EnT
Contributor Level: Purser

LINES WHEN RE-BOARDING SHIP AT PORTS IN JAMAICA AND GRAND CAYMAN ON CARNIVAL VICTORY

Lines to reboard??? Should we expect ling lines when reboarding the Carnival Victory at Jamaica and Grand Cayman ports? I have been on smaller Carnival ship and there was no wait however I had 60 min wait to re-board on a larger ship years ago. I have a group of 100 plus people and I am trying to help them plan their time because we have early dining. Anyone out there can help me?

Tags: Caribbean - Western Jamaica Ocho Rios

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SimonCommunity
Moderator
Contributor Level: Captain

Since Grand Cayman is a tender port, you should allow additional time to get back to the ship, as there can be a wait as the tender service has limited capacity.

Lines and waits should be much less of a problem in Jamaica,

But keep in mind that if your group of 100+ shows up at the same time in either port, that in and of itself will create a line and lengthen the wait time for everyone.

Hope that helps.

noname111
Contributor Level: Captain

Agree w/Simon where it pertains to any tender port.

If you go off on your own after all the hubbub of the morning excursions, you won't have a problem with lines.  Try to plan your return with the same thing in mind.  If excursions are timed to return at 4-5pm range, return a bit earlier and you won't have much of a problem.

 

glomarrone
Contributor Level: Admiral

Yes, when tendering you must allow more time.  Also your large numbers will be a problem whenever you return to a ship. 

EnT
Contributor Level: Purser

Thank you so much!

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