Princess Cruises and Fincantieri have announced the postponement of the delivery of Sun Princess.
Both companies have mutually agreed to delay the delivery of Sun Princess, the largest vessel ever constructed in Italy and “the first ship of a revolutionary new platform designed exclusively for the Princess brand.”
The postponement has led to the cancellation of the ship’s inaugural 10-day voyage, originally set to depart from Barcelona on February 8th.
John Padgett, President of Princess Cruises, said:
“We understand that this news is disappointing, and we share in that disappointment.
“We recognize the anticipation that surrounded this sailing, and we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this cancellation causes.”
Guests who were booked on the inaugural voyage will receive a full refund of the cruise fare along with any additional onboard services that were pre-purchased.
They will also receive a 50% future cruise credit (FCC) that can be used on a future Princess voyage* and up to $200 per person for change fees related to air travel plans.
Princess Cruises is also protecting travel agent commissions.
*FCC must be booked by November 30, 2024 and sailed by December 31, 2025.
For more information, go to www.princess.com
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