If you’re longing for an ocean getaway on a Carnival cruise out of Galveston, you’re out of luck for 2020.

Carnival Cruise Line announced Thursday that some of the cruises from all U.S. homeports, with the exception of Miami and Port Canaveral, are canceled for November and December due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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“The health and safety of our guests, crew and communities we serve remain the cornerstone of our plans and decisions,” President of Carnival Cruise Line Christine Duffy told the Houston Chronicle’s Julian Gill. “The patience and support of our guests and travel agent partners have been a huge motivation to our team as we have worked through this unprecedented situation and we are dedicated to getting back to operations when the time is right.”

Carnival’s announcement came a day after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended a ban on the large cruises in U.S. waters through October 31.

“Recent outbreaks on cruise ships overseas provide current evidence that cruise ship travel continues to transmit and amplify the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19,” the CDC stated.

Following the CDC’s extension of the no-sail ban, Carnival Cruise Line released more information about their plans for 2020, including the combination of future cruise credit and refunds.

“Carnival continues to work on protocols and procedures that would allow for the resumption of cruise operations, with a gradual, phased-in approach, designating Miami and Port Canaveral as the first two homeports for embarkations. Cruises currently scheduled for November and December from those two homeports will remain in place for the time being while Carnival evaluates options. However, the cruise line is providing guests booked on cruises in November and December out of Miami and Port Canaveral the ability to voluntarily cancel their reservation and receive the same offer that all other impacted guests are receiving, which includes a combination future cruise credit and onboard credit, or a full refund.”

After news of Carnival’s cancellation, Twitter erupted with some heated and humorous responses.

If you need a full refund or wish to choose a future cruise credit, Carnival Cruise Lines vows to accommodate passengers with two options, including a bonus value offer and a refund.

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