An article this morning in the Chicago Tribune caught my attention – "Compensation Doesn’t Float After Cruise Ship Skips Port."   The article involved a family’s request for a refund after a cruise ship missed one of the scheduled ports of call.   Instead, the cruise line issued a $500 credit toward a future cruise – $200 for each parent

The Federal Maritime Commission just issued the folowing update regarding Cruise West cancelations and refund options:

The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) has announced on its website that consumers should be aware that partial or full reimbursement of lost payments and/or deposits for Cruise West products made prior to September 11, 2010, may be protected under the