Cancellation Policy - What kind of refund am I entitled to if I cancel my cruise booking?
Select fare programs require the payment at the time of booking of a nonrefundable deposit. That deposit amount shall not be refunded at any time after it has been paid. Change fees will apply to bookings for which the deposit is nonrefundable.
Cancellation of Cruise. Cruises that are cancelled prior to the sail date, may be subject to a cancellation charge. The amount of the cancellation charge shall be determined as shown in the table below and shall vary depending on how far in advance of the sail date the Operator receives notice of cancellation.
|FOR 5 NIGHTS OR LONGER CRUISES |
(including Holiday sailings and Cruisetours)
IF CANCELLATION IS MADE
|90 days or more prior to the first day of the Cruise||No charge|
|89 to 75 days||25% of total price|
|74 to 61 days||50% of total price|
|60 to 31 days||75% of total price|
|30 days or less||100% of total price (No refund)|
In the event of a cancellation of a Cruise, any applicable Taxes/Fees or Fuel Supplement charges shall be refunded. For bookings made outside of the United States and Canada, a different cancellation policy may apply. Contact your local office or travel advisor for details.
Cancellation notices are effective when received by the Operator.
The cancellation charge policies set forth above vary for single occupancy or for the third, fourth or higher occupants in a stateroom or for groups. Consult your travel advisor or call Royal Caribbean for further details.
Cancellation by the Passenger after the Cruise has begun, early disembarkation of the Passenger for any reason, including pursuant to any provision of this Ticket Contract, or “no-shows” shall be without refund, compensation, or liability on the part of the Carrier whatsoever.
If Carrier received payment via credit card, the refund will be made to that credit card. If Carrier received payment from your travel advisor, the refund will be provided back to that travel advisor.
Carrier reserves the right to offer promotional cruise fares or other offers that may modify the cancellation policies set forth above.
For cancellations of air flights, hotel stays, transfer services, shore excursions, pre-purchased amenities, Royal Caribbean Travel Protection ProgramSM, pre-booked services (such as spa, photography or wedding services) and pre-booked arrangements such as specialty dining, see the applicable terms and conditions for any applicable cancellation charges.
Non-Refundable Deposit Fares
Outside of final payment, when a non-refundable deposit cancellation occurs, you will receive a Future Cruise Certificate in the amount of their designated cruise deposit, less a $100 per guest change fee. Such Future Cruise Certificates can be applied towards your future Royal Caribbean cruise vacation when reserved within 1 year of the issue date. Thereafter, the Future Cruise Certificate will expire and becomes invalid.