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  • Where is BANA 2024
    On behalf of Texas Bunts, we, Dallas Bunts are extremely delighted to host the BANA 2024. Cruise to the Western Caribbean onboard the majestic Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas. We will depart from Galveston, TX port which is approximately 40 miles from Houston.
  • When & Where
    BANA 2024 , is going to be a 5 night, fun filled event. The cruise departs from Galveston, TX on June 29 at 4PM CT. The cruise will conclude on July 4 at 7:00 AM CT.
  • Who attends BANA 2024
    BANA 2024 is open to all Bunts (members and non-members). We encourage you to bring your family to join us for the event. This event will be restricted to Bunts and immediate family members.
  • Getting to BANA 2024
    If flying in, please plan to arrive at either of these airports - George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) or William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) We encourage you to arrive on June 28 (day prior to departure). We will be arranging a hotel closer to Galveston for all BANA 2024 guests. This will ensure you do not have to deal with travel delays on the day of departure. A shuttle will be arranged for all guests arriving the night before to Galveston cruise port. If arriving the day of departure, please plan on arriving in Houston no later than 10:00 AM CT. It's important to plan ahead and allow enough time for travel, traffic, and parking (if renting a car). There are several ways to get from a Houston airport to the Galveston cruise port. Some options include: Shuttle: There are several shuttle services that operate between Houston airports and the Galveston cruise port. These shuttles are usually operated by the cruise lines or by third-party companies. Taxi or ride-sharing service: Taxis and ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft are also available from Houston airports to the Galveston cruise port. Rental car: You can also rent a car from one of the major car rental companies at the airport and drive to the Galveston cruise port. Fo additional questions, please email us at
  • When Should I Book?
    The answer is as soon as possible. There are a couple of things you should consider. First, if you need an accessible room, book as early as possible. These adapted rooms are extremely limited and sell out quickly on popular itineraries. Second, if you have a preference for the type of cabin or its location, you should also book early for the best selection. Finally, we have secured a limited number of rooms at special discounted rates. If we sell out, we cannot guarantee you rooms or rates at this discounted price.
  • What is Included in the Price?
    Our special discounted rates are all inclusive. All prices are per-person, based on a double occupancy of the stateroom and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. They will cover: Ship accommodations Ocean transportation Most meals onboard Some beverages onboard Most entertainment onboard Gratuities Government taxes, fees, or surcharges that may be assessed by any governmental agencies F&B for all official BANA events (excludes F&B costs for networking and other events outside of BANA functions) Transfers form hotel to cruise terminal on day of departure and from the cruise terminal to airport on the day of arrival The following services are not included in the cruise price: Dining in Specialty Restaurants Dining in Johnny Rockets (Where applicable) Spa and Salon services Gambling (Including Bingo) Art Auction Any purchases made in the gift shops onboard Shore excursions Photographs Video Arcade\ Medical Services Internet Access (Can be purchased directly with the cruise) Transfers if arriving the day of departure Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Services Ship to Shore Telephone calls Alcoholic Beverages (Can be purchased directly with the cruise) Non-Alcoholic Beverages (excluding water, lemonade and iced tea) We understand that you may want to look for a deal and may refer to other booking sites. Those prices may not reflect the exclusive discounted rates and do not include gratuities, government taxes, fees, or surcharges that may be assessed by any governmental agencies. If comparing, please compare the price at checkout. If you have any additional questions or would like to connect with us, please email us at
  • Required Travel Documents to get Onboard
    ensure you have all the proper documentation to board the ship and enter each of the countries your cruise visits. We’ll require government-issued identification to board. And government authorities may require you to have a visa or meet other requirements. US Citizens: Royal Caribbean strongly recommends that all guests travel with a valid US passport with atleast six months validity. US Permanent Resident Card Holders: Guests must bring their physical Permanent Resident Card and it must be original – no photocopies. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after your cruise ends. Canadian Citizens: Required if traveling to the U.S. by air Royal Caribbean strongly recommends that all guests travel with a valid passport. Learn why a passport is best. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after your cruise ends Other Nationalities: Required if traveling to the U.S. by air Valid passport from country of citizenship. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after your cruise ends. Valid US visa If you have any further questions, please reach out to us at
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