In a May 4th news release, Carnival Corporation announced they may operate Carnival Dream, Carnival Freedom and Carnival Vista cruises from Galveston beginning August 1st.
A second release on the same day clarified the cruise line’s plans for resumed operations with the following statement. “Any resumption of cruise operations – whenever that may be – is fully dependent on our continued efforts in cooperation with federal, state, local and international government officials. In our continued support of public health efforts, any return to service will also include whatever enhanced operational protocols and social gathering guidelines that are in place at the time of the resumption of cruise operations. We are committed to supporting all public health efforts to manage the COVID-19 situation and will continue to keep our guests, travel agent partners and other stakeholders informed.”
Carnival has cancelled all North American cruises through July 31st.
See available August cruises from Galveston at CruiseCritic.
According to an announcement posted on the Carnival website, Carnival Cruise Line has canceled all sailing through June 26, 2020.
Carnival is offered 100% refunds for canceled cruises or an “enhanced value” option that provides a combination of 100% future cruise credit and onboard credit.
Visit the Carnival Cruises Line website for details.
The Carnival Vista arrives in Galveston soon!
The Vista, which launched just two years ago in 2016, offers cruisers a ton of modern cruising amenities, including an top deck cock full of recreational options, lots and lots of dining options, and even an IMAX movie theater.
The Vista will be sailing 7-Night Western Caribbean cruises from Galveston, with ports of call in Mexico, Belize, Isla Roatan, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands. Continue reading
The Carnival Vista will relocate from Port of Miami to Galveston, with Galveston departures beginning in September of this year.
The Vista will sail 7 night Western Caribbean cruises from Galveston, with itineraries alternating between Isla Roatan/Belize/Cozumel & Jamaica/Cayman Islands/Cozumel. Continue reading
Here’s a great deal from Carnival Cruise Line’s 24 Hour Sale (ends July 23 at midnight):
5 Day Western Caribbean Cruise Aboard the Carnival Valor
Departs Galveston September 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.. Sails to Cozumel and Yucatan (Progreso), with one day in each port. Returns to Galveston September 27th at 8:00 a.m..
Fares start at $359 for interior cabins, $434 for ocean view.
See Carnival Valor rates and book your cruise at CruiseDircect.