All meals in formal dining rooms and buffets Non-carbonated beverages (i.e. tea, juices, coffee) All concerts, speaker sessions, etc. hosted by Premier Use of the ship’s beautiful pools Use of the ship’s health and fitness center Taxes, fees, and gratuities are pre-paid and added to your reservation total ($299 per person)


Items of personal nature (phone calls, internet, laundry, etc.) Spa & beauty salon Soft drinks, wine and alcohol (drink packages are available for purchase) Meals in the specialty restaurants Room Service ($7.95 per delivery) Excursions while in Ports Ground transportation Cruise insurance (available through Travel Guard for an additional fee)


​​How much is the deposit and do I have to put down a deposit to book? The deposit is $150 per person. You can only reserve your stateroom with a deposit for each passenger. If I start booking and do not finish, what happens and can I go back and resume? Yes, you have 30 minutes to book your stateroom before it returns back to inventory. Can I use two different credit cards? Yes Can I add people to my room later? If we have availability, then yes! You will need to call our offices, 1-800-889-5265 at that time and we will be happy to assist. You may need to be moved to a higher occupancy stateroom, which involves fees at time of move. ​​ Can I change my stateroom? Please call us, 1-800-889-5265 and we will assist you, no charge if within the same category.


Proper travel documentation is required at embarkation and throughout the cruise and is the responsibility of the guest. Any guest traveling without proper documentation will not be allowed to board the vessel and no refund of the cruise fare will be issued.U.S. citizens are encouraged to show a U.S. passport. If they do not have a passport, they should be prepared to provide a valid government-issued photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License) and proof of U.S. citizenship in the form of a government-issued (not hospital issued) U.S. birth certificate. It is important that guest names on travel documents be identical to those on the cruise booking. Otherwise, proof of name change (i.e. a marriage license) OR a valid driver’s license or government-issued photo ID must be presented. For further information on documentation for U.S. citizens see U.S. Customs and Border protection.


Royal Caribbean International’s minimum age to sail unaccompanied on sailings originating in North America is twenty-one (21). No Guest younger than the age twenty-one (21) will be assigned to a stateroom unless accompanied in the same stateroom by an adult twenty-one (21) years old or older. A guest’s age is established upon the first date of sailing. This age limit will be waived for children sailing with their parents or guardians in connecting staterooms; for underage married couples, and for active duty members of the United States or Canadian military. Certain other restrictions and conditions will apply; such as compliance with the age twenty-one (21) alcohol policy, and proof of marriage for underage couples or proof of active duty military status required. Infant Policy
Infants sailing on a cruise must be at least six months old as of the first day of the cruise. Please be aware that guests traveling with a young infant that does not meet the infant policy will be denied boarding. No refunds or other compensation shall be due from the cruise line to anyone as a result of the denial of boarding to an underage infant or other accompanying guests. ​​ Can I cruise if I am pregnant? Royal Caribbean International cannot accept guests who will have entered their 24th week of pregnancy by the beginning of, or at any time during the cruise or cruise tour.



The Port of Galveston is located on the upper Texas coast at the mouth of beautiful Galveston Bay, just 30 minutes steaming time from the open sea. The two closest airports to the Port of Galveston are Houston Hobby International Airport (HOU) and George Bush Intercontinental (IAH).


There are many hotels in the Galveston area that offer Park and Cruise rates. Expedia and Booking.com can provide many different priced hotels an suggestions for the type of hotel that you are looking for.


The nearest airport to Port of Galveston is Houston Hobby International Airport .The distance between them is 42 miles and the trip takes about 30 minutes. A taxi will cost approximately $85 a carload and the shared shuttle about $45 per person. An alternative airport is George Bush Intercontinental, located on the north side of Houston, but it’s about 70 miles from the port and the ride can take about 1 ½ hours. Taking a taxi will cost approximately $135 a carload and the shared shuttle $55.


If you’re driving to the port the parking lots available to passengers are located 1/2 mile from the cruise ship Terminal. The parking lots are safe and secure. Gates will be locked upon vessel departure and no entry will be available on non-cruise days. Lots are to be monitored by Port police every two hours. Drop off passengers and luggage at the cruise terminal before heading to the parking lot. Porters will assist you with your baggage and Police Officers will direct the driver to the appropriate parking lot for that day. There are shuttles running continuously to take passengers from the lot to the terminal for check-in. Cash, Travelers Checks, Visa, and Master Card are accepted at the parking lot. The rate for a seven-day cruise is $70 for an uncovered lot and $80 for the covered lot. All cruise passengers are guaranteed a place to park and no reservation is necessary. Cash, traveler’s checks and major credit cards are accepted at the Port of Galveston official parking lots.