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 airport to accommodate your travel plans is:

Louis Armstrong New Orleans Int’l. (MSY)
Approximately 16 miles (22 minutes)

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

Click here for info on our Official Hotel partners

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.  Should you need to arrive on the date of departure, we recommend that you schedule your flight arrival in New Orleans for no later than 1:00pm-CT.

Check-in and Embarkation for the cruise will begin at 12:00pm-CT, and all guests should be on the ship by no later than 3:00pm, as we will set sail at 4:00pm-CT.

After The Cruise

When booking your return flight, Carnival recommends scheduling your departure from New Orleans for after 11:30 AM-CT