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 is:

Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) - 72 miles
Hobby International Airport (HOU) - 42 miles

Click here for info on ground transport to/from the Port of Galveston.

Click here for info on nearby hotels

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 at Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) for no later than 12:00pm-CT, and at Hobby International Airport (HOU) no later than 12:30pm-CT. 

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 1:30pm-CT