SAIL INTO SPRING TRAINING OVERVIEW
We are thrilled to announce our 2nd annual cruise for Houston Astros Fans February 4-10, 2024 on Carnival Dream out of Galveston, TX. 55 passengers sailed on our inaugural voyage in 2023 and we already have over 100 booked and ready to sail with us in '24!
We invite you to join us on the beautiful Carnival Dream as we sail into Spring Training for a 6-night cruise from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico, February 4-10, 2024.
FEBRUARY 4: GALVESTON
FEBRUARY 5: SEA DAY
FEBRUARY 6: COSTA MAYA
FEBRUARY 7: BELIZE
FEBRUARY 8: COZUMEL
FEBRUARY 9: SEA DAY
FEBRUARY 10: GALVESTON
The price of your cruise includes your stateroom, transportation to and from all ports of call, a variety of dining options open nearly 24/7, pools, hot tubs, waterslides, Fitness Center access, stage production shows, live comedy, access to various lounges with live music and other entertainment options.
In addition to the activities provided by Carnival, we will sponsor onboard events geared specifically for Astros Fans. These include daily raffles, trivia sessions, a door decorating contest, happy hour meet ups, a slot pull, and a bar crawl.
Each cabin booked through us will receive one swag bag filled with 2 T-Shirts, 2 Lanyards, 2 Pairs of Sunglasses, 2 Lapel Pins, and 2 Koozies. Cabins with more than 2 guests can order additional items at a discounted rate. Just like in 2023, multiple variations of shirts and koozies will be available to meet your style preferences.
In addition to swag bags and freebies, all cabins booked with a non casino-based rate code will also receive $75 onboard credit***. Casino offers are not eligible for bonus cash.
Carnival pays a commission to book this sailing and we use that money to pay for the giveaways and swag mentioned above. We greatly appreciate all our generous partners from 2023 who donated items for the giveaways. If you or someone you know would be willing to donate prizes, we will pay for shipping on these items or come pick them up. Anything Astros themed is greatly appreciated, but especially bobble heads, replica rings, autographs, and bags.
*** Cabins booked with a Casino offer are not eligible to receive the $75 onboard credit.
All disocunted room block inventory has been sold as of 7/28/23. We do still have rooms remaining on the ship, and all of these will be priced at Carnival's prevailing market pricing at the time of inquiry.
Taxes & fees* as well as gratuities** are in addition to these fares. Lower prices may be available at the time of booking. We will help you find the best fare available for your vacation and will provide a customized quote within 48 hours of submitting your cruise quote request.
INTERIOR CABIN - $Market Rates (Discounted Group inventory is sold out as of 7/21/23)
OCEAN VIEW CABIN - $Market Rates (Discounted Group inventory is sold out as of 7/28/23)
BALCONY CABIN - $Market Rates (Discounted Group inventory is sold out as of 7/19/23)
SUITE - $MKT
A non-refundable deposit must be made at the time of booking. This amount will vary based on the rate code used at the time of booking. Deposits will not exceed $250pp.
Full payment is due by 11/6/2023. We offer monthly payment options as well as Uplift Financing for those who prefer to spread out their payments.
Cancellation penalties will follow the Carnival Cruise Contract. 11/7/23 - $250 per passenger, 12/12/23 - 50%pp, 1/7/24 - 75%/pp, 1/22/24 - 100%.
Reminder - all reservations booked with us will receive a swag bag of complimentary items along with invitations to all activities sponsored by the travel agency. $75 onboard credit will be applied to all rooms that book through us except for those using Casino rate codes.
* Taxes, fees, and port expenses are an additional $114.20 per person. Prices are AVG PP based on double occupancy. 3rd and 4th guests can be added to cabins for as low as $169 per person in most instances.
** Standard gratuities are an additional $87.00 per person and can be paid in advance or charged to your on board spending account.
These will be finalized when we get closer to the cruise but here's a sampling of what we did in 2023.
Day 1 - All aboard in Astros Orange. Wear your favorite orange Astros gear as we set sail.
Day 2 - World Series Sea Day. Sport your favorite World Series Championship gear from head to toe.
Day 3 - Port Day in Cozumel. No themes or group sponsored excursions are being held on this day.
Day 4 - Old School Sail Away. Wear your favorite styles from days gone by. From tequila sunrise to Houston Strong, just bring a blast from the past.
TRAVEL DOCS, HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS
Please reference Carnival's travel document requirements. For American citizens, the most commonly used documents are passports or birth certificates. Full details here.
There are no vaccine or testing requirements for this sailing at this time. Any updates or changes will be made by the cruise line and can be viewed at Carnival's Have Fun. Be Safe. Guidelines.
Guests under the age of 21 must travel with a relative or guardian of 25 years of age or older.