Best Way to Drive to Your Port Canaveral Cruise

If you’re planning to drive to your cruise departing from Port Canaveral, I highly recommend arriving a day early and staying the night at a hotel. There are many area hotels that advertise “Cruise Packages”, but it’s important to know that inclusions, rates and quality of service can vary greatly from one to another. We’ve provided tips to find the best “Cruise Package” that will save you money and time while avoiding the unexpected costs at checkout. Hotel “Cruise Package” offers for your Port Canaveral Cruise: A quick search online…

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Best Way from Orlando Airport to Cruise in Port Canaveral

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is Florida’s busiest and if you’re cruising from Port Canaveral, it’s also your ideal choice. It may surprise many to know that the distance to Port Canaveral from the closest major airport in Orlando is the furthest compared to airports serving all other Florida Cruise Ports. There are many options to get to Port Canaveral, the second busiest cruise port in the world, but, what’s the best way to make the 45-mile journey each way. Why Fly into Orlando (MCO) Just about all major airlines fly…

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Port Canaveral Celebrating Record Breaking Growth

Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral, the popular Central Florida Port and home to Disney Cruise Line, announced record-breaking results from all operations, and new high-water marks for the Port’s major business lines of cruise and cargo. In year-end financials provided to the Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Port CEO John Murray and Chief Financial Officer Mike Poole reported that the Port earned $103.75 million in total revenue for Fiscal Year 2018. Port Commission Secretary/Treasurer Tom Weinberg said: More cruise guests than ever launched multi-day vacations…

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Carnival’s Homeport & First Look at New Cruise Ship

New Carnival Cruise Ship

Carnival Cruise Line is on a growth spurt, both in number of ships in their fleet and the size of their cruise ships. The Cruise Line has reached an agreement in principle with the Canaveral Port Authority on a new state-of-the-art terminal able to accommodate its new 180,000-ton ship, the largest ever constructed for the line, set to debut in 2020. If approved, the agreement, to be voted on August 29, 2018, will clear the way for Carnival Cruise Line’s plans to homeport the as-yet-unnamed 5,286-lower berth ship at Port…

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Fun things to do and see near Port Canaveral

With its location just 45 miles east of Orlando, Port Canaveral is a convenient port to embark from and with lots of things to do close by, a fun place to explore as a port day stop on a cruise. With being so close to Orlando, you may be wondering; Is it possible to visit Disney World or Universal Studios for the day while your ship is in port? With some cruise lines offering extended port times into the evening, visiting either theme park is possible and packages are available…

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