Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas Comes to Galveston in 2020

Adventure of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines has announced that their Adventure of the Seas cruise ship will home port in Galveston, Texas in 2020.

The Adventure of the Seas will sail 4 and 5 night trips to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico.

Popular amenities aboard the Adventure of the Seas include Perfect Storm water slides, Flow Rider surf simulator, an ice rink, and a variety of dining choices that include specialty dining such Chops Grille, Giovanni’s Table, and Izumi in addition to casual and main dining room options.

Explorer of the Seas, which currently sails from Galveston, is scheduled to undergo renovations and then make Miami its home.

Royal Caribbean to Get New Galveston Terminal

The Port of Galveston and Royal Caribbean Cruises have agreed to construct a new cruise terminal to accommodate larger Oasis-class ships.

According to a December 5, 2018 Houston Chronicle article, the new terminal will cost Royal Caribbean close to $100 million.

Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas

Royal Caribbean is expected to complete construction of the new facility – referred to as Terminal 3 – in fall of 2021.

In addition to allowing Royal Caribbean to bring in larger ships, the new terminal should free up space at Galveston’s two existing terminals.

Carnival Vista Begins Sailing from Galveston September 23

The Carnival Vista arrives in Galveston soon!

The Vista, which launched just two years ago in 2016, offers cruisers a ton of modern cruising amenities, including an top deck cock full of recreational options, lots and lots of dining options, and even an IMAX movie theater.

The Vista will be sailing 7-Night Western Caribbean cruises from Galveston, with ports of call in Mexico, Belize, Isla Roatan, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands. Continue reading

October 2018 Galveston Cruise Departures

Carnival Freedom, Valor, Vista, and Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas sail from Galveston during the month of October, 2018.

Just about all of the October cruises sail to the Western Caribbean, with Cozumel, Mexico being the most popular destination. The one non-Western cruise is Carnival Freedom’s October 20th departure to the Eastern Caribbean, with ports of call in Key West, Florida, plus Freeport and Nassau in the Bahamas.

October 2018 Cruises from Galveston, Texas:


Monday, October 1, 2018 Galveston Cruise Departures

  • 5 Night Western Caribbean Cruise Aboard the Carnival Valor (Cozumel, Yucatan)

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Galveston Cruise Departures

  • No cruises

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Last Minute Galveston Cruise Deals, September 8 – 16, 2018

We’ve found some great deals on last-minute cruises from Galveston.

If you can travel within the next week, you can enjoy a Caribbean cruise for under $65 a night.