Thanks for your perspectives.
My cabinmate is 93 yrs old. She didn't contact me before cancelling
with Princess (because she was in severe pain...and on her way out the
door to the hospital for emergency surgery). Of course, this was unusual.
The cancellation occurred six days before the cruise. The next day
Princess offered to reinstate the cruise for me, but at that point I'm
sure there would have been no air available (or if avail., the price would
We did have Princess travel insurance. We're in the claim process with
In 48 cruises, I never had a cruise cancelled on me. Just thought
it wouldn't have hurt Princess to give me the courtesy of a phone call.
By the way, my cabinmate is doing great. She's now too busy to cruise
with me. She's going on a University at Sea 30 day cruise in Europe in