Airline Employee Interline Cruise Discounts

WhoIsEligibleForInterlineDiscounts

Subject to change. Verify eligibility at time of booking request.
Part Time and Contract employees of airlines NOT eligible.

Homeport Cruises Co. is not liable for any penalties and/or forfeitures based upon customer's inability to verify eligibility in a timely manner in advance of the anticipated travel. Proof of eligibility must also be available for inspection upon check-in for all travel.

Interline (Airline Employees) - All Partner Cruise Lines Listed Below
Military Personnel -Carnival & MSC Cruises.
Military Personnel - Must call for rates on Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Holland America Line & Disney


Carnival Cruise Line “Interline Eligibility” - effective 5/2/2013
Cargo companies (FedEx, UPS, etc) have been added.  (They had previously been dropped from the program.)  Now any full time employees including the UPS store and FedEx office full time employees qualify.
Carnival Cruise Line “Interline Eligibility” - effective 4/1/2006
Verification: ID required to book (must have airline brand on ID, ie., UA, AA, WN., etc.) and valid Driver's License.
Eligible: Full Time Employees of IATA Passenger Airlines, Cruise Lines;
NACTA (National Air Traffic Controllers Association), FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), IATA employees, ALPA (Air Line Pilots Association);
Worldspan, Sabre, Galileo and Amadeus.
Employee/Spouse/Childdren (21 or younger)/Parent of ID holder. Retired employees.
For spouse travel without employee, letter and employee id required.
Notes: Interline Plus Rates, at slightly higher rate, may be available for Non interline friends on same sailing as employee. Restrictions apply.
Three cabin maximum per sailing (employee, spouse or parent of employee, and one cabin at Interline Plus Rates).
Other restrictions may apply.

Carnival Cruise Line "Military Eligibility"
Verification: ID or DD214* and valid USA Drivers License
Eligibility: Active or retired military including service completed military DD214
(2 years completed and honorably discharged including discharge certificate/DD256N showing ending date of service).
(Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, Reserves).
One cabin for eligible military personnel. No additional cabins for family or friends.
Other restrictions may apply.
One cabin limit.
Airfare may be added to booking.




Holland America Line “Interline Eligibility”
Update 11/7/16 - FedEx Active & Retired employees eligible.
Update 11/7/16 - UPS - All employees EXCEPT drivers eligible.
Update 11/7/16 - Airline employee, spouse, parent/s, parents-in-law eligible.

Interline employee, defined as active and retired employees of IATA/ARC appointed international, regional, courier (FedEx Office (Orange Badge) and FedEx Ground (Green badge) employees are NOT eligible, FedEx Express (Purple badge) and FedEx Corporate (Grey badge) are eligible) & cargo airlines* (including retirees of defunct airlines) or air traffic controllers. Eligible family members are defined as spouses, parents, parents in law, and dependent children (as defined by the IRS) of the eligible employee. Additional guests sharing the same stateroom with an eligible employee are extended the Interline rates. ONE extra stateroom is permitted IF the number of immediate family members traveling with the eligible Interline employee exceeds the maximum number of guests in the first stateroom OR if it is to be occupied by adult dependent children meeting the HAL minimum age requirements. Eligible family members are approved for ONE stateroom at the Interline rate when traveling without the employee.
*UPS Flight Crews with "Flight Crew" on badge.
Interline passengers are prohibited from disclosing Interline rates to the general public, including other cruise or tour passengers, and that upon any disclosure, HAL may revoke such Interline passenger’s eligibility for Interline rates.
1/20/2011 - Bookings made with Interline rates may be subject to cancellation with full refund after confirmation to accommodate higher revenue guests.
Verification: Letter and/or ID
Name changes are NOT allowed.


Holland America Line "Community Appreciation Fares Eligibility"
Teachers - Firefighters - Police Officers - Active Military
Verification, as outlined below, must be provided in ADVANCE of booking.
Must show proof of employment as a teacher by emailing or faxing Teacher's Certification, union card or letter from principal on school letterhead. Firefighters, Police Officers and all branches of active military (including US Coast Guards, Merchant Marines, National Guard & Reservists) must show proof of eligibility by emailing or faxing copy of badge or official ID. Must also be able to show ID at pier upon request.




Windstar Cruises “Interline Eligibility” - Rates are NON-Refundable - 6/18/2012 update
Verification: Letter + ID
Eligible: IATA/ARC appointed international, regional commuter passenger or cargo airlines;
and The National Pilots Association and National Air Traffic controllers Association.
Employee or Spouse: One Cabin
Spouse of Employee: See Above
Parents of Employee: Not Eligible
Retired Employee: One Cabin
Parent-In-Law of Active Employee: One Cabin
Notes: No children 5 years of age or younger allowed to travel using interline rates.
Two cabin maximum per sailing for active or retired employees only



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Celebrity and Azamara Cruises “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: Letter & ID*
Eligible: IATA/ARC appointed domestic or international commercial passenger airlines.
FedEx, DHL, UPS.
Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo, Amadeus.
Employee: One Cabin
Spouse or Domestic Partner: One Cabin (only if not on same sailing as employee).
Parent/s of Employee: One cabin
Retired Employee: One cabin
Friends of Active Employee: One Cabin. Restrictions apply. Not applicable to CRS employees.
Notes: Only one cabin for employee/spouse or retired employee per sailing. *ID allowed for Employee only travel. Letter & ID required for other eligibles.
Three cabin maximum per sailing

Updated 12/27/2011
Celebrity and Azamara Cruises “Military Eligibility”
New Military Rate Program
Military Program Restrictions As you should be aware, you and/or your travel agent have purchased this cruise vacation using a special restricted price program rate. It is important that at least one guest per stateroom be eligible to be considered in compliance with a restricted price program. It is also important to note that non-compliance of the restricted price program terms will result in the reservation being re-priced to the lowest available fare for that particular day. Furthermore, you will be responsible to pay for any differences immediately or else your boarding rights will be denied.

To qualify for a military rate, an individual must be classified as one of the following:

1. Active personnel currently serving in the Canadian National Defense; United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard or Reserves. Proper identification in the form of a United States Uniformed Services WHITE Identification Card for U.S. military personnel, and a WHITE N.D.21 Identification Card with a Red Canadian Flag displayed for Canadian National Defense personnel, must be presented at time of check-in.

2. Retired from any of the divisions listed directly above. "Retired" is defined as A) enlisted personnel or officers with a minimum of 20 years of service, B) medically retired, or C) 100% disabled. Proper identification for those classified in category A, or B must be in the form of a United States Uniformed BLUE Identification Card. Proper identification for those classified in category C is a United States Uniformed TAN Identification Card. Retired Canadian National Defense personnel are eligible and must possess the same white card as described above for active personnel. All forms of identification must be presented at time of check-in.

3. Veterans with an Honorable Discharge serving a minimum of 2 years, or 6-months in an active war zone, in any of the United States service divisions listed above. Proper identification in the form of a
DD 214, plus a current photo must be presented at time of check-in.

4. Spouses of actively deployed, or deceased military personnel, are eligible to book one stateroom as long as the eligible spouse is occupying the stateroom. All other guests traveling in the same stateroom are also eligible for the military rate. Spouse must present the PINK Dependent Military ID upon check-in as proof of eligibility.

All guests traveling in the same stateroom are eligible to receive the military rate. No additional staterooms, other than the one that is occupied by the military person is eligible for the military rate. Parents, in-laws, children or other family members or friends are not eligible for the military rate without the eligible military person occupying the stateroom.




Royal Caribbean Cruise Line “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: Letter & ID*
Eligible: IATA/ARC appointed domestic or international commercial passenger airlines.
FedEx, DHL, UPS.
Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo, Amadeus.
Employee: One Cabin
Spouse or Domestic Partner: One Cabin (only if not on same sailing as employee).
Parent/s of Employee: One cabin
Retired Employee: One cabin
Friends of Active Employee: One Cabin. Restrictions apply. Not applicable to CRS employees.
Notes: Only one cabin for employee/spouse or retired employee per sailing. *ID allowed for Employee only travel. Letter & ID required for other eligibles.
Three cabin maximum per sailing


Updated 12/27/2011
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line “Military Eligibility”
New Military Rate Program
It is important that at least one guest per stateroom be eligible to be considered in compliance with a restricted price program. It is also important to note that non-compliance of the restricted price program terms will result in the reservation being re-priced to the lowest available fare for that particular day. Furthermore, you will be responsible to pay for any differences immediately or else your boarding rights will be denied.

To qualify for a military rate, an individual must be classified as one of the following:

  1. Active personnel currently serving in the Canadian National Defense; United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard or Reserves. Proper identification in the form of a United States Uniformed Services WHITE Identification Card for U.S. military personnel, and a WHITE N.D.21 Identification Card with a Red Canadian Flag displayed for Canadian National Defense personnel, must be presented at time of check-in.
  2. Retired from any of the divisions listed directly above. "Retired" is defined as A) enlisted personnel or officers with a minimum of 20 years of service, B) medically retired, or C) 100% disabled. Proper identification for those classified in category A, or B must be in the form of a United States Uniformed BLUE Identification Card. Proper identification for those classified in category C is a United States Uniformed TAN Identification Card. Retired Canadian National Defense personnel are eligible and must possess the same white card as described above for active personnel. All forms of identification must be presented at time of check-in.
  3. Veterans with an Honorable Discharge serving a minimum of 2 years, or 6-months in an active war zone, in any of the United States service divisions listed above. Proper identification in the form of a DD 214, plus a current photo must be presented at time of check-in.
  4. Spouses of actively deployed, or deceased military personnel, are eligible to book one stateroom as long as the eligible spouse is occupying the stateroom. All other guests traveling in the same stateroom are also eligible for the military rate. Spouse must present the PINK Dependent Military ID upon check-in as proof of eligibility.

All guests traveling in the same stateroom are eligible to receive the military rate. No additional staterooms, other than the one that is occupied by the military person is eligible for the military rate. Spouses, parents, in-laws, children or other family members or friends are not eligible for the military rate without the eligible military person occupying the stateroom. 




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Norwegian Cruise Line “Military Appreciation Program”
Active personnel serving in the: Army, Navy, Air Force, US Coast Guard, US Marine Corps, National Guard, Reserves, Canadian National Defense.
Retired personnel: US and Canadian Defense.
Veterans: Proof of service required: DD214 and other proof, honorable discharge.
One Cabin: Qualifying military person traveling in that stateroom; or
One Cabin: Spouse of Active Military personnel serving overseas. Proof required.




Princess Cruises “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: Letter and/or ID
Eligible Participants: IATA/ARC Passenger & Cargo airline employees (FedEx/UPS pilots & flight crew only)
Employee & Spouse
Parent/s of Employee
Parent/s-In-Law
Retired Employee or Spouse
Friends: No Cabin
Notes: "As long as there is an eligible participant in each stateroom, there can be multiple bookings for a single airline employee"
Effective 6/2/15: Effective immediately, the North America Interline Program is being expanded to include employees of  Global Distribution System (GDS) companies such as Galileo/Apollo, Worldspan, Amadeus and Sabre.



Princess Cruises “Military On Board Credit Program" - Click for details






Disney Cruise Line “Military Eligibility”
Verification: ID
Eligible: Active or Retired Military Personnel
Employee: One Cabin
Retired Employee: One cabin
Friends: One cabin on same ship & sailing date as employee or retiree.
Notes: One cabin maximum per sailing.



MSC Cruises “Interline & Military Eligibility”
Eligible: IATA Passenger Airline employees.
Employee or Spouse: One Cabin
Parent/s of Employee: One cabin
Parent/s-In-Law: One Cabin
Retired Employee or Spouse: One cabin
Parent/s of Retired Employee: One cabin
Friends: No Cabin
Notes: Three cabin maximum per sailing
GDS: Amadeus, Sabre, Worldspan, etc.: Yes
UPS, FedEx, DHL: Yes
Retired airline employees from defunct airlines: Yes
Military: Active & Retired: One Cabin
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Viking River Cruises “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: Letter or ID
Eligible: IATA Passenger Airline employees.
CRS Employees (Amadeus, Sabre, etc.)
Cargo Carriers (FedEx, DHL, UPS)
Employee or Spouse: One Cabin
Parent/s of Employee: One cabin
Parent/s-In-Law: One Cabin
Retired Employee: One cabin
Friends: No Cabin
Notes: Two cabin maximum per sailing



Cunard “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: Letter and/or ID
Eligible: IATA Passenger & Cargo Airline employees (FedEx/UPS)
Employee & Spouse
Parent/s of Employee
Parent/s-In-Law of Employee
Retired Employee or Spouse
Friends: No Cabin
Notes: "As long as there is an eligible participant in each stateroom, there can be multiple bookings for a single airline employee"



Cunard "Military On Board Credit Program” - Click for details





UniWorld - Grand River Cruises “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: ID
Eligible: IATA Passenger Airline employees.
Employee : One Cabin
Retired Employee: One cabin




Silversea Cruises “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: Letter or ID
Eligible: Active or retired IATA Passenger Airline employees.
Employee : Yes
Employee Spouse: Yes
Retired Employee: Yes
Parents of Employee: Yes
Bookings: Waitlist at 45 days prior to sailing - confirmation at cruise line discretion.



AMAWATERWAYS “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: ID
Eligible: Active or retired IATA Passenger Airline employees.
Employee : Yes
Retired Employee: Yes
Cargo Carriers (FedEx, DHL, UPS)
Bookings can be confirmed 60 days in advance of sailing (sometimes 90 days or more) at cruise line discretion.
Family or Friends on same ship & sailing date - sometimes, based on availability. Ask at time of booking inquiry.




Paul Gauguin Cruises “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: ID and/or Letter
Eligible: Employee (Scheduled & Cargo IATA carriers: FedEx, UPS, DHL)
Employee: Yes
Spouse: Yes
Parents of Employee: Yes
Parents of Spouse: Yes
Retired Employee: Yes



Star Clippers “Interline Eligibility”
Verification: ID and/or Letter
Eligible: Employees of (Scheduled Passenger IATA Airlines), not cargo carriers.
Employee: Yes
Spouse: Yes
Parents of Employee: Yes
Retired Employee: Yes
Spouse of Retired Employee: Yes