Transcript for Travel plans affected due to Hurricane Harvey
There is a huge ripple effect to this tonight when it comes to travel. Flights cancelled, airlines offering waivers, passengers kept from coming back to port. Here's Victor Oquendo. Reporter: Tonight, the warning for Corpus Christi clear. Get out of dodge. Reporter: About 130 flights cancelled in the region in all. Already about 160 reported delays in and out. The mad rush to get out, with time running out. I do not have back-up plan, if I get stuck, I'm stuck. In this situation, stranded, away from home, no electricity, flooding. We're not from here, so, good luck to you guys. Reporter: Major airlines tonight saying they'll waive change fees. Allowing passengers to rebook travel in Harvey's path at no cost. From the air, to the sea, the port of galveston. A popular docking point for cruise ships, now closed. Tonight, four cruise ships, with an estimated 20,000 passengers, diverted. Carnival saying three of theirs will "Remain a safe distance from the storm" and will "Return the ships to galveston as soon as feasible." And Victor is live with us now. The cruise ships waiting it out at sea. And where you are in Houston, we heard officials pleading with residents to stay put. Reporter: That's right, Davis. Houston's mayor with a warning, saying there's no need for residents to evacuate, citing hurricane Rita in 2005, and the 100 lives lost. Thank you. And we turn to the white house, the president sending a
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