Royal Caribbean: Let my sister reschedule her cruise- her house was just flooded by Sandy!
  • Petitioned Adam M. Goldstein

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President & CEO, Royal Caribbean
Adam M. Goldstein
Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean
Richard D. Fain
New Jersey Governor
New Jersey
Sen. Robert Menendez
New Jersey
Sen. Cory Booker
New Jersey
Gov. Chris Christie
New Jersey-04
Rep. Chris Smith

Royal Caribbean: Let my sister reschedule her cruise- her house was just flooded by Sandy!

    1. Amy Owen
    2. Petition by

      Amy Owen

      Los Angeles, CA

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November 2012

Victory

Amy Owen launched a petition to Chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean, demanding that her sister, hit by Hurricane Sandy, be able to reschedule her cruise. From Amy Owen: "My sis reports that Royal Caribbean has agreed to let victims of Hurricane Sandy reschedule their cruises. No word yet on fees or penalties she will have to pay, but after she submits proof of her address and storm damage, RC will allow them to reschedule. THANK YOU ALL for your help! Biggest thanks to my dear friend Cheryl Zukowski, who led the charge. Heartfelt gratitude to you all!"

My sister is a teacher, a wife, and mother of 4 year old twins. She and her husband saved up their money and booked a cruise with Royal Caribbean, scheduled to depart from Bayonne, NJ on Friday, November 2nd, 2012. On Monday, October 29th, their home was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Royal Caribbean is refusing to let them reschedule their cruise at ANY time. Also, Royal Caribbean has told them that they cannot receive even a partial refund. Adding insult to injury, the representative told my sister, "don't worry, just go and enjoy yourself." Her home is uninhabitable; toxic black mold will start to grow in the coming days; they won't have electricity again for 7-10 days, but Royal Caribbean advises, "Just go on the cruise anyway."

Hurricane Sandy: At high tide late Monday night, a massive wall of water hit my sister's house in Brick, New Jersey, collapsing carefully constructed defenses of more than one thousand pounds of sand bags. As my terrified niece and nephew woke to water crashing into their home, vicious winds and eight feet of water wreaked havoc. Everything on the ground floor (including the washer, dryer, furnace, and hot water heater) was immediately destroyed. The Christmas gifts that my sister had carefully purchased in advance, while on sale and affordable, were gone in an instant. They do not have flood insurance.

Royal Caribbean, do the right thing! Let my sister, Sarah Dunne of Brick, New Jersey, reschedule her cruise! She, her family, and her twins have already lost so much, why are you heartlessly compounding this tragedy? REFUND OR RESCHEDULE, ROYAL CARIBBEAN!!!

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    1. Reached 100 signatures
    2. We've won! RC to allow rescheduling

      Amy Owen
      Petition Organizer

      My sis reports that Royal Caribbean has agreed to let victims of Hurricane Sandy reschedule their cruises. No word yet on fees or penalties she will have to pay, but after she submits proof of her address and storm damage, RC will allow them to reschedule. THANK YOU ALL for your help! Biggest thanks to my dear friend Cheryl Zukowski, who led the charge. Heartfelt gratitude to you all! :) :) :)

    3. Reached 50 signatures

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    • Angela Lewis RICHLAND HILLS, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      Show some grace to folks who just lost everything due to no fault of their own.

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    • Marie Browne DECATUR, GA
      • almost 2 years ago

      The company is being greedy!

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    • Clive Ullyett SHELTON, CT
      • almost 2 years ago

      They were just involved in a major catastrophe and should be refunded. The storm Sandy is an act of God and therefore out of her hands.

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    • Deborah Hatcher TALLAHASSEE, FL
      • almost 2 years ago

      Because this is just wrong!

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    • annoymous beginings MIAMI,FL, FL
      • almost 2 years ago

      justice!!!!!!

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