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Carnival is the parent company and they announced today: Carnival Cruise Line announced Monday that it is extending its pause in operations because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. All North America sailings through to May 11, 2020, are canceled. "As COVID-19 continues to impact global health and commerce, we are sorry to extend our pause in operations until May 11," the company stated. "If you have an impacted sailing, you will have received an email direct from Carnival or your travel advisor.: The emails contain instructions for claiming a cancellation offer
It was an add-on to the travel insurance we bought.
CFAR needs to be bought within a specified number of days from booking -- usually 10 to 21 -- and it doesn't pay 100% -- our policy paid 75%. We bought it for our October Cuba cruise. Within a week of booking, it was likely that travel to Cuba would be restricted and we were within the timeframe. At the time, we had paid our deposit, $400 in air, and a non-cancelable Miami hotel reservation through Priceline, so that's all we insured. Had we gone on the cruise and paid for more, our insurance costs would have gone up. We canceled. We got back our deposit and called the insuran