Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the required travel documents you will be asked to provide prior to boarding the ship. It is the guest's· responsibility to obtain all valid travel documents for their vacation. Please review the Vital Information page that follows.
Protect your investment by securing our Vacation Protection Plan. Cruise Care provides coverage for trip interruption, accident and sickness medical benefits,· evacuation, baggage protection and much more. For detailed information on our ‘Vacation Protection Plan’, please visit www.RoyalCaribbean.com.
Due to new government regulations, Guests must be checked-in and onboard no later than 90 minutes prior to the sailing time or they will not be permitted to sail.· To expedite boarding, check-in online at www.RoyalCaribbean.com/online check-in. This is available 24 hours after final payment has been made and up to three (3) days prior to sailing, not including the day of sailing.
Before You Leave: Required Travel Documents and Identification
It is the guest's responsibility to obtain all valid travel documents for their vacation. These valid travel documents such as passports, visas, inoculation certificate and family legal documents are required for boarding and re-entry into the United States and other countries. Guests should check with their travel agent and/or government authority to determine the travel documents needed for each destination, including the port of embarkation.
Documentation and Immigration Requirements
Guests are highly encouraged to travel with a valid passport, even when not required.·
For your protection, we recommend that your passport expiration date does not occur within six (6) months of the sailing return date.·
Some foreign ports of call require a visa. Please contact the Embassy (Consular Services) of each country on your sailing itinerary or the visa service of· your choice for specific visa requirements, information, forms and fees for your nationality. Royal Caribbean suggests the visa provider, CIBT at www.visacentral.com/royalcaribbean or 1.800.858.8579 (identify yourself as a Royal Caribbean guest for discounted rates).
The spelling of the guest(s) name as booked for a cruise must match exactly as their valid passport or proof of citizenship / identification during ship· check-in formalities.
Certain countries may have specific travel requirements for your itinerary. Please check any one of the websites below to understand what is necessary· for your vacation.
All guests (including children) must present a valid passport when sailing on U.S. Open Loop voyages. These are voyages that commence in a U.S.· port, travel within the Western Hemisphere, and end at a different U.S. port. When traveling on these sailings, please take extra caution in understanding the specific documentation requirements.
All guests (including children) require specific travel documents that may include either a passport or other documentation, such as a government-issued·
birth certificate and laminated government issued picture ID denoting photo, name and date of birth, when traveling on U.S. Closed Loop voyages. These are voyages that commence and end in the same U.S. port without leaving the western hemisphere. Please note that Baptismal papers, hospital certificates of birth, voter registration cards or Social Security cards are not considered proof of citizenship. Please view the websites below for more information.
Should the last names of the parent and minor child traveling with them differ, the parent is required to present the child's valid passport and visa (if· required) and the child's birth certificate (original, a notarized copy or a certified copy). The name of the parent(s) and the child must be linked through legal documentation.
Adults who are not the parent or legal guardian of a minor traveling with them must present an original notarized letter signed by the child's parent(s),· authorizing the adult to take the child on the specific cruise, supervise the child and allow emergency medical treatment to be administered.
Guests on consecutive sailings must ensure they have the proper travel documents for their entire cruise vacation and for any port within their· itinerary(s).
Please refer to one of the following websites for details on documentation requirements as it relates to your itinerary:
This booking is governed by the terms and conditions of the Cruise/Cruisetour Ticket Contract. A copy of the most current version of that contract can be viewed at www.RoyalCaribbean.com.
Enhance Your Experience
Pre-Book Shore & Land Excursions: Maximize your destination experience with our Shore and Land Excursions program which can be reserved online up·to 4 days before your sail date. To book or browse, visit www.royalcaribbean.com/shorex.
Book Air Transportation: ChoiceAir provides you access to thousands of published and contracted low priced air fares. All that is required is your guest booking number. Then, go to the website located at http://www.choiceair.com and you are on your way to booking air transportation for your cruise vacation!
Wine and Dine Packages: Choose from several dining options and drink packages to create your perfect cruise vacation. Whether you're looking for fine· food, a cozy setting or an evening of fun and intrigue, you can make reservations at our specialty restaurants or look for other dining experiences. You can also purchase fantastic wine packages and select the beverage packages you want before your cruise. Please visit www.RoyalCaribbean.com for more information.
When packing for your cruise, we recommend that you pack a small carry-on bag with your medications, travel documents, a change of clothes, and any· valuables or electronics that you will be bringing on your cruise.
When deciding which Credit/Debit card to associate with your SeaPass onboard spending account, please keep in mind that temporary holds may be placed· on your funds and these can take up to 24 – 48 hours after your cruise to drop off of your account.
Having the right travel documents is one of the most important parts of getting ready for your trip. Please be sure to check your itinerary for the countries you·
will visit and their travel document requirements for your nationality, these may include passports, visas, inoculation certificates and family legal documents. Obtaining these are your responsibility.