Woodhead Caribbean Cruise – 2020

Welcome to the official travel site for the Woody and the Wake Up Call Caribbean Cruise 2020. We look forward to seeing everyone aboard the brand new SKY PRINCESS, sailing January 18-25, 2020 with Woody, Zuko & Kayla.

Trip Overview

Cruise Lines

Princess Cruises

Ship

Sky Princess

Destination

Western Caribbean

Dates

January 18-25, 2020

Length

7 days

Pre/Post Hotel

Yes, several options.

Insurance

Recommended

Military Benefits

Yes, info here.


Get All The Details

Everything you need to know about this trip is located in the tabs below. If at any point you need help, give us a call at 614-847-5551.

Don’t miss sailing the Caribbean next winter with fellow Woodheads. There will be plenty of laughs with Woody, great food, entertainment and more. Download more information below, but hurry… space is limited and over 400 Woodheads have already made their reservations, so contact MAGIC today!

DATEPORTARRIVEDEPART
Saturday, Jan 18Fort Lauderdale4:00 pm
Sunday, Jan 19Sea Day
Monday, Jan 20Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands7:00 am4:00 pm
Tuesday, Jan 21Roatan, Honduras10:00 am6:00 pm
Wednesday, Jan 22Belize City, Belize7:00 am6:00 pm
Thursday, Jan 23Cozumel, Mexico9:00 am10:00 pm
Friday, Jan 24Sea Day
Saturday, Jan 25Fort Lauderdale6:00 am

Traditional Dining Seating

Please note guests who have chosen early seating at 6:00 PM will be changed to 5:00 PM. Late seating changed from 8:00 PM to 7:15 PM. If you would like to change your request please contact Kate or Marcia at Magic.

Dining at the same pre-assigned table in the same dining room with the same dining companions, at the same time, with the same waiter each evening. There are two seatings offered:

1st seating is at 5:00 PM*
2nd seating is at 7:15PM*
*Please note that the above-mentioned times may vary according to ship and destination and are subject to change.

Anytime Dining

Restaurant-style dining occurring in a formal dining room, but at any time, at a different table, with different dining companions and a different waiter each evening. The hours for Anytime Dining are 5:00 PM-10:00 PM in the designated Anytime dining rooms.

Anytime Dining provides guests with a “restaurant-style flexible” dining experience.
A dining hotline is available for guests to call for dinner reservations. Guests may call the hotline, once onboard, between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Reservations are accepted daily.

Download the Reservation Form and email it back to us.

Deposit May 1-June 4, 2019 with only 10% down.

Receive up to $100 per person onboard spending money and free prepaid gratuities.

Exclusive Woodhead Group Shore Excursions

You’ve booked a great cruise to the Western Caribbean! Enhance your vacation with one of these private excursions selected exclusively for our Woodhead Group. Space is limited, so reserve early. Click below for details on these great options. This is going to be fun! Explore other optional Shore Excursions on your Cruise Personalizer.

Shore Excursion Overview Flyer

Grand Cayman – Stingray Sandbar & Cayman Highlights, choose 7:30 am or 10:30 am departure $64/pp

Belize – Cave Tubing & Scenic Drive, choose 9:30 am or 10:15 am departure $84/pp

Cozumel Deluxe Catamaran Sail, Snorkel & Beach 1:30 pm $64/pp and/or Fury Catamaran Mayan Sunset Cruise 5:30 pm $59/pp

For Reservations on these Private Group Tours please contact:
Kate or Marcia at Magic Cruises & Tours – Call 614.847.5551 or email kblack@magiccruises.com or mforsee@magiccruises.com.

Reservations for flights with most airlines are now open. We encourage all to arrive into South Florida by January 17th, the day before the cruise, to alleviate worries about travel delays the day of embarkation.

Flights reservations can be made in your Cruise Personlizer under the Travel Arrangements section.  You can browse flights, filter your options, and book them right there.  Flexible fares offer the freedom to cancel or change your flights up to 45 days prior to departure without penalty.  Restricted fares are non-refundable and any changes have fees.  Please contact Kate or Marcia if you need assistance.

For those flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) we have reserved group space on several flights into Ft. Lauderdale for January 17th returning to Columbus January 25th.  Please contact us to book these flights.

Magic Cruises & Tours Woodhead Group Hotel Space

Magic Cruises & Tours has secured group space at 3 different Ft. Lauderdale area hotels for pre/post-cruise stay. Start your vacation out on the right foot and choose the exclusive B Ocean Resort beachfront property or more affordable accommodations at one of the Hyatt properties. Your credit card is required to make a reservation, but won’t be charged until you check-in for your stay. Rates are per room, based on double occupancy and availability and include breakfast. Prices shown below include base room rate, all taxes and fees for your total cost. These hotels can accommodate more than two guests in one room to make it more affordable for everyone!

B Ocean Resort

As a guest of this beachfront property you will have private beach access and lounge chairs plus two infinity edge pools and complimentary bicycle use. Rates available January 15-18 and January 25-27, 2020.

Each night stay, pre or post-cruise:
Standard room total $361 (base $299), standard room triple or quad occupancy $384
Ocean view room total $384 (base $329), ocean view room triple or quad occupancy $417


Hyatt Place or Hyatt House

These two hotels are adjacent properties. A complimentary airport shuttle that runs 4:30 AM to 2:30 AM (every ½ hour). Transfers between the hotel and the pier are available for $12 pp. Add $10 plus tax for each additional guest (3rd or 4th) in the room. For those who are driving they may park at either Hyatt property during the cruise for $8/day paid directly to the hotel.

Hyatt Place
Hyatt Place hotel near FLL airport in Dania Beach combines style, comfort and innovation to create a comfortable experience.
One night total $255 (base $225) pre-cruise arrival 1/17
Two night total $510 (base $450) pre-cruise arrival 1/16

Hyatt House Ft. Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port
This contemporary all-suite hotel near Fort Lauderdale Airport in sunny Dania Beach. This hotel is ideal for short or long-term stays.
One night total $249 (base $219) pre-cruise arrival 1/17 or post cruise arrival 1/25
Two night total $498 (base$438) pre-cruise arrival 1/16



Princess Cruises Hotel Packages

These hotel packages booked through Princess Cruises are based on double occupancy per room and include your room & tax, breakfast, and all transfers between airport/hotel/port. Arrival in Fort Lauderdale or Miami: After claiming your bags at baggage claim, a Princess Representative will arrange your transfer to the hotel as well as to the ship on 1/18.

Element Hotel Ft. Lauderdale

The Element Fort Lauderdale is just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale airport and world-famous beaches, and a few miles from the convention center.
One night package pre or post-cruise $359.60/room (base $338)
Two night package pre or post-cruise $619.20/room (base $576)


Embassy Suites Hotel Ft. Lauderdale

The Embassy Suites is centrally located and is surrounded by shopping and dining options. Ft. Lauderdale Beach is only 2 miles from the hotel. Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) is only 2 miles away and Miami International Airport (MIA) is 30 miles away. Port Everglades is less than half a mile from the hotel. Pre cruise stay is currently waitlisted.

One night package pre or post cruise $436.08/room(base $408)
Two night package pre or post cruise $707.12/room (base $656)

At Embassy Suites Hotels guests get appetizers and beverages at the Complimentary Evening Reception and every room is a two-room suite.

Travel Insurance 

We recommend the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance to protect you in case the unexpected does occur. Travel insurance provides coverage for such events as trip cancellation, interruption, damaged/lost baggage and medical expenses. There are various options when it comes to the best policy for your needs. Some restrictions and limitations may apply. Ask MAGIC for more details.

Travel insurance must by accepted or declined prior to your final payment on October 1, 2019.  Travel insurance may cover you for the penalties listed below if you should have to cancel for a covered reason.  Please review two options below for travel insurance coverage.  Call Kate or Marcia to discuss your travel insurance options 614.847.5551.

Allianz Horizon Brochure PDF

Princess Vacation Protection

Active Military and Veterans are eligible to receive $100 shipboard credits.  Submit your DD214 at least 30 days before your cruise. Read the Military Service Benefit flyer.

Overview

Don’t miss sailing the Caribbean next winter with fellow Woodheads. There will be plenty of laughs with Woody, great food, entertainment and more. Download more information below, but hurry… space is limited and over 400 Woodheads have already made their reservations, so contact MAGIC today!

Itinerary
DATEPORTARRIVEDEPART
Saturday, Jan 18Fort Lauderdale4:00 pm
Sunday, Jan 19Sea Day
Monday, Jan 20Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands7:00 am4:00 pm
Tuesday, Jan 21Roatan, Honduras10:00 am6:00 pm
Wednesday, Jan 22Belize City, Belize7:00 am6:00 pm
Thursday, Jan 23Cozumel, Mexico9:00 am10:00 pm
Friday, Jan 24Sea Day
Saturday, Jan 25Fort Lauderdale6:00 am
Dining

Traditional Dining Seating

Please note guests who have chosen early seating at 6:00 PM will be changed to 5:00 PM. Late seating changed from 8:00 PM to 7:15 PM. If you would like to change your request please contact Kate or Marcia at Magic.

Dining at the same pre-assigned table in the same dining room with the same dining companions, at the same time, with the same waiter each evening. There are two seatings offered:

1st seating is at 5:00 PM*
2nd seating is at 7:15PM*
*Please note that the above-mentioned times may vary according to ship and destination and are subject to change.

Anytime Dining

Restaurant-style dining occurring in a formal dining room, but at any time, at a different table, with different dining companions and a different waiter each evening. The hours for Anytime Dining are 5:00 PM-10:00 PM in the designated Anytime dining rooms.

Anytime Dining provides guests with a “restaurant-style flexible” dining experience.
A dining hotline is available for guests to call for dinner reservations. Guests may call the hotline, once onboard, between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Reservations are accepted daily.

Reservations

Download the Reservation Form and email it back to us.

Payments

Deposit May 1-June 4, 2019 with only 10% down.

Receive up to $100 per person onboard spending money and free prepaid gratuities.

Shore Trips

Exclusive Woodhead Group Shore Excursions

You’ve booked a great cruise to the Western Caribbean! Enhance your vacation with one of these private excursions selected exclusively for our Woodhead Group. Space is limited, so reserve early. Click below for details on these great options. This is going to be fun! Explore other optional Shore Excursions on your Cruise Personalizer.

Shore Excursion Overview Flyer

Grand Cayman – Stingray Sandbar & Cayman Highlights, choose 7:30 am or 10:30 am departure $64/pp

Belize – Cave Tubing & Scenic Drive, choose 9:30 am or 10:15 am departure $84/pp

Cozumel Deluxe Catamaran Sail, Snorkel & Beach 1:30 pm $64/pp and/or Fury Catamaran Mayan Sunset Cruise 5:30 pm $59/pp

For Reservations on these Private Group Tours please contact:
Kate or Marcia at Magic Cruises & Tours – Call 614.847.5551 or email kblack@magiccruises.com or mforsee@magiccruises.com.

Flights

Reservations for flights with most airlines are now open. We encourage all to arrive into South Florida by January 17th, the day before the cruise, to alleviate worries about travel delays the day of embarkation.

Flights reservations can be made in your Cruise Personlizer under the Travel Arrangements section.  You can browse flights, filter your options, and book them right there.  Flexible fares offer the freedom to cancel or change your flights up to 45 days prior to departure without penalty.  Restricted fares are non-refundable and any changes have fees.  Please contact Kate or Marcia if you need assistance.

For those flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) we have reserved group space on several flights into Ft. Lauderdale for January 17th returning to Columbus January 25th.  Please contact us to book these flights.

Pre/Post

Magic Cruises & Tours Woodhead Group Hotel Space

Magic Cruises & Tours has secured group space at 3 different Ft. Lauderdale area hotels for pre/post-cruise stay. Start your vacation out on the right foot and choose the exclusive B Ocean Resort beachfront property or more affordable accommodations at one of the Hyatt properties. Your credit card is required to make a reservation, but won’t be charged until you check-in for your stay. Rates are per room, based on double occupancy and availability and include breakfast. Prices shown below include base room rate, all taxes and fees for your total cost. These hotels can accommodate more than two guests in one room to make it more affordable for everyone!

B Ocean Resort

As a guest of this beachfront property you will have private beach access and lounge chairs plus two infinity edge pools and complimentary bicycle use. Rates available January 15-18 and January 25-27, 2020.

Each night stay, pre or post-cruise:
Standard room total $361 (base $299), standard room triple or quad occupancy $384
Ocean view room total $384 (base $329), ocean view room triple or quad occupancy $417


Hyatt Place or Hyatt House

These two hotels are adjacent properties. A complimentary airport shuttle that runs 4:30 AM to 2:30 AM (every ½ hour). Transfers between the hotel and the pier are available for $12 pp. Add $10 plus tax for each additional guest (3rd or 4th) in the room. For those who are driving they may park at either Hyatt property during the cruise for $8/day paid directly to the hotel.

Hyatt Place
Hyatt Place hotel near FLL airport in Dania Beach combines style, comfort and innovation to create a comfortable experience.
One night total $255 (base $225) pre-cruise arrival 1/17
Two night total $510 (base $450) pre-cruise arrival 1/16

Hyatt House Ft. Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port
This contemporary all-suite hotel near Fort Lauderdale Airport in sunny Dania Beach. This hotel is ideal for short or long-term stays.
One night total $249 (base $219) pre-cruise arrival 1/17 or post cruise arrival 1/25
Two night total $498 (base$438) pre-cruise arrival 1/16



Princess Cruises Hotel Packages

These hotel packages booked through Princess Cruises are based on double occupancy per room and include your room & tax, breakfast, and all transfers between airport/hotel/port. Arrival in Fort Lauderdale or Miami: After claiming your bags at baggage claim, a Princess Representative will arrange your transfer to the hotel as well as to the ship on 1/18.

Element Hotel Ft. Lauderdale

The Element Fort Lauderdale is just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale airport and world-famous beaches, and a few miles from the convention center.
One night package pre or post-cruise $359.60/room (base $338)
Two night package pre or post-cruise $619.20/room (base $576)


Embassy Suites Hotel Ft. Lauderdale

The Embassy Suites is centrally located and is surrounded by shopping and dining options. Ft. Lauderdale Beach is only 2 miles from the hotel. Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) is only 2 miles away and Miami International Airport (MIA) is 30 miles away. Port Everglades is less than half a mile from the hotel. Pre cruise stay is currently waitlisted.

One night package pre or post cruise $436.08/room(base $408)
Two night package pre or post cruise $707.12/room (base $656)

At Embassy Suites Hotels guests get appetizers and beverages at the Complimentary Evening Reception and every room is a two-room suite.

Insurance

Travel Insurance 

We recommend the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance to protect you in case the unexpected does occur. Travel insurance provides coverage for such events as trip cancellation, interruption, damaged/lost baggage and medical expenses. There are various options when it comes to the best policy for your needs. Some restrictions and limitations may apply. Ask MAGIC for more details.

Travel insurance must by accepted or declined prior to your final payment on October 1, 2019.  Travel insurance may cover you for the penalties listed below if you should have to cancel for a covered reason.  Please review two options below for travel insurance coverage.  Call Kate or Marcia to discuss your travel insurance options 614.847.5551.

Allianz Horizon Brochure PDF

Princess Vacation Protection

Military

Active Military and Veterans are eligible to receive $100 shipboard credits.  Submit your DD214 at least 30 days before your cruise. Read the Military Service Benefit flyer.

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