Required Travel Docs
Don’t let the ship sail without you.
Make sure you have all your documents.
Before Leaving Home:
- Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the required trael documents you will be asked to provide prior to boarding the ship. CAUTION: The requirements described below are subject to change by governmental bodies without notice.
- It is the sole responsibility of the guest to identify and obtain all required travel documents and have them available when necessary. These appropriate valid travel documents such as a passport, visas, inoculation certificate and family legal documents are required for ship boarding and country entry and/or re-entry.
- Guests who do not possess the proper documentation may be prevented from boarding their flight or ship or from entering a country and may be subject to fines. No refunds will be given to individuals who fail to bring the proper documentation.
- The spelling of the guest(s) name on the reservation must match their proof of identification during ship check-in formalities.
- Due to new government regulations, guests must be checked in 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/onlinecheck-in.
- Please immediately review all guest names printed on your booking confirmation for accuracy. For Air/Sea reservations, a name change fee of $75 Domestic and $125 International will apply after ticketing. Name changes may result in a new booking so that original flights, fares and seat assignments may be lost. Additional airline fees and penalties may apply to assigned air reservations.
- The Department of Homeland Security requires all Domestic US Airlines to collect the following information for each passenger; Passenger’s Full Name (as it appears on government issued IDs), Date of Birth and Gender. Please contact your Airline no later than 72 hours (3days) prior to flight departure to provide them the required information. Failure to do so may result in check-in delays or denied boarding. If you have any questions, please contact the Airline directly.
- Guests on consecutive sailings must ensure they have the proper travel documents for their entire cruise vacation.
- A valid passport is required for travel.
- For your protection, your passport expiration date should not occur within six (6) months of the sailing termination date.
- U.S. citizens carrying an Official (maroon cover) passport must also be in possession of a valid Diplomatic or personal (blue or green cover) passport to allow ship embarkation.
- Australian Visas: Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) or non-electronic label visa is required. If an ETA visa is secured, the ETA visa online confirmation receipt must be provided during ship check-in formalities if sailing into Australia or the airline taking you to Australia.
- It is the guests’ responsibility to identify and to obtain the necessary visas before commencing their cruise.
- Based on nationality, many countries still require an entry visa.
- Suggestions on where to get visa information:~U.S. citizens can visit the U.S. Department of State Foreign Entry Requirements
~Canadian citizens can visit Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
~Or the visa service of your choice, such as CIBT for specific visa requirements, information, forms and fees that apply to your nationality
Website: www.cibt.com Royal Caribbean International
Toll free telephone: 1.800.858.8579