some important information received from Carnival. Two
key items to remember:
You must have an original CERTIFIED copy of your birth
certificate AND a photo ID for Customs/Homeland
Security. No ship boarding will be allowed without proper
Departure time is 4:00PM. You can board the ship as
early as 1:30 but the ship heads to sea at 4:00 sharp.
Don't be late.
Department of Homeland Security now requires all
passengers to provide certain information prior
to departure. In order to speed up your boarding
process, you can now pre-register on-line.
NOW with the Online FunPass to expedite your embarkation.
here to login to FunPass
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 must present proof of citizenship
in the form of a passport (valid or expired for
less than 10 years), original birth certificate,
state-issued certified copy of a birth certificate
from the Department of Health and Vital Statistics,
U.S. Military ID (no dependent IDs), or original
Naturalization papers. U.S. Alien Residents need
a valid Alien Resident Card. Canadian citizens
must present a valid passport, original birth
certificate or certified copy of a birth certificate.
Non-U.S. citizens need a valid passport and a
valid, unexpired U.S. Multiple Re-Entry Visa,
if applicable. Non-U.S. citizens eligible to apply
for admission under the Visa Waiver Pilot Program
must still have a valid, unexpired passport.
any last-minute questions, just call our travel
hotline at 1-877-TVL-HTLN (1-877-885-4856) or
1-305-406-4779. Our representatives are on call
to assist you with any question or travel emergency,
24 hours a day.
ship leaves port at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, March
01, 2005. Embarkation begins 1:30 p.m. You must
check in at least 30 minutes prior to departure
to allow sufficient time for Customs clearance,
we recommend you arrive early.
your convenience, charges for most of your onboard
purchases (arcades, drinks, etc) are made to your
Sail & Sign account. A required application
form will be included with your documents. Carnival
accepts American Express, VISA, MasterCard, Discover
Card and cash for deposit on your account. (A
minimum deposit will be required for cash accounts:
2 to 4 Day Cruises, $100; 5 to 8 Day Cruises,
$200; 9 Day or Longer Cruises, $350.)
are sorry, but guests are prohibited from bringing
beverages of any kind for consumption on board the
ship. However, if you will be celebrating a special
occasion while on board, a bottle of fine wine or
champagne may be brought on board during embarkation
at the beginning of the cruise only. A $10 corkage
fee will be charged should guests wish to consume
this wine in the dining room. Alcoholic beverages
purchased in the ship's gift shops or in foreign
ports will be retained by Carnival until the end
of the voyage.