Carnival cancels two cruises on Carnival Horizon amid technical issues

Dec 01, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line announced cancellation of two upcoming sailings on the Carnival Horizon due to an issue the ship is experiencing, affecting its maximum cruising speed. Cancelation notice by the cruise line said that Carnival Horizon 6-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on December 5, and 8-Night Southern Caribbean cruise on December 11, departing from Miami are now cancelled. The ship will head for dry dock in order to fix the technical issues and will resume cruises operations on December 19.

The cruise line has sent a letter to guests booked on two cancelled cruises saying:

“Carnival Horizon has been experiencing an issue affecting its maximum cruising speed and, unfortunately, we will not be able to operate your cruise.

We sincerely apologize for the unanticipated disruption to your vacation plans. We are very disappointed that we have to cancel your cruise with such short notice. In addtion to processing a full refund, we will also be extending a 100% future cruise credit (FCC) based on the value of the cruise fare for this voyage.”

Carnival Horizon is the first Carnival cruise ship to resume operations out of Miami on July 4, and the second in the fleet to restart cruises overall.