Galveston City Council to consider Terminal 3

I reported yesterday that the Port of Galveston was considering the final agreement with Royal Caribbean for Terminal 3. The Port approved that agreement. Today, the Galveston City Council will also vote on the agreement. Specifically, item 12(B) on today’s agenda has the city attorney asking for permission to sign the agreement.

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Port of Galveston voting on deal with Royal Caribbean for third terminal

Port of Galveston officials are set to vote today on the details of a Cruise Terminal 3 in Galveston. If approved, look for Royal to announce soon an Oasis Class ship sailing from Galveston.

Port of Galveston officials are set to vote later today on the details of a third cruise terminal. Set to be built with Royal Caribbean, the new Terminal 3 would significantly expand cruise options from Galveston. Specifically, look for the addition of an Oasis Class ship sailing from Galveston in Fall 2021. What, specifically, is in the deal the Port is voting on?

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Is the drinks package worth it?

Pictured here is the R Bar on the Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas. Each of the cruise lines offers a drinks package to cover the cost of onboard beverages.

Is the drinks package worth it? Regardless of whether you sail Royal Caribbean or Carnival, the answer depends on a lot more than the cost of your alcohol. I explain more in a short YouTube video. However, yes, there are several reasons I always invest in purchasing the package before boarding.

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What to expect from Royal Caribbean 2021-2022

The Allure of the Seas is pictured here with sister ships from the Oasis Class. Royal Caribbean has not made any announcements. However, it may be a key part of Royal Caribbean 2021-2022 plans from Galveston.

Royal Caribbean has sailed at least two ships from Texas for several years now. Currently, only the Liberty of the Seas is scheduled to sail from Texas in Summer 2021. Speculation has been rife that Royal will move an Oasis Class ship to Galveston. They have also delayed the announcement of their entire Caribbean schedule. So what do we know about the Royal Caribbean 2021-2022 plan from Galveston?

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Miller’s Seawall Grill

Miller’s Seawall Grill is located next to the Hotel Galvez in Galveston. It is a fantastic breakfast and lunch spot.

I always get to Galveston early before a cruise. I want to avoid the stress of late flights. More to the point, a couple of days in Galveston is an important part of my vacation. I also work hard to find new and interesting places to eat. When staying at the Hotel Galvez this year, we walked across the street to Miller’s Seawall Grill for breakfast. I am glad we did. It was amazing.

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