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General Questions

What are the dates for Cruise with Kristi 2019?

February 2, 2109 – February 10, 2019. Saturday, February 2 is a travel day and the ship sets sail on Sunday, February 3.

What ship and cruise line are you cruising on?

Royal Caribbean’s, Liberty of the Seas out of Galveston, Texas.

What are the ports of call?

Roatan, Honduras; Belize City, Belize; and Cozumel, Mexico

How much does it cost?

It depends on type of cabin you choose, there are several choices, Inside, ocean view, balcony and suite. Give us a call at (956) 687-5115 for the most up to date rate.

What does the package include?

The total package includes 7 Night Cruise aboard Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas with round trip bus transportation from the Rio Grande Valley to Galveston. It includes a one (1) night hotel stay at Sugar Land Marriott plus breakfast.

How much is the deposit?

You can reserve your spot with a non-refundable deposit of $250.00 per person. While it is non-refundable, it can be used towards another cruise at a later day, however change fees will apply.

Bus Transportation & Hotel

How long will it take us to get to Sugar Land?

Approximately 5 ½ to 6 hours depending on weather and traffic.

What pre-night hotel are we staying at?

Marriott Town Square in Sugar Land, Texas.

Are there restaurants by the Hotel in Sugar Land?

Yes! We promise you will not go hungry. There are plenty of options, we will provide a list as we get closer to crusing.


How long will it take us to get home Sunday, February 10, 2019

Approximately 7 – 8 Hours depending on weather and traffic.

Are we going to stop for meals going up and returning home?

Yes, we will make several stops going and returning. All cost of meals and snacks are on your own. Make sure you eat breakfast before we leave. We will stop for lunch and snacks going and returning.


Can we bring food on the bus?

Yes, we just need to make sure we clean up after ourselves.

Do we need to tip the bus driver?

It is not necessary, but tips are very welcome!

Luggage & Packing

How much luggage can I bring?

Two (2) pieces per person, plus you will need to bring an overnight bag that will fit in the overhead compartment of the bus for our overnight at the Marriott Town Square Sugar Land.


What should I pack?

Resort or Casual wear, swim suit, formal attire.

Payments, Insurance & Gratuities

How much do I have to put down as a deposit?

You can reserve your spot with a non-refundable deposit of $250.00 per person. While it is non-refundable, it can be used towards another cruise at a later day, however change fees will apply.

How much is travel insurance?

This also depends on the rate of your trip. It starts from $29.00 per person and goes up from there.

What are gratuities and do I have to pay them?

Yes, you will be responsible for gratuities. The gratuity is $14.50 USD, or $17.50 USD for suite guests, applied to each guest’s SeaPass account on a daily basis. The gratuity applies to individual guests of all ages and stateroom categories. As a way to reward crew members for their outstanding service, gratuities are shared among dining, bar & culinary services staff, stateroom attendants and other hotel services teams who work behind the scenes to enhance the cruise experience. In the unlikely event that a guest onboard being charged the daily automatic gratuity does not receive satisfactory service, the guest may request to modify the daily amount at their discretion by visiting Guest Services onboard and will be able to do so until the morning of their departure. Guests who have pre-paid their gratuity will not see a daily charge during their cruise. They can be paid at final payment. The cost is a total of $101.50 per person. For suite guests will be a total of $122.50 per person.

When is the final payment due?

Final payment is due November 1, 2018. We will call you mid-October to remind you. We will also need to get your passport information, emergency contact information and what form of payment you will be using for your ship board charge account.

Shore Excursions

How and when can I book Shore Excursions?

You can go to www.royalcaribbean.com , find “Already Booked” click on it, then go to “reserve”. A prompt will ask you for your reservation number, last name, ship and sail date. You will see a screen that has all shore excursions that Royal Caribbean has to offer. Or you can give us a call we will be more then happy to help you. It is best to book your excursion before we leave because they do book up and most are limited capacity.

Special Needs

What if I need to rent a wheelchair, motorized cart or any type of assistance for the duration of the cruise?

Let us know as soon as you can, so we can make arrangements for you. There is a fee for each.

What if I just need a wheelchair getting on and off the ship?

Let us know as soon as you can, we can also make arrangements for this as well. The cruise line has a very limited amount. So, some waiting might happen.

What if I need a CPAP machine?

Let us know so we can notify Royal Caribbean.
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