Your investment in your next cruise is important, and we know that being able to book with confidence has never been more important than ever. We understand that booking a holiday during this unique time of uncertainty can feel a little risky, especially as we all eagerly wait for cruises to resume and restart at home and abroad. But as we all count down the days until cruises resume, we invite you to dream big, plan away and rest easy!
Looking for more information around COVID-19 and how it might impact your upcoming cruise? Check out our COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions page or our Future Cruise Credits page for additional information you need to know before booking your next voyage. We’ll answer all of your major concerns around how travel restrictions could affect your sailing so you can have confidence in your booking until cruises restart across Australia and worldwide.
Many cruise lines have a Book With Confidence Policy, or something similarly named, to help take the worry out of booking your next cruise holiday. Check out just some of the policy specifics below and book your cruise with confidence today:
Azamara Cruises | Celebrity Cruises | Cunard Line | Holland America Line | Hurtigruten | MSC Cruises | Norwegian Cruise Line | Ponant Cruises | P&O Cruises Australia | Princess Cruises | Royal Caribbean Cruises | Seabourn Cruises | Silversea Cruises | Virgin Voyages
✔ Book an Azamara cruise by 31 August 2022 that departs on or before 31 December 2022 and not only will you have up to 48 hours before you sail to cancel, but you will receive 100% of the amount paid in a Future Cruise Credit to be used for a new or existing Azamara booking. These credits can be used on any sailing departing on or before 30 June 2023.*
✔ New bookings are covered by Celebrity Cruises’ Best Price Guarantee policy.
✔ Book any Cunard cruise and enjoy the freedom of transferring to a new sailing as many times as you wish before the final balance is due.*
✔ If you are booked on a Cunard voyage and wish to cancel, please refer to the cancellation policy outlined in the terms and conditions.* Cunard will levy a cancellation charge as a percentage of the fare paid.
✔ If you are unable to cruise due to a positive COVID-19 test received within 14 days of sailing, you’ll receive a Future Cruise Credit to the value of your cruise*.
✔ Book a Holland America cruise by 30 September 2022 that departs on or before 31 December 2022, and if you cancel for any reason up to 30 days prior to departure, you will retain your cancellation fees in the form of a Future Cruise Credit with the remainder refunded to you.*
✔ Furthermore, if you test positive for COVID-19, you may cancel up to your sailing date and still receive the same remuneration as stated above.
✔ Book a Hurtigruten cruise by 30 June 2022 that departs before 31 December 2022 without paying any booking fees. If you decide to cancel your voyage prior to the final payment date on your booking, Hurtigruten will refund your payment as well as the previously non-refundable deposit, minus a cancellation fee.
✔ Book any MSC cruise by 15 July 2022 that departs on or before 31 March 2023, and you can reschedule your cruise free of charge up to 15 days before departure.
Norwegian Cruise Line
✔ Book a Norwegian Cruise Line cruise that departs on or before 31 May 2022 by 30 April 2022, and you can cancel anytime up to 24 hours in advance if you’re prohibited by your local government for non-essential travel abroad or if you’re required to quarantine upon your return home. For guests who choose to cancel, you’ll receive it in the form of a future cruise credit available for cruises through 31 December 2022.
Book a Ponant cruise by 30 June 2022 that departs before 30 April 2024 and:
✔ Pay just 25% deposit
✔ Pay the final balance 30 days before departure
If you choose to postpone or cancel your booking more than 30 days prior to departure, you will receive a Future Cruise Credit to the value of 100% of the monies paid.
P&O Cruises Australia
Book a P&O Cruise cruise prior to 2 August 2022 that departs before 30 November 2022 and you can:
✔ Cancel at least 76 days prior to departure and receive a refund*
✔ Cancel at least 15 days prior to departure and receive your cancellation fees back as a Future Cruise Credit*.
✔ Book a Princess cruise that departs before 30 September 2022, and if you cancel up to 30 days prior to sailing, you will receive your cancellation fees back as a Future Cruise Credit. These can be used on any sailing that departs by 30 September 2023*. Future Cruise Credits issued under the Book with Confidence policy will expire a year from the date you received your credit.
Royal Caribbean Cruises
✔ Book a Royal Caribbean cruise on or before 31 March 2022 that departs before 31 May 2022 and as long as you cancel your cruise at least 48 hours before your sail date, you’ll receive a Future Cruise Credit to the value of the amount you paid for your cruise. These credits can then be used on any sailing that departs before 30 April 2023.*
✔ Book a Seabourn cruise that departs on or before 31 March 2023, and you may cancel for any reason up to 30 days prior to departure and retain your cancellation fees in the form of a Future Cruise Credit, with the remainder refunded to you.*
✔ Book a Silversea travelling 1 December 2021 to 31 March 2023 and standard cancellation policy will apply. However if you or your travelling party are affected by Covid, supplement terms and conditions will apply which will allow and you to cancel up to 30 days prior to departure and retain the value of the booking as a Future Cruise Credit (excludes world cruises). *
✔ The FCC has 2 years of validity from the issuing date. Any booking made using the FCC must be made prior to the expiry date as stated and the voyage must commence no later than one year after the expiry date. The FCC has no cash value and will be forfeited if not used prior to the expiration date.
✔ Book any Virgin Voyages cruise by 31 May 2022, for sailings through 15 October 2022 and enjoy the freedom to cancel up to 48 hours before the voyage date and receive full Future Voyage Credit.*
Ready to book with confidence?
Wondering when cruises restart? Don’t worry, we are too! Until cruises resume across Australia like many countries across the globe such as Singapore, we’ll continue to provide avid travellers such as yourself with the best deals online from all the popular cruise lines. Check out our deals today and book with confidence using your future cruise credit!
If you need some additional assistance booking your next holiday before cruises resume in Australia, we’re more than happy to help! Contact us now by calling 13 13 03 or by completing a call back form and one of our experienced Gurus can help you book with confidence. It won’t be long till cruises restart in Australia and across the globe and now has never been a better time to book an itinerary at an affordable price. Lock in your next grand adventure and cruise with confidence today.
Terms and Conditions
Information on Booking with Confidence has been taken from the cruise line website and is subject to change without notice. Bookings made during a reduced deposit campaign may have differing Book with Confidence terms and conditions. For the most up-to-date policy and how it affects your booking, please contact our Reservations team.