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Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is canceling its early 2021 world cruises and Circle South America cruises on two ships.

* Island Princess 2021 World Cruise sailing from North America, including associated segments and remaining voyages sailing immediately prior;

* Pacific Princess 2021 Circle South America sailing from Australia, including associated positioning cruises.

The cancellations are due to restrictions and limitations with border and port access determined by government and health authorities and the continued uncertainty of airline travel, company executives said Tuesday.

“We share in the disappointment of this cancellation for guests of our world cruises because it’s a pinnacle cruise vacation experience, booked by some of our most loyal guests,” said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president.

Guests currently booked on these cancelled voyages will receive a refundable Future Cruise Credit equivalent to 100% of the cruise fare paid plus an additional non-refundable bonus FCC equal to 25% of the cruise fare paid. To receive the above FCCs, no action is required by the guest or their travel advisor.

Alternatively, guests can forfeit the bonus FCC offer and request a refund for all money paid on their booking by using this online form. Guests have until September 30, 2020, to elect a refund, or they will automatically receive the default offer listed above.

Princess will protect travel advisor commissions on bookings for cancelled cruises that were paid in full, in recognition of the critical role they play in the cruise line’s business and success.

The most current information and instructions for booked guests affected by these cancellations, and more information on FCCs and refunds, can be found online at Information on Impacted & Cancelled Cruises.

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  1. Dennis says:

    You should be able to read Princess Cruises’ news releases better than you seem to do. Princess is based in Santa Clarita, not Valencia. You may say they’re the same thing but they are not. Valencia is a section of Santa Clarita, not a city in itself. All you have to do is read the first line of the Princess news releases to get it right.

    • SCVNews.com says:

      Princess is based in Valencia. It is also based in Santa Clarita. It is also based in Los Angeles County. It is also based in California. And no, those aren’t the same things.

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