Royal Caribbean is rescheduling the current cruise of the Grandeur of the Seas, in order to begin repairs to the cruise ship for what the cruise line refers to as a “technical issue which limits the operation of one of the two rudders used to steer the ship.”
Royal Caribbean notified its guests, at the last minute today, who were planning to board the Grandeur on Thursday, January 11, 2018 that the cruise had been rescheduled to Saturday, January 13th.
This news was first reported on by the popular Royal Caribbean Blog.
Guests will receive an onboard credit in the amount of a 50% refund of their cruise fare, excluding taxes and fees.The cruise line will reimburse guests for change fees up to $200 per person for domestic flights and up to $300 per person for international flights. Those passengers who wish to cancel their cruise will receive a refund.
The Grandeur is one of the oldest ships in Royal Caribbean’s fleet, which first went into service in 1996.
Last year, a lifeboat fell off its davits from the Grandeur of the Seas due to an apparent lack of maintenance.
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