| Date Published: September 4, 2008 |
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|Storm-Related Itinerary Changes: Thursday Update|
Carnival Ecstasy's August 28 cruise returned to Galveston September 3 instead of September 1. The cruise slated to depart Galveston on Monday left Wednesday for an abbreviated three-night cruise. Click here for more details.
Carnival Fantasy also did not return to Mobile on September 1 as scheduled, and instead ended its cruise September 3. The ship will now sail on four-day cruise visiting Cozumel and returning September 7. Click here for more details.
Carnival Triumph set off for the Eastern Caribbean in lieu of the Western Caribbean. New ports of call: St. Thomas and San Juan. The ship will not sub in a call at Grand Turk on Friday as previously announced; instead, the San Juan stay on Thursday was extended until 6 p.m.
Tampa-based Carnival Legend, which set sail on August 31, replaced a Grand Cayman call with Key West.
Carnival Conquest, which departed Galveston on August 31, canceled a call to Montego Bay Wednesday, visiting Progreso (Tuesday), Cozumel (Wednesday) and Grand Cayman (Thursday).
Carnival Sensation, which departed Port Canaveral on August 31, shortened Tuesday's Nassau call, departing at 5 p.m. instead of staying overnight.
For Carnival Glory, which departed on August 30 on a seven-night cruise from Port Canaveral, the only itinerary change was a skipped call at Nassau.
Carnival Liberty's August 30 sailing out of Miami will visit its originally scheduled ports but in reverse order. The revised schedule: Miami, sea day, Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman, sea day, Cozumel, sea day, Miami.
Due to strong winds in the southern Bahamas, Carnival Miracle, which set off on an eight-night Caribbean cruise from New York on August 29, canceled Tuesday's call at Nassau and visited Freeport instead. The ship called at Port Canaveral on Monday and will visit Newport, Rhode Island, on Friday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.
On Disney Wonder's four-night cruise that departed on August 31, the line switched the order of its ports to avoid inclement weather.
Disney Magic's five-night cruise that departed on September 1 we missed a second stop at Castaway Cay and had an extra day at sea.
NCL has altered the itinerary for Norwegian Sky's four-day Bahamas sailing, which departed from Miami on September 1. The ship is sailing a Western Caribbean cruise with stops in Cozumel, Mexico and Key West.
Norwegian Spirit's six-night Bahamas and Florida sailing, which departed from New York on August 31, will visit Bermuda instead of calling in Port Canaveral, Nassau and Freeport.
Sovereign of the Seas has a revised itinerary. The ship, which departed Port Canaveral on September 1, will visit Nassau on Tuesday and Key West on Wednesday, spending the night and departing Thursday morning.
Miami-based Majesty of the Seas will visit Nassau on Tuesday, spend Wednesday at sea, and call at Key West on Thursday.
Liberty of the Seas , which departed Miami on Saturday, will sail to all planned ports but in different order. The new itinerary is: Labadee on Monday, San Juan on Tuesday and St. Maarten on Wednesday. The ship will return to Miami September 6 as scheduled.
Mariner of the Seas -- which departed from Port Canaveral on Sunday, August 31 -- will skip Coco Cay, Royal Caribbean's private Bahamas island.
Enchantment of the Seas, which departed August 28 from Ft. Lauderdale, did not visit Cozumel on Saturday. Instead, it called at Nassau.
--Updated by Melissa Baldwin, Managing Editor
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