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P&O have just sent an email saying that our Caribbean cruise in March has been cancelled (booked using FCC from a previously curtailed cruise)

That is 7 cancelled holidays in a row :(

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I thought that they had already announced that a few weeks back.

I know that out March cruise (which will be being cancelled) will only be the second cruise going out.

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I know certain ships had been cancelled going into the new year, including (I think) their world voyages - sadly this is the first we have heard about the Caribbean though ... which was our replacement for the Oceana UAE.

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I'm simply amazed that anyone can consider international travel in the midst of a global pandemic.
It was international travel that spread it in the first place.
I'd be a bit surprised if next summer goes ahead.

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I'll have to comfirm it with my daughter first but we've got one large (4 person) tent going cheap for the summer season if anyone is interested :thumbup:

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Right now I cannot think of anything worse than a 10 hour flight wearing a mask.

Did hear on the News just now that a vaccine is due out in January and that a 1 hour test for £80 is available at Heathrow Airport in Terminal 5 ... so maybe, just maybe some will be cruising albeit not me.
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Had a call and email from Iglu this morning to say Azura 1st April cancelled, asked for a refund and it's up to 60 days and P&O will process it. Would have cancelled anyway so am pleased about it as I wont lose the deposit which I was expecting to do!
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Is looking grim isn’t it - our first one is August fingers crissed

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LadyPCruiser wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 15:43 Is looking grim isn’t it - our first one is August fingers crissed
We are booked for next September - as you say, fingers crossed :)
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Ventura 30 May then Azura September. Who knows.?
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We have a June cruise booked but we won’t be going on it.
Maybe move to 2022 or maybe just write off the deposit.
On a different note, there was a very interesting piece in this morning’s Guardian about how Barcelona is reinventing Las Ramblas to make it a centre of culture as opposed to a tourist trap.
Good luck to them.

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screwy wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 16:30 Ventura 30 May then Azura September. Who knows.?
We are (hopefully) on Azura in September as well - does that mean you get to put fluffy handcuffs on me

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You never know your luck in a raffle .
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Kendhni wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 17:12
screwy wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 16:30 Ventura 30 May then Azura September. Who knows.?
We are (hopefully) on Azura in September as well - does that mean you get to put fluffy handcuffs on me
23 Sept by any chance.?
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Kendhni wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 17:12
screwy wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 16:30 Ventura 30 May then Azura September. Who knows.?
We are (hopefully) on Azura in September as well - does that mean you get to put fluffy handcuffs on me
Stephen will definitely be booking this cruise :thumbup: :D

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screwy wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 18:46
Kendhni wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 17:12
screwy wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 16:30 Ventura 30 May then Azura September. Who knows.?
We are (hopefully) on Azura in September as well - does that mean you get to put fluffy handcuffs on me
23 Sept by any chance.?
No, we are more front loaded in September ... I will give the ship a quick spring clean in readiness of your arrival.

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Onelife wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 20:16
Kendhni wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 17:12
screwy wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 16:30 Ventura 30 May then Azura September. Who knows.?
We are (hopefully) on Azura in September as well - does that mean you get to put fluffy handcuffs on me
Stephen will definitely be booking this cruise :thumbup: :D
As tempting as it sounds, we are not going on any cruises next year unless the going ashore rule changes, which is very doubtful, so will probably transfer our deposit over to one we have our eyes on for 2022.

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Stephen wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 07:34
Onelife wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 20:16
Kendhni wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 17:12
We are (hopefully) on Azura in September as well - does that mean you get to put fluffy handcuffs on me
Stephen will definitely be booking this cruise :thumbup: :D
As tempting as it sounds, we are not going on any cruises next year unless the going ashore rule changes, which is very doubtful, so will probably transfer our deposit over to one we have our eyes on for 2022.
That’s exactly how we feel about it Stephen.
A few restrictions on the ship may be tolerable, but we don’t want to spend thousands on a holiday to be tolerable.
As for getting off, for us, that’s the main driver.
Walking around Cadiz, stopping for tapas and a glass. Soaking up the ambience.
That’s what a holiday is about.

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barney wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:36 Walking around Cadiz, stopping for tapas and a glass. Soaking up the ambience.
That’s what a holiday is about.
Do you really think so ... surely it would be a brand new experience to be confined to an inside cabin wearing one's mask cos some d**k head tested positive in the Bay of Biscay :lol:
Moby or Mob is far easier to type ...

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Stephen wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 07:34
Onelife wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 20:16
Kendhni wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 17:12
We are (hopefully) on Azura in September as well - does that mean you get to put fluffy handcuffs on me
Stephen will definitely be booking this cruise :thumbup: :D
As tempting as it sounds, we are not going on any cruises next year unless the going ashore rule changes, which is very doubtful, so will probably transfer our deposit over to one we have our eyes on for 2022.
That is pretty much what we will be doing with the March cruise. I am still hopeful for September (must remain optimistic).

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Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:59
barney wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:36 Walking around Cadiz, stopping for tapas and a glass. Soaking up the ambience.
That’s what a holiday is about.
Do you really think so ... surely it would be a brand new experience to be confined to an inside cabin wearing one's mask cos some d**k head tested positive in the Bay of Biscay :lol:
Inside cabin :shock: . Not in a million years.

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Stephen wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 10:11
Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:59
barney wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:36 Walking around Cadiz, stopping for tapas and a glass. Soaking up the ambience.
That’s what a holiday is about.
Do you really think so ... surely it would be a brand new experience to be confined to an inside cabin wearing one's mask cos some d**k head tested positive in the Bay of Biscay :lol:
Inside cabin :shock: . Not in a million years.
Nor me ... perhaps they will not sell them, using them instead for quarantine purposes be they passengers or crew ?
Moby or Mob is far easier to type ...

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Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 10:31
Stephen wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 10:11
Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:59
Do you really think so ... surely it would be a brand new experience to be confined to an inside cabin wearing one's mask cos some d**k head tested positive in the Bay of Biscay :lol:
Inside cabin :shock: . Not in a million years.
Nor me ... perhaps they will not sell them, using them instead for quarantine purposes be they passengers or crew ?
I would assume it is likely to be the lowest deck of cabins which is allocated entirely as the quarantine area, it is nearest to the medical centre and relatively easy to isolate.
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towny44 wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 11:54
Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 10:31
Stephen wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 10:11

Inside cabin :shock: . Not in a million years.
Nor me ... perhaps they will not sell them, using them instead for quarantine purposes be they passengers or crew ?
I would assume it is likely to be the lowest deck of cabins which is allocated entirely as the quarantine area, it is nearest to the medical centre and relatively easy to isolate.
Good plan but would it be big enough on all ships ?
Moby or Mob is far easier to type ...

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Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 12:11
towny44 wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 11:54
Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 10:31
Nor me ... perhaps they will not sell them, using them instead for quarantine purposes be they passengers or crew ?
I would assume it is likely to be the lowest deck of cabins which is allocated entirely as the quarantine area, it is nearest to the medical centre and relatively easy to isolate.
Good plan but would it be big enough on all ships ?
Not checked but I would imagine it would be, if not they would have to use part of the deck above.
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Stephen wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 10:11
Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:59
barney wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:36 Walking around Cadiz, stopping for tapas and a glass. Soaking up the ambience.
That’s what a holiday is about.
Do you really think so ... surely it would be a brand new experience to be confined to an inside cabin wearing one's mask cos some d**k head tested positive in the Bay of Biscay :lol:
Inside cabin :shock: . Not in a million years.
No issue for us, we are never in the cabin long enough and, given the choice of 2-3 cruises a year in an inside or 1 cruise in a balcony I know which wins every time.

Wasn't there some idiot on these boards that used to claim people only left their cabin because they had an inside? Myopic visionaries rarely see the full picture.

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Kendhni wrote: 22 Oct 2020, 07:15
Stephen wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 10:11
Manoverboard wrote: 21 Oct 2020, 09:59
Do you really think so ... surely it would be a brand new experience to be confined to an inside cabin wearing one's mask cos some d**k head tested positive in the Bay of Biscay :lol:
Inside cabin :shock: . Not in a million years.
No issue for us, we are never in the cabin long enough and, given the choice of 2-3 cruises a year in an inside or 1 cruise in a balcony I know which wins every time.

Wasn't there some idiot on these boards that used to claim people only left their cabin because they had an inside? Myopic visionaries rarely see the full picture.
For me Ken, it's not a question of status, I would just feel claustrophobic. We've had an outside cabin before now when doing a short winter cruise which has been fine. But I do like to be able to have fresh air into the cabin, so it's a balcony for us everytime :thumbup:


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With the issue of norovirus etc, a balcony for me is the way to proceed to have daylight and fresh air.
Didnt use to be such an issue especially when paying single supplement . Like Ken I used to say I would rather cruise twice a year in an inside cabin. Not any more. My next 2 cruises are cabins with a balcony.

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Whynd1 wrote: 22 Oct 2020, 07:39 With the issue of norovirus etc, a balcony for me is the way to proceed to have daylight and fresh air.
Didnt use to be such an issue especially when paying single supplement . Like Ken I used to say I would rather cruise twice a year in an inside cabin. Not any more. My next 2 cruises are cabins with a balcony.
Given the amount of FCC we have, we (and by 'we' I mean Julie) are considering using it to upgrade - however I wait to see if the cruise will be going or not ... and SWMBO still has to convince me.

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My wife will only have balcony cabins because she likes patio doors that lock from the inside…she left me out there 4 hours one evening :shock:
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Onelife wrote: 22 Oct 2020, 18:00 My wife will only have balcony cabins because she likes patio doors that lock from the inside…she left me out there 4 hours one evening :shock:
I thought your pawing at the door was a bit sad - I almost felt sorry for you.

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