SINGAPORE, 7 September 2021: Carnival Cruise Line announced
at the weekend the next round of ship restarts for November 2021 and beyond.
Eight of Carnival’s ships are already sailing, and more are
due to restart in September and October.
Carnival Valor will follow Carnival Glory in New Orleans
with four and five-night sailings starting on 1 November.
Carnival Legend will restart 14 November out of Baltimore in
the US, replacing Carnival Pride, which restarts sailings from Baltimore on 12
September and then moves its homeport to Tampa following a Panama Canal
Carnival Radiance will have a new maiden voyage date of 13
December out of Long Beach (rescheduled from 5 November.
Carnival Pride’s new service from Tampa is scheduled to
start on 14 November.
Carnival Conquest’s restart from Miami, originally planned
for 8 October, has been rescheduled to 13 December.
Carnival Sensation’s 21 October restart from Mobile has been
moved to January 2022.
Carnival is also advising guests booked in November and
December that it will continue to meet the US Centers for Disease Control &
Prevention’s (CDC) standard of vaccinated cruises and that guests will need to
present proof of both vaccination and a negative Covid-19 test at check-in
(with a small number of capacity-restricted exemptions granted for children
under 12 and other guests who cannot be vaccinated).
With the extension of Carnival Sensation’s restart, five
ships operating out of US homeports will be moved to 2022: Carnival Liberty (Port Canaveral), Carnival
Sunshine (Charleston), Carnival Paradise (Tampa); Carnival Ecstasy
(Jacksonville) and Carnival Sensation (Mobile).
Separate from its US operations, Carnival has cancelled four
additional sailings for both Carnival Spirit and Carnival Splendor out of
Australia. Cruises on both ships are now
cancelled up to and including 16 December 2021.