Royal Caribbean cruisers are encouraged to check-in online to avoid having to fill out forms at the pier on embarkation day. Whether or not online check-in is completed, cruisers must bring a passport or other acceptable form of identity and citizenship to the pier when embarking.Continue Reading
Cruises can check in online at Royal Caribbean's website no later than three days prior to each sailing. To complete the online check-in process, customers need to enter their reservation number, sailing date, emergency contact information and a credit card for on-board expenses. Once online check-in is completed, cruisers can print a SetSail Pass and enjoy expedited check-in when arriving at the pier.
If a customer does not complete online check-in, he must arrive at the pier at least two hours before the scheduled sailing time. If online check-in was completed, a customer must arrive at least 90 minutes before sailing. Check-in and wait times vary based on the port, ship capacity and other factors.
During the in-person check-in process, the customer presents a passport or other photo identification and verifies his personal and contact information. A photo is taken for identification purposes on the ship, and the customer is given a SetSail pass and allowed to board the ship.Learn more about Geography