What Facilities Are Offered at the Miami Cruise Ship Terminals?


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PortMiami, in Miami-Dade County in Florida, is one of the leading cruise ports and offers seven cruise terminals, each designed to transfer passengers from land to sea efficiently. The terminals offer on-port parking as well as convenient drop-off locations for passengers traveling via taxi, shuttle bus or limousine.

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PortMiami's terminals D and E are 105,000 square-feet, three-story structures. These terminals are reserved for those passengers travelling on the larger ships that accommodate up to 5,000 passengers. These terminals have an upscale lounge, a technology-advanced security screening facility as well as airline counters and a conveyor baggage system. These terminals also offer a large multiagency facility to process passengers.

Terminal J is tailored towards those passengers sailing with Oceania Cruises, Crystal Cruises and Azamara Cruise lines as well as Regent Seven Seas. Terminal J underwent a $3 million renovation to include larger lounge seating, updated furniture, upgraded restrooms as well as new check-in counters and atrium landscaping.

As of 2015, PortMiami is home to 18 cruise brands berthing 36 ships traveling to the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Mexico. In 2014, the Port's terminals processed approximately 4.8 million multiday passengers, according to the PortMiami's website. This is more than any other port in the world.

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