ravel Alert Hurricane Irma

UPDATE Hurricane Irma

Posted September 12th, 2017

Update 12/09/17 at 12pm

Hurricane Irma has now been downgraded to a tropical storm with sustained winds of up to 60mph (96kph). Currently, around 9.6 million people are without power across the southern USA states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Alabama. There is serious flooding and damage across areas of these states. Check with local authorities and your airline or cruise ship website before you make your way to the airport or dock for onward travel.

Airport updates

Most Florida airports (Miami Airport, Orlando Airport, Tampa Airport and Palm Beach Airport) are slowly resuming mostly limited services today, however flights in other states will be affected:

·         Charleston (South Carolina) Airport (CHS) has cancelled most flights until further notice due to flooding.

·         Tallahassee Airport (TLH) in Florida has cancelled all flights in and out of the airport today. 

·         Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia has a number of flights cancelled or delayed today.

Cruise updates

Royal Carribean International:

The following sailings have been cancelled as ships are deployed to help with the humanitarian effort in St Maartan, St Thomas and Key West:

·         Empress of the Seas - September 13 Cuba cruise

·         Majesty of the Seas - September 15 Bahamas cruise

The following sailings are being modified - check with your consultant for more information:

·         Allure of the Seas - September 10 Western Caribbean cruise

·         Harmony of the Seas - September 9 Eastern Caribbean cruise

·         Oasis of the Seas - September 10 Eastern Caribbean cruise

·         Enchantment of the Seas - September 11 Bahamas cruise

Disney Cruise Line:

The following sailings are being modified - check with your consultant for more information:

·         Disney Fantasy - September 2 Western Caribbean cruise

·         Disney Dream - September 4 Bahamas cruise

The following sailings has been cancelled:

·         Disney Dream - September 8 cruise

·         Disney Dream - September 11 cruise

Carnival Cruise Line:

The following sailings have been cancelled:

·         Carnival Liberty - September 7 cruise

·         Carnival Victory - September 8 cruise

·         Carnival Splendor - September 9 cruise

·         Carnival Ecstasy - September 9 cruise

·         Carnival Liberty - September 10 cruise

·         Carnival Paradise - September 11 cruise

The following sailings are being modified - check with your consultant for more information:

·         Carnival Conquest - September 9 cruise

·         Carnival Glory - September 9 cruise

·         Carnival Magic - September 9 cruise

·         Carnival Vista - September 9 cruise

·         Carnival Victory - September 11 cruise

·         Carnival Sensation - September 11 cruise

If you have any questions about your cruise, tour, flights to and from the region or accommodation, please call our 24/7 customer service team for emergency global assistance on +61 7 3170 7899 or if within Australia call 1300 663 487. You can also consult the website of your air carrier or cruise line directly for their updates.

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