Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to cruise and will I have to take a COVID-19 test before or during my cruise?
Click HERE to visit the Royal Caribbean site for current information.
Do I need a passport to go on the cruise?
Click HERE to visit the Royal Caribbean site for current information on required documentation to cruise.
How do I book my cruise?
The only way to book your cruise and be part of the WhiskeyBelles Cruise experience is to book your cruise through Easy Dream Vacations and Tours. You can start the booking process on our Book Now page or you can call Easy Dream Vacations and Tours at 1-262-725-6775. If you book your cruise elsewhere unfortunately you will not be able to experince any of the WhiskeyBelles shows or other events scheduled as part of the WhiskeyBelles Cruise expereince.
Can I join the cruise and purchase a room for one person?
All rates are based on double occupancy. A single guest who wishes to have a stateroom to themselves will be expected to pay 200% of the category rate.
How do I get to the ship in Fort Lauderdale?
If you decide to stay with the group at the pre-cruise hotel, (who wouldn’t this is where the part starts!), then the hotel has free shuttle service from Fort Lauderdale International Airport to the hotel and then to the port on cruise day. If you are flying in on the dfay of the cruise we can arrahne private or share transfers to the port. You may also just take a taxi, Uber or Lyft to the port.
How do I get to the airport after the cruise?
We recommend that you book one of the excursions offer by Royal Caribbean that takes you on a tour and then to the airport. The tours include things such as airboat rides in the Everglades or sightseeing and shopping. We can also book you provate or shared trabsportation to the airport. You are also welcome to just take a taxi, Uber or Lyft to the airport.
Can special dietary needs be accommodated?
Yes, Please let us know what your needs are and we will pass them on to the cruise line. Click HERE to learn more about the services provided by the cruise line.
Can I bring food and drinks on the ship?
You are free to bring non-perishable prepackaged food in limited quantities and select beverages onboard. Click HERE to learn more about the what you can bring on the ship
How do I pay for on-board purchases?
An Onboard Expense Account, also known as your SeaPass® onboard account, is the cashless system used for all onboard purchases and services. Depending on your ship, SeaPass cards are handed out at the pier or will be in your stateroom waiting for you. Click HERE to learn more about your on-board account.
Is there a dress code on the ship?
When you’re onboard, the right look will vary by venue. But here are a few types of suggested attire you’ll see, grouped by item.
- Casual: You’re on vacation – relax! Jeans, polos, sundresses and blouses are all the right amount of laid back. Please keep swimwear to the Pool Deck. Shorts are welcomed for breakfast and lunch.
- Smart Casual: Think of this as a step up from your typical dinner wear. Dress to impress with collared shirts, dresses, skirts and blouses, or pantsuits. Jackets, sports coats and blazers are snazzy and welcomed.
- Formal: Make it a night out in your best black-tie look – suits and ties, tuxedos, cocktail dresses or evening gowns. There can be 1-3 formal nights during a sailing and is at the ship’s discretion.
Think of our formal dress code as a night out in your best black-tie look — suits and ties, tuxedos, cocktail dresses or evening gowns are all acceptable options. There can be 1 or 2 formal nights during our sailing and is at the ship’s discretion. Our Chef’s Table dining experience also enforces a formal dress code policy.
*The number of formal nights is at the ship’s discretion and can vary by itinerary.Main Dining Room/Specialty Dining Venues
Main Dining Room/Specialty Dining Venues
Bare feet are not allowed at any time in any venue and tank tops are not permitted in the Main Dining Room or Specialty Dining venues for dinner.
Casino Dress Code
Shirt and shoes are always required. Cover-ups should be worn over bathing attire.
Is there internet access on the ship?
Yes, once you are booked and login to your Royal Caribbean account you can purchase wifi internet access packages.
Checking your luggage at the port.
Porters will take your luggage at the port prior to you checking in. Your luggage will be delivered directly to your cabin. DON’T PACK YOUR PASSPORT, CRUISE DOCUMENTATION, MEDICATION OR OTHER IMPORTANT ITEMS IN ANY BAG YOU PLAN TO CHECK, AS BAGS MAY NOT BE DELIVERED TO YOUR CABINS UNTIL THAT EVENING
Each piece of checked luggage must have a luggage tag listing your name, ship and cabin number. Luggage tags can be printed prior to the cruise during registration for e-documents and additional tags may be obtained at port from the curbside porters.
When can I check-in for my Royal Caribbean cruise?
Click HERE to learn more about the check-in process.
Are gratuities included?
No, gratuities will be added to your on-board account. You may pre-pay your gratuities up to 48 hours before the sailing. Click HERE to learn more about the Royal Caribbean gratuity policy.
What if I have to cancel my cruise?
First we highly recommend the purchase of travel protection to protect your investment. You can learn more about this on our Travel Protection page. Click HERE to learn more about the Royal Caribbean cancellation policy.
What do I pack?
- Casual clothing
- Smart casual clothing
- Optional formal clothing, visit our Dress Code FAQ
- Beach Bag
- Bring cash, if you plan to purchase items while in port.
- Travel Documents: Your printed e-documents, your Passport, proof of COVID-19 vaccination, proof of Negative COVID-19 test. Visit Royal Caribbean’s Health Sail Center.
WHAT NOT TO PACK
- Power strips
- Beach Towels (supplied onboard)
- Hair Dryers (available in all staterooms)
- Alcohol and Illegal Substances, wine and champagne may be brought on through checked luggage click HERE to learn more about what food and drink you may bring on the ship.