Immigration: All U.S. passengers are required to present proof of citizenship in the form of a valid passport, or a government-issued birth certificate and valid government issued picture ID. Note: Baptismal papers and hospital certificates of birth are not acceptable. Voter registration cards or Social Security cards are not considered proof of citizenship. For more information or to obtain a passport application, visit www.travel.state.gov. Passengers denied boarding are not eligible for a refund. Foreign nationals should contact their respective governments to obtain further details.
Deposit Requirements: A Deposit of $200 per person is required to reserve your category. The balance is due 60 days prior to departure (December 14, 2017). Payment can be made by personal check or money order. Credit card payments will only be accepted for the full price of the cruise fare at the time of booking. Cabin number will be assigned when full payment is received.
Cancellations and Refunds:All cancellation requests must be addressed to Templeton Tours in writing.
Cancellation fees will be charged as follows:
Airline ticket cancellation is subject to the cancellation policy of the specific airline. In most cases tickets are non–refundable. Trip cancellation insurance is recommended. A Cancellation Waiver from TTI will be offered with the confirmation of your booking.
- $95 per person administrative fee when canceled more than 60 days before sailing.
- 25% of cruise fare when canceled 60–30 days before sailing.
- 50% of cruise fare when canceled 29–15 days before sailing.
- No refund for no–shows or when canceled within 14 days before sailing.
Embarkation:The Brilliance of the Seas sails from Tampa, Florida at 4:00PM on Monday, February 12, 2018. Embarkation begins at 11:00 AM. Passengers must be on board no later than 90 minutes before sailing.
Disembarkation: The Brilliance of the Seas returns to Tampa, Florida at 7:00AM on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Allow 1–2 hours for disembarkation, customs and immigration formalities.
Passage Contract: The attention of the passengers is specifically directed to conditions of transportation set forth in the passage contract of the ticket of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line General Sales Agents and Operators.
Accommodations: Prices are from Tampa, FL based on two full-paying passengers per cabin. Third and/or Fourth adults in a cabin with two full-paying passengers pay $495 each. Children (through age 15) staying in a cabin with two full-paying passengers pay only tips & port charges. Additional charge for single occupancy in category F-Q cabins is $695, staterooms in categories D1 - E3 is $1195, Suites are 200% of the brochure price.
Fare Inclusive: Your cruise rate includes ocean transportation, accommodations, service and meals, using the ship as your hotel. It does not include optional shore excursions, nor port charges and gratuities.
Gratuities and Port Charges: All passengers must pay $175.00 gratuities & port charges regardless of age. Gratuities are prepaid to your cabin steward, waiter, busboy, and Maitre'd. Port Charges are comprised of U.S. Customs Fees, International Departure Taxes, and Non-Commissionable cruise line charges. Fuel surcharges are subject to change, and Templeton Tours reserves the right to pass along increases in fuel surcharges imposed by the cruise line. This charge will be included on your statement from Templeton Tours.
Advanced or Delayed Sailings: In the event of strike, lockouts, riots or stoppage of labor from whatever causes, or for any other reason whatsoever beyond the control of the cruise line, the cruise line in its sole discretion may cancel, advance or postpone any scheduled sailing or call at any port and may, but is not obligated to, substitute another vessel, and shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever to passengers by reason of such cancellation, advancement, postponement, or substitution.
Medical Needs/Pregnancy/Infants: Any passenger with a medical condition requiring special equipment (CPAP, oxygen, wheelchairs, scooters, etc..) or assistance on board must notify Templeton Tours at the time of booking in order to determine whether or not the cruise line can accommodate your needs. Passengers requiring the use of a wheelchair must be accommodated in staterooms designated as handicapped accessible. Call 1-800-334-2630 to request a Special Requirements Form at least 30 days prior to the cruise. Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines will not accept reservations for infants less than 6 months of age on the date of sailing, or for women who will be 24 or more weeks into their pregnancy prior to the conclusion of the cruise.
Ship's Registry: The Bahamas
Baggage Allowance: 200 pounds of personal baggage per person.
Baggage Liability: Liability for loss or damage to personal baggage in connection with the vessel shall be limited according to the Cruise Ticket Provisions. Liability for loss or damage to baggage in connection with air, rental car, motorcoach, hotel and ground transfers shall be the responsibility of the provider of such services and in accordance with applicable limitations.
Responsibility: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and Templeton Tours Inc. expressly disclaim any responsibility for personal injury or property damage arising out of the acts or negligence of any air carrier, hotel, or any other person rendering any of the services offered in addition to the ship's cruise and shall not be responsible for any damage or inconvenience caused by late air, car or motorcoach arrivals nor for loss or damage to baggage, automobiles or other property of the passenger occurring off the vessel. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and Templeton Tours, Inc will not be responsible for any damages occasioned from any cause whatsoever other than responsibilities arising out of being the wholesaler, nor for any damage or inconvenience caused by late air, car, or motorcoach arrivals, cruise cancellations or delays in departure or return, nor for loss or damage to baggage or any article belonging to the passenger occurring other than by reason of negligence on our part. Loss or damage to baggage while boarding or disembarking must be reported to either the Purser's Office or to Royal Caribbean Cruise Line personnel prior to leaving the U.S. Customs area. Passengers must file an Irregularity Report prior to leaving these areas. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and Templeton Tours, Inc will not be responsible for any damage or loss which is not duly reported as stated above. Templeton Tours reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to refuse passage to any passenger who may require assistance beyond that which they are able to provide.