Cruise from Galveston for the 4th of July Weekend

The 4th of July falls on a Monday this year, giving many people a three day weekend. Schedule your next cruise around the holiday weekend and enjoy your extra day off!

July 4th Weekend Cruises from Galveston

Wednesday, June 29 – Monday July 4: Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas Five-Night Cruise to Mexico. See Prices

Thursday, June 30 – Monday, July 4: Carnival Breeze Four-Night Cruise to Mexico. See Prices

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Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas Starts Sailing from Texas November 13, 2022

Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas will home port in Galveston, Texas beginning in mid-November of this year. Allure of the Seas will dock at Royal Caribbean’s new Galveston cruise terminal.

The standard itinerary for Allure will be a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise to Roatan, Honduras; Puerto Costa Maya, Mexico; and Cozumel, Mexico, with the first departure scheduled for November 13th, 2022.

The Allure of the Seas is packed with onboard activities and dining options, plus a variety of cabin types, including RCL’s Royal Suites Class accommodations.

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Short Four-Night February 2022 Cruises from Galveston

If you’re looking to get away for a short vacation next month, check out these four-night cruises from Galveston, Texas to Cozumel, Mexico on Carnival Breeze and Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas.

The Carnival Breeze cruises are Thursday departures and the Liberty of the Seas cruises are Monday departures.

February 10, 2022 – Carnival Breeze – 4 Night Cruise from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico

February 14, 2022 – Liberty of the Seas – 4 Night Cruise from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico

February 24, 2022 – Carnival Breeze – 4 Night Cruise from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico

February 28, 2022 – Liberty of the Seas – 4 Night Cruise from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico

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Cruises from Texas to New York?

Galveston is Texas’s cruise port. And most of the cruises from this port city on the Gulf of Mexico take lucky passengers to the western Caribbean, Mexico and Central America.

Yes, You Can Cruise From Galveston to New York

But when the prime Texas cruise season comes to an end (around the end of April), the cruise companies move their ships to other departure ports. For Royal Caribbean’s ship Adventure Of The Seas that “other departure port” is New York – more accurately, Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey, within view of the Statue of Liberty.

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New $100 Million Royal Caribbean Cruise Terminal Coming to Galveston

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has signed a long-term contract with the Port of Galveston for the construction of a new $100 million cruise terminal.

The new two-story terminal will be constructed at Pier 10 in the eastern portion of the Port of Galveston. Construction is expected to begin in April of 2020, with anticipated completion in fall of 2021.

RCL will build the terminal, then lease it from the Port of Galveston for an intial 20 year term with four 10-year extension options following that.

The new terminal will be approximately 170,000 square feet in size. The terminal will meet LEED sustainability standards, will employ state-of-the-art technology such as mobile check in and facial recognition, and will have the capacity to accommodate Royal Caribbean’s largest ships.

Following completion of the new terminal, Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas will sail from Galveston.

December 2019 – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and the Port of Galveston, the fourth most active cruise port in North America, have signed a long-term contract for a new $100 million cruise terminal slated to debut in fall 2021.