(October 5, 530pm) - Due to the closure of the ports of Miami and Port Canaveral, Royal Caribbean is delaying the turnarounds of two ships.
Empress of the Seas was scheduled to return from its October 1 sailing on Thursday (October 6) but Royal Caribbean is delaying it by a day. With the extra day, after the ship left Cozumel on Tuesday, Royal Caribbean sent it to Costa Maya on Wednesday.
That means passengers planning to embark on Empress of the Seas on October 6 at Miami won't now embark until Friday, October 7 and the cruise will be shortened to three nights. Passengers will receive an onboard credit in the amount of one day's cruise fare. They will also receive a future cruise credit in the amount of 25% of the fare they paid.
Majesty of the Seas was scheduled to return to Port Canaveral on Friday, October 7. Since the port will be closed, it is spending one more day at sea, and will now return on Saturday (October 8).
Passengers planning to embark on Majesty of the Seas on Friday (October 7) will now embark on Saturday (October 8), but the cruise will shortened by a day to two-nights. Passengers will receive an onboard credit in the amount of one-day's cruise fare and a future cruise credit in the amount of 33% of the fare they paid.