What is Soccer on the Seas?
Soccer on the Seas is a unique cruise program offered exclusively through E. Clarke Travel. It’s a soccer camp for all players –beginner, intermediate, and advanced – to build upon their existing skills and learn new ones, form new friendships, and share the coolest experience ever: playing soccer on board Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas in the SeaPlex, the biggest sports complex at sea!
What does the soccer program consist of?
For 3 hours each morning, soccer players will have private access to the SeaPlex for camp. This area of the ship will not be available to other cruise guests during the hours of the Soccer on the Seas camp activities. Practices, drills, and recreational games will be held daily. Players will be divided into groups based on age and level of experience. Our coaching staff will work with each child to ensure a fun and enriching experience that will help them to hone their soccer skills.
Who is giving the soccer training?
Our team of experienced soccer coaches and trainers, along with Royal Caribbean’s on board staff, will be directing the daily program in the SeaPlex each day. Our coaching staff has worked with a variety of players of different ages and skill levels to ensure that your son or daughter can practice in an environment that they feel comfortable in.
Can we watch the games/training sessions?
Parents are invited and encouraged to come watch the training sessions from the spectators’ area of the SeaPlex.
What should we pack for the kids to wear at the training session?
All attendees are required to bring: shin guards, socks, indoor soccer shoes or sneakers, and comfortable athletic shorts.
COST & PAYMENT DETAILS
How much is it?
Prices begin at $1075 per person, plus taxes and fees. Starting prices based on interior cabin. Prices are subject to change based on availability. This special rate is only available until February 28th. Published rates will apply for bookings made after February 28th.
How can I be sure that I am getting the best deal possible?
Included in our exclusive group rate, you can sail with Royal Caribbean and you have access to the Soccer on the Seas program. This program and current special rate can only be booked through E. Clarke Travel. Participation in the Soccer on the Seas program is not open to clients booked through other travel agencies or directly through Royal Caribbean.
Can I get a different cabin category?
Yes. Please call for more information on other cabin categories.
Is there a discount offered to families for signing up siblings together?
No, we are not currently offering a discount to siblings.
What is the payment schedule?
$200 deposit is required at the time of booking. Final Payment due on March 31st.
Are gratuities included?
No. Royal Caribbean will automatically add a $13.50 USD gratuity per guest for standard staterooms, $16.50 USD per guest for Suite guests, to each guest’s SeaPass account on a daily basis.
What is the cancellation policy?
- Prior to April 1st, 2017 – no charges
- April 2, 2017 – $250 USD / person
- May 5, 2017 – 50% of total price (taxes & fees excluded) / person
- June 2, 2017 – 75% of total price (taxes & fees excluded) / person
- June 16, 2017 – No refund except for taxes & fees
What benefits do I get for being an American Express Card holder?
Thanks to our affiliation with American Express, all American Express cardholders traveling on Royal Caribbean will receive:
- Priority Embarkation
- Complimentary meal at Johnny Rockets (up to 4 people once per trip)
- Complimentary Soda Package (up to 2 kids 17 years and younger for duration of cruise)
Royal Caribbean International: Offer is valid on all bookings for family bookings of 2 passengers or more with at least 1 passenger under the age of 17. Offer is valid on all sailings, and is combinable with Group rates. May not be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash or credited towards other purchases or substitutions. Offer is valid only for voyage. Offers have no cash value. Priority Embarkation: At embarkation, proceed to the line marked ‘Crown and Anchor Society Members’ and show the priority embarkation coupon to one of our pier agents. You must have completed online check-in & have a valid SetSail Pass. Valid forms of identification are also required in order to proceed. Complimentary Johnny Rockets Meal: Present coupon marked, “Johnny Rockets” to the restaurant staff. You must present this coupon to redeem the offer. Your complimentary Johnny Rockets Experience is valid for one meal in Johnny Rockets for up to four people and may not be broken up into multiple single dining experiences. Gratuity not included. Complimentary meal does not include soda, shakes or alcoholic beverages. Coupon is considered null and void after presenting to Johnny Rockets staff for the purposes of redeeming a dining experience. Presentation of the voucher does not provide guests any seating priority if there is a wait to be seated in the restaurant. May not be used in conjunction with any other promotional program. Limited to one per stateroom, per voyage. Complimentary soda package: Soda package must be redeemed on Embarkation Day. Applicable to guest(s) 17 years of age and under. Valid for up to two guests per stateroom. This offer is only available to American Express cardholders.
What kind of perks can I get if I am in the Crown and Anchor Society?
Once you have completed your first cruise and become a Gold Tier Crown & Anchor Society member, you are entitled to many exclusive benefits – from special savings on cruise vacations to exciting on-board offers on: spa services, casino visits, and much more. Members get extra amenities for cruise planning benefits and on-board events.
Check out the full list of benefits on the Crown & Anchor Society section online: http://www.royalcaribbean.com/cas/benefitsLoggedout.do
To ensure you receive all the benefits you deserve, it’s important to always provide your Crown & Anchor Membership Number when reserving your cruise.
When and where does the cruise sail?
The cruise departs July 1st and returns July 6th from Cape Liberty Cruise Port, Bayonne, NJ.
What ports does the cruise visit?
King’s Wharf, Bermuda
Are meals included?
All meals are included. Royal Caribbean’s My Time Dining offers flexible and traditional options. The flexible option allows you to select your own dining time and table companions on a daily basis. You can choose a different time each day, so you can fit dinner around the rest of your onshore and onboard plans. The traditional dining experience allows you the choice of either early or late seating times for each day of your cruise.
Are drinks included in the price?
No. However passengers have the option of several beverage packages to choose from. The deluxe beverage package includes unlimited beer, wine, cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, premium coffee, tea, and bottled water. The refreshment package offers a selection of premium coffee teas, bottle water, fresh-squeezed juice, non-alcoholic cocktails, and fountain soda. The classic soda package offers unlimited fountain soda refills.