WTJRC 2016 FAQs

1.What is included?

5 night Cruise. Most meals onboard. Live musical performances night and day. Opportunities to get up close and personal with musical guests. Late night dance parties with djs. Lots of other surprises!  Sign Up Here for Cruise Updates

2.Where can I find the best airfare prices?
Our specialty is providing a one-of-a-kind unique vacation filled with the music you love. We do everything we can to ensure that your onboard experience will be amazing, but we will not be able to book your air travel or hotel accommodations.

We recommend using an online travel site to book any flights that fit your schedule, budget & lifestyle such as Kayak,Travelocity, Expedia, or Priceline. **

Making Flight Arrangements

When booking flights we recommend that you arrive in Ft Lauderdale no later than 12:00 PM on November 14. Return flights should be arranged to leave Ft Lauderdale after 12:00 PM on November  19. Check our hotel suggestions as we really suggest that you come in the night before.

**Flying Dutchmen Travel is not affiliated in any way with any of these sites.

 

3.Where can I find the best airfare prices?
Our specialty is providing a one-of-a-kind unique vacation filled with the music you love. We do everything we can to ensure that your onboard experience will be amazing, but we will not be able to book your air travel or hotel accommodations.

We recommend using an online travel site to book any flights that fit your schedule, budget & lifestyle such as Kayak,Travelocity, Expedia, or Priceline. **

Making Flight Arrangements

When booking flights we recommend that you arrive in Ft Lauderdale no later than 12:00 PM on November 14. Return flights should be arranged to leave Ft Lauderdale after 12:00 PM on November  19. Check our hotel suggestions as we really suggest that you come in the night before.

**Flying Dutchmen Travel is not affiliated in any way with any of these sites.

 

4.Is there a hotel we can reserve the night before the cruise?
Our specialty is providing a one-of-a-kind unique vacation filled with the music you love. We do everything we can to ensure that your onboard experience will be amazing, but we will not be able to book your air travel or hotel accommodations.

We recommend using an online travel site to book any hotel  that fits your schedule, budget & lifestyle such as Kayak,Travelocity, Expedia, or Priceline. **

5.What time do I need to be on the ship?

We leave at 4:30PM on November 13, 2017. Due to new government regulations requiring cruise lines to submit final departure manifests at least 60 minutes prior to sailing, guests are requested to complete Online Check-in no later than 3 days prior to their cruise. If you do not complete Online Check-in 3 days prior, you will be required to complete this process at the pier at least two hours prior to the published sailing time. Please note: All guests must be checked-in and onboard the ship no later than 90 minutes prior to the published sailing time or you will not be permitted to sail.

6.How do I get to the ship from the airport?

If you purchase transfers, when you arrive at the airport there will someone from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to greet you and show you to the shuttle that will take you to the ship. RCCL offers ground transfers between the airport and the pier and vice versa. To arrange for transfers, have your airline documentation ready and call RCCL Reservation Department at (866) 562-7625 (US & Canada only).

The ship leaves from the port of Ft Lauderdale, Port Everglades Cruise Port. Directions to port. You can get to Ft Lauderdale by plane, car, or bus. The port is about 15 minutes from the airport. A taxi or shuttle bus can be taken from the airport to the cruise port. Please note: All guests must be checked-in and onboard the ship no later than 90 minutes prior to the published sailing time or you will not be permitted to sail.

7.What are the directions ot the pier?

a. Main entrance. Take I-595 East straight into the port (I-595 become Eller Drive once inside the Port). I-595 runs east/west with connections to the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, U.S.1, I-95, State Road 7 (441), Florida’s Turnpike, Sawgrass Expressway and I-75.

b. North entrance. Take U.S.1 or A1A to 17th Street Causeway in Fort Lauderdale and turn south at the streetlight onto Eisenhower Blvd.

c. US1/Federal Highway entrance. At the intersection of State Road 84 East and U.S.1 (Federal Hwy.), turn east into the seaport.

8.What meals are included in the price?

All meals included in the main restaurants and buffets, but specialty restaurants have a cover charge.

9.What do I have to pay for while on the cruise?

Prices do not include airfare or ground transportation to and from Florida, 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.

10.What other kinds of entertainment is there on the ship?

When you sail with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, there’s never a dull moment. Try your luck in our bustling casino. Or lounge by the pool with your favorite cocktail. With a wide range of activities and entertainment designed for everyone, there’s plenty to do and see on our award-winning ships. It’s all on board, and it’s all amazing.

11.What should I pack?

Whatever you wear at home that you are comfortable in is what you can wear when at port. You should wear comfortable, casual attire, and if you perfer to participate in the more formal night, a nice dress or suit. Also bring a swimsuit and a jacket for everyday wear.

12.Is there a gym on the ship?

– VitalitySM Spa with extensive treatment menu including medi-spa and acupuncture
– 4 pools including the Solarium, an adults-only retreat*
– 6 whirlpools, two of them cantilevered whirlpools overlooking the ocean
– State-of-the-art Fitness Center, with classes including yoga and tai chi

13.Do I need a passport?

Do I need a passport?
No, but it is highly recommended.. If you are a non-US citizen, you are responsible for knowing what type of Visa may be required for travel.

HOWEVER (US Citizens) 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
•Original certificate of U.S. naturalization
•Original certificate of U.S. citizenship

14.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.

15.Will I get sea sick?

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.

16.How do I book Travel Insurance?

If you live within the United States, once you book your cruise, we will send you a quote from our travel partner, Travel Guard, via email for coverage on your cruise. If you have questions regarding trip insurance coverage, please contact TRAVEL GUARD HERE. If you live outside of the US, please contact your local travel agency.

17.Is there a payment plan?

PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS (REQUIRED) All cabin pricing is based on double occupancy.

The deposit is per person based on double occupancy – $250pp for Interior, $300pp for Oceanview, $450pp for Balcony, $550pp for Suites and above and is subject to a $100 per person based on name change fee. Booking Fees, Gratuities, Taxes and Administration Fees: $2929.00 per person additional. All payments are non-refundable. Deposit is due at time of booking. All monies are due at time of booking.

Single pricing Cost of the cabin and cost of taxes based on double occupancy minus $200 on all cabin types.

All cabin pricing is based on double occupancy.

Monthly Payments
This requires a full deposit based on your selected cabin class due at time of booking (see above). Payments will be divided equally by the remaining months after your deposit with final payment on August 10, 2017.

Auto Pay
Your credit card on file will be charged automatically on the tenth(10th) of each month. If you will be sending a check, they must arrive in house on or before your payment is due.

Late Payments
There is a $35 late payment fee. This will be assessed each time a payment is late.

18.What are the Terms and Conditions?

CRUISE TERMS AND CONDITIONS 2017

Deposit Payment: The Stateroom Deposit is due at the time of the reservation. All monies paid are non-refundable.

Stateroom Deposits: These are per person deposits – $250/pp – Inside Staterooms; $300/pp Ocean View & $450/pp Balcony Staterooms and $550/pp Suites. 3rd and 4th person pricing are $350/pp – Inside Staterooms; $450/pp Ocean View & $550/pp Balcony Staterooms & $650/pp Suites and $750/pp Penthouse and above.

Port Charges/Taxes/Gratuities/Admin Fee: $229.00 per person. All name changes will be assessed a $100.00 per name Change Fee. (Please determine which party is to be billed prior to making changes.) All fees are per person. All cancellations must be submitted in writing.

Monthly payments plan (required) This requires a full deposit based on your selected cabin class due at time of booking (see above). All monies are now due upon booking. Final Payment is August 10, 2017.

Late Payments: There is a $35 late payment fee. This will be assessed each time a payment is late.

Final Balance Due Date: All monies are due at time of booking.

Cancellation Policy: All payments are non-refundable. Flying Dutchmen Travel strongly recommends the purchase of Trip Insurance.

Excluded Charges:Charges are “cruise only” and are based upon double occupancy,and do not include airfare, ground transportation, onboard purchases, purchased drinks onboard or excursions. It does include all meals, shows and onboard events produced by the WelcometoJamrockReggaeCruise.com cruise. Fuel Surcharge: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line reserves the right to implement a fuel charge if oil prices rise above $65.00 a barrel with a maximum of $10.00 per person per day.

Airline tickets issued in association with this cruise are subject to all the rules and penalties imposed by the individual airlines and are nonrefundable once ticketed.

Pre and/or Post Cruise Packages are subject to different penalties for changes or cancellation. These will be determined by the vendors that are used.

Any disputes arising from the WelcometoJamrockReggaeCruise.com cruise must be settled in California. Information and pricing is subject to change without notice. While we do our very best to ensure that information and pricing appearing in this website is complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for incomplete and inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. In the event of a pricing error, misrepresentation or omission, we reserve the right to adjust the pricing or make any other corrections. We reserve the right to change all itineraries and entertainers without notice and with no further obligation.

The Terms and Conditions are subject to change. Royal Caribbean has their own Terms and Conditions that you may read on their website.

DISCLAIMER: WelcometoJamrockReggaeCruise.com and all entertainers performing on the ship and their agents, Flying Dutchmen Travel, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line neither controls, nor operates, nor are they responsible for the actions of independent contractors such as airlines, railroad companies, tour operators or ground transporters. The above said deny any responsibility for liability for late arrival of your flight or train or for any illness, injury, damage, loss of cruise time or other irregularities resulting there from. You are responsible for arriving at the respective ports on time for embarkation and for joining the vessel at its next port of call if, for any reason you miss a scheduled sailing.

19.What is the policy for name changes?

Name changes are permitted for $100 per person, however at least one passenger from the original reservation must remain in the cabin. Changing all names in a cabin are not permitted and considered a cancellation. Cancellation penalties will apply.

20.Can I bring alcohol onboard?

Guests are not allowed to bring beer, hard liquor, fortified wines or non-alcoholic beverages onboard for consumption or any other use on boarding day or while in port. Alcoholic beverages seized on boarding day will not be returned.

Guests wishing to bring personal wine and champagne onboard may do so only on boarding day, limited to two (2) 750 ml bottles per stateroom. Additional bottles of wine beyond two (2) bottles that are brought onboard or any alcoholic beverages purchased in ports of call or from Shops On Board will be stored by the ship and delivered to your stateroom on the last day of the sailing.

Read more at http://www.royalcaribbean.com/customersupport/faq/details.do?pagename=frequently_asked_questions&pnav=5&pnav=2&faqType=faq&faqSubjectId=336&faqSubjectName=Food+%26+Beverage&faqId=260#120KCOsMlefBBLmX.99

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