Claude Family Cruise
Nov 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – Nov 28, 2019, 8:00 AM
Carnival Valor, New Orleans, LA


Don’t Miss Out

Take a look below to learn about the action-packed schedule for Claude Family Cruise. If you have any questions about specific activities, event timing or anything else, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!  Register with Carnival now using your booking number on  Online check in is available starting 8/25.Download the Carnival HUB app.  If you’re not buying WiFi, you can pay $5 for the whole cruise to be able text other cruisers using the app.

Sunday 8/25

Online Check-in begins

All guests can begin their online check in process.  All you need is to set up an account using your booking number and start your online check-in.  Visit

Saturday 11/23 @ 11:30AM - 2PM

Carnival Valor

Ship boarding starts at 11:30am.  Check your travel documents to see your specific time for port check-in.  Be sure to have all your travel documents, (ID's and birth certificates or passports) in your carry-on bag.  Your room should be ready around 1pm.  Expect to see your checked luggage delivered to your room around 5pm.  When you board, you can go eat at the buffet or poolside on Lido deck.  There is a mandatory muster drill prior to sail away.  See you at dinner at 6pm!!

Saturday 11/23 - Wednesday 11/27
@ 7 PM

We have an area in the dining room reserved just for us every evening at 6pm

Every evening

Sunday 11/24

Sea Day

This is a sea day.  We'll be sailing all day.  Check your "Fun Times" for all activities.  This is generally the “Cruise Elegant” night.  Be sure to wear your dressy fit tonight to dinner!  

Monday 11/25

Cozumel, Mexico - Mr. Sanchos Beach club today.

Cozumel, Mexico

Tuesday 11/26

Progreso, Mexico today

Progreso, Mexico

Wednesday 11/27

This is a sea day and our last whole day together onboard the ship.

Sea Day

Thursday 11/28 @ 8 AM


Happy Thanksgiving!  This is disembarkation day.  I hate to see it come to an end, but I am thankful we were able to make it happen.  Let's do this again!  Maybe a different itinerary,  we'll talk more.  Please be safe traveling home, or in New Orleans.  It is Bayou Classic weekend.


T Shirts

Carl will be ordering T-shirts for this event and would like everyone to wear them on embarkation day.  (As we board the ship).  They can be worn to dinner that night also.  We would also like to make sure we get a pic together in the shirts.  He needs to know how many shirts and sizes to get a price.  He will let everyone know prices prior to ordering.   Please take a moment to email Carl and let him know names and sizes and if it is adult or child for each T-shirt in your room.  Please do this by July 20th.  Carl's email is

Know Before You Go

Real ID info here for all air travel after October 1st:

Mr. Sanchos Beach Club

Carl and I think it will be fun for us all to visit Mr. Sanchos Beach Club on our day in Cozumel.  The all-inclusive package includes all drinks and eats for $55 per adult, $40 per child ages 12-17, $35 per child ages 4-11,  and must be reserved ahead of time for $5 per person.   Please email me to let me know if you are interested.  I will need to put deposit up.  There are pools, beach, activities for everyone.  See link:

Shore Excursions

Shore excursions page made for our cruise.  Feel free to book directly or i can set it up for you.

Cell Phone use at Sea

You can download the Carnival HUB app for free.  Your travel docs can be retrieved from app, you can see activity schedules, menus.  If everyone wants to be able to text each other using the app, Carnival charges $5 per phone to use texting within the app for the whole cruise.  WiFi plans are also available to purchase.

For regular cell phone use call your provider for information.  Don't go home to a huge phone bill!!

Carnival Valor


Get in Touch

Carl Claude & Jennifer Diaz


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