Colon, Panama

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

12-Day Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean on the Emerald Princess

January 23 – February 4, 2025

Aruba, Bonaire, Cartagena, Panama Canal (partial transit), Colon, Limon, and Grand Cayman

Rates start at $1,618​ per person - Rates based on double occupancy and include taxes, fees, port expenses, and $50 donation to the COA

Deposit: $400 per person | Final Payment: October 25, 2024


For more information or to book: Melvin Reynolds and Chris Cetlinski


Melvin Reynolds

(330) 708-0592


Chris Cetlinski

(313) 300-2003




Find out more about the cruise

Melvin and Chris from Cruise Brothers Travel will have a presentation at the COA on Thursday, March 21.  Join them as they answer all your questions about what there is to see and do, what costs, and more.


Frequently Asked Questions:


Q. When is the cruise?

A. We set sail on January 23, 2025 and return on February 4, 2025.


Q. Where do we sail from?

A. We will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, FL.


Q. What is included in my fare?

A. Your fare includes the following: All meals except for specialty dining and some casual restaurants A $50 donation to the COA Your passage on the ship All taxes, fees, and port expenses


Q. What ports are we visiting?

A. The ports of call will be; Aruba, Bonaire, Cartagena, partial transit of the Panama Canal, colon, Limon, and Grand Cayman.


Q. How will I get to Ft. Lauderdale?

A. We can arrange flights through Princess or you can purchase them on your own.


Q. Do I need a passport?

A. Yes, several of the countries on this cruise require a passport with at least six (6) months validity after the last day of travel.


Q. When is final payment?

A. Final payment is October 25, 2024. You can make payments if you wish before that time so your balance is less at the time of final payment.


Q. How much do I have to put down?

A. Your deposit is $400 per person.


Q. What happens if I can’t go?

A. If it is before final payment, your payments will be refunded. If it is after final payment, then the amount of your refund goes down the closer to the date of sailing.


Q. Do I need travel insurance?

A. Travel insurance is highly recommended, whether it is purchased through Princess or a third party provider.


Q. When do I need to book by?

A. The sooner the better. We only have a set number of staterooms at the current fare and once those are booked the fare could go up.


Q. I use a walker and have mobility issues. Can I still go?

A. Yes. There are accessible staterooms that we are able to book, but they sell out early and are on a first come first serve basis.


Q. Can I bring my grandchildren or other family members?

A. Yes. If you are bringing your grandchildren there are few extra steps that we need to do, but it can be done.


Q. Does Princess cater to those with food allergies?

A. Yes. Within your profile you will be able to let Princess know of any allergies or other special requests and they will do their best to fill them.


Q. What form of payment do you take?

A. We can only accept credit cards or debit cards as payment.


Q. Do I need to be vaccinated for Covid 19?

A. As of 10/21/22, no, and you will no longer be required to take a covid test prior to boarding.


Q. How do I book?

A. You can call Melvin Reynolds at 330-708-0592 or Chris Cetlinski at 313-300-2003. There are also forms available at the COA that can be filled out and we will see that either Melvin or Chris gets them to book you



Melvin Reynolds

(330) 708-0592


Chris Cetlinski

(313) 300-2003