ShipRocked reservations specialists are unable to assist you with making your air travel, hotel, or ground transportation arrangements. However, we are pleased to provide these helpful tips to ensure your vacation goes as smoothly as possible.


The closest airports to accommodate your travel plans are:

Miami International (MIA) - 7.8 miles (17 min)
Fort Lauderdale International (FLL) - 26.1 miles (35 min)

Click here for info on ground transport to/from Port Miami.

Before The Cruise

Guests should plan to arrive the day before the cruise departs to avoid any potential flight delays, lost baggage, or other problems that may occur. On the date of departure, we recommend that you schedule your flight arrival by no later than 1:00pm-ET. 

Check-in for the cruise will begin around Noon, and all guests must be on the ship by no later than 3:00pm-ET, as we will set sail at 3:30pm-ET.

After The Cruise

When booking your return flight, Carnival recommends scheduling your departure for after 12:00pm-CT

ShipRocked and Carnival Cruise Lines are committed to providing a fun and memorable cruise experience to all our guests, including those with special accessibly needs. Carnival ships feature specially-designed staterooms for guests using wheelchairs, scooters, or those who have mobility or other limitations, as well as accessible elevators at each elevator bank, braille signage, accessible tables in dining areas, and accessible public restrooms throughout the ship. Additionally, accessible viewing areas will be available in the main show venues.

To ensure your safety and comfort, please be sure to review the information contained below, the Special Needs section of our F.A.Q., and discuss your individual needs with ASK4 Reservations before booking your stateroom by calling us at 888-402-ASK4 (2754), or emailing [email protected]. You may also visit Carnival’s website for complete ship Accessibility Information by clicking here, or calling their Guest Access team at 800-438-6744 ext.70025 or email [email protected].

Answers to additional questions may be found within Carnival Cruise Lines F.A.Q.