Tropical Storm Karen shortens cruises

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) - Tropical Storm Karen is shortening several Carnival cruises scheduled to leave from New Orleans.

The Carnival Elation and Conquest are currently expected to arrive on Monday, October 7.

Travelers on the Carnival Elation that were to leave on Saturday will have their trips shortened to three days and will receive a 50 percent discount on the cruise, a discount on a future three to five day cruise and other discounts and refunds.  Check-in is scheduled for October 7 at the Julia St. Terminal, 1350 Port of New Orleans Place.

Those that are scheduled for the Carnival Conquest cruise that was to leave on Sunday have had their trip shortened by a day.  Travelers will receive a one day prorated refund of their fare and refund of government fees for Freeport.  Check-in will be Monday at the Erato St. Terminal.

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