F.A.Q.

General Questions

The Salty Dog Cruise can only be purchased through Rose Tours. If purchased through NCL, Expedia or any other 3rd party seller your cabin will be cancelled and refunded. Official bookings can be made here.
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U.S. citizens traveling on cruises that begin and end in the same U.S. port must show proof of citizenship (such as an original or certified copy of a birth certificate) and a government-issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license). Effective June 1, 2009, U.S. citizens traveling on cruises that begin and end in different U.S. ports, or begin or end in a foreign port, must have a passport or other recognized document.

U.S. Alien Residents need a valid Alien Resident Card. Canadian citizens must present a valid passport. Non-U.S. citizens need a valid passport and a valid, unexpired U.S. Multiple Re-entry Visa, if applicable. CLICK HERE to review full details of NCL’s travel documentation requirements. To get a passport, visit your local post office or library for an application. To verify this information, please visit the US Department of State website.

Yes, all guests need to register an account. We need full legal names, dates of birth, citizenship as well as addresses, email, phone number and emergency contact for all passengers. Only one guest needs to make the booking. When booking you must put in the first name, last name and email of your traveling partners in order for them to be placed in your reservation. Register your account today.

  • A cabin onboard the Norwegian Sky for 3 nights (April 20 –  23, 2018) from Miami to Key West and Great Stirrup Cay.
  • All onboard meals during the cruise in the onboard dining rooms and buffet (Specialty dining will be available for purchase)
  • A beverage package that includes designated spirits, cocktails, bottled beer, draft beer, and wines by the glass and unlimited fountain soda and juices at all bars
  • Access to all Salty Dog concerts and events
  • Full use of Ship Facilities including: Pools, Whirlpools, Fitness Center, Salon, Spa, Casino, Duty-Free Shopping

Airfare or Ground Transportation to Miami; transfers from the Airport to the Cruise Ship; personal expenses such as NCL cruise photos, souvenirs, excursions, autographs, certain extra exhibitions, specialty restaurants.

$235 will be added to the cabin price to cover Taxes, Government Fees, Prepaid Gratuities and booking charges.

The ship leaves from the port of Miami. You can get to Miami by plane, car, or bus. You can fly into either Miami International airport or Ft Lauderdale International airport. The Port of Miami is approximately 20 minutes from the Miami International airport and 45 minutes from the Ft Lauderdale airport. A taxi or shuttle bus can be taken from the airport to the cruise port. For more information on Transportation click here (Link to transportation page)

No. Children pay the same price regardless to age. Anyone under 8 months is not recommended for travel. Guests are required to be 21 years old (on embarkation day) to travel. Guests under the age of 21 must be accompanied in the same stateroom by a parent or guardian 25 or older. The exceptions NCL will make to this policy are: Married minor couple – The booking must be documented that the couple is married. The couple must have proof of marriage at embarkation or they will be denied boarding without the benefit of a refund.

Complimentary dining is available in the Palace and crossings main dining rooms, Garden Cafe Buffet, and Longboards restaurant. A convenience charge of $7.95 will be applied to all room service orders. Specialty dining is available, subject to availability and charge, in Cagney’s Steakhouse, Il Adagio and Le Bistro.

This is dependent upon your personal spending habits and budget. Optional daily photographs range from $5-$20. Shore Excursions/Tours range from $40-$300 per person. Spa services range from $30 and up. According to your personal budget, set aside money for optional expenses like souvenirs, gambling, spa services and personal items.

Dress is casual (shorts, shirts, skirts, jeans, etc.).. Make sure to bring plenty of sunscreen.

Should you get sick onboard, you will need to go to the medical facilities. The doctor will diagnose the illness and advise accordingly. There is a minimum of one fully licensed physician, and a minimum of two licensed nurses onboard Physicians are available to render services at a customary fee. While at sea or in port, the availability of medical care may be limited.

No. Events are not sold separately.  All packages must be purchased by Rose Tours only.  No one will be admitted to any of our events without proper credentials which are issued by Rose Tours.

All guests are encouraged to arrive the night prior to the cruise to avoid any travel delays. The Cruise leaves from The Port of Miami, but you can fly into either Miami International Airport or Ft Lauderdale international airport. We recommend that you book your air as follows:

On Friday April 20, 2018 book flights that arrive into Miami no later than 1:00 PM or Ft Lauderdale no later than 12:00PM. Guest must arrive at the Port no later than 3:00PM.

On Monday April 23, 2018 book flights that depart from Miami no earlier than 11:00 AM or Ft Lauderdale no earlier than 12:00PM.

The celebrity & artist lineup is subject to change. No refunds will be given in the event of any artist changes.

Except for Seeing Eye dogs or service animals, no pets will be allowed.

Please read the cancellation policies for this chartered cruise. These cancellation policies differ from the standard cruise lines policies. ALL NO SHOWS WILL BE ASSESSED A 100% CANCELLATION FEE.

If you have taken insurance and you need to cancel for a covered condition, you can make a claim with the insurance carrier to recover any lost payment

Cancellation Date / Cancellation Charge Per Person
Time of Booking – November 14, 2017 / Initial Non-Refundable Deposit
November 15, 2017 – February 14, 2018 / 50% of Total Price
February 15th, 2018 – April 20th, / 2018 No Refund

Name changes are permitted for $100 per person, however at least one guest from the original reservation must remain in the room. Changing all names in a room are not permitted and considered a cancellation. Name Changes are not permitted for Match Program or Single Reservations. Cancellation penalties will apply.

The person taking your place needs to register at reservations.rosetours.com and add their credit card information. You must work out the money already paid among yourselves. The person taking your place pays the remaining balance to Rose Tours.

When you are ready to complete the name change, email one of the staff at Rose Tours the name of the person taking your place and who is paying the $100 name change fee.

Also have your roommates email one of the staff at Rose Tours that they approve the name change. No name change will take place till everyone on the reservation agrees in writing to the change. Once all the emails have been received, the name change will be completed. The $100 fee will be charged and confirmation will be emailed to all roommates.

Name changes can be completed up to 2 weeks prior to the event. No name changes will be made after the deadline.

You cannot double book yourself on the event. If you double book, your reservations will be cancelled and your money refunded.

Upgrades are taken on a per reservation basis, if there is availability in the room and for the event itself.

Downgrades are prohibited. No Downgrade request will be taken.

Under no circumstances are you permitted to resell your cabin on EBay, Craigslist or any other online site.

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