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Be sure you're eligible for Interline Rates
In general, interline rates apply to all active & retired airline employees, spouses, dependent children and parents. Eligibility rules are slightly different for each cruise line. Please be sure you qualify prior to making a reservation online...

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AMA Waterways I Atlas Ocean Voyages I Azamara Club Cruises I Carnival Cruise Lines | Celebrity Cruises | Celestyal Cruises | Costa Cruises | Crystal Cruises I Cunard Line | Disney | Emerald Waterways I Explora Journeys I Holland America Line | Hurtigruten I MSC Cruises | NCL I Oceania Cruises I Paul Gauguin Cruises I Princess Cruises | Regent Seven Seas | Royal Caribbean | Scenic I Seabourn I SeaDream Yacht Club | Silversea | Uniworld | Viking River Cruises | Virgin Voyages I Windstar Cruises



Attention Cargo Airline Employees !! (ie Fed Ex, Airbourn, UPS, DHL)

Cargo Airline Companies do qualify for Interline Discounts with: Carnival Celebrity Cruises, Holland America, MSC Cruises, NCL, Regent Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean, SeaDream, Viking River Cruises, & Windstar Cruises. Some restrictions apply, check before booking online.





AMA Waterways

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation
• Parents of of active airline employees qualify for a separate room at interline rate only when traveling with employee on the same sailing.

Notes:
AMA Waterways may extend the discounted rates to family, friends of airline employees and/or military and government employees, sharing the same cabin with the airline employee, on a departure by departure basis.

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Atlas Ocean Voyages

Interline Eligibility
• Active & Retired Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Parents of active airline employee qualify for an additional room when traveling with the employee.
• Cargo Companies - FedEx, UPS, DHL, Airbourne (Retirees are not eligible).
• Employees of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
• Employees of National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA).
• Employees of Worldspan, Sabre, Galileo & Amadeus


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Azamara Club Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Domestic & International passenger airlines, currently in operation
• Employees of Federal Express, DHL / Airbourne & UPS
• Employees of GDS (Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo or Amadeus)
• Spouse / Registered Domestic Partner & Parents of "eligible" employee (may travel without employee)
• Retired employees of Domestic & International passenger airlines currently in operation

Length of Employment
• Employee must be employed with the airline for minimum of (6) six months
prior to making the bookings and work a minimum of 15 hours per week
• Temporary, on-call intern and contract employees are not eligible

Notes:
• A second additional cabin may be booked for friends / family - as long as the first cabin booked is occupied by an eligible employee/spouse. A third cabin may be booked, but must be occupied by an eligible parent or dependent child. Parent(s) traveling without employee being present may only qualify for one (1) cabin.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Carnival Cruise Line

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Cargo Companies - FedEx, UPS, DHL, Airbourne (Retirees are not eligible)
• Employees of other Cruise Lines
• Employees of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
• Employees of National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)
• Employees of Worldspan, Sabre, Galileo & Amadeus
• Employees of International Air Transport Association (IATA)
• Employees of Airline Pilot's Association (ALPA) Members
• Employee's spouse are eligible to sail without the employee
• Employee's parents are eligible to sail without the employee
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation
• Please Note: Employees of charter airlines and non-airline related subsidiary companies of the passenger airlines and Courier and Cargo company employees - are NOT eligible

Military Rate Program - Active US Military ONLY

• Spouses of active Military personnel called to active duty overseas will be eligible to book one cabin as long as the eligible spouse is occupying this cabin. The spouse must provide proof of eligibility by submitting a copy of the Military spouse card as well as a copy of the official orders and/or duties documentation
• US Reserve Personnel
• Active Cadets
• U.S Coast Guard Personnel
• Active member of the US National Guard
• Uniformed members of the USPHS (U.S Public Health Services)
• Retired US Military Personnel
• Retired member of the National Guard
• Veterans, defined as: Individuals who have actively served in the Military for at least two years or during a wartime period and have been honorably discharged

Notes:
• Eligible immediate family members may only book ONE cabin if the employee is NOT traveling
• Retired employees of existing airlines may book ONE cabin. The retired employee must be traveling in the cabin.
• At present time, FRIENDS & FAMILY RATES are available on selected sailings, but they must be booked through one of our agents, please contact us for details 800-298-8688.
• Military Personnel are permitted to book only ONE cabin at the Military Rate - Booking of any fare stated as "Interline" is not allowed and booking wiill be converted to current Military rate.


• IMPORTANT NOTICE: From time to time, Carnival may offer a special highly discounted interline rate (PLD). This rate is highly restricted to one room per "active/retired" airline employee - and employee must occupy the stateroom. If additional rooms are needed, please call for assistance.


• IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Celebrity Cruises


Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Domestic & International passenger airlines, currently in operation
• Employees of Federal Express, DHL / Airbourne & UPS
• Employees of GDS (Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo or Amadeus)
• Spouse / Registered Domestic Partner & Parents of "eligible" employee (may travel without employee)
• Retired employees of Domestic & International passenger airlines currently in operation

Length of Employment
• Employee must be employed with the airline for minimum of (6) six months
prior to making the bookings and work a minimum of 15 hours per week
• Temporary, on-call intern and contract employees are not eligible

Notes:
• A second additional cabin may be booked for friends / family - as long as the first cabin booked is occupied by an eligible employee/spouse. A third cabin may be booked, but must be occupied by an eligible parent or dependent child. Parent(s) traveling without employee being present may only qualify for one (1) cabin.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Celestyal Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Active & Retired employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed.
• Parents / Parents-in-law of active airline employee.
• Cargo Airline Employees
• Additional stateroom for Friends & Family when traveling with qualified
employee.

Notes:
Celestyal Cruises requires proof of interline eligibility upon confirmation of your booking. Celestyal Cruises reserves the right to adjust price to applicable retail rate if this information cannot be provided.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Costa

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation
• Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
• Employees of FedEx, UPS, Airborne & DHL
• Airline Pilot's Association
• Spouses of employee
• Parents and In-Law's of employee

Notes:
• Spouses & Parents may travel independently of the employee

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.





Crystal Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Current employees with domestic or international commercial passenger airline carrier and are new guests to Crystal
Cruises.
• Past Guests who are Crystal Society members are eligible for Interline rates unless they have, or have had, a full-fare
reservation on the desired Interline-rate voyage.
• The spouse and parents of qualified Interline guests may travel unaccompanied by the Interline guests.
• Pilots who are currently employed with a domestic or international cargo airline, such as Federal Express, DHL Worldwide
Express, Astar Air Cargo or United Parcel Services (UPS), are eligible to book one stateroom.
• Retired airline employees and retired cargo airline pilots are eligible to book one stateroom provided the airline is still in
operation (e.g. retired employees of Eastern Airlines do not qualify).

Notes:
Some restrictions apply and subject to availability. Call for complete details, terms and conditions. Proof of interline eligibility required at time of booking.


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Cunard

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation
• Spouses of employee
• Parents or parents in-law of employee

Notes:
• Spouses & Parents may travel independently of the employee. As long as there is an eligible participant in each stateroom, there can be multiple bookings for a single airline employee.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Disney Cruise Line

Interline Eligibility
• Active and retired employees of airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Active and retired cruise line employees (i.e. Carnival, NCL Royal Caribbean, etc.)
• Not Eligible: Disney Cruise Line employees, employees of cargo and overnight freight airlines (i.e. FedEx, UPS, DHL etc)


Notes:
• 2 rooms per employee but employees must travel

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Emerald Waterways

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation
• Parents of of active airline employees qualify for a separate room at interline rate only when traveling with employee on the same sailing.

Notes:
Emerald Waterways requires proof of Interline Eligibility immediately upon booking.

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Explora Journeys

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Spouses and Domestic Partner of Airline Employee
• Employees of GDS (Amadeus, Sabre, Worldspan etc.)
• Retirees of Airlines Currently in operation
• Parents and Parents-in-law of Airline employee
• UPS, FedEx, DHL

Notes:
• Spouses, Parents, and Parents-in-law may travel without interline employee being present.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Holland America

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Employees of cargo airlines or active employees of FAA, TSA, Air Marshalls and GDS Suppliers.
• Employees of National Air Traffic Controllers Association
• Employees of National Pilots Association
• Employee's spouse are eligible to sail without the employee
• Employee's Parents & In-Laws are eligible to sail without the employee
• Dependent children ( under 21 yrs of age)
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation

Employee's specific position must be eligible for flight benefits through their employer to qualify.

Notes:

**Interline Rates with Holland America Line apply to U.S. and Canadian residents ONLY** If airline employee/retiree cannot provide proof of U.S. or Canadian residency, Holland America Line reserves the right to change rate to full retail pricing.

Retired employees of existing airlines may book ONE cabin. The retired employee must be traveling in the cabin.

Eligibility is as follows: Interline employee, defined as active and retired employees of IATA/ARC appointed international, regional, courier (FedEx Office (Orange Badge) and FedEx Ground (Green badge) employees are NOT eligible, FedEx Express (Purple badge) and FedEx Corporate (Grey badge) are eligible & cargo airlines (including retirees of defunct airlines) or air traffic controllers. Eligible family members are defined as spouses, parents, parents in law, and dependent children (as defined by the IRS) of the eligible employee. Eligible family members traveling without the Interline employee are approved for multiple staterooms at the Interline rate as long as there is an eligible family member in each stateroom.

Standard deposit and payment options apply. Single supplement: 200% inside/outside; 200% deluxe/veranda. 3rd/4th person rates: same as double occupancy rates, unless otherwise noted and are subject to actual stateroom availability. Interline rates apply to new bookings only. Conversion of existing bookings not allowed.

Once booking is confirmed and accepted, full payment is due and standard cancellation penalty applies. Interline reservations can be made by booking online or calling us directly at: (800) 298-8688.

In addition, Holland America requires proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon confirmation of your booking. Without proof of qualified interline eligibility, Holland America reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure.

Once booking is confirmed, a photocopy of the eligible guests ID badge, or a letter from supervisor/human resources
department on airline letterhead confirming employment/retirement status, including employee number. Cruise is provided subject to the terms and conditions of the Cruise Contract. Ships’ Registry: The Netherlands.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.


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Hurtigruten

Interline Eligibility
• Active & Retired Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Spouse of active airline employee
• Parents and Parents-In-Law of active airline employee

Notes: Hurtigruten will allow two (2) additional cabins for family/friends to be booked, so long as the interline employee is traveling. Spouses, parents and parents-in-law may travel without the employee. Interline rates are based on availability at the time of booking.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.


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MSC Cruise Line

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Spouses of Airline Employee
• Employees of GDS (Amadeus, Sabre, Worldspan etc.)
• Retirees of Airlines Currently in operation
• Parens and Parents-in-law of Airline employee
• UPS, FedEx, DHL

Notes:
• Spouses, Parents, Parents-in-law may travel at the same interline rate (in additional rooms) as long as the eligible employee is traveling.
• Fares shown for MSC Cruises are applicable to residents of the U.S. and Canada only.
• Military rates are available but slightly higher, ask agent for details.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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NCL

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Employees of Cargo Airlines (Federal Express, DHL / Airbourne & UPS etc.)
• Employee's Parents & In Laws
• Spouse of the Employee
• Dependent children (under 21 yrs. of age)
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation

Notes:
• Employee's parents & In Laws are eligible to sail without the employee
• Friends are eligible when sharing a cabin with an eligible interline person

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Oceania Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Active airline employees and their spouse, dependent children and parents
• Retired airline employees (including those retired from now defunct airlines)
• Friends/Companions sharing accommodations with active or retired airline employee
• Employees of Cargo Carriers (e.g. FedEx), National Air Traffic Controller's Association, National Pilots Association
• At the discretion of Oceania Cruises, employees of CRS/GDS companies may sail at an interline rate on select sailings. Please inquire with us directly before booking online.
• INTERLINE RATES APPLY TO USA AND CAN RESIDENTS ONLY.

Notes:
• If a qualified Interline Employee is traveling, they can bring friends along as well for the same interline price in a separate stateroom.
• Must be a new reservation booked within 90 days of sailing. Must be traveling with the qualified interline employee. Cannot cancel and re-book an existing reservation to get the interline discount rate. All other interline terms and conditions apply.
• Oceania Cruises required proof of Interline Rate Eligibility immediately upon confirmation of your booking. Without proof of qualified Interline Eligibility, Oceania reserves the right to automatically adjust the price to the applicable retail rate prior to departure.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.





Paul Gauguin Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Active airline employees (Scheduled and Cargo) of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation
• Parents and In-Law's of of Active Airline Employees (Requires letter stating proof of relationship to airline employee).

Notes:
The Interline Program rates apply to members of the active/retired interline community listed above and apply to only one cabin per eligible passenger, except that interline personnel traveling with a spouse and dependent children may request an additional cabin which will be confirmed at PGC's sole discretion.

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Princess Cruises

Interline rates are special discounts for employees of both commercial and cargo airlines. They can only be booked through designated Interline Agencies.

Interline Participants are:
• Airline Employees* of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Employee's Parents & Parents-in-law of airline employee
• Spouse of the airline employee
• Retired airline personnel and their spouses of airlines currently in operation
• Air Traffic Controllers
• GDS Companies (Amadeus, Sabre and Travelport)

There is no restriction on the number of cabins that can be booked by an interline member on a single cruise. However, the eligible interline member will need to be sailing on the same cruise for their companion cabin bookings to receive the interline rate.

If the Airline Employee is deceased, the benefits of the Interline fare are still applicable as long as the appropriate verification ID can be obtained.

Cargo Airline Employees Include:
• Pilots and Flight Crew only

Cargo Airline Companies Include:
• DHL
• FedEx
• UPS
• Prime Air

Notes:
• Employee's parents & In Laws are eligible to sail without the employee
• Friends are eligible when sharing a cabin with an eligible interline person

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Active & Retired Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Pilots of Cargo Airlines (Fed Exp, DHL, etc.)
• Spouses of employee
• Parents & Parents-In-Law of employee
• Friends sharing accommodations with eligible traveler.

Notes:
• Spouses & Parents/In-Law's may travel independently of the employee

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Royal Caribbean International

INTERLINE ELIGIBILITY

Airline Employee: to be an Eligible Airline Employee, a person must be:

• Current employees with flight benefits of either a domestic or International commercial passenger airline currently in operation
• Current employees of FedEx, Airborne Express or UPS
• Air Traffic Controllers (NATCA & CATCA) and GDS employees (Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo or Amadeus).
• Spouse or Domestic Partner of currently employed Airline Employee.
• Parents of currently employed Airline Employee
• Retired employees of Domestic & International passenger airlines, cargo carrier, Air Traffic Controllers or GDS Employees currently in operation

STATEROOM ELIGIBILITY

As long as one guest in the stateroom is described as eligible, the following would apply:

• All other guests in the same stateroom would be eligible for the interline rate.
• Each Airline Employee is eligible to book 2 additional staterooms under the interline rate per sailing. If two interline employees are sailing in the same stateroom, a total of 5 staterooms can be booked under the interline rate.

Any person who satisfies any of the listed above shall be deemed an Eligible Airline Employee provided that person can substantiate his or her employment by providing the acceptable forms of proof described in the section below.

IDENTIFICATION

• Active employees/an eligible guest as described above must provide proof of eligibility in the form of a photo of their current I.D. Badge from their respective airline. This is the only form of accepted identification needed for the Airline Employee.
• Retired pilot or employees as described above must provide proof of eligibility in the form of a photo
of their retiree I.D. Badge or letter from former employer specifying their retirement status.
• Spouses, Domestic Partners and Parents must provide proof of eligibility in the form of a photo of the Active
Employee’s I.D. Badge on whom their eligibility is derived, and/or proof of eligibility for flight benefits from the
employee’s benefits portal.

Failure to produce authentic identification may result in the cruise fare reverting to full retail tariff at time of check in or boarding may be denied.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1) Does the Eligible Airline Employee need to be booked under the Interline Rate for two additional staterooms to be eligible for the Interline Rate?

No. An Eligible Airline Employee can book their reservation at any rate they choose. As long as they are traveling on the same sailing, they are qualified to book two other staterooms under the Interline Rate.

2) If the Eligible Airline Employee is not sailing, are their qualifying family members (Spouse or Domestic Partner; Parents of currently employed Airline Employee) also eligible to book 2 additional reservations under the Interline Rate?

Yes.

3) If one Airline Employee is traveling with four kids and their parents, how many rooms can they book?

Each Airline employee, regardless of how many people travel with them, is allowed to book a maximum of 3 rooms under the Interline rate, regardless of eligibility.

4) If two Airline Employees are sailing in a stateroom together, does each employee get 2 additional staterooms, totaling 5 staterooms?

Yes. Each airline employee is eligible for 2 additional staterooms.

5) Are airport employees eligible for Interline rates?

No. Only airline employees are eligible.

6) Are airline employee contractors eligible for interline rates?

No. As the contracted employee is not directly employed by the airline, they are not eligible for Interline rates.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.


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Scenic

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation
• Parents of of active airline employees qualify for a separate room at interline rate only when traveling with employee on the same sailing.

Notes:
Scenic requires proof of Interline Eligibility immediately upon booking.

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Seabourn

Interline Eligibility
• Present-Active Airline Employees who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Present-Active Pilots of Cargo Carriers
• Spouses of Present-Active Airline Employees
• Parents & Parents In-Law of Present-Active Airline Employees
• Retired Airline Employees (Current & Defunct Airlines) and Retired Pilots of Cargo Carriers

Notes:
Employment verification is due within 48 hours of booking. Photo copy of airline id badge and letter of employment verification. Eligibility is limited to two cabins per interline ID.

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION, PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE.

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SeaDream Yacht Club

Interline Eligibility
• Active Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed


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Silversea

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Spouses & Dependent Children
• Parents
• Retired Airline Employees
• FedEx & UPS (pilots only)
• Military personal are not eligible

Notes:

Interline eligible employee can book two suites on the same sailing with one source of payment. The payment must come from the airline employee.

Dependent children may travel in separate suite on same voyage of airline employee. Proof of interline eligibility is required at time of booking.

Retired airline employees of defunct airlines are eligible for interline rates as long as employee was retired at the time the airline closed.



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Uniworld River Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Employee's spouse
• Employee's parents
• Dependent children ( under 21 yrs of age)
• Retired employees

Notes:
• Spouses, parent & In laws may NOT travel without employees
• Retired employees of existing airlines may book ONE cabin. The retired employee must be traveling in the cabin.

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Viking River Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Employees of Federal Express, DHL , Airbourne & UPS
• Employees of GDS (Sabre, Amadeus, etc)
• Employee's spouse
• Employee's parents & In Laws
• Dependent children ( under 21 yrs of age)
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation

Notes:
• Spouses, parent & In laws may travel without employees
• Retired employees of existing airlines may book ONE cabin. The retired employee must be traveling in the cabin.

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Virgin Voyages

Interline Eligibility
• Active and retired employees, spouses and parents of airline employee.
• Interline Rates may be offered to verified active or retired airline employees’ spouses or parents without airline employee sailing for one spouse or parent cabin plus three guest cabins. Parents-in-law do not qualify for benefits.
• Up to 3 additional staterooms may be booked per eligible employee, spouse or parent.
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation


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Windstar Cruises

Interline Eligibility
• Employees of Airlines who are IATA/ARC appointed
• Employees of Federal Express, DHL , Airbourne & UPS
• Employees of National Air Traffic Controllers Association
• Employees of National Pilots Association
• Employee's spouse are eligible to sail without the employee
• Retired employees of airlines currently in operation

Notes:
• Retired employees of existing airlines may book ONE cabin. The retired employee must be traveling in the cabin.

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