Q. What time does the ship leave port?

From Southampton:

The ship will depart Southampton for sailing in the late afternoon (approximately 4-5pm). Specific departure times will be confirmed once you are on board.

Passengers should ensure they check in as per the time provided on their E-Ticket to ensure they are on board to attend a safety drill which is carried out prior to departure.

There are recommended arrival times stated on your ticket, which not only help to avoid congestion at the terminal but also ensures that everyone has time to check in and embark the ship and locate their cabin prior to departure. The time that check in closes is also stated on your ticket and travel summary documents, which are available from the Cruise Personaliser approximately five to six weeks prior to departure.


From Ports of Call

The departure time will depend on your itinerary. Specific departure times will be confirmed once you are on board. 

Typically the ship docks to allow either a full day (from approximately 8am - 4pm) or half a day (approximately 8am - 1pm / 1pm - 4pm) in the port. An 'early evening' departure can be between 5-7pm.

These are approximate timings, you may have a shorter or longer duration in port. 

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