Carnival To Resume Cruise Service On Select Ships This Summer

Carnival Cruise Line will set sail again this summer. In a new release, the company has confirmed that eight ships will resume service with proper safety protocols and social distancing guidelines in cooperation with federal, state, local and international governments starting Aug. 1.

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The eight ships resuming service in August include the Dream, Freedom and Vista out of Galveston, Texas; Horizon, Magic and Sensation in Miami; and Breeze and Elation in Port Canaveral, Florida.

All other North American and Australian homeport cruises will be canceled through Aug. 31. Carnival Spirit Alaskan cruises from Seattle will be canceled as will The Carnival Spirit Vancouver-Honolulu cruise on Sept. 25. The Honolulu-Brisbane transpacific cruise on Oct. 6 has also been cut from the schedule. Affected travelers and travel agents are being notified by email, which includes an option for future cruise credit and onboard credit, or a full refund. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on travel, with many people having to cancel or reschedule trips. If your flights, cruises or road trips have been affected, here's everything you need to know about coronavirus and travel.