My Carnival Cruise

February 16, 2013
Carnival Sunshine cabin 9115

Due to security requirements imposed by the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Carnival Cruise Lines is required to provide specific guest information to the DHS prior to sailing time. It is imperative that this information be collected in advance so as to prevent any additional delays in the embarkation process.

Online Check-In, Steps 1 - 4
Online Check-In consists of the following steps. Details for Steps 1 - 4 can be found below:

Step 1 of 4: Guest Information
Step 2 of 4: Onboard Expenses (Setup Account)
Step 3 of 4: Cruise Ticket Contract (Review and Accept)
Step 4 of 4: Check-In Summary


Online Check-In Procedure- WHEN?
Guests may check-in online, from the time their booking is deposited, up until 11:59pm ET, the day prior to the sail date. Every effort should be made for the guest to check-in online. Guests who complete their Online Check-In will go through a quick verification process once they arrive at the terminal.

Due to U.S Department of Homeland Security regulations for cruises departing from U.S ports, all cruise lines are required to submit a final departure manifest at least 60 minutes prior to departure. As a result of this regulation, guests are required to provide us with check-in information prior to embarkation. The easiest and most convenient way to provide this information is to complete the Online Check-in process at Failure to provide this information by 11:59pm ET the day prior to the sail date may result in delays at embarkation. All guests are required to check-in at embarkation at least 60 minutes prior to the published sailing time.


Online Check-In Procedure – HOW?

  • Go online to Carnival.com and click on Manage My Bookings or Manage Check-In
  • Click on Login, Register or Access Your Booking Now and provide the following:
  • Carnival booking number / Group guests will need the Cabin level booking number (IBR)
  • Guest Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Ship Name
  • Sail Date
  • Note: By clicking on Organizer Access, guests may access their booking anonymously without logging in or registering on the side.
  • Click the View Details dropdown and select Online Check-In
  • The registration process can be done up until 11:59pm ET, the day prior to the sail date; if guests do not complete the Online Check-In prior to this time, it may result in delays at embarkation.
  • Once the check-in process has been completed (steps 1-4), a boarding pass can be printed for each guest to bring to the cruise terminal along with their electronic cruise document.
  • A guest with an ‘Incomplete’ status will be subject to a full registration process at the cruise terminal.

  • TSA Requirements for Fly2Fun Guests – Secure Flight Passenger Data (SFPD)
    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has developed The Secure Flight Passenger Data program (SFPD). Secure Flight is a phased-in process for TSA, Airlines and the GDS to capture and transmit passenger data elements required by the U.S Government to streamline the check-in process. With this program, Fly2Fun guests will be required to enter the following information via Online Check-In in the Citizenship Verification section.

  • Their Full Legal Name as it appears on their travel document or Government Issued Identification. This includes the following types of documents that can be used for travel:
  • Passports (U.S and Non U.S)
  • Alien Resident Cards
  • Passports Cards
  • Enhanced Drivers License(EDL)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Naturalization Certificate
  • Guests’ names that are different on the reservation to what they have entered as their Legal Name will be given an advisory to contact Carnival’s call center to have their name changed, to reflect the name they have entered in Online Check-In.
  • Information Pre-Populated in Online Check-In
    The Online Check-In system will pre-populate the following fields based on the information in the guest’s reservation from our Mainframe; if this information needs to be changed, the guest must call their travel agent or Carnival (if booked directly):

  • Title
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Gender
  • For guests that have previously sailed with Carnival (past guests), the Online Check-In system will pre-populate the following fields based on existing information in the Past Guest database; guests will have the ability to make the necessary changes to any of these fields:

  • Middle name
  • Email Address
  • Home Telephone Number
  • Have you sailed with Carnival before?
  • Permanent Home Address section (Address Line 1, Address Line 2, City, State/Province, Zip Code and Country).
  • ONLINE CHECK-IN INFORMATION, STEPS 1 – 4

    STEP 1 OF 4 – PROVIDE GUEST INFORMATION

    Guest Information – For All Guests
    General Information: First Name / Middle Name/ Last Name / Gender / Date of Birth

  • Please note - Pregnancy Policy: Pregnant guests who enter the 24th week of estimated fetal gestational age before or at any time during the cruise will not be allowed to sail. Are you pregnant now? (Yes or No)
  • Based on age, all women will be asked the above question
  • Permanent Address: Country / Address Line 1 / Address Line 2 / City / State/Province / Zip/Postal Code
    Contact Information: Primary Phone / Mobile Phone / Email Address

  • The guest can subscribe to Carnival's mobile travel alert service to receive text alerts. Terms and Conditions apply. Text alerts will only be sent to guests for important updates and or urgent notices.
  • Emergency Contact: First Name / Last Name / Relationship / Phone Number

  • In the event of an emergency while on board, provide us with a name and contact number of the nearest relative not traveling with you
  • Citizenship Information

    U.S Citizens
    Citizenship Information: Country of Citizenship / Country of Residency
    Acceptable documents for travel - Which travel document will you be bringing on your trip?

  • Passport: Document Number / Country of Issuance / City of Issuance (or Authority) / Date of Issuance / Date of Expiration
  • Passport Card: Document Number / Date of Expiration
  • Naturalization Certificate/Certificate of Citizenship
  • Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL)
  • Canadians
    Acceptable documents for travel - Please select the citizenship document and fill out the appropriate information

    Non U.S Citizens / Non Canadian Citizens
    Acceptable documents for travel - Please select the citizenship document and fill out the appropriate information

    Source: help.carnival.com
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