As expected MSC cruises has today issued an about about its cancellation policy due to the risk of coronavirus.

A spokesperson for the cruise line said: “At MSC Cruises we’re closely monitoring the ongoing evolution of coronavirus (COVID-19) and as the situation evolves reviewing our own policies with our guests in mind. 

“Effective tomorrow, March 10, MSC Cruises is launching its Cruise Assurance program, providing guests with greater flexibility for existing and new reservations between now and 31 July 2020. 

“With the new program, for sailings on or before 31 July 2020, guests have the option to cancel their existing reservation up to 48 hours prior to departure and receive a Future Cruise Credit for the amount paid. The Future Cruise Credit can be applied to any future cruise of their choice departing on or before 31 December 2021.”

Guests interested in participating in MSC’s Cruise Assurance program can contact MSC Cruises at 866-420-3584 or work with their preferred travel advisor. For more information on the Cruise Assurance program, visit

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