Cruising Post COVID

Anyone else curious about how the cruise line industry or cruising in general will change post COVID-19?

This is not a meant to be a political question, just a question out of curiousity.

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Not an easy answer but one thing is for sure- " It will not be the same as before." What normal will be when it does open is anyone's guess.

You asked if "anyone else is curious" … how about just about EVERYBODY? We have 5 booked...I want to see how they're going to adjust the whole process, from soup to nuts, and still get approval...Experienced cruisers know what a zoo it can be, even if you know how to avoid most of it...what I wonder is how ANY cruise line is going to get the CDC's approval.

Yep .. right now this is probably the most common question on everyone's (at least on here) mind. I am pretty sure that all of the cruise line execs are also asking the same questions. This will depend on what is doable, what is legislated, and what the cruising public is willing to put up with.

It's a whole new world out there. Just think, your next cruise can and may be just as exciting as your firest because absolutely everything will be new ...

We have 4 cruises booked, 3 of them since this all started. Nobody knows for sure,, what is going to happen. We are just concerned IF they happen. Our next one is November to Hawaii. We are pretty sure ships will be sailing by then, but will Hawaii be open? Tons of YouTube videos on this topic.

I have heard scuttlebutt that RCI has already changed the specs for Project ICON and possibly Odyssey to include HEPA filtration on all staterooms, public areas and crew areas, and will possibly be implementing throughout the entire fleet while Amplifying and Drydocking.

When the return to cruising happens, for the first 6-12 months, you will most likely also see buffets served by crew, and reduced seating in theatres, restaurants, and other close seated venues.

WinkYears ago, no one thought that there would be so many cruising opportunities. Now we are hoping to have some available and that they will be safe. Times are always changing!

I can't wait to see the new way of cruising! It may take longer to get on the ship, but, it will be worth knowing we'll be safer? I pray!!!🙏🏻😀

We are still planning for our Feb 2021 cruise. One issue we may have is that the cruise is out of Florida, We live in Alberta. It could take 3 flights maximum and 2 at least. Hopefully the airlines won't try to make up their losses on my tickets.As the what to expect once on board? It's anybodies guess.

Well .. we just took the dive and have booked using our FCC. We were eye balling this one for a bit but were very unsure about the date. But as NCL still offers the Peace of Mind (cancel within 48 hours of sailing) on this cruise we thought nothing to loose and the pricing was just too good to not jump. We are on the Encore for a 9 day round trip from NY to NE & Canada. Am hoping very much that this one goes.

What date is yours? ours is 11/29 out of NOLA....I assume you just got the email extending the POM policy to 11/30....

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