Cruise West Waives Fuel Surcharge & Extends Alaska Early Booking Promotion

SEATTLE, WA, Dec 29 – Cruise West, the global leader in small-ship exploration voyages and the largest American-owned cruise line, is extending the Alaska early booking discount and waiving the fuel surcharge for guests who book and pay in full by January 30, 2009. In addition, to encourage new guests to book any Cruise West… [Continue Reading]

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]

Fuel Supplement Charges to be Removed From All 2009 Voyages for Oceania Cruises & Regent Seven Seas Cruises

MIAMI, Dec 8 – Prestige Cruise Holdings, parent company of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, has announced that fuel supplement charges will be eliminated from all voyages departing in 2009. PCH had previously announced that fuel supplement charges for 2010 voyages would be eliminated effective November 10, 2008.
Frank Del Rio, chairman of… [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]