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Date Published: September 13, 2008
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Update: Storm-Related Itinerary Changes
(12:55 p.m. EDT) -- As Hurricane Ike contines to move on in, cruise lines have begun issuing a second straight week of storm-related itinerary changes. Tropical Storm Lowell is also impacting itineraries.

Carnival

Hurricane Ike

Carnival Liberty, which departed from Miami on September 6, will sail to the Western Caribbean instead of the Eastern Caribbean. New ports of call include Grand Cayman (Monday), Cozumel (Tuesday), Belize (Wednesday) and Roatan (Thursday).

Carnival Miracle, which departed from New York on September 6, will sail a revised itinerary. The ship will now call San Juan (Tuesday), St. Thomas (Wednesday), Tortola (Thursday), at sea (Friday and Saturday).

Carnival Valor, which departed from Miami on September 7, will sail a revised itinerary. The ship will now be at sea (Tuesday), call at St. Thomas (Wednesday), St. Maarten (Thursday), at sea (Friday and Saturday).

Carnival Inspiration, which departs from Tampa on September 8, will sail a revised itinerary. The ship will be at sea (Tuesday), Progreso (Wednesday), Cozumel (Thursday) and at sea (Friday).

Carnival Holiday, which departs from Mobile on September 8, will saild a revised itinerary. The ship will be at sea (Tuesday), Progreso (Wednesday), Cozumel (Thursday) and at sea (Friday).

Carnival Imagination, which departs from Miami on September 8, will sail a revised itinerary. The ship will now be at sea (Tuesday), Freeport (Wednesday), Half Moon Cay (Thursday), Nassau (Friday).

New: Carnival Ecstasy, which departs from Galveston on September 11, will sail a revised itinerary. The ship will call at Veracruz, Mexico, on Saturday instead of Cozumel.

New: Carnival Conquest, which departs from Galveston on September 14, will depart a day late on Monday, September 15 and sail a shortened six-night itinerary to Grand Cayman and Cozumel. Passengers on the September 7 sailing will remain in Cozumel through Saturday and return to Galveston on Monday, extending their sailing by a day.

Royal Caribbean

Hurricane Ike

Liberty of the Seas, which departed from Miami on September 6, will sail a revised itinerary -- the ports are reordered. The new order is: Cozumel (Monday), Grand Cayman (Tuesday), Ocho Rios (Wednesday) and Labadee (Thursday).

Mariner of the Seas, which departed Port Canaveral Sunday, September 7, will sail a revised itinerary. The ship will visit Labadee (Tuesday), Montego Bay (Wednesday), George Town (Thursday) and Cozumel (Friday).

Freedom of the Seas, which departed the Port of Miami on September 7, will sail a revised itinerary. The ship will not visit San Juan on Tuesday. Instead, the ship will be at sea Tuesday; visit Charlotte Amalie (Wednesday), Philipsburg (Thursday), and be at sea Friday and Saturday.

Tropical Storm Lowell

Vision of the Seas, which departed Los Angeles on Sunday, September 7, will sail a revised itinerary (updated from the revised itinerary reported on Wednesday). It will not call at Cabo San Lucas on Tuesday or Mazatlan on Wednesday. Instead, the ship will visit Puerto Vallarta on Wednesday and Cabo San Lucas on Friday.

For a recap of previous itinerary changes, click here.

--by Melissa Baldwin, Managing Editor
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