WHERE IS DANCE AT SEA?

Dance At Sea is hosted aboard Carnival Cruise Lines' Inspiration Ship embarking from Long Beach, CA cruising to Ensenada, Mexico.

WHEN CAN I BOOK?

You can book your United By 8: Dance At Sea anytime until Wednesday, November 23, 2018.

WHAT DOES THE DANCER PRICE INCLUDE?

All meals on the ship, dance classes, *group activities, T-shirt and a FUN experience. *Adult Beverages are not included

WHAT DOES THE NON DANCER PRICE INCLUDE?

All meals on the ship, *group activities, T-shirt and a FUN experience. *Adult Beverages are not included

WHAT UNITED BY 8 ACTIVITIES WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING UNITED BY 8 DANCE AT SEA?

*Speciality dance classes, Yoga/Stretch class, Dance party experience GROOV3, Dance It Out, Old School Skinny, Broadway, WERQ, and others TBA

WHAT IS A *GROUP ACTIVITY?

Participation in the Talent Show Themed Dance Event onshore

WHAT OTHER ACTIVITIES (YOUTH AND ADULTS) ARE AVAILABLE ON THE CRUISE?

Entertainment and Activities on Carnival Cruise: Inspiration https://help.goccl.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4228

WHAT'S THE AGE LIMIT FOR DANCE CLASSES?

United By 8: Dance At Sea is open to the whole family. Dance classes (Dancer Pass) are for 18+.

ARE WE ALLOWED "FREE" TIME?

Yes, please partake in any activities available. We would LOVE to see your smile and dancing feet at United By 8 activities.

IF A REGISTERED NON-DANCER WOULD LIKE TO TAKE A DANCE CLASS, HOW MUCH EXTRA IS IT?

$25 per dance class

WHAT IS THE AGE THAT CAN CRUISE?

Cruise fares are per person which includes children and infants. When traveling with 2 full fare guests, additional guests in the same stateroom pay a discounted cruise fare. Children less than 2 years of age are not required to extend gratuities.

Infants must be at least 6 months of age at the time of embarkation in order to sail. Children must be at least 12 months of age at the time of embarkation to sail on trans-ocean crossings and remote itineraries, where there are more than 2 consecutive sea days.

WHAT ARE THE AGES FOR THE YOUTH PROGRAM?

IS THERE A PAYMENT PLAN?

Yes, you may choose to split payment up into 3 even payments. Fees will be auto-deducted each month following your registration date.

CAN I RECEIVE CARNIVAL VIFP REWARDS CREDIT IF I'VE TRAVELED WITH CARNIVAL CRUISE BEFORE?

Any rewards will be linked to your VIFP if you were a past guest. Please add your VIFP (ID) number when you register.

WHERE DO WE BOARD THE SHIP?

231 Windsor Way, Long Beach, CA

WHAT TIME DO WE LEAVE? WHAT TIME DO WE GET BACK?

November 8th - Boarding time is between 2:00-5:00pm. November 11th - Arrival back to Long Beach is at 7:00am

WILL WE GET OFF THE SHIP?

Yes, we will get off for an all group activity in Ensenada on Saturday, November 9th

HOW CAN WE GET TO THE SHIP (EMBARKMENT LOCATION IN LONG BEACH, CA)?

There are several options campers can take to get to the ship: 1) You can partner up with others and carpool 2) You can Lyft/Uber 4) Drive yourself and park at the Long Beach port parking lot Cruise Terminal Information and Parking: https://help.goccl.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4834

DO WE NEED A PASSPORT?

Yes, a valid passport is required to travel to Mexico and back.

WHAT IS TRAVEL INSURANCE?

In life, you never really know what may happen… but you can rely on the Vacation Protection trip cancellation. If you need to cancel for some of the most common reasons (severe weather, illness, etc.) you'll get 100% of the cost of your trip back, in cash. If you need to cancel for any reason not listed in the plan — any reason at all — you'll get 75% back in a Future Cruise Credit Certificate.

WHAT ARE THE PREPAID GRATUITIES? CAN I GIVE MY OWN GRATUITY? WHAT'S AMOUNT IS CUSTOMARY? PERCENTAGE%?

It is customary for our guests to extend gratuities to the shipboard staff in appreciation for their hard work and exceptional service. 100% of your gratuities are distributed to the crew who you interact with, such as your stateroom attendants, dining, bar and culinary services staff, as well as others who work behind the scenes to enhance your overall cruise experience. Applying this charge automatically streamlines the recognition process and ensures our crew will share in your generosity. To help you plan, we have provided the recommended guidelines below: Standard Staterooms: $13.99 USD per person, per day Suite Staterooms: $15.99 USD per person, per day You may pay this daily gratuity in two different ways:

Pre-Pay

Gratuities can be added at the time of booking or anytime up to the sail date. Guests may add their pre-paid gratuities via www.UnitedBy8.com as an Add-On. Login in; Go to CART, and purchase GRATUITY.

CAN WE PURCHASE EXTRA EXCURSIONS?

Yes, you can. Please note that they may conflict with United By 8 schedule. Here's Carnival's Shore Excursion Program: https://help.goccl.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2854

WHAT ARE THE CABIN ACCOMMODATIONS? WHAT'S THE SET-UP?

You may choose your accommodations based on 3 criteria: Cabin Occupancy, Cabin Style and Cabin Location.
1.) Cabin Occupancy: Single, Double, Trio, Quad
2.) Cabin Style: Interior, Exterior, Suite (Grand or Junior)
3.) Cabin Location: Front, Middle, Back (Aft)
4.) Cabin Placement: Basic, Standard, Deluxe, Premium

WHAT DOES CABIN PLACEMENT MEAN?

Cabin placement refers to the convenience and deck level of your cabin.

CAN I DETERMINE WHICH DECK I CAN BE ON?

You cannot select your specific deck; however, by choosing basic, standard, deluxe or premium, the deck level will move up accordingly.

WHERE SHOULD MY CABIN BE LOCATED TO MINIMIZE A "ROCK" TRIP?

Typically, middle cabins are best suited for minimum "rocking".

WHAT IF I WANT TO ROOM WITH A FRIEND?

Please make sure to list any roommates you wish to have when registering. All members of your party will need to register before we can officially book your cabin on the ship.

CAN YOU ASSIGN A ROOMMATE TO ME IF I DON'T HAVE ONE BUT WISH TO STAY IN MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY ROOM?

Yes, you can be assigned a roommate. All solo travelers will be assigned Double Occupancy/Interior/Basic along with another unassigned companion.
*You must register yourself as a triple occupancy/interior/basic
**Subject to availability

WHAT TO BRING?

Make sure to bring a combination of day wear (walk to the cruise deck), night wear (warm clothes), party wear (looking snazzy) and of course dance attire (biker shorts and poom pooms). Be on the lookout for our Themed Party announcement!! Be on the lookout for our Themed Party announcement!!

WHAT TO WEAR?

Wear anything that makes you wanna get on the floor and dance!! Dress as you would for dance class any other time. Also, listed is a What To Bring list for your viewing.

ARE THERE ANY TOILETRIES PROVIDED?

Expect similar amenities provided by a hotel.

ANY RESTRICTIONS ON WHAT WE CAN BRING?

WHAT IS THE LIQUOR AND BEVERAGE POLICY? CAN I BRING LIQUOR?

Alcoholic beverages may not be consumed on the ship except by adults 21 years of age. guests (21 years of age and older) may bring one 750 ml bottle of sealed/unopened wine or champagne per person in their carry-on luggage. All liquor, beer, other forms of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages outside of this exception are strictly prohibited in both carry-on and checked luggage and such items will be confiscated and discarded and no compensation will be provided. See additional liquor and beverage policies: https://help.goccl.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2633

IS SMOKING ALLOWED? WHAT IS THE SMOKING POLICY?

Carnival Cruise Line is dedicated to the safety of all guests and crew. We want all our guests to have a safe, fun and memorable vacation. Smoking is a fire and safety hazard on a ship. Consequently, it is strictly limited to specific exterior deck areas and designated casino/nightclub spaces that can be monitored. All guests are expected to adhere to the following safety guidelines: https://help.goccl.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3839

ARE THERE MENU OPTIONS? VEGAN? VEGETARIAN? ETC.

All dietary options are available for your liking.

WHAT ARE THE DINING TIMES?

It's open dining; buffet style, as well as, fine dining (reservation required). United BY 8 will provide a optimal schedule and would encourage to join us for our selected meal time and location, but you are free to partake in any meal time and /or location

WHAT HAPPENS IF I GET SICK?

Should a guest require medical attention while aboard one of our vessels, the Medical Center staff is available to assist 24 hours a day. The on board medical centers are staffed and equipped to treat routine medical conditions as well as to initiate stabilization of more serious conditions. Physicians are available to render services at a customary fee. While at sea or in port, the availability of medical care may be limited.

Medical Center Hours

The Medical Center on board has daily office hours which are listed in the Fun Times. The medical staff is on call 24 hours a day for emergencies. The hours may vary from ship to ship and whether the ship is in port or at sea:

Medical Center Hours: 8:00am-8:00pm Doctor's Hours: 8:00am-11:00am; 3:00pm-6:00pm Home Port Hours: 3:00pm-6:00pm Note: Routine hours subject to temporary change due to extenuating circumstances. https://help.goccl.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1136