popular cruise line, Royal Caribbean Cruise, has announced the cancelation of the trip to Alaska. The announcement was made at the last minute, reported USA Today.

Until then, the guests had already onboard ‘Radiance of the Seas.’

The reason behind the cancellation of the trip from the pre-planned route to Vancouver, British Colombia is the repair work on the ship. 

Meanwhile, it was announced that the guests will receive their 100 percent money back. Moreover, guests who had other prior flight bookings, the luxury cruise will send them reimbursements. 

The letter was delivered to the guests, a part of which reads,

“Despite our best efforts, circumstances beyond our control have delayed our sailing further. Your patience throughout this time [has] not gone unnoticed, and we are immensely grateful for your understanding.”

Initially, the voyage was expected to begin on April 26. However, it was later postponed due to a revised plan until April 28. 

According to the latest plan, by traveling through the Ketchikan and Icy Strait along with the scenic cruise, the plan was to return back on May 3. 

How to Get Refunds or Reimbursements

Since the sailing has been canceled, Guests have been asked to return home.

Meanwhile, eligible individuals can get their reimbursements or refunds. Here’s how. 

According to Times Now, customers will receive a 100% refund of their cruise ticket along with a 100% FCC or future cruise credit. FCC can be used on any future Royal Caribbean voyage. 

People first need to notify the company to get reimbursement. 

Passengers are provided with internet on the ship free of charge. This makes it easier for them for their upcoming travels. 

According to, the ship has extended open bar services to passengers until they disembark.

Royal Caribbean is also covering change fees and lodging costs for any affected airline reservations.

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