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Allure of the Seas

When it comes to extraordinary getaways, the world’s most decorated ship elevates adventure to a whole new level. Allure of the Seas® offers groundbreaking discoveries, top-tier dining, and the ultimate cruise entertainment for an unforgettable experience.

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Galveston serves as a popular cruise departure point in Texas, offering travelers a convenient gateway to various cruise destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico.

Allure of the Seas Overview

This beloved Oasis Class vessel takes adventure to new heights. Experience exhilarating thrills on every deck of Allure of the Seas®, from heart-pounding zip line rides ten decks above to kid-friendly fun at the interactive H20 Zone℠ Water Park. As the sun sets, immerse yourself in a vibrant nightlife with a plethora of bars, offering more options than any other ship, and savor a world of opportunities right on board. Acknowledged for its dazzling onboard entertainment, exhilarating attractions, and globe-trotting itineraries, this ship has already earned titles such as Best Large Cruise Ship, Best for Entertainment, and Best Individual Ship — and it’s just the beginning.

When you embark on an adventure like this, every moment onboard presents a chance to create unforgettable memories. Whether you’re indulging in delectable gourmet hot dogs at the Dog House, witnessing jaw-dropping stunts at the AquaTheater, or perfecting your salsa moves on the dance floor at Boleros, this adventure-packed getaway will be a topic of conversation for years to come.

Royal Caribbean International Allure of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Payments & Refunds

To reserve your cabin and lock in the final price, you will be required to place a deposit on your cruise. After you have placed a deposit to secure your reservation, you will be asked to pay the remaining balance of your fare at the final payment due date.

Deposit and Final Payment

Cruise LengthCabin CategoryDeposit AmountFinal Payment Due Date
1 to 4 nightsSuite categories
10% of the cruise fare or $100, whichever is the greater amount
75 days prior to sailing
All other categories$100 per person
$250 per person for Bermuda itineraries only
5 nightsSuite categories10% of the cruise fare or $100, whichever is the greater amount90 days prior to sailing
All other categories$100 per person
$250 per person for Bermuda itineraries only
6 to 9 nightsSuite categories10% of the cruise fare or $250, whichever is the greater amount90 days prior to sailing
All other categories$250 per person
10+ nightsSuite categories10% of the cruise fare or $450, whichever is the greater amount90 days prior to sailing
All other categories$450 per person

Note: Select promotions require full payment at the time of booking.

Royal Caribbean accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Optima, Diner’s Club International and Discover cards.

Cancellations and Refunds

Penalties may apply if you cancel or change your reservation. Penalties can be up to 100% of the amount paid, and deposits are often non-refundable. We recommend purchasing insurance to protect against covered unexpected events. Please check with your Vacations To Go cruise counselor for cancellation and refund policies for Royal Caribbean cruises.

 All beverages except tea and water are at an extra cost. Juice and coffee free with breakfast. Soft drink card available. Wine & Dine wine package available.

Dining on Royal Caribbean is an adventure, with many exciting options to choose from. Enjoy a lively meal in one of the main dining rooms, where your personal server will greet you with your favorite cocktail and prepare exotic desserts at your table, or linger over a romantic table for two at one of the luxurious specialty restaurants. Royal Caribbean also offers casual cafés and 24-hour room service. There will be a service charge of $7.95 per delivery for room service orders.

Main Dining Room Policies

Royal Caribbean guests are assigned to one of two seatings in the main dining room for their evening meal, early or late. The early and late seating times can vary by ship or itinerary, but are usually at around 6:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., respectively. Royal Caribbean also offers My Time Dining, which allows you to dine in the main dining room anytime between the hours of 6:00 – 9:30 pm (times vary by ship).

Dress Code

With the exception of formal nights, dress is casual. 3, 4 and 5 night cruises have one formal night. 6 and 7 night cruises have two formal nights. Cruises that last longer than 8 nights will typically have three formal nights. For casual dinners, appropriate attire for men is slacks (no jeans) and a sports shirt, while women are advised to wear slacks and blouse, a sundress or a pantsuit. At informal dinners, men are expected to wear a jacket or sports coat, with or without a tie, or a collared shirt, whereas women should don a dress, blouse and skirt, or pantsuit. On formal evenings, men should wear a dark suit or a tuxedo, while women should dress in an evening gown or cocktail dress. Shorts, t-shirts and swimwear are never permitted in the main dining room.

Specialty Dining Packages

6-9 Night Cruises3 Night PackageUnlimited Package
Quantum and Oasis Class Ships$99 per person$29 per person, per day
All Other Ships$79 per person$24 per person, per day
10+ Night Cruises3 Night Package5 Night PackageUnlimited Package
Quantum and Oasis Class Ships$99 per person$139 per person$20 per person, per day
All Other Ships$79 per person$119 per person$20 per person, per day

Special Requests

Special meals are available including low-fat, vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose-free, low/no sodium and low/no cholesterol meals, as well as sugar-free and fat-free desserts. Kosher meals are available on all ships and itineraries and must be requested at least 90 days prior to sailing for European and South American itineraries, and at least 45 days in advance for all other itineraries. Kosher for Passover meal requests must be received at least 90 days in advance in order to be accommodated.

Royal Caribbean Payments & Refunds

To reserve your cabin and lock in the final price, you will be required to place a deposit on your cruise. After you have placed a deposit to secure your reservation, you will be asked to pay the remaining balance of your fare at the final payment due date.

Deposit and Final Payment

Cruise LengthCabin CategoryDeposit AmountFinal Payment Due Date
1 to 4 nightsSuite categories10% of the cruise fare or the standard deposit amount below, whichever is the greater amount75 days prior to sailing
All other categories$105 per person
$250 per person for Bermuda itineraries only
5 nightsSuite categories10% of the cruise fare or the standard deposit amount below, whichever is the greater amount90 days prior to sailing
All other categories$105 per person
$250 per person for Bermuda itineraries only
6 to 9 nightsSuite categories10% of the cruise fare or the standard deposit amount below, whichever is the greater amount90 days prior to sailing
All other categories$265 per person
$250 per person for Bermuda itineraries only
10 to 14 nightsSuite categories10% of the cruise fare or the standard deposit amount below, whichever is the greater amount90 days prior to sailing
All other categories$480 per person
$450 per person for Bermuda itineraries only
15+ nightsSuite categories10% of the cruise fare or the standard deposit amount below, whichever is the greater amount120 days prior to sailing
All other categories$680 per person
$500 per person for Bermuda itineraries only

Note: Select promotions require full payment at the time of booking.

Royal Caribbean accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Optima, Diner’s Club International and Discover cards.

Cancellation and Refunds

Penalties may apply if you cancel or change your reservation. Penalties can be up to 100% of the amount paid, and deposits are often non-refundable. We recommend purchasing insurance to protect against covered unexpected events. Please check with your Vacations To Go cruise counselor for cancellation and refund policies for Royal Caribbean cruises.

Royal Caribbean Travel Protection Program

Enjoy some peace of mind, no matter what life throws your way. Royal Caribbean Travel Protection may help protect you before, during and after your voyage with cancellation and interruption benefits, sickness and accident medical services, and baggage protection.

Pricing**

Cruise CostPrice Per Person
$0 – $250$39
$251 – $500$49
$501 – $750$69
$751 – $1,000$79
$1,001 – $1,250$109
$1,251 – $1,500$119
$1,501 – $2,000$149
$2,001 – $2,500$199
$2,501 – $3,000$239
$3,001 – $3,500$289
$3,501 – $4,000$339
$4,001 – $4,500$389
$4,501 – $5,000$439
$5,001 – $5,500$489
$5,501 – $6,000$539
$6,001 – $6,500$599
$6,501 – $7,000$639
$7,001 – $7,500$679
$7,501 – $8,000$739
$8,001 – $8,500$829
$8,501 – $9,000$879
$9,001 – $9,500$929
$9,501 – $10,000$979
$10,001 – $10,500$999
$10,501 – $11,000$1,099
$11,001 – $11,500$1,199
$11,501 – $12,000$1,299
$12,001 – $12,500$1,399
$12,501 – $13,000$1,499
$13,001 – $13,500$1,599
$13,501 – $14,000$1,699
Greater than $14,001$1,799

**Prices subject to change.

The Royal Caribbean Travel Protection Program

The Cancellation Penalty Waiver and Cruise Vacation Cancellation Enhancement Program – non-insurance features provided by Royal Caribbean

  • Cancellation Penalty Waiver: up to 100% of cash back for Royal Caribbean cancellation fees if you cancel for a specified reason
  • Cancel For Any Reason Cruise Vacation Enhancement: up to 90% of Royal Caribbean cancellation fees in the form of a future cruise credit if you cancel for any other reason

*Notice to Minnesota, Missouri and New York residents only: Trip Cancellation benefits are underwritten by Arch Insurance Company. In addition, Cancel for Any Reason credits can be purchased separate from the Travel Insurance Benefits. Contact 1-888-722-2195 for details.
 
Travel insurance benefits underwritten by Arch Insurance Company

  • Trip Interruption: up to 150% of total trip cost if you can’t start or finish your cruise vacation because you’re sick or hurt, there’s a death in the family or another covered reason
  • Trip Delay: up to $2,000 ($250/day) for catch-up expenses
  • Accident Medical: up to $25,000 if you get hurt on your cruise vacation
  • Sickness Medical: up to $25,000 if you get sick on your cruise vacation
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation: up to $50,000 if you need emergency medical transportation
  • Baggage Protection: up to $1,500 if your bags are lost, stolen, or damaged
  • Bag Delay: up to $500 to buy necessary personal items if your bags are delayed

24/7 Worldwide Emergency Assistance, non-insurance services provided by CareFree Travel Assistance™

  • Travel and medical assistance anywhere in the world!

The Royal Caribbean Travel Protection Program is not in effect until the plan cost has been received by Royal Caribbean, in addition to any cruise deposits/payments due.

This is not a complete description of all benefits and limitations. For full terms and conditions of coverage, ask your Vacations To Go cruise counselor. Prices, terms and conditions listed in this summary are subject to change without notice and need to be reconfirmed with your Vacations To Go cruise counselor at the time of booking.

If you book a Royal Caribbean cruise, you can purchase insurance from Royal Caribbean or from the independent insurance provider, Generali Global Assistance (formerly CSA Travel Protection). Click here to see details of the Go Plan from Generali Global Assistance. 

Allure of the Seas Parking Information

Departure for Royal Caribbean International’s Allure of the Seas will be via Cruise Terminal 10. Parking can be found at one of several outdoor parking garages, covered parking lots, indoor parking garages, or the is also free cruise parking at one of the many cruise friendly hotels on the island. Simply arrive the day before departure and stay as a guest at their hotel and you can safely park your car with them until you return from your cruise.

The Official Port Of Galveston Parking - Galveston Park

Our Port of Galveston discount cruise parking allows cruise passengers to reserve a parking spot when sailing out of Galveston. Find where to park in Galveston for Cruises for the port of Galveston parking. Find Parking near Galveston Cruise for Carnival and other cruises. With the pre-paid parking program, the Port is offering discounted parking rates for spots in the Port of Galveston’s official parking lots. Cruise passengers can secure a spot in advance through our online service and be sure to secure a worry free spot for parking near Galveston Cruise Port. This port parking can be used by Carnival Cruise parking. We value our customers and so if you Park by the Ports, it is safe cruise parking.

Go To the Official Port Of Galveston Parking Page

What you need to know before visiting Galveston

Operating out of Galveston Island, the Port of Galveston is at the heart of cruise life and sits in the West Bay at the beginning of the Houston Ship Channel. This port currently has 3 cruise terminals and serves, on average, over 1 million cruise passengers a year. Located on Harborside Drive in Galveston, the port is connected to the mainland via the San Luis Pass toll bridge and Interstate 45.  The city’s cruise industry has grown significantly over the years, making it a key player in the Gulf of Mexico cruise market.

Galveston Island

Galveston - Destination details

Captivating destination that offers a blend of rich history, beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and numerous activities for visitors

Galveston Cruise Terminals

Terminals and Transportation

Uncover terminal insights and explore the diverse transportation choices for a hassle-free cruise departure. Get ready to set sail!

Galveston Beach

Cruise FAQs

Are you planning a cruise adventure from Galveston but have a boatload of questions? You’re in the right place! This FAQ page is your one-stop source for everything you need to know about cruises departing from Galveston.

Itinerary for Galveston

Before Cruising Itinerary

Relax and Explore Galveston by visiting some of the most delicious seafood restaurants and steak houses in the area, or explore the iconic Moody Gardens and Pleasure Pier.

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