Groove Cruise Miami | GCXi
GC Miami 2015 will be sailing on Jan 28 – Feb 1 onboard the Norwegian Pearl,
from Miami for 2 days on a gorgeous Private Island in the Caribbean!
- Available Cabins
- Deposits and Pricing
- Cancellation Policy
- Payment Plans
- Name Change Policy
- Travel Insurance
- Required Travel Documents
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*inventory does not denote real time stateroom availability.
*The monthly payment is based on the maximum occupancy for each cabin, after the initial deposit is paid.
**NO BS PRICING!! Prices are per person and include accommodations, meals, most beverages (alcohol and soda are NOT included), port charges, government taxes and entrance to all Groove Cruise events on and off the ship!
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*Rates are based on double occupancy. Single occupancy cabins will pay 200% of the double occupancy rate.* MINIMUM AGE FOR MIAMI GROOVE CRUISE IS 21!
Your cruise rate includes: accommodations, meals, most beverages (alcohol and soda are NOT included), port charges, government taxes and entrance to all Groove Cruise events on and off the ship (additional fees may apply for events, including but not limited to meals, drinks, transportation, etc.)
$200 per person deposit is due at the time of booking for all Interior, Oceanview, Balcony, and Mini-Suite Staterooms ($400 for single occupancy cabins)
$500 per person deposit is due at the time of booking for Suites ($1000 for single occupancy cabins)
$1000 per person deposit is due at the time of booking for Haven Suites ($2000 for double occupancy cabins).
Norwegian Cruise Lines’ mandatory service charge for tips/gratuities is NOT included in your rate, and will be charged to your account onboard the ship.
This service fee is non-refundable, regardless of the reason. A total of $48.00 per guest ($12 per guest per day) will be added to your shipboard account by NCL when you board the ship.
Pricing is based on double occupancy, single cabins are available for double the double rate.
2015 Miami Groove Cruise Cancellation Policy:
The 2015 Miami Groove Cruise is non-refundable and non-transferable once purchased. There are no refunds for cancellations, regardless of the reason. The payment of your deposit or any other payment or by attending the Groove Cruise confirms that you accept and agree to these Terms & Conditions including our Cancellation Policies. We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance to avoid financial loss due to unexpected emergencies. All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. Please email CaptainSupport@WhetTravel.com to cancel your reservation. If you purchased travel insurance, you must contact Travel Guard directly to submit a claim and request a refund after you’ve notified us of your cancellation in writing
There are two payment plans available for Miami Groove Cruise Captains! The date you make your reservation will ultimately determine your total deposit due at the time of booking and the subsequent payment dates
*Pay your required $200 per person deposit now ($500 for suites; $1000 for Haven Suites), and pay the remaining balance in equal monthly payments beginning the first of each month until paid in full.
Final payment is due by November 1, 2014
Pay Deposit, 50% of balance due, then Full Payment
*Pay your required $200 per person deposit now ($500 for suites; $1000 for Haven Suites), 50% by August 20, 2014, and the balance on October 29, 2014
*Payment plans require automatic charges to your valid credit card on file. You can change your payment plan or credit card on file by logging into your account at https://booking.whettravel.com/Booking/or contacting Whet Travel at 877-GETWHET (877-438-9438) or CaptainSupport@WhetTravel.com prior to your payment due date,
Late Payments & Declined Credit Card Fees
A late fee of $10.00 per person for monthly payment plan or $50.00 per person (for 50/50 plan) will be added to your reservation if your credit card on file is declined and your payment is not received by your due dates listed on your invoice. If your reservation is still unpaid 2 weeks after our final payment date, your reservation will be cancelled without refund.
The guest who places a reservation for a cabin onboard the Miami Groove Cruise will be considered that cabin’s “Lead Guest” and is the “owner” of the reservation. The Lead Guest is therefore solely responsible for initiating or authorizing changes to the reservation, and must agree in writing to any changes made to the reservation, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org The Lead Guest is not allowed to change their name within the reservation. At least one “original” and/or lead guest name must remain on the reservation. If all original guests cancel, this is considered a full cancellation without refund, and name changes will not be allowed. An original name is one that has been added to your reservation at the time of your initial deposit or payment.
You must contact Whet Travel to confirm name changes or corrections. Please call 877-438-9438 for email email@example.com for assistance.
Name Change Fees
Name changes can be made up until 30 days prior to sailing (if allowed by the cruise line), and will be assessed a $50 administrative fee per person/per name change through December 28, 2014. All name changes on or after December 29, 2014 will be assessed a $100 administrative fee per person/per change. In all cases of name changes, the NEW guest must make full payment. Once that payment has been made, then the applicable amounts paid by the ORIGINAL guest will be refunded directly to the original guest, less the cost of the name change fee.
Cabin Change Fees
All guest CABIN NUMBER changes can be made up until 30 days prior to sailing (if allowed by the cruise line), and will be assessed a $50 administrative fee per person/per cabin number change through December 29, 2014. All cabin number changes on or after December 29, 2014, will be assessed a $100 administrative fee per person, per change. Your cabin number is subject to change without notice at the discretion of the cruise line.
Cabin Occupancy Changes
Rates are based on the number of people in your cabin. Changes in occupancy will result in a rate increase or decrease depending on the type of change. No changes of any kind (name or cabin) will be accepted within one week of sailing. Please review our complete list of Terms and Conditions
5% Military Discount! To receive the Military Discount, please email one of the following items below to CaptainSupport@WhetTravel.com after your reservation has been confirmed.
– Copy of the military LES (Leave and Earning statement) – provided the social security number is blackened out.
- Copy of military retirement papers (DD214 or DD256)
- Copy of proof of honorable discharge (Form DD214) – Proof for Cadets: A letter from his/her Commander or a copy of a military pay stub, provided the social security number is blackened out.
5% Paid in Full Discount!
To receive your discount you must complete your reservation and pay in full within 72 hours of confirming your cabin. If booking online, your discount will be applied and refunded to your credit card within 24-48 business hours after your reservation is confirmed. The paid in full discount is only available for new reservations booked before May 9, 2014
Four girls sharing one cabin will receive a $44.00 per person discount! The additional discount will be applied after booking, once full names and full deposits are received for everyone in the cabin.
Because of the nature and uniqueness of this event, we have strict cancellation policies. Whet Travel highly recommends the purchase of travel insurance to protect you against non-refundable costs and fees due to unexpected cancellations and travel emergencies. For questions or more information, please call us at 877-GET-WHET (877-438-9438) or email CaptainSupport@WhetTravel.com.
TRAVEL GUARD TRAVEL INSURANCE Whet Travel highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance to protect you against financial loss due non-refundable costs and fees due to unexpected cancellations and travel emergencies. Did you know travel insurance covers you for the following “covered” reasons?
- Sickness, Injury, Death
- Inclement Weather
- Uninhabitable residence or destruction
- Military Service
- Unforeseen strikes
- July duty, subpoena, hijacking, quarantine
- Involuntary termination or layoff (after 1 year of employment)
- Terrorist incident
- Work-related reasons
Travel insurance also protects you against emergencies during travel, such as trip interruption, trip delay, missed/canceled flights, lost or stolen baggage/personal items, illness/injury and much more. We also offer an optional Cancel for Any Reason policy that must be purchased with your initial payment or deposit. If you have to cancel for a non-covered reason, the Cancel for Any Reason option will reimburse you 50% of your non-refundable costs; covered reasons will receive a 100% refund. Travel Guard will determine the amount of your refund based on the documentation you provide to them. In the event of cancellation, you must first contact Whet Travel in writing by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Then, you must contact Travel Guard directly to submit a claim and request a refund. To review our policy benefits, please click here: Travel Guard Insurance For questions and to purchase travel insurance, please call Whet Travel at 877-438-9438 or email email@example.com.
Whet Travel and The Groove Cruise strongly recommend that all of our guests travel with a passport (valid for at least six months beyond the completion of travel). Having a valid passport will enable you to fly from the U.S. to a foreign port in the event you miss your scheduled embarkation, or to fly back to the U.S. should you need to disembark the ship mid-cruise for any reason.
The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) stipulates the following information with regards to “closed-loop” cruises, which are sailings that originate and terminate in the same U.S. Port. Please note that this information could change at any time without notice.
U.S. Citizens (including children) taking “closed-loop” cruises will be able to enter or depart the country with either a valid U.S. Passport – or – Proof of citizenship, such as an original or certified copy of his or her birth certificate (or a ConsuMiamir report of Birth Abroad, or a Certificate of Naturalization), along with government issued photo identification, such as a State issued driver’s license.
Other acceptable forms of identification include:
• U.S. Passport Cards
• Enhanced Driver’s Licenses
• Trusted Traveler Cards (NEXUS, SENTRI, or FAST)
• Military Identification Cards (for members of the U.S. armed forces on official orders)
• U.S. Merchant Mariner Document (for U.S. citizens on official maritime business)
• Enhanced Tribal Card (where available)
Please note: Baptismal papers and hospital certificates of birth are not acceptable. Voter registration cards or Social Security cards are not considered proof of citizenship.
For more information, a complete list of WHTI-compliant documents or to obtain a passport application, visit www.travel.state.gov
U.S. Alien Residents need a valid Alien Resident Card. Non-U.S. citizens need a valid passport and a valid, unexpired U.S. Multiple Re-entry Visa, if applicable.
Non-U.S. Citizens: You will need a valid passport and, in some cases, a visa. If you live in the U.S., you will also need the original copy of your Alien Registration Card (ARC or “Green Card”) and any other documentation the countries on your itinerary require due to your alien status.
If you are not a U.S. Citizen, please contact U.S. Immigrations at 1-800-375-5283 to be sure your identification will be satisfactory for both entry into the U.S., and for the cruise.
Citizens from the Visa Waiver Program countries will require a machine-readable passport valid for the duration of their voyage.
All guests must present the required documentation at embarkation. Guests without the required documentation will be denied boarding and no refund will be issued. Please understand that Norwegian Cruise Line will strictly enforce this requirement to be in compliance with this important U.S. Government mandate.
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Miami Groove Cruise and the other Released Parties (as herein defined) assume no responsibility for advising you of immigration requirements. Non-U.S. citizens, including resident aliens, must contact the appropriate consulates, embassies and/or immigration office(s) to inquire about necessary documentation for the Cruise’s ports of call. Your name, as listed on your travel documents, must exactly match your name as listed on your Cruise documents.
It is YOUR responsibility to make sure you have the proper documents to board the ship. Whet Travel and Miami Groove Cruise are not responsible for denied boarding due to insufficient documents.