Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: April 25, 2021
Did you miss any of this week's Royal Caribbean news? No worries, because we have you covered with our wrap-up of cruise news!
Alaska joined Florida in suing the federal government in an attempt to get cruises started.
Earlier this week, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy (R-AK) announced Alaska was joining the lawsuit against the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Both states want the CDC to drop the Framework for Conditional Sail Order (CSO), which is not allowing cruise ships to sail in U.S. waters.
Royal Caribbean News
- Senate blocks passage of new bill to allow cruise ships to restart sailing
- The big questions for Royal Caribbean's 1st quarter earnings call next week
- First look around Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas
- Royal Caribbean Group CEO: "we're more optimistic than ever" for summer cruises
- New House Bill introduced to override CDC's cruise ship ban
- Royal Caribbean opens Wonder of the Seas cruises for booking
- Royal Caribbean's new Oasis Class ship will have an all suites neighborhood
- Royal Caribbean subsidizing flights from New York to Bermuda for summer 2021 cruises as low as $99
- 5 things people that cruise a lot would tell first time cruisers if they could
- Photos: Odyssey of the Seas arrives in Israel
- Bahamas Prime Minister says Bahamas will drop Covid testing requirement for fully vaccinated travelers
- Florida Senate passes bill that would overrule Key West cruise ship ban
- Florida Governor doesn't think cruise lines should be able to require proof of Covid-19 vaccine
- What is the difference between The Retreat, AquaClass and Concierge Class on Celebrity Cruises?
- Travel experts: Expect higher airfare prices in 2021
Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast
A lot has been happening over the last few weeks with various statements, injunctions, and legislation aimed at getting cruise ships sailing again. This week, Matt talks about how he sees things moving, and what it all means.
New RCB Video: My favorite Royal Caribbean cruise hacks
Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — My favorite Royal Caribbean cruise hacks — and don’t forget to subscribe here.
Will a Royal Caribbean sale actually save me any money?
There are lots of Royal Caribbean sales and promotions you could book, but will these cruise sales and pre-cruise discounts save you any money?
Quite often you will see an email or social media post advertising discounts to take advantage of, but like so many things, it depends on how much it may actually save you.
The key is to track prices, and reprice when possible.
Help Corner: How to contact Royal Caribbean for help with a cruise cancellation or refund
These days, it seems we all have various billing questions to decipher.
With all of the cruise cancellations over the last year, there is a good chance you may have a future cruise credit, onboard credit, or upcoming booking that you are trying to balance.
Here are some easy steps for getting answers if you are trying to sort out options, or get an update on your refund status.