TRAVEL DOCUMENTS NEEDED
A VALID Passport will be required for all FriendShip passengers to check in at the port, as you will be traveling outside of the country. The passport must also be valid 6 months past our embarkation date, which is December 11, 2018.
You can renew or apply for a Passport online. Non-US citizens should check with their local authorities to confirm the travel documents required.
BOARDING TIME & INFO
Boarding is from 11 AM – 3 PM EST on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from Port Miami, Terminal G in Miami, Florida. You must be on board no later than 3 PM EST or risk being denied access to board. The FriendShip sets sail at 7:00 PM EST… no exceptions.
TRANSPORTATION TO PORT
Port of Miami, Terminal G
1015 North American Way
Miami, FL 33132
For those traveling by air, we recommend you fly into either Miami International Airport (10 miles from Port) or Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (30 miles from Port)
On Arrival: It is recommended if you are flying in, to arrive in Miami by no later than 11 AM EST on Tuesday, December 11th to give yourself enough time for arrival at Port for check-in.
On Departure: When booking your flight to leave Miami on Saturday December 15, it’s recommended that you NOT book flights departing earlier than 12:00 PM EST on December 15. If you do, you will need to be out of your room with your luggage ready and waiting by 7:00am.
Flights, Hotels & Ground Transportation is not included in your FriendShip Cabin purchase. Livestyle Inc, is not be responsible for anyone who misses a flight, book at your own discretion.
Below is a list of items prohibited from coming aboard, as these items could interfere with the safe operation of the ship or the safe and secure environment of our guests and crew are prohibited.
All of the items on this list, similar and dissimilar items will be confiscated upon being found.
Alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, flammable liquids, explosives, and dangerous chemicals will not be returned.
Should you happen to see any of these items in a passenger’s possession, please let a member of our security team know.
Is there WIFI available on board?
Wi-fi is available in most areas of the ship and can be purchased based on EQX Internet Packages and Rates. Rates will be available as we near sailing date
Can I use my cell phone on the ship?
Mobile phones may work at times while we are on the boat, but keep in mind this is a cruise cell tower signal and will be considered roaming and incur an increased charge from your mobile carrier. You may want to contact your carrier and activate international calling plan, inform them that you are travelling on a cruise ship to the Bahamas. Either way once you leave Miami, international calling & and text rates will apply.
How many meals are included each day?
Food is nearly available 24 hours: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. There will also be snacks & munchies available.
Water, non-specialty coffee, tea & juices are included
What are the different dining options for The FriendShip?
The Silhouette Dining Room – the Main Dining Room on Celebrity Cruises feels like a luxurious 5-star restaurant. The menu changes nightly and features gourmet cuisine, often inspired by the region you’re currently sailing through. You’ll be seated at a white-clothed table on one of two floors circling the central attraction: a two-story wine tower. All meals are included in your cruise, as well as beverages like: Coffee, Tea, Juices, Milk and Water.
Buffet Dining at the Ocean View Café – The Oceanview Café is open for three meals a day. Just don’t dine there expecting the status quo; you’ll find tasty cuisine with fine ingredients, including custom-prepared meal options, globally themed evenings, and even sushi on select nights. Don’t miss the dessert stations for a tasty treat or take your pick of soft serve or hand dipped ice cream. Beverage stations are plentiful and offer you: Coffee, Tea, Juices, Milk and water.
Specialty Restaurants – The Celebrity Equinox offers a variety of specialty restaurants onboard to choose from. These specialty restaurants typically cost a bit extra, but they are still a fraction of the cost of what you would pay for similar caliber restaurants on land. These specialty restaurants are ideal for guests who want a change of scenery from the main dining room. With cuisine ranging from Italian (Tuscan Grille) to French (Murano) to Asian (Silk Harvest and Sushi on Five), you’re bound to find some flavors you’re in the mood for. Be sure to make your reservation the day before or morning of the day you wish to dine. Walk ups are welcome but not encouraged.
Can I Pre-Order Alcohol & Champagne?
FriendShip will have drink packages & special bottle pricing. Rates & info are available HERE
What Amenities are available during our trip? (*additional charge once onboard)
In Case of Emergency, how can I be contacted on the ship?