Carnival Cruise Ships To Spend More Time In Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel Cruise Ships
Photo By: Kevin T (Creative Commons)

Carnival Cruise Line has announced “Cozumel Plus”, a new program to give guests more time in Cozumel, Mexico. The new program launched by the Miami based cruise line will also offer exciting new shore excursions on the island and on the mainland.

Carnival is offering the new “Cozumel Plus” program on more than 750 itineraries. 17 different vessels will be letting guests expand their experiences with longer tours including swimming with Whale Sharks, exploring undersea caverns, visits to centuries-old ruins, Including Chichen Itza, and more. These new excursion are in addition to 50 existing tours already available for Carnival guests.

Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line said:

“With magnificent beaches and interesting landmarks and historical sites, Cozumel is the Caribbean’s premier cruising region and our ‘Cozumel Plus’ itineraries provide our guests with a seemingly endless variety of new ways to explore this fascinating destination,”

“These new itineraries provide our guests with the opportunity to create wonderful vacation memories and our travel agent partners an exciting cruise option to market to their clients.”

To kickstart the Cozumel Plus itineraries Carnival is having a special promotion which offers a $25 per person shipboard credit that can be used toward shore excursions. The offer is until April 22, 2016 and can be used in combination with Carnival’s Early Saver rates.

Puerta Maya, Cozumel

Photo By: Carnival Cruise Line

This really is good news, located on Mexico’s east coast, Cozumel has long been a favorite cruise destination and passengers can enjoy the Mexican in a way that suits them. The cruise line will offer 4 to 8-day cruises from 6 U.S. home ports along the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico. The Puerta Maya dock facility in Cozumel will take center stage by having easy access to booked tours right next to the ships.