Central Florida cruises rerouted because of Hurricane Matthew


Several cruise lines at Port Canaveral, Florida, are making changes this week in response to Hurricane Matthew churning in the Atlantic.

"As long as we're safe, we're OK going to Key West," said cruise passenger Rhonda Parker.

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Richard Bramwell told WFTV's Melonie Holt that he has relatives in Jamaica and that his thoughts are also with those in the path of the storm.

"Everything with the rest of the family is OK. And as we say, we trust in God," Bramwell said.

ROYAL CARIBBEAN:
Royal Caribbean International is posting updates on its website. Some ships will be rerouted this week.

The Allure of the Seas has changed its call dates:

  • Tuesday: Cozumel, Mexico, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday: At sea
  • Thursday: Falmouth, Jamaica, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday: Labadee, Haiti, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: At sea
  • Sunday: Arrival at Port Everglades, Florida, at 6:15 a.m.

Freedom of the Seas: Returns to Port Canaveral Sunday at 6 a.m.

CARNIVAL:

Carnival posted on its website that as of now most of its ships will operate as scheduled. If any changes are made, guests will be notified.

DISNEY CRUISE LINE:

The Disney Dream left Port Canaveral on Monday and will sail to the western Caribbean. It will return to Port Canaveral on Friday. 


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