Cruise For Gold FAQs

What are the dates of the cruise?
Friday, October 14, 2022 - Monday, October 17, 2022

What is the Cruise For Gold qualification deadline?
Monday, June 27, 2022

What cruise line will we be on?
Royal Caribbean-- Freedom of the Seas

What port does the ship leave from?
Miami, Florida

What airport should I fly into?
Miami, Florida

When should I arrive in Miami, Florida?
Please plan to arrive in Miami, Florida a day before the cruise ship departs. Please plan on arriving on Thursday, October 13, 2022

What if I need help booking my flights?
Feel free to book your flights using your favorite travel site or by calling a travel agent.

What are the Ports of Call?
Miami, Florida
CocoCay, Bahamas
Nassau, Bahamas

Are Vaccinations Required?

Per Royal Caribbean’s requirements, all passengers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to cruise. Visit royalcaribbean for full policy details. 

Will there be alternatives for not attending the cruise?

Per Vasayo’s policy, qualifiers who earned the trip must cruise this year, as we will not be offering alternate rewards for those who choose not to attend this October’s cruise.

What if I decide not to attend the cruise in October due to the rules & regulations from the cruise line?

We are offering two complimentary tickets to the January 2023 Convention in Dallas to any Brand Partner who has qualified for the cruise but is unable to go. Please email recognition@vasayo.com to request your complimentary Convention tickets.

How do I check-In with the Cruise Line?

Check-in has moved to the Unified Guest Account online, guests have the option of checking-in either on the web or using the Royal Caribbean International Mobile App. Using the app is streamlined, you will have access to the ship’s daily schedule, events happening, shows and more.

During the check-in process, guests choose an appointment time for their arrival and they are strongly encouraged to keep their appointment time so as not to experience any delays at the pier. It’s a much more streamlined process which reduces wait times at the pier.

Is the cruise transferable from the one who earned it to another person?
The Cruise for Gold reward and trip is not transferable. The Brand Partner who earned the trip must be the one to redeem and attend the trip. 

What do we do when we first board the ship?
On arrival day plan to board the ship around 10 am to Noon. Once onboard, get familiar with where everything is located on the ship--the hospitality desk, the buffet, the pool, etc. After becoming acquainted with your paradise for the next few days, your cabin may be ready. 

For the first day of your cruise, pack a small carry-on bag with your travel documents, a change of clothes, bathing suit, workout clothes, and any medications you may need. That way you don't have to wait for your checked bags to arrive in your stateroom. These might not arrive until after dinner.

Are previous years trip qualification periods being combined due to postponed cruises?

No, only the cruise itself is being combined with all the qualifiers, the different qualification periods still remain separate.

May I Bring Additional Guests?
Brand Partners who earned an additional guest in the qualification period will be able to bring one guest at no charge. Brand Partners who did not qualify to bring a guest will be able to add one guest in the registration path for $730.  

Did I Qualify to Bring an Additional Guest?

You have to qualify Gold or above for 2 weeks or more to bring an additional guest at no charge. 

May I Bring My Children or Babies?
No Children but please reach out to recognition@vasayo.com to advise that you are interested in bringing your baby under the age of two.  Babies under the age of two can be accommodated for a fee.

May I Upgrade my Cabin?

Upgrades are not available.

More FAQs from Royal Caribbean
Follow this link to learn more about your cruise: https://www.royalcaribbean.com/faq

Before You Board
Follow this link for a wealth of information before you depart: http://www.royalcaribbean.com/beforeyouboard/home.do

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