Three more Carnival cruise ships restart until July
With Vista Carnival and Horizon Carnival being successfully underway, it’s time to take a look at what we can expect from Carnival Cruise Line in the coming weeks. The cruise line plans to resume cruises on a number of ships, including the highly anticipated Mardi Gras.
Three ships are expected to start sailing this month, while the cruise line intends to have the majority of its fleet operational by the end of this summer. Ship by ship, we are looking at where and when we will see them back up and running, while also looking at the requirements that the cruise line asks passengers before they board.
The carnival breeze Ready to sail from Galveston
The carnival breeze will make its maiden voyage on July 15, making it the third Carnival cruise ship to begin operations. Her itinerary will see her sailing from Galveston to Cozumel for 4-day trips and Cozumel and Costa Maya for 5-day trips.
2012 built The carnival breeze has a capacity of 3,646 double occupancy passengers and weighs 130,000 gross tons, making it the 5th largest ship in the Carnival fleet.
The third Carnival cruise ship to begin operations in Texas will be The carnival breeze. The ship was in Galveston since early May when Vista Carnival and The carnival breeze were greeted by a large crowd of cruise line fans and executives.
Passengers will all need to be fully vaccinated, while children up to 16 years old can board the ship with a negative PCR test. However, if customers plan to sail with children under the age of 16, they will need to obtain authorization from the Carnival Cruise company as the slots are limited.
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Carnival miracle Alaska cruise
Carnival miracle will appear in Alaska this summer. Scheduled to navigate the Northern State fjords, she will depart from Seattle on a series of trips that will stop at Tracy Arm / Endicott Arm, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan before returning to Seattle.
There are no calls to Canada this season due to the country’s cruise ship ban until February 2022.
At the end of September, the 88,500 tonnes, 2,680 passengers Carnival miracle will be repositioned in Los Angeles. Passengers will all need to be vaccinated for Alaska cruises.
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Mardi Gras debuts
On July 31, we will finally see the debut of the world’s most anticipated cruise ship, Mardi Gras. Her maiden voyage will see the magnificent ship depart from her home port of Port Canaveral on a route familiar to Carnival Cruise Line.
Its very first port of call with passengers on board will be in San Juan, Puerto Rico, before sailing to Carnival’s main cruise destination, Amber Cove, the last port of call for Mardi Gras will be in Nassau, Bahamas. .
With a total capacity of 5,282 passengers in double occupancy and 6,338 passengers at full capacity, the Mardi Gras is the largest cruise ship in the Carnival fleet. He will be joined by his sister ship, Carnival Celebration, next year.
Guests aboard cruises to the Caribbean on Mardi Gras all will also need to be vaccinated. By August 1, the cruise line is requiring all teens over 12 to be fully immunized.
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And July and September?
At this time, Carnival Cruise Line has only announced that cruise ships will resume in July and August as part of its gradual restart. Three other ships will resume until August, including Carnival magic from Port Canaveral, Sunrise Carnival from Miami, and Panorama of the Carnival from Long Beach.
We should soon know which ships will be returning in September and what protocols will be in place.