Margaritaville at Sea, a part of the Margaritaville model created by singer Jimmy Buffett, has a brand new, particular manner of claiming “thanks” to U.S. navy service members. It consists of each energetic responsibility service members and veterans, police, fireplace, EMS personnel, and educators who’re federal, state, or native authorities staff.
The Heroes Sail Free cruise program “invitations these frontline heroes to get pleasure from a much-deserved microvacation to the Bahamas,” Margaritaville at Sea explains.
“Welcome aboard heroes, with an enormous ‘Fins Up’ thanks in your service,” Buffett said in a statement. “Now we really feel honored to serve you — at sea.”
Particularly, Heroes Sail Free invitations these personnel to sail free on a 3-day, two-night cruise from the Port of Palm Seaside in Florida to Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. This system is coordinated by way of a partnership with GovX.com, an internet market providing reductions on merchandise, packages, and experiences completely for U.S. navy service members, first responders, emergency medical professionals, and different state/federal staff.
“To point out our honest gratitude for his or her ongoing service, we needed to supply these frontline heroes an opportunity to kick off their boots and work sneakers and flip flop into a soothing getaway,” mentioned Kevin Sheehan, Jr., president and CEO of Margaritaville at Sea. “We hope a bit downtime to recuperate from the calls for of their day-to-day duties is simply what they want.”
Aboard The Margaritaville Paradise
Margaritaville at Sea is a partnership between the house owners of the previous Bahamas Cruise Paradise Line and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. The ship, Margaritaville Paradise, which debuted final spring with Jimmy Buffett-themed choices, is a makeover of what had previously been Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Classica, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
The 1,680-passenger Margaritaville Paradise “options gourmand meals and beverage choices, together with JWB Prime Steakhouse and the 5 o’Clock Someplace Bar & Grill, together with swimming pools, retail shops, a St. Someplace Spa, Fins Up! Health Heart, and different providers and facilities,” Margaritaville at Sea explains. “The ship additionally gives on-board leisure actions and leisure, together with the On line casino Margaritaville and Stars on the Water Theater, dwelling to the Tales from Margaritaville: Jimmy’s Ship Present, written and produced by Jimmy Buffett and acclaimed producer Frank Marshall.”
How To E-book The Cruise
For those who’d wish to e book passage on the cruise, there are two necessary standards.
First, after all, the provide solely applies for U.S. navy service members (energetic responsibility and veterans), police, fireplace, EMS personnel, and educators who’re federal, state, or native authorities staff. Secondly, anybody planning to e book additionally must have a GovX-issued ID, which is used to securely confirm their navy or first responder standing.
You’ll be able to study extra about GovX and even create an account, if you’re eligible, here.
To e book the free cruise, those that are eligible should go to Margaritaville at Sea’s Heroes Sail Free webpage and declare the Heroes Sail Free provide. You too can discover the entire phrases and exclusions on that web page.
Lastly, it’s additionally necessary to notice that the Heroes Sail Free provide applies solely to these in a celebration with a GovX ID.
You might must be affected person, nevertheless.
“We’re at present experiencing vital name quantity into our reservations heart as a consequence of a excessive degree of pleasure for this program,” Margaritaville at Sea explains. “We thanks in your service and ask in your persistence as we work by way of all reserving inquiries.”
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