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May 13 - 20 , 2022
Ovation of the Seas
Alaskan Experience Cruise


Pre-Cruise Requirements

Health & safety protocols are ever-changing. For your cruise departing from Seattle, all passengers 12 and older are requried to be fully vaccinated and provide a negative PCR or Antigen (rapid) results.


Testing can be performed at most drugstore (Walgreen/CVS/Etc.) or you can purchase an approved at home test completed within 2 days of your cruise departure.

ArriveCan Travel Declaration Form must be completed prior to arriving in Canada.

Your trip includes

An Ocean View Balcony for two, round trip group airfare, motor coach transportation in Seattle, port fees & taxes, free drinks in the casino, and exclusive private group events. 

Reservation Number

Each stateroom is assigned a reservation to make a variety of bookings that include: Shore Excursions, Specialty Dining, Shows, Spa Services, and WiFi packages. You can do this directly on the Royal Caribbean website. Your reservation number is included in the body of your confirmation email.

Registration & Onboard Expense Account

Royal Caribbean requires all passengers to complete their own registration and health questionnaire. 

The best way to begin the check-in registration process is by downloading the Royal Caribbean App and create an account if you do not already have one. Then link your sailing (the reservation number is in the confirmation email). Here you will fill in your personal information, upload a picture, upload your passport, add your credit card for onboard purchases also known as your Onboard Expense Account, accept the Cruise Ticket Contract and Health Acknowledgement 24 hours prior to your departure. 

Another option is to go to, select SIGN IN, create an account then link your cruise, you will be prompted to complete the check-in process.

IMPORTANT: As soon as you can please complete the entire check-in / registration and select the earliest pier arrival time. 

Once in the cruise terminal or on the ship you can complete the first part of your safety briefing. The second part of your safety briefing will be completed once you stop by your assigned assembly station and check in with a cruise employee that will put a sticker on your SeaPass card.

An Onboard Expense Account is the cashless system used for all onboard purchases and services. The account may be set-up ahead of time with either a credit card. To expedite your experience at the pier and on the ship preregister your credit card through Royal Caribbean's App or online.


There is no need to print out your SetSail if using the App, present the App at the pier. Print out one or two Luggage Tags per person. Attach your luggage tags to your luggage before heading to the pier and before boarding the motor coach on May 10. 

Airfare - JetBlue Airlines & Motor Coach Transfers

May 12, departs San Juan Airport (SJU) at 10:44 am and arrives in Seattle (SEA) at 9:53 pm, one plane change in BOS. This includes an overnight hotel stay at Marriott Airport Seattle Hotel.

May 20, departs Seattle (SEA) 9:33 pm and arrives in San Juan (SJU) the following day at 10:48 am, one plane change in JFK.

JetBlue allows up to two checked bags per person under 50 pounds. You may bring one personal item that fits under the seat in front of you. No carry-ons are allowed. Seat assignments will be available to view on the printed boarding pass at the time of airport check-in. Seat assignments are the sole discretion of the airline. We are not able to confirm seat assignment requests. Upgrades may be available, additional charges are the responsibility of each passenger.

Motor coach transportation has been arranged to and from Seattle Airport to the Marriott to the Seattle Pier.

Dining Arrangements

The entire VIP group is scheduled to dine together each evening at 7:45 pm. 

Cruise Itinerary

May 13, Depart Seattle, WA at 4:00 pm & Welcome Aboard Party

May 14, Cruising

May 15, Juneau, AK; Noon - 10:00 pm

May 16, Skagway, AK; 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 17, Sitka, AK; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 18, Cruising & Farewell Cocktail Party

May 19, Victoria, British Columbia 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

May 20, Return to Port of Seattle, WA at 6:00 am

Players Travel will be hosting CA$H drawings on Saturday, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at 10:30 in Casino Royale.

Onboard Casino Policies

Policies for casino at sea differ from those that you may be familiar with so we have prepared some information that may prove helpful.

Travelers Checks

There is a $900 daily limit of travelers checks that can be cashed at Guest Services.


All ships in the Royal Caribbean fleet have ATM machines. There is a transaction fee plus any other fees your financial institution would charge. The ATM machines tends to run out of money when casino groups are sailing. Do not count on the ATM being available.

Credit Card Advances

You can use your Onboard Expense Account with a credit card to withdraw $5,000 USD per day, per guest.  Credit card advance fee has been waived for the casino group. This withdrawal will show as an Entertainment Charge, not a cash withdrawal. Bank fees are subject to change without notice.


You may bring cash onboard. Be advised that carrying large amounts of cash while traveling is not recommended.

Credit Lines

A credit line from Royal Caribbean are at a minimum of $5,000 USD with no maximum amount. Credit will not be issued onboard during the sailing. To apply for a line of credit click on the link below. Credit applications must be submitted to Royal Caribbean at least two weeks prior to sailing. Credit will be issued to passengers with an active verifiable land-base line of credit. Credit will not be issued if you have never had a line of credit.

Earn Free Play or Onboard Credit by using your SeaPass card at the machine or present your card to the dealer.

SLOT POINTS $5 coin in = 1 point

VIDEO POKER POINTS $10 coin in = 1 point

TABLE GAMES - BLACKJACK $10 average bet for one hour = 10 points

Travel Documents

  • United States Citizens may use a passport (valid for 6 months after your cruise) or birth certificates (hospital birth certificates are not acceptable) with a government issued photo identification.

  • United State Permanent Residents may use an Alien Registration card.

  • Non-United States Citizens will need a valid passport and in some cases a VISA.

  • Non-United States Citizens living in the United States may use a valid passport and Alien Registration card.

Cruise lines have a zero tolerance policy regarding missing or unacceptable citizenship documents. Your boarding may be denied if you fail to provide proper documentation and you will not receive any compensation.

If your name has changed since your documentation has been issued (marriage/divorce), it is required that you update the documents with the new name or provide an official supporting document (state or county marriage license, divorce decree or legal name change document) of the name change. All documents must be in the original or notarized copy. If you are using an identification (drivers license) and a citizenship document (birth certificate), then both documents must match the name on your reservation or it may result in delay or possible denial of boarding.

Players Travel recommends traveling with a valid passport.