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Carnival Sells Fascination and Imagination, Cancels Sailings on 4 More Cruise Ships Into 2021

Carnival Cruise Line has confirmed it will sell Carnival Fascination and Carnival Imagination, both of which have been in long-term layup during the ongoing suspension of North American cruising.

Carnival Cruise Cancellation Policy: Can I Get My Money Back?

When you book a cruise, the last thing you're probably thinking is that you might have to cancel it. But, when life happens and you need to change your plans, you'll want to be familiar with your cruise line's cancellation policy.

If you're looking for a Carnival cruise refund, we'll tell you what you can expect, from cancellation deadlines to why travel insurance is a good idea.

Carnival will sell five more cruise ships

Carnival Corporation announced on Tuesday it will sell off an additional five cruise ships.

The ships to be sold are in addition to the 13 ships the company previously announced.

In a new business update for shareholders, Carnival Corporation made the announcement that it would sell the ships that were already planned to be sold in the future.

Compare: MSC vs. Carnival Cruise Line

Because cruise bookings have a lot of moving parts, it can be confusing to choose a sailing that's right for you, especially when you're comparing apples to oranges. If you're looking for a breakdown of Carnival vs. MSC cruises, we can help. Below we've compiled information on food, cabins, price and more for these two lines.

Carnival's next cruise ship will be named Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line announced on Friday that the name of its Excel-class cruise ship that will debut in 2022 will be called Carnival Celebration.

When the Carnival Celebration debuts, she will sail from PortMiami in November 2022.

Excel class rear view

Celebration will offer guests the same kind of activities and things to do onboard that the Excel-class is known for, including the BOLT roller coaster at sea.

Carnival hacked by ransomware attack

Carnival Corporation announced it was the victim of a ransomware attack that may have resulted in guest and employee information being compromised.

The ransomware attack occurred on August 15 and the incident was noted in a SEC financial filing.  The SEC filing didn’t say how many people’s personal information may have been accessed, and spokesman Roger Frizzell said in an email that the company wasn’t releasing any information other than what was in the securities filing.

The breach accessed and encrypted a portion of one brand’s information technology systems.

Carnival Cruise Line tests new cruise ship roller coaster

Carnival Cruise Line has released a new video of a test of its new roller coaster concept that will be added to a cruise ship soon.

Known as the BOLT, the new roller coaster will debut on the Carnival Mardi Gras in February.

The test was conducted at the roller coaster manufacturer in Munich, Germany. Mauer Rides tested out the new roller coaster, which will offer guests almost 800 feet of suspended track at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour.

Compare: Carnival vs. Disney Cruise Line

If you're considering a Disney cruise vs. Carnival, you're likely wondering what the major differences are, apart from the obvious ones like fleet size and characters magically appearing onboard.

Whether you're a parent planning a vacation with the kids or an adult who has no kids but enjoys feeling like one, we'll help you compare these lines on things like dining, accommodations, things to do and of course, price.

Carnival says goodbye to two cruise ships

Carnival Cruise Line honored two ships that were recently sold by sharing fond memories from the cruise line staff.

Last week, Carnival confirmed the Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration were sold to a scrapyard and in an effort to commemorate the ships' legacy, Carnival shared memories from Carnival executives and staff.

Carnival Fantasy arrives in Turkey for recycling after 30 years in service

Carnival Cruises will sell two more cruise ships

Carnival Corp. & plc announced on Wednesday in a Form 8-K financial filing it will get rid of two more cruise ships, in addition to the 13 ships it previously announced it would sell.

The decision to sell the ships are intended to align the fleet with the expected phased restart of guest cruise operations while also generating cost savings.

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