The Florida Attorney General's Office said Monday it reached a $21-million settlement with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Celebrity Cruises over retroactive fuel supplement charges the lines began charging last fall.
Under the voluntary settlements, the two units of Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. will refund the full cost of the surcharges to all consumers who were retroactively charged. About 300,000 passenger bookings are covered in the settlement.
In turn, the cruise lines can continue charging the fuel surcharge going forward so long as it is clearly disclosed to consumers before the sale.
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