2016-2017 Homecoming Voyage: December 28, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Ring in the New Year with Semester at Sea

Travel Arrangements

The ship will depart from San Diego, California at 7:00 p.m. PST on December 28, 2016. You must board the ship between 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. PST for check-in before departure. The ship will return to San Diego at 8:00 a.m. on January 1, 2017. We encourage you to book your flight for no earlier than 1:00 p.m. on January 1, 2017. Due to port security, customs and the number of people who will be disembarking, we cannot guarantee you will make your flight if you choose to make it earlier than 1:00 p.m.

San Diego International Airport (SAN)

The San Diego airport is approximately 10 minutes from the San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal. An area devoted for taxicab pick-up is located just outside of the baggage claim areas of the airport’s two main terminals and commuter terminal. The Santa Fe train station is also approximately 10 minutes from the Cruise Ship Terminal.

San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal
1140 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA

Directions and Parking

Hotel Information

There is a discounted block of hotel rooms in downtown San Diego for the nights of December 27 and January 1 at the Grand Manchester Hyatt for $129/night. The Hyatt is centrally-located in the Gaslamp District of downtown San Diego, and is a short 5-minute cab ride to the Port of San Diego.

Book your room online or by calling (619) 232-1234 and requesting the Semester at Sea rate. This room block is available at $129/night through October 28, 2016.

Overnight Parking

These are a few suggested overnight parking options near the terminal: