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American Cruise Lines: Payments & Refunds

Deposit and Final Payment

A deposit of $500 per person is required on trips of 9 nights or less. A deposit of $900 per person is required on trips of 10 nights or more. Final payment is required 90 days prior to sailing. Reservations made within 90 days of departure must be accompanied by full payment.

Cruise Length

Deposit Amount

Final Payment Due Date

9 nights or less

$500 per person

90 days prior to departure

10 nights or more

$900 per person

90 days prior to departure

American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Discover cards are accepted for deposit and/or final payment.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellation and refund policies vary by tour operator, with penalties generally increasing as the departure date approaches. If a cancellation occurs, the following charges will be assessed:

Days Prior to Departure

Cancellation Charge

91 days or more prior to departure

$250 per person

90-46 days prior to departure

50% of fare + $250 per person

45 days or less prior to departure

100% of fare + $250 per person

Cancellations must be received in writing to American Cruise Lines. Requests for cancellation should be sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested. The cancellation fees of $250 per passenger may be applied as a courtesy discount toward fare for a future cruise reserved with American Cruise Lines, Inc. within one year of the cancellation date.

Deposit, payment, and cancellation terms may differ for group bookings.

Timetables and rates are subject to change, and exceptions may apply for holiday departures. Please confirm payment and cancellation policies with your Vacations To Go travel counselor at time of booking.

Purchase of travel insurance may reduce or eliminate the cancellation and interruption fees outlined above. For more information please call your Vacations To Go travel counselor.