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NCL, Oceania Cruises, Regent adopt 48-hour cancellation policy

PHOTO: NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE Pride of America Hawaii.jpg
The policies are aimed at giving travelers the peace of mind to book a cruise — such as one on Pride of America to Hawaii, pictured here
Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises became the latest to move to a 48-hour cancellation policy.

'Peace of Mind' policy

NCL's new 'Peace of Mind' policy lets travelers who book voyages through Sept. 30 the opportunity to cancel up to 48 hours prior to the sailing date and receive a 100% future cruise credit.

Rebook on sailings through 2022

This can be used on any cruise through 2022.

The offer applies to all new bookings and existing bookings on voyages beginning March 10.

Oceania's 'Traveler's Assurance'

Oceania Cruises' 'Traveler’s Assurance' policy is effective immediately for all existing and new bookings made by April 30 for any voyages departing from March 10 to Sept. 30.

As long as they cancel at least 48 hours before departure, travelers will get a future cruise credit equal to 100% of the cruise fare paid,

The credit is valid for redemption one year from date of issue for travel departing no later than Dec. 31, 2022.

Best price guarantee

Also, up to the day of sailing, should there be another applicable public promotion that offers a better value through amenities or price, travelers can take advantage of that promotional offer and/or price, the line said.

'Regent Reassurance'

'Regent Reassurance' includes voyages embarking March 10 through Sept. 30. Passengers who have paid in full may cancel up to 48 hours prior to sailing and receive a 100% future cruise credit, which can be applied to any new reservation within one year on a sailing between today and Dec. 31, 2022.

The offer is applicable to existing and new reservations made by April 30.

Earlier today, the Royal Caribbean group announced all its brands were moving to a 48-hour cancellation window. 

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