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Hi, I just joined Cruise Critic but have checked it our from time to time after a friend introduced me to this site as a great place to go for anything and everything you need to find out about cruising. She is quite right.

 

My husband and I have booked a back to back cruise for the first time and we are wondering what happens on disembarkment day. Unfortunately, we have to change rooms so we will have to pack up for the move. Anybody out there that has done this before? If so, who moves the luggage? What happens with customs? Do we have to disembark?

 

Sorry for all the questions but any help with this process will be greatly appreciated.

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What is your port of embarkation and turn around day? I just finished a b2b out of Galveston but each port is handeled a little differently. Someone who has done a b2b from where you will be can give you specific information on how it is handeled there.

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I'm sure somebody has done a b2b out of Bayonne and will post soon to help you out.

 

Welcome to cruise critic.

 

I just finished a b2b out of Galveston but that probably won't help you much. They all handle it just a little different.

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B2Bs are handled differently from ship to ship. For me it was always meet in a specified location around 10:00 - 10:30. Get escorted off the ship, get your new seapass and get right back on. We have did this as quick as about 5 minutes and as long as about 1 hour 15 minutes. One thing I would suggest you do is make guest relations and your cabin steward know at the beginning of your cruise that you are b2bers. {Don't fall through the cracks so to speak.}

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Have done back to back on the Explorer out of Bayonne. Last day/first day we meet adjacent to customer service around 10:30 and we were escorted off the ship to the terminal, cleared through customs given our new Sea passes and returned to the ship. Easy process and we had no problems.

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Hi, I just joined Cruise Critic but have checked it our from time to time after a friend introduced me to this site as a great place to go for anything and everything you need to find out about cruising. She is quite right.

 

My husband and I have booked a back to back cruise for the first time and we are wondering what happens on disembarkment day. Unfortunately, we have to change rooms so we will have to pack up for the move. Anybody out there that has done this before? If so, who moves the luggage? What happens with customs? Do we have to disembark?

 

Sorry for all the questions but any help with this process will be greatly appreciated.

 

Please check out this short discussion:

 

 

Enjoy :)

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We did a Back to Back out of Bayonne last June. We were one of two couples doing that. We did not have to get off the ship. We just met at Customer Relations and they gave us out new seapasses.

It really will depend on how many people are doing B2B.

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I'll be doing my first B2B out of Bayonne. Will I be permitted to disembark and leave the immediate area of the Explorer for a while? I would like to go to my parked car to swap dirty laundry for clean. If this is allowed, I'm guessing that I would clear customs before going to my car and then get my new new Seapass just before reboarding.

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I'll be doing my first B2B out of Bayonne. Will I be permitted to disembark and leave the immediate area of the Explorer for a while? I would like to go to my parked car to swap dirty laundry for clean. If this is allowed, I'm guessing that I would clear customs before going to my car and then get my new new Seapass just before reboarding.

Yes, it is allowed. Just go through the b2b process. When you get back on the ship you are all set. Get your items and depart the ship (make sure you have your seapass and id with you.) Upon returning back you just breeze through all those lines to get back on the ship as you handled all that before you exited. Enjoy your b2b.:)

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What is your port of embarkation and turn around day? I just finished a b2b out of Galveston but each port is handeled a little differently. Someone who has done a b2b from where you will be can give you specific information on how it is handeled there.

 

hey Jim. Hope all is well. didn't recognize your new avatar.

 

Please check out this short discussion:

 

 

Enjoy :)

hi Pete. great info as always.

 

we will be doing our first B2B in 10 days on the Monarch!!! Hope it's a smooth transition.

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Yes, it is allowed. Just go through the b2b process. When you get back on the ship you are all set. Get your items and depart the ship (make sure you have your seapass and id with you.) Upon returning back you just breeze through all those lines to get back on the ship as you handled all that before you exited. Enjoy your b2b.:)

 

What happened to your September Mariner cruise? You changed. :confused:

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