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.
Royal Caribbean is offering 50% off the second guest cruise fare, plus up to $100 in onboard spending credit for cruises departing on or after 9/1/17. and booked between 8/1/17 through 8/31/17 12:00 AM EST.
The offer also includes 25% cruise fare savings for 3rd guests and higher booked in the same stateroom as the first two qualifying guests. Additionally, Kids Sail Free offer provides free cruise fare of third and higher guests who are 12 years or younger as of cruise departure date, booked in the same stateroom as the first two qualifying guests in a triple or quad occupancy stateroom. Kids Sail Free offer is valid on 4-night or longer Europe, Bahamas, and Caribbean Sailings departing September 1, 2017 – May 15, 2018 excluding holiday sailings.
Lots of good deals available on October cruises sailing from Galveston! The cruises featured below are available for as little as $60 a day (per person, double occupancy). That’s a great deal on a vacation getaway.
Deals on October Cruises from Galveston:
October 9 – 7 Night Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas Cruise to Roatan, Puerto Costa Maya, and Cozumel. From $389.