Arcadia 2020 World cruise San Francisco boarding

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Arcadia 2020 World cruise San Francisco boarding

Post by Steveharnett » 02 Jul 2019, 17:55

Hello, we are flying from London to San Francisco and then boarding Arcadia the following day.
Will our suitcases be bonded in London and therefore we only require an overnight bag for the hotel stay as our suitcases will go direct to the ship or do they stay with us and go to the overnight hotel.

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Re: Arcadia 2020 World cruise San Francisco boarding

Post by Manoverboard » 02 Jul 2019, 18:09

We haven't flown to an American Port for a cruise but I would have expected a requirement for you and your luggage to arrive in the USA together. You and your cases would then be coached to the Hotel where they would be taken to a secure room prior to transit to the ship the following day.

Either way I would recommend that you take a small case for your overnight necessities.

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Re: Arcadia 2020 World cruise San Francisco boarding

Post by BrianI » 02 Jul 2019, 21:07

We flew to San Francisco to board Aurora four years ago. We collected our luggage at the airport, cleared US immigration (after a long wait) and then boarded a coach which took us to the ship. We got on board at 7pm (3am UK time) The ship was overnighting in SF and sailed the following evening.

I very much doubt that your suitcases will be bonded as you will be travelling on a regular scheduled flight.

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Re: Arcadia 2020 World cruise San Francisco boarding

Post by Stephen » 03 Jul 2019, 07:21

Welcome to the forum Steveharnett :thumbup:


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Re: Arcadia 2020 World cruise San Francisco boarding

Post by JoanneB » 03 Jul 2019, 13:43

We have sent cases to the ship which was leaving on a World Cruise and joined in NZ and Australia. Organised with P& O in advance, once we took it to Southampton ourselves and on another occasion used The Baggage Handling company ( I think that was the name)

Also left cases on board to be collected st end of a World Cruise or again shipped home.

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