WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE CRUISE?
Proper travel documentation is required at embarkation and throughout the cruise and is the responsibility of the guest. Any guest traveling without proper documentation will not be allowed to board the vessel and no refund of the cruise fare will be issued.U.S. citizens are encouraged to show a U.S. passport. If they do not have a passport, they should be prepared to provide a valid government-issued photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License) and proof of U.S. citizenship in the form of a government-issued (not hospital issued) U.S. birth certificate. It is important that guest names on travel documents be identical to those on the cruise booking. Otherwise, proof of name change (i.e. a marriage license) OR a valid driver’s license or government-issued photo ID must be presented. For further information on documentation for U.S. citizens see U.S. Customs and Border protection.
CRUISE AGE POLICY
Seattle/Tacoma International Airport is about 15 miles south of the cruise ports, located in downtown Seattle. The trip is a 20-30 minute ride, depending on traffic. Flights should arrive by 12pm on July 21st and leave no earlier than 12pm on July 28th.
There are many hotels in the Seattle area, Expedia and Booking.com can provide many different priced hotels and suggestions for the type of hotel that you are looking for.
Sea-Tac Airport is just 15 miles from downtown. The Link Light Rail provides transportation between the airport and Downtown Seattle. Alternatively, taxis and ride shares provide transportation to both ports. Carnival Cruise Line offers transportation between Seattle/Tacoma International Airport and the Port of Seattle on the day of embarkation or debarkation only. Guests may purchase transportation up to 2 days prior to their sail date.
Parking at the Port
Parking at Pier 91
Pier 91 offers 1,000 secure parking spaces with complimentary shuttle to terminal; oversize vehicles and RVs welcome. Parking is available for $27 per day. RV and trailer parking is also available for $40.00 per day. RV parking must be reserved and prepaid online to guarantee a space. Book online at Republic Parking Northwest.
While the name of our songwriters cruise is called "the Northern Lights Cruise” - we make the disclaimer right here that in no way do we claim you will see any northern lights on this voyage. Trust us, there is so much that will make this a special cruise you will not miss the Northern Lights. That said, if the main thing you are looking for are the Northern Lights, then this cruise is probably not for you.