Deposits & Cancellations

Please note the payment dates below.  The date you make your reservation will ultimately determine your total deposit due at the time of booking and the subsequent payment dates.

Payment Schedule

Reservations Made Prior to OCTOBER 3, 2014
$100 per person deposit is due at the time of the reservation.

OCTOBER 3, 2013
$400 per person is due by Thursday, October 3, 2013.
Reservations/bookings made on or after October 3rd will require a deposit of $500 per person deposit.

NOVEMBER 22, 2013
50% of the remaining balance is due by Friday, November 22, 2013.
Reservations/bookings made on or after November 22nd, 2013 but before January 23, 2014 will require a deposit of 50% of the full cruise fare at the time of booking.

JANUARY 23, 2014
The Remaining Balance is due by Thursday, January 23, 2014.

Reservations/Bookings Made From January 23, 2014 Through March 8, 2014:
Reservations/bookings made after January 23, 2014 but before March 8, 2014 will require a 50% deposit at the time of booking, and the remaining balance must be paid in full within 30 days of the booking or by March 3, 2014, whichever is earlier.
Reservations/Bookings Made On Or After March 8, 2014:
Reservations made on or after March 8, 2014 must be paid in full at the time of booking.

If payment in full has not been received by January 23, 2014, OTB reserves the right to consider a reservation cancelled, and to charge the applicable cancellation penalties.
A $25 late payment fee may be applied per passenger for each cabin that does not remit payment by the required payment deadlines.
Single passengers are responsible for and will only be charged one add-on fee of $225 for mandatory government taxes, fees and prepaid gratuities.
Payment Terms supersede those made by the MSC Cruises Passenger Contract. Please note the payment provisions of these Terms and Conditions apply to the Cruise, regardless of any representations made by MSC Cruises or its affiliated entities, whether in the MSC Passenger Contract terms or elsewhere. All rights granted to passengers in the MSC Cruises Passenger Contract, relating to the payment or refund of cruise fare and to cancellations by passengers shall not be operative.


If You Do Not Show Up For The Cruise On Time, or Do Not Otherwise Use Your Ticket: 
There will be no refunds given.
All cancellation and reservations changes must be submitted in writing via email to The date that such written notice of cancellation is received will determine the applicable cancellation fees per the above schedule. No exceptions will be made.
Due to our unique Cancellations Terms, we strongly recommend the purchase of Travel Insurance. Protect your Vacation investment.