Welcome to the 2018 Super Bowl Cruise!
In just a few short weeks, you will be setting sail on an exhilarating adventure over the high seas. Mayfield Elite Travel is excited for your trip and is honored that you have chosen to book with us.
By now, you should have completed your online check-in for the cruise. This is VERY important. If you have not already done so, please visit Carnival.com right away and click "Organizer Access" (located at the bottom of the page), to get started. You will need your your booking #, last name, DOB, ship name and sail date. These items are all located on your invoice. View the video tutorial (posted to our Blog on 1/2/2018) to learn more about this process and how to find the information on your invoice! A future video will be provide details on printing your documents for the cruise, but for now let's get you checked-in.
Day Time Attire On Ship: Casual Fun! Your ship features plenty of in-door and out-door spaces. We recommend dressing as you usually would on vacation in a warm destination. We also recommend bringing a swimsuit/swim trunks to use the pools & Jacuzzi's on-board, your team jersey (to rep your team) and any other casual clothes you would like.
Day Time Attire In Port: Casual Comfort! Our Super Bowl Cruises feature warm destinations with lots to see and do. We recommend bringing comfortable shoes as you may do some walking. If going to Papa's & Beer (Ensenada Cruise), be sure to dress to impress as there will be a huge party there (more details in email #3). For those going to Grand Turk (Exotic Cruise), be sure to bring your swimsuit for the pool party at Margaritaville. For those going to the Bahamas, Cozumel or Jamaica, be sure to bring your swimsuit off the ship, as there are plenty of amazing beaches to visit in your destinations. In general, you should wear light clothing and bring a light jacket. Of course, the weather may vary, so please check the weather forecast for your destination 1 week before the cruise to ensure you pack appropriately.
Evening Attire: Dress to Impress! All ships have a nightclub on board open nightly. Bring plenty of eye-catching attire to wear every night! (Generally open 11 PM - 2 AM)
Theme parties on the ship: If your cruise is featuring theme parties, information about this will be provided in email #3 (next week).
Bringing Drinks on Board: NOTE: bottled beverages (including bottled water) are not allowed to be brought on to a Carnival Cruise, with the exception of wine/champagne. Guests are allowed to bring one (1) standard-sized bottle of wine or champagne on board per person aged 21+. This single bottle must be carried onto the ship by you. Do NOT place your bottle in the bag you give to the porters or it will be discarded. No other alcoholic beverages are allowed to be brought onto the ship. Click here to learn more about Carnival's Beverage Policy.
Shore Excursions: Check the recommended attire on each shore excursions you purchase. To view available excursions on your cruise, Click here.
Get Travel Insurance: The unexpected can happen at any time. Protect your travel investment. Please have your invoice handy as you will need the date you made your 1st payment and the trip cost. OR to get "during travel insurance" only (no cancellation coverage, just coverage for illness/injury or trip interruption) enter "$0" for the trip cost. Click here to get a free quote.
Are you a First Time Cruiser? Click here for tips on how to prepare for your trip!
For answers to other questions, please visit the FAQ section of our website.
While packing, don't forget the essentials:
Identification (Learn More)
Major credit card (Be sure to let your bank know you will be traveling)
Clothes (Remember to check the weather forecast the last week of January)
Appropriate shoes for planned activities
View the Traveler's Checklist from the US Department of Passports
24 hours before your trip, check-in for your flight online, if applicable. (Please refer to your travel documents for airline confirmation information).
Use the check-list below while packing, or feel free to create your own!
NEW! Click the Video to Watch Our Carnival Check-In Tutorial
This is the second blog post in a series of six that will be provided to help you prep for the 2018 Super Bowl Cruise. Please check back the week of January 8, 2018 for post #3. The topic of post #3 will be "Getting Ready for the Party". Information about the Super Bowl Party on board and more will be provided.
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