- IMPORTANT MESSAGE
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has recently announced new requirements. Effective February 18th, 2008, all Cruise Lines must transmit their departure manifests at least 60 minutes prior to departure from any U.S. Port. In order for Cruise Lines to comply, Passenger information must be processed at least 90 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing time. Therefore, all passengers must complete immigration forms and submit to the Cruise Line prior to the embarkation date. Passengers failing to do so will be DENIED BOARDING. If you have any questions regarding information needed for Homeland Security, please call the Cruise Line or our Customer Service Department and we will be happy to assist.
Urgent Reminder About REQUIRED Documents For Your Cruise
To Our Valued CruCon® Cruise Guests:
It has never been more important to ensure that you have the appropriate travel (immigration) documents for your upcoming sailing and related travel. On June 1, 2009 the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) will be fully implemented. It requires that ALL travelers to and from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda to present a valid passport or other approved document that establishes the bearer's identity and citizenship in order to enter or reenter the United States.
A valid passport is a requirement for air, sea and land travel to / from
Canada, Mexico the Caribbean and Bermuda
Effective June 1, 2009 only a valid passport or other WHTI compliant document will be accepted for entry or re-entry into the United States. For a list of all approved documents visit the US Department of State website www.travel.state.gov and click on “Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative”. The link should be located under “Passports for U.S. Citizens” on their homepage.
Additionally: It is the sole responsibility of the guest to identify and obtain all required travel documents and have them available when necessary. These appropriate valid travel documents such as passports, visas, inoculation certificate and family legal documents are required for boarding and re-entry into the United States and other countries.
Guests who do not possess the proper documentation may be prevented from boarding their flight or ship or from entering a country and may be subject to fines. No refunds will be given by any cruise line or CruCon® Cruise Outlet to individuals who fail to bring proper documentation.
We thank you for your attention to this very important message.