Well ours isn't until the end of NOV, we were 75/25 in favor of cancelling anyway, but this clinches it. Those NOV sailings, IF they happen...well..we didn't volunteer to be part of an experiment...

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Sorry to hear man. I am suspecting that all bets are off until sometime 2021 most likely March or so .... ish

Possibly, one is CCL end of Feb 2021...really want to do that one.....or did I just jinx it?

With Florida, California and Puerto Rico being major hot spots for the virus, I doubt if any ships will sail in 2020. The other issue is how many countries will be willing to allow ships originating from the US to allow passengers off. If the ships do sail I believe itineraries will be adjusted sufficiently and we will see a lot of sea days and the private islands.

We're all just marking time till they sail and folks report in (there's enough dispassionate, literate people out there to write accurate reviews)....see whats left of cruising as we know it...probably not much..then theres always getting TO the ship, driving flying whatever...probably into a "hotspot"...the zoo at the terminal..and what happens when (not if) theres an outbreak onboard...I really don't care one way or another about destinations at this point...I could do a whole bunch of seadays...they could sail in a big ol figure 8 for all I care...

Oddly enough, our flight to Fort Lauderdale just got canceled by the airline. Not sure why as there still are flights available. It isn’t a problem because we were planning to cancel it as soon as the January schedule opens up!

With respect to life on ships what is a real eye opener for me and scary are events up here in the seafood industry. Last week one of the high seas processing and fishing vessels out of the northwest had 85 out of a crew of around 117 test positive. This occurred some weeks after the vessel sailed where the crew had been isolated for two weeks before and all had tested negative. There obviously is no question that this stuff is highly contagious but how it gets started despite all the precautions is a good question.

The same holds true with some of the on shore processors here where 80% or so of the employees manage to get the virus at the same time. No wonder the meat packing plants in the lower 48 have had so many problems.

Investors in the cruise industry have to question how it is even possible to consider sailing one of these large ships at all until such time as a viable vaccine is available.

Disappointing but not unexpected

KENN...good to see you posting...yeh, we noticed that...there had to be glitch somewhere in the process to account for that weird occurance. and yes, plant workers, especially meat packers are VERY vulnerable. WAAAAAAY back in the day, I worked in a GM plant for a loooong year...can't imagine doing it with a mask....let alone in a meat/fish processing plant.

Valid points.

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