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Interline Eligibility

Eligibility Overview:
Each cruise line defines it’s own rules in order to qualify for the discounted rates available from The Cruise Company. If you have any questions about eligibility for a specific cruise line or would like to know more about traveling with or without an interliner, please contact one of our cruise advisors and they will be pleased to assist you.

AmaWaterways

– Active and Retired Airline Employees

AMA Waterways requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon confirmation of your booking. Without proof of qualified interline eligibility, AMA Waterways reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure.

Please note that inactive employees/retirees from a defunct airline are not eligible.

Azamara Club Cruises

PRIMARY ELIGIBILITY

Airline Personnel
Any person who satisfies any of the following standards shall be deemed an Eligible Airline Employee provided that person can substantiate his or her employment by providing the acceptable forms of proof described in the identification section.
Airline Employee: To be an Eligible Airline Employee a person must be:
1. A current full-time employee of either a domestic or international commercial passenger airline
2. A current employee of Federal Express (FEDEX), Astar Air Cargo (formerly DHL Airways), Airborne Express or United Parcel Service (UPS)

Stateroom Eligibility
As long as one guest in the stateroom is described as primary eligible, the following would apply:
1. All other guests in the same stateroom would be eligible for the interline rate
2. (One) additional stateroom may be booked with guests in that stateroom being eligible for the interline rate
3. A (second) additional stateroom may be booked with guests being eligible for the interline rate only if one of the two additional staterooms is occupied by dependant children of the primary guest.
4. Maximum of three (3) cabins can be booked per primary guest, per sailing date only as described in #3 immediately above.

Examples of primary eligibility:
a) primary in cabin 1 + another cabin with anybody in it = 2 cabins
b) primary in cabin 1 + dependent children in 2nd cabin + parents of employee in 3rd cabin = 3 cabins

Examples of where three cabins are NOT eligible:
a) primary employee in cabin 1, spouse in cabin 2, dependent children in cabin 3
b) primary employee in cabin 1, anybody in cabin 2, dependent children in cabin 3

SECONDARY ELIGIBILITY
Guests qualified under Secondary Eligibility may cruise at interline rates even if unaccompanied by the Primary eligible guest. All guests in the same stateroom as the Secondary Eligible guest can travel at the interline rate. Guests qualified as Secondary Eligibility are as follows:
1. Spouse or Domestic Partner of currently employed Airline Employee
2. Parents of currently employed Airline Employee
3. Retired employee from a domestic or international commercial passenger airline
4. (CRS) employees of Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo, Travelport, or Amadeus

INELIGIBLE GUESTS
The following guests are NOT qualified to have their own stateroom at interline:
1. Amtrak employees
2. Cruise line employees
3. Tour company employees
4. Parents-In-Law
5. FAA, Air Traffic Controllers or other government employees

IDENTIFICATION

A Primary guest as described above must provide proof of eligibility in the form of a copy either mailed, faxed or emailed, of their current I.D. Badge from their respective airline company. This is the only form of accepted identification needed for the Airline Employee.
Retired pilot or employee must produce proof in the form of a copy, either mailed, faxed or emailed, company I.D. Badge or correspondence from a Human Resource Department of the company from which the employee or pilot retired

Carnival Cruise Line

PRIMARY ELIGIBILITY

Airline Personnel
Any person who satisfies any of the following standards shall be deemed an Eligible Airline Employee provided that person can substantiate his or her employment by providing the acceptable forms of proof described in the identification section.
Airline Employee: To be an Eligible Airline Employee a person must be:
1. A current full-time employee of either a domestic or international commercial passenger airline
2. A current employee of Federal Express (FEDEX), Astar Air Cargo (formerly DHL Airways), Airborne Express or United Parcel Service (UPS)

Stateroom Eligibility
As long as one guest in the stateroom is described as primary eligible, the following would apply:
1. All other guests in the same stateroom would be eligible for the interline rate
2. (One) additional stateroom may be booked with guests in that stateroom being eligible for the interline rate
3. A (second) additional stateroom may be booked with guests being eligible for the interline rate only if one of the two additional staterooms is occupied by dependant children of the primary guest.
4. Maximum of three (3) cabins can be booked per primary guest, per sailing date only as described in #3 immediately above.

Examples of primary eligibility:
a) primary in cabin 1 + another cabin with anybody in it = 2 cabins
b) primary in cabin 1 + dependent children in 2nd cabin + parents of employee in 3rd cabin = 3 cabins

Examples of where three cabins are NOT eligible:
a) primary employee in cabin 1, spouse in cabin 2, dependent children in cabin 3
b) primary employee in cabin 1, anybody in cabin 2, dependent children in cabin 3

SECONDARY ELIGIBILITY
Guests qualified under Secondary Eligibility may cruise at interline rates even if unaccompanied by the Primary eligible guest. All guests in the same stateroom as the Secondary Eligible guest can travel at the interline rate. Guests qualified as Secondary Eligibility are as follows:
1. Spouse or Domestic Partner of currently employed Airline Employee
2. Parents of currently employed Airline Employee
3. Retired employee from a domestic or international commercial passenger airline
4. (CRS) employees of Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo, Travelport, or Amadeus

MILITARY ELIGIBILITY

To qualify for a military rate, an individual must be classified as one of the following:
1. Active personnel currently serving in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard or Reserves or Canadian National Defense.
2. Retired from any of the divisions listed above. “Retired” is defined as A. enlisted personnel or officers with a minimum of 20 years of service B. Medically retired, or C. 100% disabled.

INELIGIBLE GUESTS
The following guests are NOT qualified to have their own stateroom at interline:
1. Amtrak employees
2. Cruise line employees
3. Tour company employees
4. Parents-In-Law
5. FAA, Air Traffic Controllers or other government employees

IDENTIFICATION
A Primary guest as described above must provide proof of eligibility in the form of a copy either mailed, faxed or emailed, of their current I.D. Badge from their respective airline company. This is the only form of accepted identification needed for the Airline Employee.
Retired pilot or employee must produce proof in the form of a copy, either mailed, faxed or emailed, company I.D. Badge or correspondence from a Human Resource Department of the company from which the employee or pilot retired
A Secondary guest as described above must provide both a copy either mailed, faxed or emailed of the Primary guest I.D. Badge and a letter on airline letterhead with Manager or Department Head signature and phone number
Guests may have to provide proof of identification at pier check-in along with proof of qualification for each occupant of the second stateroom (if any). Failure to produce authentic identification may result in the cruise fare reverting to full retail tariff at time of check in or boarding may be denied.

Celebrity Cruises

Primary Interline Eligibility for Interline Rate Program

Current Full Time Employees of:
– Passenger airlines ( excluding charter airlines )
– Cargo Companies – FedEx, UPS, DHL, Airborne (retirees not eligible)
– NACTA (National Air Traffic Controllers) – *Please Note: This does not include Canadian Air Traffic Controllers (NAVCAN) or those from any other country.
– FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)
– ALPA (Airline Pilot’s Association)
– IATA
– (CRS) employees of Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo, Travelport or Amadeus
– Amtrak
– Cruise line employees (Carnival Cruise Lines employees are NOT Eligible)
– Travel Agents – must have company ID, letter on company letter head verifying employment or an IATA card as proof of eligibility.

Additional Stateroom Eligibility: As long as qualified Primary Interline employee occupies one stateroom the following would apply:
– Guests sharing the stateroom with the Primary Interline employee are eligible for the Standard interline rate and Last Minute Interline rate.
– A Second stateroom may be booked at the interline rate, as long as the stateroom is occupied by an eligible family member (see below for definition)
OR
– A Second stateroom may be booked at the Carnival Friends & Family Interline Rate for passengers who are non-eligible family members/friends.
– A Third stateroom may be booked at the Carnival Friends & Family Interline Rate.

Eligible Family Members
– Spouse
– Parent(s) of Employee – *Note – PARENTS IN LAW ARE NOT ELIGIBLE
– Dependent children 21yrs old and younger
– Interline benefits cease with the death of the employee. Surviving spouses, or immediate family receive no interline benefits.

PLEASE NOTE: Eligible Family Members NOT traveling with the Primary Interline Employee are permitted to book ONE cabin per cruise departure, per family.

Retired Interline Employees
– Permitted to book ONE stateroom at the Interline rates and RETIRED EMPLOYEE MUST TRAVEL in that cabin
– Retirees are not eligible to book any additional staterooms.
– Retired employees of non-existing (defunct) airlines do NOT qualify for the interline rate

Carnival requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon confirmation of your booking.

Without proof of qualified interline eligibility, Carnival reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure.

For Bookings made outside 7 days of sailing: ID MUST be received within 72hrs of booking.
For Bookings made inside 7 days of sailing: ID MUST be received within 24hrs of booking.
Photo ID must be clearly legible and must show the branded company logo.

Primary Military Eligibility for Military Rate Program

Active Personnel – US Military Only.
– Spouses of active Military personnel called to active duty overseas will be eligible to book one cabin as long as the eligible spouse is occupying this cabin. The spouse must provide proof of eligibility by submitting a copy of the Military spouse card as well as a copy of the official orders and/or duties documentation
– US Reserve Personnel
– Active Cadets
– U.S Coast Guard Personnel
– Active member of the US National Guard

– Uniformed members of the USPHS (U.S Public Health Services)

– Retired US Military Personnel

– Retired member of the National Guard
– Veterans, defined as: Individuals who have actively served in the Military for at least two years or during a wartime period and have been honorably discharged

Military Personnel are permitted to book only ONE cabin at the Military Rate

Crystal Cruises

– Employees of Domestic or International Commercial Passenger airline carrier and are NEW guests to Crystal Cruises

– Pilots who are currently employed with a domestic or international cargo airline, such as Federal Express, DHL Worldwide Express, Astar Air Cargo, or United Parcel Service (UPS), are eligible to book one stateroom.

– Retired airline employees and retired cargo airline pilots are also eligible to book one stateroom provided the airline is still in operation (e.g., retired employees of Eastern Airlines do not qualify).

– Spouse and Parents of qulaified interline guest may travel without the Interliner

– One stateroom per qualified airline employee, with spouse or accompanying guest traveling in the same stateroom as the airline employee.

– A Second (2nd) stateroom now available for children 18 years and older, parents, and parents-in-law when traveling with qualified airline employee.

– Past guests who are Crystal Society members are eligible for Interline rates unless they have, or have had, a full-fare reservation on the desired Interline-rate voyage.
NOTE: Qualifying guests must submit a letter of employment verification and ID at the time of booking.

Crystal requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon confirmation of your booking. Without proof of qualified interline eligibility, Crystal reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure.

Cunard Line

Interline rates are special discounts for employees of commercial and cargo airlines, air traffic control employees and GDS companies. They can only be booked through designated Interline Agencies.

Eligible participants are:
• Airline employees, Air Traffic Control Employees
• Spouse of airline employee and Air Traffic Control Employee
• Dependent children of airline employee and Air Traffic Control Employee
• Parents or parents-in-law of airline employee and Air Traffic Control Employee
• Retired airline and air traffic control personnel, and their spouses
• Non-airline companions sharing accommodations

If the Airline Employee is deceased, the benefits of the Interline fare are still applicable as long as they can supply the appropriate verification/ID currently required.

Cargo Airline Employees Include:
• Pilots and Flight Crew Only
Cargo Airline Companies Include:
• DHL
• Fed Ex
• UPS

Global Distribution System (GDS) companies
• Galileo/Apollo
• Worldspan
• Amadues and Sabre

* NOTE: Dependents/Immediate Family are defined as – An employee’s spouse; children who are unmarried and under age 21 years or who, regardless of age, are physically or mentally incapable of self-support, dependent parents, including step and legally adoptive parents of employee’s spouse; and dependent brothers and sisters, including step and legally adoptive brothers and sisters of the employee’s spouse who are unmarried and under 21 years of age or who, regardless of age, are physically or mentally incapable of self-support.

**NOTE: As long as there is an eligible participant in each stateroom ( from the list of eligible participants above), there can be multiple bookings for a single airline employee.

Holland America Line

Interline Eligible Employee

– Active and retired Interline employees, defined as employees of IATA/ARC appointed international, regional, courier, and cargo airlines or active employees of FAA, TSA, Air Marshalls, or Air Traffic Controllers. Employee’s specific position must be eligible for flight benefits through their employer to qualify.

Eligible family members
– spouses
– parents
– parents in law
– children of the eligible Interline employee.

Eligible Interline employees and family members are approved for ONE stateroom at the Interline rate.

Retirees traveling with their spouse are eligible for 1 additional stateroom

Additional guests sharing the same stateroom with an eligible Interline employee or family member are extended the Interline rates.

Holland America requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon confirmation of your booking. Without proof of qualified interline eligibility, Holland America reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises Eligibility

INTERLINE
– Airline Employees and Retirees of domestic or international commercial passenger airlines
– Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA) & Air Traffic Controllers (NATCA)
– Worldspan, Sabre, Galileo, Amadeus

NOTE: Immediate Family ie. Parents, Parents-in-law, Spouses and Dependent Children under 21 can travel at the Interline rate (Multiple cabins allowed) as long as the Eligible Interliner is traveling with them.

MSC Cruises requires proof of interline eligibility. ID must be submitted immediately after confirmation. Without proof of eligibility, MSC will automatically adjust the pricing to the current retail pricing.

MILITARY
– Active and Retired US and Canada Military personnel including:
– U.S. Army
– Air Force
-Marine Corps,
– Navy
– Coast Guard
– National Guard
– Army Reserve
– Department of Defense personnel.

NOTE: Immediate Family – Spouses, Dependent Children over 21, Parents, Parents-in-law, can travel (multiple cabins allowed) at the Military rate as long s the Eligible Military Personnel is traveling with them.

There are ZERO Penalties for redeployment – 100% future cruise credit will be good for 2 years from cancellation ( must be verified by a letter from a commanding officer) and cannot be cancelled no later than 15 days prior to cruise departure.

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
– Active and Retired US and Canadian government employees
– Civil Servants including and not limited to all Government Employees, Police Officers, Firefighters, Federal Express, DHL World Wide, UPS personnel
– Teachers are eligible on select sailings – check with MSC

NOTE: Eligible guests, Immediate family – spouses, parents, parents-in-law and dependent children can travel (multiple cabins allowed) at the Government Rate as long as the Eligible personnel is traveling with them. This applies to all types of government employees, not limited to the list above.

Qualifying guests must present an I.D. badge from their respective organization at the time of booking.
This discount does not apply to Government Employee Rates issued through a dedicated promotional rate notice.
Offer cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion and may be withdrawn without notice.
Offer is capacity controlled, subject to availability and restrictions may apply.
Not combinable with MSC Club Discount. Government taxes and fees for all guests are additional.
MSC Cruises reserves the right to pass on any fuel surcharge without notice to all guests.
MSC Cruises reserves the right to refuse to honor any prices/sailings that are erroneously printed or quoted.

Norwegian Cruise Line

– Airline employees
– Active or retired
– Fedex, DHL & UPS employees
– Spouse of employee
– Dependant children of employee
– Parents of employees
– Parents in Law of employee

Spouses & Parents may travel independently of the employee

FAA is not eligible for interline.

The Interliner may book 1 additional cabin at Interline rate, based on availability as long as the Interliner is traveling.

Parents and Parents in Law of the employee may book 1 cabin at the Interline rate if the Interliner is NOT traveling. They may not have a separate cabin allotment if the Interliner is traveling.

Retirees may book 1 cabin at the Interline rate.

Norwegian Cruise Lines requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon confirmation of your booking. Without proof of qualified interline eligibility, Norwegian Cruise Lines reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure.

Princess Cruises

Interline rates are special discounts for employees of commercial and cargo airlines, air traffic control employees and GDS companies. They can only be booked through designated Interline Agencies.

Eligible participants are:
• Airline employees, Air Traffic Control Employees
• Spouse of airline employee and Air Traffic Control Employee
• Dependent children of airline employee and Air Traffic Control Employee
• Parents or parents-in-law of airline employee and Air Traffic Control Employee
• Retired airline and air traffic control personnel, and their spouses
• Non-airline companions sharing accommodations

If the Airline Employee is deceased, the benefits of the Interline fare are still applicable as long as they can supply the appropriate verification/ID currently required.

Cargo Airline Employees Include:
• Pilots and Flight Crew Only
Cargo Airline Companies Include:
• DHL
• Fed Ex
• UPS

Global Distribution System (GDS) companies
• Galileo/Apollo
• Worldspan
• Amadues and Sabre

* NOTE: Dependents/Immediate Family are defined as – An employee’s spouse; children who are unmarried and under age 21 years or who, regardless of age, are physically or mentally incapable of self-support, dependent parents, including step and legally adoptive parents of employee’s spouse; and dependent brothers and sisters, including step and legally adoptive brothers and sisters of the employee’s spouse who are unmarried and under 21 years of age or who, regardless of age, are physically or mentally incapable of self-support.

**NOTE: As long as there is an eligible participant in each stateroom ( from the list of eligible participants above), there can be multiple bookings for a single airline employee.

Royal Caribbean

PRIMARY ELIGIBILITY

Airline Personnel
Any person who satisfies any of the following standards shall be deemed an Eligible Airline Employee provided that person can substantiate his or her employment by providing the acceptable forms of proof described in the identification section.
Airline Employee: To be an Eligible Airline Employee a person must be:
1. A current full-time employee of either a domestic or international commercial passenger airline
2. A current employee of Federal Express (FEDEX), Astar Air Cargo (formerly DHL Airways), Airborne Express or United Parcel Service (UPS)

Stateroom Eligibility

As long as one guest in the stateroom is described as primary eligible, the following would apply:
1. All other guests in the same stateroom would be eligible for the interline rate
2. (One) additional stateroom may be booked with guests in that stateroom being eligible for the interline rate
3. A (second) additional stateroom may be booked with guests being eligible for the interline rate only if one of the two additional staterooms is occupied by dependant children of the primary guest.
4. Maximum of three (3) cabins can be booked per primary guest, per sailing date only as described in #3 immediately above.

Examples of primary eligibility:
a) primary in cabin 1 + another cabin with anybody in it = 2 cabins
b) primary in cabin 1 + dependent children in 2nd cabin + parents of employee in 3rd cabin = 3 cabins

Examples of where three cabins are NOT eligible:
a) primary employee in cabin 1, spouse in cabin 2, dependent children in cabin 3
b) primary employee in cabin 1, anybody in cabin 2, dependent children in cabin 3

SECONDARY ELIGIBILITY
Guests qualified under Secondary Eligibility may cruise at interline rates even if unaccompanied by the Primary eligible guest. All guests in the same stateroom as the Secondary Eligible guest can travel at the interline rate. Guests qualified as Secondary Eligibility are as follows:
1. Spouse or Domestic Partner of currently employed Airline Employee
2. Parents of currently employed Airline Employee
3. Retired employee from a domestic or international commercial passenger airline
4. (CRS) employees of Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo, Travelport, or Amadeus

MILITARY ELIGIBILITY
To qualify for a military rate, an individual must be classified as one of the following:
1. Active personnel currently serving in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard or Reserves or Canadian National Defense.
2. Retired from any of the divisions listed above. “Retired” is defined as A. enlisted personnel or officers with a minimum of 20 years of service B. Medically retired, or C. 100% disabled.

INELIGIBLE GUESTS
The following guests are NOT qualified to have their own stateroom at interline or military rates:
1. Amtrak employees
2. Cruise line employees
3. Tour company employees
4. Parents-In-Law
5. FAA, Air Traffic Controllers or other government employees

IDENTIFICATION
A Primary guest as described above must provide proof of eligibility in the form of a copy either mailed, faxed or emailed, of their current I.D. Badge from their respective airline/company. This is the only form of accepted identification needed for the Airline Employee.
Retired pilot or employee must produce proof in the form of a copy, either mailed, faxed or emailed, company I.D. Badge or correspondence from a Human Resource Department of the company from which the employee or pilot retired
A Secondary guest as described above must provide both a copy either mailed, faxed or emailed of the Primary guest I.D. Badge and a letter on airline letterhead with Manager or Department Head signature and phone number
Military Guests are to provide proper identification in the form of a WHITE or GREEN Identification Card provided for United States uniformed personnel. A WHITE N.D. 21 Identification card with a Red Canadian flag is required for Canadian National Defense personnel

Interline Guest may be required to provide proof of identification at pier check-in along with proof of qualification for each occupant of the second stateroom (if any). Failure to produce authentic identification may result in the cruise fare reverting to full retail tariff at time of check in or boarding may be denied.

Seabourn Cruise Line

– Present-Active Airline Employees
– Present-Active Pilots of Cargo Carriers.
– Spouse or friends traveling in the same cabin as Present-Active Airline Employee.
– Spouse of Present-Active Airline Employee traveling independently of Present-Active Airline Employee.
– Dependent children traveling and sharing a cabin with Present-Active Airline Employee (There is no age limit for dependent children)
– Retired Airline Employees and Retired Pilots of Cargo Carriers.
– Retired Airline Employees of Defunct Airlines.
– Parents of Present-Active Airline Employees.
– Parent’s In-laws of Present-Active Airline Employees.

Eligibility is limited to one cabin per interline ID. Seabourn does NOT allow for the splitting of cabins. If both the employee and spouse are traveling they must share the same cabin.

A Letter of Employment verification, from the Interliners’ respective Airlines’ Human Resource Department, IS REQUIRED before Seabourn will confirm the Interline reservation.

Bookings will be converted to regular retail rate without proof of Eligibility. An Identification Badge will not be accepted in lieu of the Letter of Employment verification.

Silversea Cruises

Eligibility
All IATA/ARC airline employee and spouse or traveling companion in same suite, dependent children, parents of air employees & retired air personnel are eligible for the interline rate (see restrictions below regarding splitting bookings).
– Parents, Spouses & Domestic Partners may travel independently from employee & receive the interline rate.
– Proof of eligibility is required and must be sent in prior to making payment.
– When traveling on same voyage, spouses/domestic partners must always be booked in the same suite
– Eligible Interline guests can book one additional suite for family or friends traveling on the same voyage

An Interline guest can book two suites on the same sailing with one payment source. The payment must come from the Interline guest for the second suite.

– Military personnel are not eligible for Interline program.

– Federal Express/UPS employees are not eligible Interline program unless Fed Ex/UPS pilot
– Dependent children may travel in separate suite on same voyage of Airline Employee.
– Active or Retired Cruise Line employees are eligible for the Interline program

Silversea requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility at the time of final payment of your booking.

Interline rates will not be applicable to bookings where proof of eligibility has not been provided.

Silversea Cruises Ltd. requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon booking. Without proof of qualified interline eligibility, Silversea Cruises reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure

Windstar Cruises

– Airline Employees, spouse, Parent, Parents-in-law, retirees, and retiree’s spouse of existing IATA/ARC appointed international, regional commuter, or cargo airlines.
– One additional cabin available for Friends & Family; total of two (2) cabins per sailing.
– Employee’s/Retiree’s spouse, parents & parents in law may travel without the Employee/Retiree
– Military are also eligible

Windstar requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon confirmation of your booking. Without proof of qualified interline eligibility, Windstar reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure.

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