Royal Caribbean International has reached out to guests booked on the October 22, 2023 cruise Sea Explorer informing them of a two-hour change in the ship’s departure from Venice (Ravenna), Italy.
A major time change means that guests may need to change their travel plans to ensure they get to the ship on time.
First Departure Of Sea Explorer
Royal Caribbean informed visitors that October 22, 2023 Sea Explorer The cruise – the 7-night “Italy & Adriatic” cruise – will depart from Ravenna two hours earlier than originally planned. The train will now depart at 5pm instead of 7pm
“In order to remain safe and comfortable during our journey, we have changed the departure time from Venice (Ravenna), Italy,” the email reads.
Although there are no other changes to the cruise at this time, this means that guests may need to change their cruise plans to arrive on time. All passengers must arrive no later than 90 minutes before the scheduled train time, in this case, at 3:30 pm.
If guests plan to arrive in Italy a few days before the cruise, it may be easy to change train tickets or other means of transportation to accommodate the change, but guests flying on the day of the cruise may need to check their options. airport to the cruise port to ensure they have enough time to get to the cruise terminal.
If travelers plan to visit Venice early in the morning before heading to the port, they should note that the travel time between Venice and Ravenna is approximately two hours, but may be longer due to traffic, road construction, or other obstacles.
“Sorry for the inconvenience,” The email is ending. “Still, we’re happy to go with you!”
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After leaving Ravenna, the ship’s itinerary includes six amazing ports: Split, Croatia; Bari, Italy; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Corfu, Greece; Sicily, Italy; and Naples (Capri), Italy, before arriving in Rome (Civitavecchia) to begin negotiations.
Sea Explorer is a 138,194-gross, Explorer-class vessel, which can accommodate 3,114 guests at double occupancy or 3,840 passengers when fully booked.
The ship is currently based in Ravenna offering Greek, Adriatic, and Croatian cruises, but will move to Miami in November to begin winter Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises.
Why Should You Leave Fast?
Apart from that “maintain a safe and comfortable speed” there is no explanation as to why Sea Explorer will leave the port two hours earlier than planned.
It is possible that some marine traffic in the area is interfering with the ship’s schedule, otherwise the route between the ports will have to be changed according to the traffic flow.
Port operations, such as demolition or repair, can also affect the way ships move nearby, including the speed at which they can travel, and the impact they can have. Sea Explorerdeparture time.
At this time, no other cruise times have been changed, but guests booked to depart Venice in the coming weeks will want to keep in close contact with their cruise line to be notified of any changes.