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Seabourn’s Refund* and Cancellation Policy for COVID-19

The following information applies to all sailings scheduled during the declared Public Health Emergency involving COVID-19. Except as specifically stated below, or as otherwise provided in the Cruise Contract for your cruise, the standard cancellation policies and penalties described in the Cruise Contract apply. 

Cruise Cancelled by Seabourn

  • If your cruise is cancelled by Seabourn or boarding is delayed by twenty-four (24) hours or more due to government order or declaration of Public Health Emergency, you are entitled to a refund of the amount paid to Seabourn within 180 days, or an optional Future Cruise Credit (“FCC”).

Cruise Cancelled by Guest

  • If, following a declaration of a Public Health Emergency, you cancel a booking for a cruise scheduled during the declared emergency, or must cancel your booking because you are prohibited from traveling to the vessel due to a governmental travel restriction, but the cruise is not cancelled, you are entitled to an FCC for the amount paid to Seabourn. In all other cases, our Book with Confidence Cancellation Policy or standard cancellation policy will apply as set forth in the Cruise Contract for your cruise.
  • If you, your family members living with you in the same household or travelling companions assigned to the same stateroom cancel a cruise booking due to testing positive for COVID-19 within fourteen (14) days of embarkation, you and they are entitled to an FCC for the amount paid to Seabourn. If guest has close contact with a positive or suspected COVID-19 case within fourteen (14) days of embarkation, and Seabourn deems you are unfit to travel, you are eligible for an FCC. 
  • To qualify for the FCC, if your COVID-19 test was administered by a provider other than one retained by Seabourn, you must present your verified positive test result in a form acceptable to Seabourn.

Denial of Embarkation or Reboarding; Quarantine and/or Disembarkation

  • If you, your family members, travelling companions or other close contacts are denied embarkation or reboarding, or quarantined or disembarked during the voyage, due to a positive COVID-19 test or being suspected of having COVID-19, you and they are entitled to an FCC for the amount paid to Seabourn in the event of denial at embarkation, or a pro-rated refund of the unused portion of your Cruise Fare in all other cases. 
  • Guests denied embarkation or reboarding, or who are disembarked or quarantined during the voyage, for failure to comply with the Seabourn’s COVID-19 Guest Protocols (external link: in effect at the time of the cruise, shall not be entitled to a refund or compensation of any kind. Please refer to the Ticket Contract issued for your cruise for complete details.

*All refund requests must be made within six months of the scheduled embarkation date or you will only be entitled to a Future Cruise Credit for the amount specified.