Cruises From Charleston
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Carnival Cruise Lines – Carnival Ecstasy or Carnival Sunshine offer year round cruises from Charleston to the Bahamas or the Eastern Caribbean. Cruises from Charleston are affordable and fun for couples and families alike.
With the cruises from Charleston you can choose from a 5, 6 or 7 day cruise to the Bahamas including Nassau and Freeport.
The 7 day Bahamas cruises from Charleston will also include additional stops at Grand Turk and your own private island of Half Moon Cay.
While in Nassau, you can try your luck at the Atlantis Casino or enjoy one of the many beautiful Bahamian Beaches. The infamous Straw Market offers shopping treasures and great local food and flair Carnival offers fun for the entire family!
Carnival Ecstasy offers exciting 7 day cruises from Charleston to Nassau, Freeport, Grand Turk and your private island, Half Moon Cay featured below.
Swim, snorkel and sail till the beat of a steel-drum band summons you to the beach party and buffet. Cast off your everyday cares on sun swept beaches as you play the day away.
Port of Charleston Map and Driving Directions
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Directions: Exit airport on I-526 and connect to I-26 (Charleston). Continue until East Bay Morson Drive exit. Turn left on East Bay and follow until Market Street. Turn left onto Market Street and follow to the end, you will see the terminal in front of you. Transit Time/Distance – From Charleston Airport to Union Pier Terminal – 20 minutes / 15 miles. Charleston Union Pier Terminal
Parking: The current accepted forms of payment for vehicle storage during a cruise from Charleston are by cash, traveler’s check, or personal check. Credit cards are not accepted for payment at this time.
Storage fees are collected when the vehicle is left at the Port facilities.
Shuttle buses provide transportation between the storage area and the Passenger Terminal on both the embark and debark days.
The vehicle storage area is available only to cruise passengers, not the general public. It is patrolled by the Port Police.
The current storage fees are listed below. Fees are subject to change:
Standard size vehicles (up to 20 feet length) – $15.00 per day
Oversized vehicles (over 20 feet length – ie, campers, RV’s, etc.) – $40.00 day. Total storage fee example – 7 days — $105.00 (standard size vehicle) or $280.00 (oversized vehicle).