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Cruise Parking

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Credit cards, debit cards, personal check, travelers checks, money orders are the only accepted forms of payment for cruise parking. Cash is not longer accepted as payment for cruise parking.

Long-term vehicle parking is available on Port property for cruise passengers’ vehicles.  Reservations are not required.

Parking is in controlled-access areas available only to cruise passengers – not the general public. The sites are secured and patrolled by Port Police during the cruise.

The vehicle parking fee chart for standard size vehicles up to 20 feet length is $20.00 per day:

  • 4 day – $80.00
  • 5 day – $100.00
  • 6 day – $120.00
  • 7 day – $140.00
  • 10 day- $200.00

The parking fee for over-sized vehicles over 20 feet length (campers, RV’s, buses) is $50.00 per day.

Complimentary parking  is provided at no fee for vehicles displaying a valid handicap placard or license plate with ID.

A color-coded claim ticket and permit is given to the driver when payment is received.  The larger permit should be displayed in the front window of the vehicle.

The smaller claim ticket should be kept by the driver.  It will help identify the parking area on the return date.

A complimentary shuttle bus is provided between the vehicle parking areas and the Passenger Terminal on both departure and return dates of the cruise.  The shuttles provide a comfortable way to arrive at the check-in location and return to the vehicle parking areas at the end of the cruise.

Shuttles accessible for special needs and wheelchair assistance are also available.