2019 FAHS Reunion Cruise (50th Anniversary-1969)

4/28/2019 to 5/5/2019

Come celebrate 50 years with the class of 1969

Hosted By: Gayle Cratty (Spear) ‘69, Bobbie Thacker ‘69, Linda Brashear Buckles ‘69, Pat & Larry Nicks (Patsy Royal) ‘70, and Kym Mingus Denmark ‘68.

Dates: 4/28/2019 to 5/5/2019 
Port: Galveston, Texas 
Ports of Call: Roatan Honduras, Belize City Belize, and Cozumel Mexico plus three days in the Gulf of Mexico 
Ship: Royal Caribbean MS Liberty of the Seas 
Airports: Houston Hobby ( preferred ) and Bush Intercontinental Houston 
Contact: Sylvia Price to make cruise reservations and be sure to mention: FAHSAA 
sylvia_price@yahoo.com
561.818.4398

Prices

Surf Express Travel is holding the following number of cabins for FAHSAA. Prices are per person/ double occupancy and INCLUDES all taxes, fees, and port charges.

  • Inside cabins: 20 in category 4V @ $667.68 PP
  • Ocean View cabins: 2 in category 2N @ $897.68 PP
  • Balcony cabins: 17 in category 2D @$1067.68 PP
  • Balcony Cabins: 11 in category 6B @ $1137.68 PP

Additional Info:

Plan to fly in or drive in the day before. You don’t want to miss the boat.

  • Veterans: Driving? If you have a VA disability award letter, you will get FREE parking at the port.
  • Parking: $10 per day.

Your deposit will be $250.00 and there are payment plans (please confirm refund rules and payment options with the agent). Please book your cabins ASAP. We can’t stress this enough. Don’t miss out on this exciting adventure. Once again… we will all be in the same boat!

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Cruise Information

Airports, Hotels, Shuttles, and Parking

Airports

  • George Bush Intercontinental (IAH)
  • William P Hobby Airport (HOU)… preferred

Hobby is about 45 miles to the cruise pier. Bush is about 75 miles to the cruise pier. Hobby will be your best option. However, please decide based upon your travel needs.

Hobby uses American, Delta, Jet Blue, and is a hub for Southwest. 
Bush uses all airlines except Southwest.

ALERT: When making flight reservations the cruise lines suggests not making your return flight before noon. The ship will dock around 6am-7am and debarkation will be strategically controlled. There will be baggage collection and immigration before you will be allowed to exit the pier area. This may take time or could be quick… you never know.

Online booking: Airline reservations through Royal Caribbean: 
www.air2sea.com or call 1 844 278 9745

Transfer/Shuttles

If you choose to purchase your flight on your own: The following is information on the **transfer/shuttle service provided by the Inter Cruises shuttle company working in conjunction with RCCL. Additionally, it has wheelchair accessible vehicles.

Please contact Sylvia @(561) 818-4398

  • Roundtrip transfers from Hobby airport (HOU):$63.90 per person
  • Roundtrip transfers from George Bush(IAH): $71.90 per person

Hotels

We have arranged special pricing with four (4) hotels. Where you stay will depend largely on your budget, time you arrive, or perhaps what you want to see and do, etc. If these options are not acceptable for your needs, you are under no obligation, so please feel free to book your own hotel.

ALERT: Please pay close attention to transportation from the airport to the hotel and the hotel to the pier. We will not be arranging for group transportation. Transportation arrangements can be made aboard ship for your transfer back to the airport BUT it is according to availability. It is advisable to make your transfer arrangements back to the airport before you sail. Please contact Sylvia @(561) 818-4398.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott @ Houston Hobby Airport location

  • Rates: $94 plus 17% tax (per night up to two nights)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free overnight Parking
  • Free parking during the cruise
  • Free shuttle from Hobby Airport to the hotel
  • No shuttle to pier/port**
  • Reservations Contact: Hotel – (713) 943-1713 or (888) 236-2427
  • Code: FAHS
  • Online booking
  • *Transfer to pier by Uber, Lyft, Taxi, or other (Uber X approx $36.00 /40 miles)

Doubletree by Hilton@ Houston Hobby Airport location

  • Rate: $105 plus 17% tax (per night up to two nights)
  • Breakfast not included
  • Free overnight parking
  • NO free parking during the cruise
  • Free shuttle from Hobby Airport to the hotel
  • NO shuttle to pier/port*
  • Reservations Contact: Hotel- (713) 645-3000
  • Code: FHS
  • Online booking: TBD
  • *Transfer to pier by Uber, Lyft, Taxi, or other ( UberX approx $38.00/45 miles)

Sheraton Four Points @Galveston Island location

  • Rate: $155 + 15% tax (per night up to two nights)
  • Breakfast not included
  • Free overnight parking
  • Free parking during the cruise
  • NO shuttle from airports to the hotel
  • NO shuttle to pier/port**
  • Reservations Contact: TIFFANY WILLIAMS 409-974-4796
  • Code: FAHSAA
  • Online booking: TBD
  • *Transfer to pier by Uber, Lyft, or Taxi (Uber X approx cost $6.00)

Courtyard Marriott @Galveston Island location

  • Rate: King $209 + 15 % tax
  • 2 Queens $239 +tax (per night up to two nights)
  • Breakfast not included
  • Free overnight parking
  • NO free parking during the cruise
  • NO shuttle from airports to the hotel
  • NO shuttle to pier/port**
  • Reservations Contact: SYLVIA @ (561) 818-4398
  • Code: FAHSAA
  • *Transfer to pier by Uber, Lyft, or Taxi (UberX approx cost $10.00)
  • Uber, Lyft, Taxi, or other ( Uber X approx $11.00)

Parking

Parking at the pier for 7 days is $85.00 according to the website.

You may also be able to park at your hotel for free or for a lesser fee (please inquire at your hotel) 
DisabledVeterans and Purple Heart Recipients may be able to park for free (please check the disability rules for parking beforehand : portgalvestonparking.com)

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