MSC Cruises Ends Fuel Surcharge On All New 2009 Bookings

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Dec 16 – MSC Cruises has eliminated the fuel surcharge for all new bookings for 2009 voyages beginning today. Last month, MSC took the lead and eliminated the fuel charge on all cruises departing on or after April 1, 2009. At that time, MSC Cruises’ management indicated that they were also considering… [Continue Reading]

NCL Suspends Fuel Supplement

MIAMI, Dec 4, 2008 – In response to the current continued decline of fuel prices, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) announced today that it is suspending the company’s fuel supplement effective immediately for all voyages departing in 2009. NCL will refund the fuel supplement in the form of an on-board credit for all 2009 bookings within… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Corp Suspending Fuel Supplement for Its North American Brands Effective Dec. 17

MIAMI, Dec. 4 — As fuel prices continue to decline, Carnival Corporation & plc has announced that it will suspend fuel supplements for its six North American brands effective for all voyages departing on or after Dec 17, 2008. The fuel supplement suspension applies to the following brands: Carnival Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line,… [Continue Reading]

MSC Cruises Ends Fuel Surcharge Beginning With April 2009 Sailings

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (NOVEMBER 17, 2008) – MSC Cruises has eliminated the fuel surcharge for all its cruises departing on or after April 1, 2009. The surcharge will not be levied on any new bookings for cruises sailing from that date on, and the accounts of guests already booked on these cruises will be adjusted… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Cruises Revises Policy On Fuel Surcharges

LOS ANGELES, November 14, 2008 – Recent drops in crude oil prices have led Crystal Cruises to revise its 2009 fuel surcharge policy. If crude oil is below $65 a barrel on a specific quarterly date, the line will reimburse its fuel surcharge to guests sailing in the following quarter.
Given the volatility of oil prices,… [Continue Reading]