Third Ship Hit With COVID Outbreak On Norwegian Cruise

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Norwegian Cruise lines are being hit hard with COVID cases everyday. And it doesn’t help that the new variant, Omicron is skyrocketing ubiquitously. Back in December, it was a shock when 10 covid cases were discovered on the ship. However, currently there are 19 COVID surges discovered on one of the ships.

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Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Voyages On 15 Ships Amid COVID-19 Surge

The cruise line has canceled upcoming voyages on fifteen of its ships; a move that comes after two of its ships reportedly either returned to port early this week or had to cancel travel plans at the last minute due to COVID-19.

Norwegian cited “ongoing travel restrictions” for the decision; which affect sailings scheduled in the U.S. and abroad until as late as April.

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“Our first priority is the health and safety of our guests, crew and the communities we visit,” the company, which has a total of 28 ships, said in a statement Wednesday.

Norwegian Cruise Line Will Issue A Refund

The most impactful ports come out of Florida, however. Moreover, if you should need to cancel your flight or the flight is cancelled/delayed more than 24 hours due to COVID protocol; you are entitled to a refund within 180 days. Same goes for the cruiseships.

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