Friends & Family Program



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Customer Appreciation


Your loyalty deserves exceptional rewards and recognition – that’s why we designed the Friends & Family Referral Rewards program. Cruise Direct Online appreciates your business and the opportunity to assist you with planning your cruise vacation. We would like to reward your continued loyalty. For select cruises, our Friends & Family Travel Rewards Referral Program rewards you and your traveling companions up to $500.00 "FREE Shipboard Credit " ( works like cash to pay for services onboard the cruise ship ) per stateroom,  for guests who recommend a friend or family member who decides to cruise with you in a separate stateroom, even if this is your first cruise. No sign up is necessary, as once you book your cruise with us, you are automatically enrolled to participate. See details below.


You can get CRUISE CASH for every Friend or Family member you refer to Cruise Direct Online. Email them and give them our phone number and your  cruise line reservation number. – they'll need it when they book their cruise. You can find your reservation number on your cruise confirmation letter you received from us.

You'll receive the appropriate Shipboard Credit applied to your booking and the same amount will also will be applied to your Friends or family member's reservation.

The Friends & Family Rewardssm program offers a bevy of other benefits, including, advance notice of special promotions and cruise fare sales, and all the latest news about the cruise lines, ships, destinations and itineraries.


Cruise Cash - Shipboard Credit Rewards

Shipboard credit amounts are per stateroom, not per person.


3-5 Night Cruises

Book an inside stateroom and receive $25.

Book an ocean view ( outside ) stateroom and receive $35.  

Book a balcony or suite receive $75.


Minimum stateroom cost $499.*per person.


6-9 Night Cruises

Book an inside stateroom and receive $50.
Book an ocean view ( outside ) stateroom and receive $100.  
Book a balcony or suite receive $150. 


Minimum stateroom cost $699.*per person.


10-13 Night Cruises
Book an inside stateroom and receive $75.
Book an ocean view ( outside ) stateroom and receive $200.  
Book a balcony or suite receive $300.  


Minimum stateroom cost $1199.*per person.


14 Nights or More Cruise
Book an inside stateroom and receive $100.
Book an ocean view ( outside ) stateroom and receive $300.  
Book a balcony or suite receive $400-500.  


Minimum stateroom cost $1599.*per person.



More BONUS Shipboard Credits

Book your cruise online or with one of our friendly and knowledgeable cruise travel advisors, bring  friends or family members along in a separate stateroom and get a Friends and Family Cruise Cash Reward and in some cases up to $ Shipboard Credit per stateroom if offered by the cruise line as a standard promotion for your particular sailing.


What are Shipboard Credits?

Shipboard credits are house credits that are placed on your stateroom's account for you to use during your cruise vacation. You can use the credit towards merchandise, shore excursions, spa services and more! Offer only applicable for ocean-view staterooms and higher on select sailings


These offers cannot be combined with any other promotion, coupon, or special.

**The Fine Print - Rules & Restrictions
This offer is valid for new bookings only and is per stateroom, not per person. Valid for phone-in , online and e-mail requests.  
Must request cruise reward at time of booking and placing deposit with cruise line. Valid on selected cruise lines and sailings. Ocean view accommodations or better. Not all cruise lines or sailings are eligible. No other discounts can be combined with this offer. New bookings only. Offer cannot be combined with "extra discounts" or other cash or services offers. Multiple cabin purchases cannot be combined to increase  an individuals reward total. However, Guests paying for more than one stateroom of a qualifying cruise will receive the applicable Referral Reward for each stateroom purchased. You must call us at 800.365.1445 to make a reservation. Online reservations or third party bookings are not eligible for this promotion.

More Fine Print.....
Purchasers must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of qualifying cruise line booking, and be a legal resident of the United States to book and travel on one of the qualifying cruises. This Offer is based on availability. All cruises are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. All cruises are subject to availability, vagaries of cruise variation, work stoppages and schedule or route changes. All rates and offers are in US dollars. Prices are not guaranteed until the booking has been confirmed. This Offer is combinable with other cruise promotions advertised by each qualifying cruise line; however, this Offer cannot be combined with group bookings.

Limited Time Offer...

The Friends and Family Referral Rewards Program is a limited time offer and may be withdrawn at anytime without notice. So book your cruise now to earn this reward. This Offer is valid only for qualifying new cruise line reservations made through Cruise Direct Online . Not valid for bookings made directly with any cruise lines official web site, Travelocity, Expedia, Orbitz, or Priceline web sites or over the phone with these or any other company.  Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Should you cancel your cruise for any reason, subject to the cruise lines payment and cancellation policies, you will not receive a Referral Reward.

Travel Direct Corporation is not responsible for any damages, liabilities, injuries, costs or expenses directly or indirectly arising in connection with your use, or misuse, of Shipboard Credits, or any product or service purchased while onboard a cruise ship.

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