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Regal Princess

There are countless ways to explore the world, but no one guides you to uncover the globe’s most remarkable attractions and best-kept secrets quite like Princess Cruises®. This can make the difference between a typical vacation and a truly transformative experience, which is why Princess has repeatedly earned the title of “Best Cruise Itineraries” from Recommend Magazine.

Princess Cruises has been leading its passengers on life-changing journeys across the planet for many decades. When you sail on one of their magnificent ships, you become fully immersed in the culture, colors, and flavors of the destinations you’ll visit. You’ll witness your life being enriched in both grand and subtle ways. On a Princess ship, your evenings might be filled with an authentic folkloric performance one night and a delightful taste of the region’s cuisine the next.

While onshore, Princess will guide you to the iconic landmarks, charming villages, and must-see sights, as well as hidden gems that you won’t find in your typical travel guides. Traveling aboard a splendid Princess ship, you’ll experience a sense of renewal and rejuvenation, enveloped in an atmosphere of comfortable elegance and looked after by a warm and attentive crew that tends to your every need.

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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.

Regal Princess Overview

Savor expansive vistas from one of over 1,400 balconies on Regal Princess, or venture onto the SeaWalk®, an awe-inspiring glass-floor walkway extending 28 feet beyond the ship’s edge. The ship offers a plethora of diversions to match your every mood, including the serene Sanctuary, an exclusive retreat for adults, as well as the captivating Princess WaterColor Fantasy light and water show, among others.

From the moment you step on board, our goal is to make you feel welcome and entirely at ease. With attentive service from our cordial staff, well-versed in the art of hospitality, you’ll quickly realize that your Princess® ship is indeed your home away from home.

Dining on a Princess® cruise is a jubilant celebration, and our specialty restaurants consistently deliver an extraordinary dining experience. They are among the finest at sea, if not beyond. We pride ourselves on serving dishes crafted from the freshest ingredients, with menus that reflect regional flavors from all around the world. Our specialty restaurants provide the ideal setting for celebrating any special occasion.

Regal Princess Galveston Cruises

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellation Fee Schedule For Cruises

Standard Policy For Guest Cancellations, Refunds & Final Payment

In the case that you need to cancel your cruise vacation, you may be charged a fee based on the standard Princess Cruises cancellation policy. The amount will depend on the length of your itinerary and how far in advance of your departure date that you cancel. Use the charts below to determine your refund.

If you’ve already purchased Princess Vacation Protection†, your refunds for covered cancellation reasons will continue to be governed by Princess Vacation Protection. Please review the plan coverage, conditions and exclusions for full details. We highly recommend that guests purchase Princess Vacation Protection – not only does it provide some peace of mind for unexpected cancellations, it also offers partial reimbursements for trip delays or interruptions, lost or damaged baggage and medical coverage.

†Princess Vacation Protection is available to residents of the U.S. and Canada (except Quebec and Puerto Rico). Guests in other regions may have alternative coverage options and can refer to our FAQs for additional information.

Refund Schedules & Final Payment Due Date

For booked guests, please review your booking confirmation email which contains the cancellation schedule and final payment terms that apply to you. For full details and booking conditions, please also refer to the passage contract.


Since a cancellation by you likely means a diminished opportunity to sell space on other cruises/cruisetours, the cancellation fees in the schedules below apply regardless of whether Your space is resold. You hereby agree that losses sustained by us in the event of Your cancellation would be very difficult or impossible to quantify, and that the fees set forth in our cancellation policy represent a fair and reasonable assessment as liquidated damages. The amount of cancellation fee varies based on length of sailing for cruise/cruisetour and timing of cancellation for cruise/cruisetour and Cruise Plus package, as illustrated in the schedules below.

Sailings 5 Days Or Less

Final Payment Is Due 75 Days Prior To Departure

Days prior to Cruise or Land Package DepartureItem(s) AssessedCancellation Fee
75 days or moreNoneNone
45 to 74 daysCruise fareDeposit^ Amount
29 to 44 daysAll Items50% of Total Charges
15 to 28 daysAll Items75% of Total Charges
within 14 daysAll Items100% of Total Charges

Sailings 6 to 24 days (including World Cruise Segments)
Final Payment is due 90 days prior to departure

Days prior to Cruise or Land Package DepartureItem(s)* AssessedCancellation Fee
90 days or moreNoneNone
57 to 89 daysCruise fareDeposit^ Amount
29 to 56 daysAll Items50% of Total Charges
28-15 daysAll Items75% of Total Charges
14 days or lessAll Items100% of Total Charges
  • *Items: Cruise, Cruisetour, Cruise Plus Package, pre-purchased gift(s)/special services.
  • ^For those passengers booking a reduced deposit promotion, the initial cancellation fee amount will not exceed the deposit required/paid.

Sailings 25 days or more (including Full World Cruise & World Cruise Segments)
Final Payment is due 120 days prior to departure

Days prior to Cruise or Land Package DepartureItem(s)* AssessedCancellation Fee
120 days or moreNoneNone
90 to 119 daysCruise fareDeposit^ Amount
64 to 89 daysAll Items50% of Total Charges
43 to 63 daysAll Items75% of Total Charges
42 days or lessAll Items100% of Total Charges
  • *Items: Cruise, Cruisetour, Cruise Plus Package, pre-purchased gift(s)/special services.
  • ^For those passengers booking a reduced deposit promotion, the initial cancellation fee amount will not exceed the deposit required/paid.

All Pre- and Post-Cruise Hotel Packages (all cruise lengths)

Days prior to Holiday Departure^Cancellation Fee
57 days or moreNo cancellation Fee
56-29 days50% of Total Charges
28-15 days75% of Total Charges
within 15 days100% of Total Charges
  • ^Holiday Departure is the earlier of the cruise, cruisetour or hotel package start date.

CANCELLATION POLICY EXCEPTION(S):
A. If You have purchased a specially priced promotion where the deposit is 100% non-refundable from the point of payment, You are not entitled to any refund, payment, compensation or credit whatsoever of Your deposit under any circumstance if you cancel Your booking.

B. If you have purchased a specially priced promotion that is 100% non-refundable from the point of payment, You are not entitled to any refund, payment, compensation or credit whatsoever of Your Cruise or Cruisetour fare if You cancel Your booking.

Shore Excursion Cancellation Policy: For complete details on the terms and conditions governing Shore Excursions, please review Carrier’s Excursion Terms & Conditions.

 

Cruise Cancellations & Refunds FAQs

  1. How do I cancel?
    For bookings made directly with Princess Cruises, please visit the Customer Support and Information page. For all other bookings, please contact your travel advisor.

  2. How much will I be refunded?
    If you cancel, your refund amount will depend on the length of your itinerary and how far in advance of your departure date that you cancel. Please view the charts above to determine your refund eligibility.

  3. What is the time window for cancelling?
    While you can cancel your cruise at any time, your refund amount will depend on the length of your itinerary and how far in advance of your departure date that you cancel. Please view the charts above to determine your refund eligibility.

  4. When will I receive my refund if I cancel?
    We want you to know that we hear you and understand your frustration with the time it is taking to receive your refund. We are now refunding millions of dollars per week and are actively working through our back log. Our reservation and payment systems were not designed to handle this volume of refunds in a short period of time, and it is taking longer than we wanted. As we respect our guest’s money and time, we have increased the number of team members supporting this enormous effort and have made modifications to our systems. Thank you for your patience in these extraordinary circumstances. The latest updates regarding refunds can be viewed on our Notices & Advisories page.

  5. Am I eligible for cruise credit if I cancel?
    The standard Princess cancellation policy does not grant cruise credit, but residents of the U.S. and Canada (excluding New York, British Columbia, Puerto Rico and Quebec) may be eligible with Princess Vacation Protection.

  6. How do I purchase cruise vacation protection if I may need to cancel?
    We highly recommend that you purchase vacation protection to offer some peace of mind and help you make the most of your trip. Princess Vacation Protection is available only to residents of the U.S. and Canada (not including New York, Puerto Rico and Quebec). It can be purchased at the time of booking or up until the final payment by visiting Cruise Personalizer. You can also call your travel advisor or visit the Customer Support and Information page. You are considered enrolled as soon as the cost plan has been paid. Please review the terms, conditions and exclusions of the plan by visiting our Princess Vacation Protection page and clicking on your state-specific plan documentation. Unsure if cruise insurance is worth it? Read about the benefits of Princess Vacation Protection.

    Guests in other regions may have alternative coverage options and they should refer to our FAQs for additional information.

  7. What will be refunded if I cancel?
    If you’ve pre-paid for shore excursions or onboard purchases, you will receive a full refund. The Princess Cruises refund policy states that you will also receive money back on taxes, fees, port expenses, transfers and surcharges. You may also receive a refund for part of your cruise fare depending on the length of your itinerary and how far in advance of your departure date that you cancel. Read our Passage Contract to learn more about refunds.

  8. Exceptions
    If you cancel, you will not receive a refund or cruise credit for the deposit or fare or your cruise/cruisetour if you have purchased a specially priced promotion where the deposit or fare is 100% non-refundable. To learn more about Princess cancellation policy exceptions, please read the Passage Contract.

  9. What is Princess cancels my cruise and I do not accept an alternate cruise or if Princess delays my cruise for more than 3 calendar days and I choose not to travel on a delayed cruise?
    Details are contained in our Nonperformance of Cruise: Refund Policy and Instructions.

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

Princess Cruise  accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB Card, and Diner’s Club.

Staterooms & Accommodations

Enjoy sweeping views from one of more than 1,400 balconies on Regal Princess or stroll on the SeaWalk®, a glass-floor walkway extending 28 feet beyond the edge of the ship! From the tranquil Sanctuary, a retreat reserved for adults, to the dazzling Princess WaterColor Fantasy light and water show and more, you’ll find diversions for every mood.

From the moment you step aboard, we want you to feel welcomed and right at home. And with attentive service from a friendly staff that knows what hospitality means, you’ll find your Princess® ship truly is your home away from home.

Photos, floor plan diagrams, amenities, and furnishings represent typical arrangements and may vary by ship and stateroom.

Suite

Most Luxurious Accommodations at Sea

Surrounding you with deluxe accommodations, a spacious Suite with balcony includes all the amenities of a Reserve Collection Mini-Suite, plus incredible premiums. Enjoy more living space, a sofa bed and separate seating areas, and wonderfully enhanced amenities that range from priority embarkation and disembarkation to a complimentary mini-bar setup in suite and so much more. Learn more about the Suite experience

Includes all the fine amenities of a spacious Reserve Collection Mini-Suite plus:

  • Approx. 440 to 1,500 sq. ft., including balcony
  • Luxury balcony furniture including 2 loungers, 4 chairs, table and ottoman
  • 2 floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Separate sitting area with sofa bed, chair and 2 tables
  • One complimentary mini-bar setup and free daily bottled water
  • Spacious closet
  • Complimentary laundry and professional cleaning services
  • Complimentary Specialty Dining Dinner on embarkation evening^
  • Priority specialty dining and shore excursion reservation
  • Priority disembarkation at tender ports
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Two flat-panel televisions
  • Private bathroom with tub and separate shower
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & fine bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Reserve Collection

Mini-Suite with Exclusive VIP Touches

A premium stateroom category featuring our best located Mini-Suite staterooms, as well as the great amenities found in all Mini-Suites — plus premier dining benefits and luxurious perks. Each night, enjoy Reserve Dining, an exclusive dining area featuring expedited seating with no wait, additional menu options, dedicated wait staff and tableside preparations. Other amenities include a complimentary one-time wine set-up and so much more!^Learn more about Reserve Collection

^Includes ½ bottle of red wine and ½ bottle of white wine on embarkation day.

  • Standard Amenities:

  • Approximately 323 sq. ft., including balcony
  • Balcony with 2-4 chairs, table and ottoman
  • Bathroom tub and massage shower head with upgraded amenities
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Separate sitting area with sofa bed & coffee table
  • Complimentary welcome glass of bubbly on embarkation day
  • Luxury mattress topper and pillows
  • Two flat-panel televisions
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & fine bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
  • Upgraded Amenities & Services:

  • The Princess Luxury Bed
  • One-time complimentary wine set-up^
  • Evening canapés, upon request
  • Luxurious terry shawl bathrobes
  • Reserve Dining:*

  • Exclusive area of the Main Dining Room
  • Expedited seating with minimal to no wait
  • Additional menu options
  • Dedicated waitstaff
  • Uniquely-styled décor (Premium table linens only)
  • Table-side preparations
Mini Suite

Add an Element of Luxury to Your Stay

Choose a luxurious Mini-Suite with balcony which is substantially larger than a Balcony stateroom and receive a complimentary welcome glass of bubbly. Mini-Suites include a separate sitting area with sofa bed and two flat-panel televisions. For families or groups needing a little extra space, Mini-Suites offer an appealing and affordable option.

  • Approximately 323 sq. ft., including balcony
  • Balcony with 2-4 chairs, table and ottoman
  • Bathroom tub and massage shower head
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Separate sitting area with sofa bed & coffee table
  • Complimentary welcome glass of bubbly on embarkation day
  • Luxury mattress topper and pillows
  • Two flat-panel televisions
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Deluxe Balcony

Spectacular Views from Your Room

Choose this enhanced version of a Balcony stateroom with more space and a comfortable sofa bed. Enjoy a larger balcony with more room to view the beautiful scenery as you sail from destination to destination and take in the ocean breeze for a wonderful and romantic evening or morning. 

  • Approx. 233 to 279 sq. ft., including balcony
  • Balcony with 2 chairs and table
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Sofa bed
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Balcony

Front Row Seat for Beautiful Scenery

This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and gives you more space than a standard stateroom. Enjoy your own private outdoor space with a table, two chairs, and a relaxing view of the inspiring scenery surrounding you, whether a beautiful sunset over the ocean or a new city to explore. It’s also perfect to enjoy cocktails before dinner or a leisurely breakfast.

  • Approx. 214 to 222 sq. ft., including balcony
  • Balcony with 2 chairs and table
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator.
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Interior

Our Most Affordable Option

These staterooms are the perfect place to recharge your batteries. Our most affordable option, featuring two twin beds or a queen-size bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, TV, closet and bathroom with shower.

  • Approx. 158 to 162 sq ft.
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator.
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Wheelchair-Acessible

For Guests with Limited Mobility

Princess offers a selection of staterooms that provide full wheelchair-turning space. In addition, these staterooms include a roll-in shower equipped with grab bars and a fold-down bench seat, an easy access closet and accessible writing desk.

Note: ADA accessible stateroom shown is on board Royal Princess®. Amenities and stateroom arrangements vary by ship. Certain stateroom categories may vary in size and configuration by ship. Call Princess for more information or send inquiries to the Access Office via email at accessofficeprincess@princesscruises.com.

General Information

“Princess” or “Princess Cruises” as used herein refers to and means the “Carrier” as defined in the Passage Contract. Transportation of guests and baggage on Princess ships is provided by the Carrier and is governed by the terms and conditions of the Passage Contract, which represents the agreement between the Carrier and the guest. It is important that you carefully read the entire Passage Contract, a copy of which is available on our website, princess.com, or which may be obtained from your travel advisor or Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd., and which sets forth the rights and responsibilities of Princess and the guest. Upon booking the cruise, you explicitly agree to the terms of the Passage Contract. Princess vessels are of Bermudan and British registry, and are operated as specified in the Passage Contract. Fares. Lead-in Original Fares are based on the lowest standard category stateroom for each category type. Original fares and other amounts shown are quoted in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise; are available in North America only; are per person based on double occupancy and represent the lead-in introductory fares and are subject to change. “Cruise fares” and “Cruisetour” include accommodations from the initial point of vessel embarkation to the final point of disembarkation as specified in the travel itinerary (“the itinerary”), and all regular meals and entertainment while on board. “Cruise fares” and “Cruisetour” do not include airfare (unless specifically mentioned), transfers (except as noted in the itinerary), shore excursions, sightseeing or meals ashore (except as noted in the itinerary); taxes, fees and port expenses; crew incentives or service charges to ship and airport personnel, waiters, escorts and drivers (except as noted in the itinerary); beverages (not part of the regular menu); laundry service, or any other item of a personal nature. The cruise ticket and hotel packages are valid only for the named guest and may not be sold or transferred. • Single Occupancy Fares. Single guests occupying a stateroom pay an exclusive occupancy supplement of 200% for all categories. • Third and fourth guest. Special third- and fourthguest fares may be available. Call 1-800-774-6237 for fares. • Cruisetours. Cruisetour stateroom upgrade fares are available. Call 1-800-774-6237 for upgrade amounts. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses. The term “Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses,” as used by us, may include any and all fees, charges, tolls and taxes imposed on us by governmental or quasi-governmental authorities, as well as third-party fees and charges arising from a vessel’s presence in a harbor or port. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses may include U.S. Customs fees, head taxes, Panama Canal tolls, dockage fees, wharfage fees, inspection fees, pilotage, air taxes, hotel or VAT taxes incurred as part of a land tour, immigration and naturalization fees, and Internal Revenue Service fees. Port Expenses include fees paid to third parties for navigation, berthing, stevedoring, baggage handling/storage and security services. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses may be assessed per guest, per berth, per ton or per vessel. Assessments calculated on a per ton or per vessel basis will be spread over the number of guests on the Ship. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses are subject to change and Princess reserves the right to collect any increases in effect at the time of sailing even if the fare has already been paid in full. Fares, Other Charges and Schedules Subject to Change. Every effort will be made to adhere to the specifics shown herein and in the itinerary; however, circumstances may necessitate alterations. All fares for cruises and cruisetours and/or air/sea packages or other charges as well as schedules, port calls, hours of arrival and departure and special programs are subject to change without prior notice. Princess shall not be required to refund any portion of fares or other charges nor make any other compensation under these circumstances. Accordingly, Princess is not responsible for the change or cancellation of any personally scheduled event because of alterations to the itinerary of any cruise or land tour. Any cruise may be cancelled by Princess. Rates are published herein and no verbal quote to the contrary or misquotes will be honored. Princess reserves the right to collect any fare increase in effect at the time of sailing, even if the fare has already been paid in full. Reservations. A deposit must be received within 24 hours to three days of booking depending on the departure date and voyage length for all voyages, excluding the World Cruise and any World Cruise segment longer than 45 days, which require a deposit of 30% of the cruise fare. Call 1-800-774-6237 for details. Deposit per person, $USD (all guests) Sailing Length Inside, Oceanview, Balcony, Cabana & Mini Suites Suites 5 days or less $100 $200 6 to 9 days $250 $500 10 days or longer $400 $800 World Cruise 30% 30% For combined cruises, a deposit is required for each segment. Formal confirmation will be made to the guest’s travel advisor when the deposit is received. Princess must receive the balance of the cruise fare (Final Payment) according to the following schedule:

Cruises 5 days or less Final Payment due 75 days prior to sailing Cruises 6-24 days (including World Cruise Segments) Final Payment due 90 days prior to sailing Cruises 25 days or more (including Full World Cruise & World Cruise Segments) Final Payment due 120 days

For voyages 5 days or less: Bookings made within 14 days of departure require full payment. For voyages 6 days or longer: Bookings made within 30 days of departure require full payment at time of booking. Staterooms are subject to cancellation if deposit/ payments are not received within the periods stated above. Those with a POLAR Online Owner profile can pay for bookings using the secure “Bank Payment” function via onesourcecruises.com. All check payments for cruises and cruisetours should be sent to: Princess, Attn: Cash Applications, Post Office Box 9345, Seattle, WA 98119. All credit card payments for cruises should be phoned in to 1-800-421-1700. Preparing for your cruise. As you prepare for your Princess vacation, you will need to provide us with important information. Please visit the Cruise Personalizer at princess.com and review the Passage Contract, complete all required. Then visit the App Store or Google Play to download the Princess MedallionClass app. Once you have downloaded the app, open and follow the instructions to create an Ocean Profile and get OceanReady. Immigration details should be completed online using the Princess MedallionClass® app as part of the OceanReady® check-in process. Your Travel Summary, which may be viewed at any time from Cruise Personalizer, includes your itinerary, travel document/visa/vaccination requirements and more. Any additional documents such as airline eTicket receipts or paper air tickets, etc., may be sent via fax, mail or email to your travel advisor approximately 14 days prior to departure. If Internet access is not available, your travel advisor will assist you in securing the necessary information or call 1-800-774-6237 for assistance. Digital Documents. To help you plan for your vacation, you will receive a coordinated series of pre-cruise emails. Each email includes customized information about your reservation, interactive content, links to the Cruise Answer Place at princess.com as well as other helpful advice. OceanReady Pass and Luggage Tags. If you’ve completed the required OceanReady® check-in and have your Medallion® device, you can expect a streamlined embarkation. If you have not received your Medallion® ahead of time, you will be asked to show your OceanReady pass to terminal personnel during the health screening process and once again at check in. This pass can be accessed through the Princess MedallionClass® app on your smart device. To streamline the check-in process, we ask that you print your OceanReady pass. Your OceanReady pass only becomes available once you complete your health questionnaire and accept passage contract and acceptances. Please remember to have your Medallion® and your mobile device with the Princess MedallionClass® app downloaded when you get to the terminal. Printing your luggage tags is fast and easy! Beginning 75 days prior to sailing, you can print your luggage tags once the booking is paid in full and we’ve been provided with all your guest immigration information and credit card registration. Simply log-in to Cruise Personalizer® to access and print this information. Cancellation of Reservations. Cancellation notices must be received by Princess via telephone or via electronic device through a Princess-authorized Computerized Reservation System (CRS). Changes of sailing date or substitution of guest names are considered to be cancellations and new bookings. All sailing date changes and name substitutions are subject to space availability and, if accepted, are subject to the rates, discounts, cancellation fees and booking conditions in effect at the time of the change or substitution. All guests are required to pay a cancellation fee (including third and fourth berth where deposit is applicable) if they cancel their cruise, cruisetour or Cruise Plus package. Cancellation fees are based on the fare paid, excluding Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses, transfers, fuel supplement (if applicable), shore & land excursions and most special service items. The amount of cancellation fee varies based on length of sailing for cruise/cruisetour and timing of cancellation for cruise/cruisetour and Cruise Plus package, as illustrated in the schedules below. Cancellation Fees and Refunds. The following policy applies to cancellations with respect to cruise or cruisetour fare and pre-cruise and post-cruise package charges (“Total Charges”). 

Accuracy of Contents. The contents of this brochure are accurate as of the date of printing. Princess reserves the right to change any and all policies or practices described herein. Please refer to the website (princess.com) for up-to-date information. The Passage Contract will at all times govern the rights and responsibilities of Princess and all guests or cruise purchasers. ©2023. Discovery. All Rights Reserved. Discovery Channel, American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, Destination America, Discovery Kids, Discovery Fit & Health, Discovery Family Channel, Investigation Discovery, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Science Channel, TLC, Velocity, and their respective logos are trademarks of Discovery Communications. Onboard programs and schedule subject to change. ©2023, Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. Princess®, the Princess logos, ship names, MedallionClass®, Ocean,® MedallionNet,® and other trademarks referenced herein are the trademarks of Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Ships of Bermudan and British registry.

Regal Princess Parking Information

Departure for Princess Cruise Line’s Regal Princess will be via Cruise Terminal 25. 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

Regal Princess - Specialty Dining

Dining on board a Princess® cruise ship is a joyful celebration and our specialty restaurants always deliver an extraordinary experience. They are among the best at sea – or anywhere. We serve dishes made with the freshest ingredients, and our menus reflect regional flavors from around the world. You’ll find our specialty restaurants are the perfect place to celebrate any occasion.

Chef's Table Lumiere

An extraordinary treat for both gastronomes and gourmet novices, the Chef’s Table Lumiere is a perfect culinary journey for any special occasion. Join a select group of guests for a behind-the-scenes galley tour with champagne and hors d’oeuvres, followed by an extravagant multi-course dinner created and hosted by the ship’s executive chef. Perfect for celebrating an anniversary or milestone, or just making your cruise vacation even more amazing.

Limited capacity, reservations required. Additional charge applies.

Sabatini's Italian Trattoria

Love Sabatini’s? (Or really good Italian dinners?) You’ll be happy to hear this popular specialty restaurant has returned to its roots. Think traditional Italian comfort cuisine. We have a new menu that embraces the old: tried-and-true family recipes our chefs brought with them from Italy, plus exquisite Italian wines and cocktails. You can even enjoy some shareable plates exclusively at Sabatini’s Trattoria on Enchanted Princess®. ​

Crown Grill

A refined steakhouse that serves aged and hand cut, cooked-to-order steaks and premium seafood, including grilled shrimp and lobster. With a rich wood décor and a theater-style open kitchen, no wonder this specialty restaurant was named among the “Best Cruise Ship Steakhouses” by USA TODAY.

Watch Crown Grill Restaurant Video

Sample Menu:
Crown Grill Menu (PDF)

Vines Wine Bar

Voted one of the “Best Wine Bars at Sea,” by  USA TODAY  and located in a charming corner of the Atrium, Vines boasts an extensive collection of wines, fine Champagne and sparkling wines and regional offerings for purchase. The menu also includes wine flights and a selection of unique wines by the glass. Gourmet delicacies, such as antipasti and tapas, are complimentary with any wine purchase.

Charges apply. Menu items may vary by ship and are subject to change.

Ocean Terrace

Celebrate Seafood – The Ocean Terrace seafood bar is ideal for those who love to feast on the bounty from the sea. This stylish bar offers an array of ocean treasures, including sushi and sashimi along with chilled sake, cocktails, and wine by the glass. A la carte pricing makes it easy to pick and choose.

Additional charge applies. Menu items may vary by ship and are subject to change.

Ultimate Balcony dining

A Private Breakfast with a View – A luxurious breakfast experience at sea all served right on the privacy of your own balcony by our dedicated waitstaff. Treat yourself to this unparalleled indulgence and savor food, views, and memories that will never be forgotten.

Additional charges apply.

Gelato

A Sweet Treat from Italy – Get a taste of “la dolce vita” at Gelato, our gelateria on board. (Fun fact: gelato isn’t ice cream. While it’s creamy, it has less butter fat and fewer calories.) Choose from a variety of flavors – hazelnut, tiramisu, pistachio and more – which you can enjoy by themselves or in combination.

Additional charge applies.

Regal Princess - Dining

Indulge your appetite whenever you wish on board Princess®. Every hour, our chefs are busy baking, grilling and sautéing great-tasting fare from scratch. Princess offers unparalleled inclusive dining options throughout the ship with a wide range of culinary delights to suit any palate, from endless buffet choice to gourmet pizza, frosty treats, decadent desserts and much more.

Cruise Dining Reimagined

Enjoy a world of dining options at your fingertips on your next cruise

Princess is all about personalizing your cruise dining experience. Customize your dining time for each day, whether making reservations for the main dining room (which is included) or specialty restaurants (which charge a small cover charge). Have dinner at the same time each night or change it based on what works for you. Once on board, you can order food and drinks for delivery wherever you are through OceanNow® ordering. More options at your fingertips means less time waiting and more time to dine your way*.

*Reservation times based on venue capacity and availability. Additional charge applies for OceanNow delivery.

Access Reservations

  • Customize your reservations and other dining options.
  • Most guests will be able to access once your cruise is paid in full.
  • Early access for Captain’s Circle Platinum and Elite members as well as guests booked in Reserve Collection and Suites.

Download the MedallionClass® app on your smart device to get started:

Order Food, Drinks + More with OceanNow®

Hungry during Movies Under the Stars®? Want your favorite fruity drink while relaxing in the Piazza? Looking to avoid a crowd or standing in line? Order whatever you need — burger, beer, chocolate cake, cocktails, etc. — and we’ll bring them right to you, with free delivery. Keep your distance, keep your seat, and still enjoy great service. Guests with the Princess Plus and Princess Premier packages enjoy OceanNow® and room service delivery with no charge.

*Limitations, restrictions and conditions apply.

Dine When, How and Where You Like

Dine When You Want

  • Select dining times for main dining rooms and specialty restaurants.*
  • Change reservations as needed. (It’s flexible!)
  • Request the same time each night if you prefer the same waitstaff.
  • No reservations needed for those eligible for Reserve Dining.

*Previous dining selections (including traditional dining) will be honored.

Dine How You Want

  • Customize your food and drink orders.
  • Share any dietary preferences in your OceanReady® profile.
  • Choose your dining pace in your profile.

Dine with Who You Want

  • Let us know who’s in your travel party.
  • Easily make and edit reservations that include members from this group.

Dine Where You Want

Take your pick of a variety of eateries and dining options, including regional cuisine.

Let your tastes and mood decide, anything from a celebratory multi-course meal at an award-winning specialty restaurant to the best pizza at sea. (Choosing’s the only hard part!)

Don’t get up! Order food and drinks delivered wherever you are with OceanNow®.

  • Customize your food and drink orders.
  • Share any dietary preferences in your OceanReady® profile.
  • Choose your dining pace in your profile.

Additional Benefits

Platinum and Elite Guests Get Early Access

Platinum and Elite Captain’s Circle members, guess what? You can make Dine My Way reservations right away (before final payment). You get your pick of venues and times in appreciation for your loyalty!

Learn more about Captain’s Circle benefits

Exclusive Reserve Dining Experience

Greater convenience and more ways to tempt your palate are just two of the benefits you can look forward to when you book a Full Suite or Reserve Collection Mini-Suite with Princess. One of the biggest is Reserve Dining. It offers access to an exclusive area within the main dining room with expedited seating, expanded menu options, unique styled décor and dedicated wait staff. Plus no need to make cruise dining reservations through Dine My Way.

Learn more about Reserve Dining

Regal Princess - Kids Programs

In partnership with Discovery™, Princess has developed engaging youth programming and wonder-filled center designs for cruisers ages 3 to 17. Each center within Camp Discovery has a different theme where kids make new friends and participate in cruise activities specially designed to help them play, huddle, create and discover. 


The Treehouse (ages 3-7) and The Lodge (ages 8-12)

Sports, Games, Physical Activities

  • Shark Hunters: Investigate mysterious Caribbean sharks on an interactive scavenger hunt.
  • Alaskan Explorers: Hunt for clues to the connections between Alaska’s animals and people.
  • Try your skills on PlayStation®, Nintendo Wii™, and XBOX Kinect consoles, board games, air hockey and ping pong.
  • Join dance classes and engage in friendly competitions.
  • Enjoy sports including basketball, mini golf, yoga and miniature Olympics.

Places, Animals, Science

  • Mythbusters Activities: Try three hands-on challenges, featuring Tori Belleci from the show.
  • Survive Alaska: Invent tools to survive the harsh environment of The Great Land.
  • Animal Planet™ uncovers ferocious secrets in Shark Attack, and learn squid anatomy in Just Squiddin’ Around.
  • Learn the science of magic or become an engineer for a day with programs from the California Science Center, home of the Endeavour space shuttle.
  • Inspire a love of nature from the regions we sail with Animal Planet Endangered Species and Glacier Bay Jr. Ranger programs.

Fun Interaction with Peers

  • Extreme Sea Carnival: Caribbean music, dance, trivia and crafts light up the night for the whole family.
  • Wild Alaska Festival: Celebrate Alaskan nature at this family theme night.
  • Discovery at Sea™ theme days with activities inspired by Shark Week and Animal Planet.
  • Talent Shows showcase singing, dancing, musical skill, and jokes.
  • Theme Nights include Pirate, Mexican Fiesta and competitive Challenge themes.

Arts, Crafts, Inventions

  • The Greatest Catch: Design your own invention to help you explore the ocean.
  • Compete: Join the Klutz® paper airplane challenge or Lego boat-building contest.
  • JrChef@Sea: Learn cake decorating and enjoy the results with your family.
  • Make Animal Planet puppets, masks and paintings inspired by regional wildlife.
  • Klutz® Art Projects: Craft bracelets, velvet art, jewelry and more.

The Beach House (ages 13-17)

Parties
You won’t want to miss our Rock the Boat Party. It’s the occasion to dress up, stroll down the red carpet and flash your VIP badge, then enjoy an evening of mocktails, awards and celebrating with your friends.
Competitions
Give your skills a workout in our video game tournaments. Play to win in air hockey, foosball and ping-pong. Or compete in outdoor sporting activities like dodgeball and basketball tournaments.
Dance Classes
Perfect your moves with guidance from one of our crew dancers, then show what you’ve got at dance competitions and parties.
 Movies and More
Get your scream on at Scary Movie Night, or catch some recent hits at Late Night Movies. Or cast yourself in a whole new light with teen makeovers and glitter tattoos.
 Club 1820 (ages 18-20)

Imagine a secret society. Only those invited can join. Guests ages 18-20 will learn the secret handshake and be granted a special code word to unlock an exclusive list of Club1820 events made just for them. No parents, no little siblings, no official hosts.
For the Whole Family

Togetherness Onboard

  • Family Movie Nights
  • Production shows – Magic to Do, Voice of the Ocean
  • Stargazing with Discovery at Sea™
  • Family Fun Fair: enjoy a lively themed carnival in the Piazza featuring mascots, face painting, balloon animals, magicians and entertainers
  • Family Dance Parties

Some Healthy Competition

  • Family Game Night
  • Family Game Shows
  • Family Trivia & Challenges
  • Family fitness – sports court activities

Discovery Family™ Shore Excursions
Princess is proud to offer shore excursions that are not only fascinating experiences for the whole family, but recommended by two of the most trusted names in exploration – Discovery™ and Animal Planet™.

Regal Princess - Adult Activities

Parents Night Out

Late-Night Group Sitting
For your convenience, group kidsitting is offered in the Youth Centers. Kids can relax and watch movies or play games with their friends while mom and dad have a relaxing night out.

  • For children ages 3 to 12 years.
  • From 10:00 pm to 1:00 am.
  • Charge of $5.00 per hour per child.

Kids-Only Dinners
Princess offers a variety of opportunities for kids to eat with their new friends and Youth Staff, while parents enjoy dinner on their own.

  • Kids-only dinners are offered on select evenings during your voyage.
  • A teens-only dinner on a formal night takes place in a section of the dining room reserved just for them.
  • We also offer fun ice cream and pizza parties throughout the voyage.
  • Please be sure to alert Youth Staff if your child has any food allergies.
Hours of Operation: 
Sea days 9:00am to 12:00 pm | 1:00pm – 5:00pm | 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Port Days 8:00am – 5:00pm | 6:00pm – 10:00pm
 
Depending on the itinerary, port hours may be expanded. Check the schedule once onboard. The Program is complimentary during port days and advanced bookings are not required.
 
Children are welcome on all Princess cruise ships, but facilities vary. Pacific Princess does not have dedicated Youth Centers or Teen Lounges. Programs are available on this vessel only when 20 or more children ages 3 to 17 are sailing.

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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