How long on cancelled cruise refund?

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Does anyone know approximately how long it would take to receive a deposit refund if you cancel a cruise totally?
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Mine have come within a week; maybe two weeks max. They tell you to allow up to two billing cycles, but I have never had to wait that long.
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I just had to cancel a cruise that was booked with RCI directly. Got my refund on my CC in two days.
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Royal Caribbean is very good at crediting refunds back. If this was an individual reservation it should be within a week....
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I recently cancelled a cruise on a Saturday and the deposit was refunded to my cc account by that Wednesday.
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Can you help my friend with this question? Thanks in advance.

He has a deposit he paid on our Mariner cruise in May. If he cancels his cruise will it appear as a credit on his credit card or will they cut him a check since it has been over four months?

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It will show back on his credit card, usually in a couple of days.
Last year we had to cancel a cruise and RCL had posted the refund on my credit card in two days.
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Thanks everyone for the replies. I did pay the deposit by check, so how long should it take for that, does anyone know? I'm asking because I want to go with my parents on a Hawaii cruise and I need it to help pay for that one!
Thanks!! (By the way, the deposit was made last year for 3 people and it was part by check and part by money order.)
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