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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

If you’ve never been on a cruise before, you are likely to have lots of questions about it. How do I get to the ship from the airport? Are meals included in the price? What do I have to pay for while I am on the cruise? These are all great questions and we’ve got the answers for you!

Included in your cruise:

  • 7-night cruise
  • Accommodations
  • Meals*
  • All Musical Performances
  • Photo Session
  • Workshops
  • Autograph Session
  • Q&A
  • and so much more! 

*Does not include Specialty Dining

What is not included: These include, but are not limited to airport/departure taxes; cost of passport and visas; taxes; excess baggage charges; laundry; phone calls; all items of a personal nature; items not included on regular menus; meals not detailed in the itinerary; and health, accident, baggage, or travel protection plans.

How do I sign up for my airfare? Please click here

Are transfers included? No. You may however purchase them from Royal Caribbean.  Once you have your RCCL reservation number and you have booked your flight, you can call Royal Caribbean. To purchase your Royal Caribbean Guest Transfer or for additional information consult call Royal Caribbean Reservations Department at 1-800-327-6700.  If they tell you that they do not sell transfers for charters, please ask to speak to their supervisor and they will assist you.

What do I have to pay for while I am on the cruise? Prices do not include airfare or ground transportation to, airport transfers to or from the cruise ship, personal expenses such as photos, souvenirs & island tours, sodas, bottled water or alcoholic beverages (except at our scheduled onboard cocktail party) or any other extra activities that you may choose to participate in on the ship or on shore that require a fee.

What should I pack? Whatever you wear at home that you are comfortable in is what you can wear when on onboard.

Is there a gym on the ship? There is a state of the art fitness center onboard. Stay in shape with your favorite workout equipment including treadmills, ellipticals and free weights or even yoga, pilates and spinning.

Do I need a passport? No, you do not,  but we suggest that you have one anyway. Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months after the scheduled return date of the trip. You should check with your travel agent or the US Consulate Service for information regarding necessary documentation. Non-US citizens must contact the appropriate consular office for entry requirements pertaining to your trip. Any visa(s) or other documentation required for a particular itinerary is the sole responsibility of the guest.

You may sail with either a valid passport, proof of citizenship and a valid government-issued photo I.D. (driver’s license with a photo), or any other WHTI compliant document.

Proof of Citizenship examples include:

  • State certified U.S. birth certificate (not a copy but an original)
  • Original certificate of U.S. naturalization
  • Original certificate of U.S. citizenship

What do you do when the ship is in port? There are a host of shore excursions that you can choose from. You can sign up onboard, or signup online before you travel. If you stay onboard you can relax by the pool, read a book or just hang out.

Will I get seasick? Chances are you will not. However, if you tend towards motion sickness, you can purchase something over the counter or see your Doctor before you go.

Terms & Conditions: For a complete listing of Terms & Conditions, Click Here

Cancellation Policy: All monies are non-refundable. We strongly suggest insurance to protect your investment. If you have questions regarding trip insurance coverage, please contact TRAVEL GUARD Click Here.

Still have more questions? Call Flying Dutchmen Travel at 707-546-1212 or 800-376-2419. Or, send an email to info@melissaetheridgecruise.com

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