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Flights must come into Rome, Italy (airport code: FCO) and depart from Athens, Greece (airport code: ATH)
Transfers rates $71.95 pp in Rome; $39.95 pp in Athens

Book Royal Caribbean’s Airfare

If you'd like to choose your routing schedule, you can choose to book "Air2Sea". These rates are subject to change until locked in. Transfers are not included in the price but can be added. Royal Caribbean offers both refundable and non-refundable fares. If you select a refundable fare, payment can be made later, with your final payment. Non-refundable fares must be paid in full at the time of booking. Flights are customizable and you can choose to book Economy, Premium Economy, Business Class or First Class.

To book your own Air2Sea reservation, go to https://www.royalcaribbean.com/flights/bookFlights Check rates as often as you'd like and then when you are ready...go ahead and book. You will need your reservation number, Ship name (Enchantment of the Seas) and sailing date (15MAY2023) in order to book. Once booked, Cruise & Crop will receive notification and we'll send you an updated confirmation.

Air2Sea is the only air booking site that Cruise & Crop recommends. For FAQs on Choice Air and their flight assurance policies, click here.

Book your own air
Book the pre-cruise and/or post-cruise hotel through Cruise & Crop / Dream Vacations.

Royal Caribbean no longer offers hotel + transfer packages. Cruise & Crop is happy to help you find area hotels for your pre & post cruise stays. Transfers to/from the ship will not be included. You will need to use taxi/Uber/public transportation services to travel between the airport, hotel and ship.

To request a hotel quote - please complete this form and we'll get back with you shortly: Hotel Request Form

Hotel rates may be non-refundable and payment is usually due at the time of booking.

Pre & Post
Independent Rome
Italian Treasures

4-day package, May 12 - 15
Call for pricing

*Transfers from FCO to Rome and Rome to the ship are additional. $TBD

Click Here for additional information.


11-day package, May 4 - 14
(+ add-on one extra day)
Starting at $3,679 pp

*Transfers are additional.

Click Here for additional information.



Athens Custom Tour

Classical Greece

What's Included:

  • 2-nights at a 4 Star Hotel
  • Private transfer from Ship to Hotel on 5/22/23
  • Private transfer from hotel to Airport on 5/24/23
  • Continental Breakfast

Optional tour Add-ons (Descriptions)

  • Athens by Night $94 pp
  • Shared tour of Athens, Highlights Half-Day $108 pp
  • Private Full-Day Athens Sightseeing tour $580 pp
  • Private Half-Day Athens Sightseeing tour $425 pp

2-Night package, May 22 - 24
Starting at $399 pp

*Transfer are included.

Call 352-527-8473 to book.


8-day package, May 22 - 29
Starting at $2,229 pp

*Transfers are additional.

Click Here for additional information.

Book your own air and arrive on 5/15/23.
Book Royal Caribbean Transfers

If you book your own flights, flights must arrive at the Rome airport no later than 1:30 p.m. on 5/15/23 and leave no earlier than 11:00 a.m. from Athens airport on 5/22/23.  Round-trip transfers can be purchased for $111.90 pp. This needs to be PRE-booked through Cruise & Crop/Dream Vacations.

If you visiting Rome before the cruise, you can catch a transfer from the city to the ship by going to Hotel Crowne Plaza (Via Aurelia Antica, 415 Rome, Italy). Arrive at the Hotel Lobby no later than 12:30 p.m. The Bus will leave at approximately 1:00 p.m. on 5/15/23. The cost is $71.95 pp. This needs to be PRE-booked through Cruise & Crop/Dream Vacations.

NOTE:  You CANNOT book your own air & hotel (to arrive on 5/14/23) and still purchase Royal Caribbean transfers from the airport.  If you do everything on your own, you’ll have to find your own transportation to the pier. 

Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) International Airport
Travel time to pier terminal - approximately 75 minutes

Travel time to Rome city center (Colosseum) - approximately 30 minutes

Drive to the Pier

PORT: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Port of Civitavecchia
Molo Vespucci, Civitavecchia S.r.l.
Via Darsena Romana 7.
Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy, 00053

From Fiumicino International Airport
Take the Autostada E80/A 12 – Roma-Civitavecchia, exit at Civitavecchia Sud, follow the signs to the “Sardinia Ferries”.
Entrance personnel will provide any further details. Once inside the port, signage posted throughout will direct guests to their assigned terminal..

PIER LONG TERM PARKING: Parking facilities are available near the cruise terminals starting at a cost of € 60 EUR for a seven (7) day cruise plus €12 EUR for each additional day (price subject to change without notice) for the duration of your cruise. The parking facility will only accept Euros on arrival and will not accept credit cards or checks. The parking facility is located inside the port area. The parking facility does not offer a shuttle service to the cruise terminal. Based on availability, guests can pay for a taxi to transfer to and from the pier terminal.

Shore excursions are available to be booked. You can go to Royal Caribbean's Website and click "Before you Board". Excursions can be reserved online up to 4 days before your sail date. Crafting activities will not interfere with your days in port - so feel free to go and explore at each stop.

Save on Excursions
Book shore excursions for less on Dream Vacations' website! Go to http://www.DreamVacations.com/cthomas Click "Tours/Excursions" at the very top of the page. Be sure to book them at least 15 days prior to sailing to avoid an expedite fee! For a direct link, Click Here.

Book a tour with Viator.com. They have a massive list of excursions. It will be your responsibility to check the departure and arrival times and make sure they fit within the time your ship is in port. We recommend a tour start time of at least 1 hour AFTER arrival. Tours should return to the ship at least 1 hour before your ship is schedule to leave. For a direct link, Click Here.

Coming into town early or staying a few extra days? Click Here for some tour options.

class schedule
The schedule is subject to change. All classes/crops will take place on deck 6, aft, in the Conference Center. From the aft elevators, you'll need to walk through the Schooner Bar to find the entrance to the Conference Center. Make & Takes available all week. The crop room will be open 24/7.

5/15/23 - Embarkation Day

  • 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Meet & Greet
  • Turn in TAG swap tags to Deidra
  • 8:30 p.m. Store opens

5/18/23 - At Sea

  • 9:00 a.m. - Classes All Day, Tag Swap
Connect with us on Facebook.....via our Events Link.
Chat with your fellow cruisers about your upcoming trip. Go Here.

travel insurance
If you have not already purchased travel insurance, we recommend that you do. Insurance covers you in case you had to cancel due to a medical reason or death in the family. It also covers your baggage, emergency evacuation and more.

You can find a document of coverage by clicking here.

What you'll need...

...Personal Packing List

  • Proof of Citizenship
    • *REQUIRED* Passport (valid at least 6 months after you return) & a drivers license
  • e-Docs & Set Sail Pass, luggage tags, Transfer/Hotel Vouchers
  • Shore Excursion Tickets (if you booked your excursions through Dream Vacations/Shore Excursions Group)
  • Casual clothes for during the day
  • 2 "Dress Your Best" nights, 2 Smart Casual & 3 Casual outfits for dinner
  • A light jacket in case the crop room is chilly
  • Work-out clothes
  • Bathing suit, cover up & sunscreen
  • Camera & extra batteries
  • Pajamas
  • Toiletries (hair-dryer, soap and shampoo are provided)
  • Tennis shoes & flip-flops
  • Lighted alarm clock (or you can use the Wake-up call system)
  • Royal Caribbean allows you to bring 2 bottles of wine (750 mL) per stateroom onboard on embarkation day; subject to corkage fees. Guests may also bring non-alcoholic beverages as carry-on items on boarding day. Non-alcoholic beverages may not exceed 12 standard (17 oz.) cans, bottles or cartons per stateroom. Milk and distilled water brought on for infant, medical, or dietary use are permitted.  These must be CARRIED on! If you put them in your checked luggage, your suitcases will be held in security.

...Crafters Packing List

For the Open Cropping times, please bring your own paper/photos/accessories/tools that you'll need to complete your own cards/pages.  Please also bring your own supply of wet-wipes to clean your hands and your workspace. 

**Be sure to pack all sharp objects in your CHECKED Luggage, all together in a plastic bag**

The following supplies are suggested for your classes.
Subject to change.

  • Tons of your favorite adhesives - various types - wet & dry
  • Pop-Dots
  • Scissors (blades must be less than 4 inches long)
  • 12" Personal Trimmer
  • Quick Quotes Powder Puff Inks: Bloody Mary, Mocha Mama, Montego Bay, Baja Blue, Aqua, Navy, Deep Sea, Denim or Blueberry Bliss, Fall Leaves, Desert Sun (or tropical colors you have)
  • Bone Folder
  • Pen / Pencil
  • Wet-wipes to clean your hands and table
  • Optional: Battery powered crafting light

There will be a store on-board selling paper, page kits, inks and embellishments.

don't forget to download and create your cruise & Crop passport before you go. Go here for more information.