Your next Galveston Cruise

by davidwerst on January 9, 2015

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Galveston Cruises offered year ’round

It doesn’t really matter what time of the year it is, there is a Galveston based Cruise ship going somewhere in the Caribbean you would like to visit and tour. It will take a little preparation before you go. You will need to book your trip, and this can be very easy depending on how you do it. It is suggested that you contact a good travel agent or simply call Texas Cruise Company (830-535-4089) anytime. We even answered our phone in Jamaica one time while on a cruise from Galveston.

A Western Caribbean Cruise is a nice recommendation for a first timer.

The Western Caribbean is especially nice for a first cruise, just because there are so many beautiful and interesting places to visit. By taking a cruise from Galveston you certainly won’t be disappointed on any part of your journey. There is just so much information here on this website that you can usually find just what activities and itineraries you are looking for. If you don’t find exactly what you are looking for, we are just an informational phone call away. No sales pitch, we’ll just try our best to answer your questions. We love talking about cruises, don’t hesitate to call.

Once you have booked your ship and itinerary, it’ll be up to you to get transportation to your port of departure. Usually, when you arrive at the ship, your luggage will be tagged and taken to your cabin for you. You’ll find it waiting for you when you arrive in your room. We have plenty of specific instructions on how to do all this, where to park, and what to expect. And of course, we try to do as much for you before the cruise so you don’t have any surprises. We’re good at that.

By the time you have arrived at your room, you will most likely already know what time your dining is, so you can begin to explore your cabin and surroundings some. One tip is to wait for the mandatory safety meeting required by all cruise lines. After that, you are free to explore your new floating vacation site.  And it is fabulous.

It is certainly surprising at the amount of food service that’s available on board. You could eat twenty four hours a day, but this is not recommended unless you are willing to put on a few pounds. Your first meal will introduce you to your ship’s wait staff and you’ll find them to be very pleasant and helpful in all cases. The gourmet food service is one of the big attractions many of us have for cruising. Don’t just limit yourself to the quick and easy buffet lines.

Unpack (you only have to unpack one time on a cruise vacation) and take a tour of your ship to familiarize yourself with the locations of places you’ll be visiting and things you’ll be doing. Located at all the elevators, you’ll see maps of the deck you are on.  This is a map on a Carnival ship. Find your dining room, find the hair salon, the spa and maybe the movie theater and gaming area.

You won’t be paying cash for anything you buy onboard.  It will be charged to your room key/charge card at the time of purchase.  It will be at the end of the journey when you’ll be billed for any charges incurred during the trip, such as pictures, hair salon or drinks you may have purchased during your sailing time.

You are on your way to a very great adventure. You are going to be visiting some of the most beautiful places in the world on your Western Caribbean Cruise.

Here are some Western Caribbean ports to do some research on for your next Galveston Cruise: Montego Bay, Jamaica; Falmouth, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Progresso, Costa Maya, Belize City, Ocho Rios, Playa del Carmen (Calica), Progreso, and Roatan, Honduras.

How easy is it to take a cruise to the Western Caribbean?

Call the friendly folks at Texas Cruise Company. We’ll ask the right questions, we won’t let you make any mistakes, and we will do our best to save you money. We are paid by the cruise lines, so there is no extra cost to you as our customer. Call us anytime at 830-535-4089 for more information on your next…..or your first Galveston Cruise.



Galveston Cruise lines we work with

by davidwerst on November 10, 2014

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Pick a ship for a Galveston Cruise

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Cruise Lines & Schedules

                                              2014 Itineraries
Carnival Magic
Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Magic offers seven day Caribbean cruises year round.

Carnival Triumph 
Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Triumph offers four- and five-day Caribbean cruises year round.

Navigator of the Seas
Royal Caribbean’s  Navigator of the Seas offers seven day Caribbean cruises year round.

2015 Itineraries

Carnival Freedom
Will operate a series of four- and five-day cruises from Galveston from Oct. 24 through Nov. 21, 2015; and Jan. 16, 2016 through Feb. 13, 2016.

Four-day cruises visit Cozumel, while five-day cruises call at Cozumel and Progreso, Mexico.

Carnival Magic   
Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Magic offers seven day Eastern Caribbean cruises year ’round.

Carnival Triumph  
Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Triumph offers 4 and five-day Eastern Caribbean cruises year ’round.

Disney Wonder
Disney Cruise Line Disney Wonder beginning Nov. 2015 will offer seven-night itinerary to the Bahamas, which will include stops in Key West, Florida; Nassau, Bahamas; and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.

There will also be a six-night sailing on Dec. 18, 2015 that will stop at Key West and Castaway Cay and a four-night Christmas sailing to Cozumel.

Navigator of the Seas
Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas offers seven day Caribbean cruises year ’round.

Liberty of the Seas
Liberty of the Seas will replace the Navigator of the Seas in the fall of 2015.

Royal Caribbean’s  Liberty of the Seas offers seven night Western Caribbean cruises year round including Isla Roatan, Honduras; Belize City Belize; Cozumel, Mexico; Falmouth, Jamaica;  Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Costa Maya, Mexico as ports of call.


This logo from the Cruise Line Industry Association means we REALLY know what we are doing.  Call Texas Cruise Company anytime at 830-535-4089.

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