Saturday, November 13 – Miami

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. – Bon Voyage Party

Come to the Airline Ambassadors’ Bon Voyage Party in the Ballroom at the Doubletree Grand Hotel in Miami with an open bar for two hours and hors d’oeuvres. Join us for spectacular views of the Miami Harbor, drinks, music and dancing. There will also be a live auction with original paintings and other travel items to win. This event is a great way to kick off our phenomenal Cruise4Haiti! Tickets are $55 per person online or $65 per person at the door and all funds go to benefit Airline Ambassadors’ work in Haiti. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/c8cE3z.

Sunday – Miami

11:30 a.m. Boarding commences on the Liberty of the Seas.

Come aboard, have lunch, explore the ship and relax. If you’d like to enjoy the pool, bring a bathing suit in your carry-on luggage. Typically, cabins are available by 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon. Make sure to have an outfit for dinner in your carry-on luggage as well, as checked luggage may not be delivered to your stateroom until later in the afternoon or evening.

4:30 p.m. Sail away from Miami. Watch the ship glide away from port and let the Cruise4Haiti fun begin!

5:00 to 5:50 p.m.  Meet & Greet, Jamaica Conference Room

Come to our Jamaica Conference Room hospitality suite to meet the members of our Cruise4Haiti group. Reconnect with old friends and make new ones.

6:00 p.m. Group dinner

Evening – Enjoy one of the shows onboard the ship, take part in the Liberty of the Seas’ many activities, or dance the night away. Kids and teens will enjoy the ship’s award-winning programs designed just for them.

Monday –  Day At Sea

Talks: Nancy Rivard talks about Airline Ambassadors today. 

2:30 to 4:30 p.m.   Volunteer Activities – Jamaica Conference Room

Craft Activity – Card Making: Today we’ll be making cards for the kids at the For Haiti With Love orphanage. There are 50 girls at this orphanage and we will be making several personalized Christmas cards for each child to go with the gift bags we will be assembling tomorrow. In addition, we will be making cards for the 33 children at the St. Maarten Orphanage.

4:30 to 5:00 p.m.  Jamaica Conference Room

Review tomorrow’s schedule and items needed.

6:00 p.m.  Group Dinner

Evening – The night is young! Enjoy one of the shows onboard the ship, take part in the Liberty of the Seas’ many activities, or dance the night away. Remember, you can sleep in tomorrow.

Tuesday – Day At Sea

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Talks – Jamaica Conference Room

Eva talks about For Haiti With Love and their projects today. Nancy Schretter talks about Together for Good, planning your own voluncruise and expectations for voluncruise activities.

2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  Volunteer Activities – Jamaica Conference Room

Gift Bag Assembly: Today, we’ll be putting together the individual Christmas gift bags for each child in the For Haiti with Love orphanage and combining them with the personalized cards that we made yesterday. We will also be assembling 33 gift bags for the children at the St. Maarten Orphanage.

4:30 to 5:00 p.m.  Jamaica Conference Room

Review tomorrow’s schedule and our visit to the St. Maarten Orphanage. Discuss logistics, transportation and items needed.

6:00 p.m.  Group Dinner

Evening: Enjoy one of the shows onboard the ship or take part in the Liberty of the Seas’ many activities. Kids and teens will enjoy the ship’s award-winning programs designed just for them.

Wednesday –  St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles

7:00 a.m.  The Liberty of the Seas arrives in St. Maarten

Morning:  Free time in St. Maarten to go shopping or take a tour.

1:00 p.m.  Meet in a designated place (any ideas?) to go to the St. Maarten Orphanage. We have the street address, so people will have the option to meet us there as well. Each person should bring their own in-kind donations in a backpack or over-the-shoulder duffle bag. The kids arrive from school at 2 p.m. at the orphanage. We will be meeting the kids, touring the orphanage and bringing donations. Return to the ship by 4:30 p.m.

4:30 to 5:00 p.m.  Jamaica Conference Room

Meet for 30 minutes to discuss the day’s activities, review tomorrow’s schedule and our plans to visit the Casa Cuna Orphanage. Discuss logistics, transportation and items needed.

6:00 p.m.  The Liberty of the Seas sails away from St. Maarten.

6:00 p.m. Group dinner.

Evening: Enjoy one of the shows onboard the ship or take part in the Liberty of the Seas’ many activities. Kids and teens will enjoy the ship’s award-winning programs designed just for them. Tomorrow is an early day, so get plenty of rest.

Thursday –  San Juan, Puerto Rico

7 a.m.   The Liberty of the Seas arrives in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

9:15 a.m. Meet to leave for the Casa Cuna Orphanage. If people would like, they can meet us there. Street address will be provided.

10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Visit the Casa Cuna Orphanage. We will be taking a tour of the orphanage, visiting the Development Center to interact with the toddlers, and bringing donations.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free time in San Juan. Return to the ship or head into Old San Juan for shopping. Everyone must be back onboard the ship around 1 p.m., as the ship departs by 2 p.m. this afternoon.

2:00 p.m. The Liberty of the Seas sails away from San Juan, Puerto Rico

Afternoon  Yoga session with Carrie – Relax and unwind from our voluntourism activities.

4:30 to 5:00 p.m. Jamaica Conference Room

Review tomorrow’s schedule and our visit to the For Haiti With Love projects in Cap Haitien as well as our beach party. Discuss logistics, transportation, items needed, and expectations for our Haiti port stop.

6:00 p.m. – Group dinner.

Evening: Enjoy one of the shows onboard the ship or take part in the Liberty of the Seas’ many activities. Kids and teens will enjoy the ship’s award-winning programs designed just for them. Tomorrow is an early day, so get plenty of rest.

Friday – Labadee, Haiti

9:00 a.m. The Liberty of the Seas arrives in Labadee, Haiti

We still haven’t heard anything from Lauren Ordway at Royal Caribbean concerning our proposals, so don’t know whether our group will be going to visit the For Haiti with Love projects or not. At minimum, everyone will be helping to send off our donations to For Haiti with Love, meeting with Presume and Rosaline of For Haiti with Love’s Cap Haitien projects, visting the Haitian Artisans’ Colony on Labadee Beach, and will be enjoying a festive beach barbeque.

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Jamaica Conference Room

Meet to discuss the day’s experiences and share our thoughts.

5:00 p.m. The Liberty of the Seas sails away from Labadee, Haiti

6:00 p.m.  Group dinner

Evening – The night is young! Enjoy one of the shows onboard the ship, take part in the Liberty of the Seas’ many activities, or dance the night away. Remember, you can sleep in tomorrow.

Saturday – Day at Sea

Morning: Talks

Nancy Rivard’s activities here. Rich talks about social media tips for individuals and non-profits.

Afternoon: Free Time to relax and enjoy the ship.

5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Festive cocktail party or culminating event for Saturday night. Maybe we can do a slide show or presentation here and give out everyone’s contact information.

6:00 p.m.  Group dinner, Celebrate Eva’s birthday tonight at dinner

Evening – It’s your last night at sea with new friends and old, so enjoy the ship!

Sunday – Miami

6:00 a.m.  The Liberty of the Seas arrives back to the port of Miami.

8:00 to 9:30 a.m.  Disembark the ship and return home.

Thanks for joining us on the Cruise4Haiti!