Group cruises from Galveston

by davidwerst on September 1, 2014

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Texas Group Cruises

With all Galveston has to offer, it is no wonder so many group cruises sail out of this Texas Cruise port city.  You can vacation with your family or school reunion group on a 4-5 or 7 day cruise from Galveston and Texas Cruise Company makes it ever so easy.

NavigatorOfTheSeas02Royal Caribbean takes first prize in the seven day cruise category.  Their ships are a favorite for many reasons including the destinations, accommodations, the crew, and their fabulous promenade right down the middle of the ship.  It’s so easy to move around the ship or simply stop and do a lot of ‘people watching’ while onboard.

Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas is a great choice for first time cruisers whonos07 want everything taken care of for them while on their group vacation.  Group members have access to common meeting areas with the many pubs, meeting rooms, deck areas, poolside areas, and more.  And be sure and bring the kids on your family or group cruise……the activities for kids will keep them busy and happy for the entire week.

imagesCarnival Cruise Lines offers 4-5 or seven day trips with two ships sailing from Galveston.  Groups traveling on the Carnival Triumph can choose a 4 or 5 day itinerary and for a week’s worth of fun and sun, Texas Cruise Company can book your group on the Carnival Magic.  Both ships are great choices, it just depends on how much time the group has to travel and how much fun you can stand.

Call us to take care of the details

Call us anytime at 830-535-4089.

Texas Cruise Company takes care of many of the details of a group cruise including:

  • Group leader communication
  • Passport issues
  • Activities for kids
  • Shore excursions
  • Taking payments-reminders of deadlines
  • Keeping in touch with busy members of the group
  • Hotels for group members
  • Balcony cabins, Ocean View or inside cabins (and getting cabins located as close together as possible)
  • Pre-Registration
  • Documents, Boarding Passes, Luggage Tags
  • Discounted Parking
  • Group Dining

Master Cruise Counselor LogoTexas Cruise Company has only Master Cruise Counselors as certified by CLIA, the Cruise Line Industry Association.  That means we really know what we are doing when it comes to taking care of your special group.

All it takes to get started is one simple phone call.  If you get our answering service….not to worry, we are very good at returning your call promptly.  And in addition, during the process of setting up your cruise, we also return phone calls promptly.

We excel in customer service!  Give us a call and find out for yourself!Ramona on phone

And remember, we get paid from the cruise lines, it does not cost you or your individual group members extra to use experts who have planned group cruises many times before with excellent results.

We make it easy to cruise from Galveston!



Class Reunion Group Cruises

by davidwerst on July 18, 2014

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Reunion group cruises

We recently enjoyed pictures posted on Facebook of a class reunion cruise.  It was the class two years ahead of my high school graduating class, but since it was a smaller school, we all knew each other quite well.  Those guys were having the best time visiting, catching up, and enjoying the fun, personal service and sun only a cruise ship can offer.

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Generations of the Werst Men

Many of them had grandkids with them and those of us who were at home enjoying the photos posted just had to ask ourselves…..Why don’t we do that too?

Texas Cruise Company has the experience and resources needed to organize your class reunion cruise with ease.  All we need is a contact or class leader who can act as the lead contact person and we can work with them to plan everything, attend to the details of organizing a group, and make the class leader’s job so much easier than going it alone.

And the best part is….we are paid by the cruise lines, not those who benefit from our experience and service.

The same ‘good service’ guidelines goes for any type of group cruise;  Family reunion cruises, friends group cruises, sports league groups and just about any sort of group you can imagine.

We have done this many times before and have the experience in handling the many questions and details such as health issues, cabin selections, excursion choices, medical issues, hotels before and after the cruise, itineraries, the ships and even which cruise line we recommend for the time everyone has available. The fact is, we have already dealt with a lot of these issues on past group cruises and we know what to do.

You can get the ball rolling on organizing your next group cruise with a simpleMaster Cruise Counselor Logo phone call to Texas Cruise Company anytime at 830-535-4089.  We are very prompt at returning phone calls and you can contact us with the confidence that we are Master Cruise Counselors as certified by CLIA, a cruise line industry standard.  That means we REALLY know what we are doing.

Texas Cruise Company LogoRemember, cruises are often booked a year or more in advance and the time passes quicker than you might think.  Call well ahead of your intended travel date so everyone in your group can be best served.


Happy cruising

Texas Cruise Company




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March 7, 2014

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8 things cruisers need to know

January 13, 2014

Fall might be least expensive time to cruise Here are some tips from Texas Cruise Company that should be useful to cruisers and they are good for sailings from nearly any port including Galveston. 1.  For cruises of 4, 5, or seven days, try to pack lightly.  You know there is not all that much […]

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Cruisers Christmas gifts

December 9, 2013

Busy cruiser sends gifts Here at Texas Cruise Company we have folks going out on their cruise vacations at all times of the year including during the Christmas holidays.  I listened in as Ramona was talking to one of her friends/clients who are ‘Diamond’ cruisers.  The conversation was that the cruiser was too busy cruising […]

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How Bingo Can Make A Cruise More Fun

October 21, 2013

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Father’s Day Cruise from Galveston

February 28, 2013

Father’s Day-Mother’s Day cruise We often have fleeting moments of appreciation for our parents without actually doing anything special for them.  Here is an idea to combine Father’s Day and Mother’s Day into one big show of appreciation from ‘all the kids’.  That’s right, the adult kids could contribute quite a bit toward the cruise […]

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Group Cruises from Galveston

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Group Cruises Texas Cruise Company gets lots of calls for a group cruise from Galveston and other cruise ports and in fact it is one of our favorite things to do. Cruises from Galveston are very convenient to not only Texas, but a large part of the USA. There is nothing better than getting a […]

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Triumph over tragedy

February 22, 2013

Couple copes with Triumph ordeal Editor’s note: Hal and Vickie Joyce are a pair of self sufficient West Texans who  endured and overcame adversity while on a Caribbean Cruise onboard the Carnival Triumph.  Here is their story: ____________________________________________________________ “Our Cruise Camp-Out” by Hal & Vicki I told lots of folks that we were going on […]

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