Smoking Policy

Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is allowed on the ship in the following areas ONLY: *

  • Port Side of Ship in Outdoor Areas on Deck 11 (except in the Splashaway Bay kids’ water park) – When facing the pool deck stage, port side is to your right
  • Outdoor Areas on Deck 12 (except in the area above the Splashaway Bay kids’ water park)
  • Casino Royale (also has a designated non-smoking area marked with visible signs)
  • Ale & Anchor Pub on Deck 5

* To assist in locating areas where smoking is permitted, guests will find visible signage posted within all smoking areas and ashtrays are provided for use. Guests may also inquire at Guest Services for the location of designated smoking areas.

Smoking Rules: **

  • Cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco must be properly disposed of and NEVER thrown overboard.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to purchase, possess or use tobacco onboard.
  • Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes are only permitted within the designated smoking areas.

Smoking is NOT allowed in the following areas:

  • Inside any stateroom or on any stateroom balcony. This applies to all stateroom categories onboard. If a guest is in violation of this stateroom policy, a cleaning fee of $250 USD will be applied to their SeaPass® account and may be subject to further action pursuant to the “Consequences Section” of the Royal Caribbean Guest Conduct Policy. **
  • Interior public spaces (ex. dining venues, theater, hallways, elevators, etc.)

** It is VERY IMPORTANT TO NOTE that the “Consequences Section” of the Guest Conduct Policy includes the following possible actions:

  • Removal of certain onboard privileges, which may include being detained, quarantined or confined in a stateroom or holding cell;
  • Denial of boarding on the current or any future Royal Caribbean International cruise vacation;
  • Removal from a ship at the next port of call. Guests removed from a Royal Caribbean International ship pursuant to this policy are responsible for their own accommodations and transportation home, at their expense. Documentation requirements for re-entry into the guest’s home country are also the responsibility of the guest.

Royal Caribbean updated their smoking policy September 2013 and is enforced on all ships with cruises departing on or after January 1, 2014. Exceptions to this policy have been made for Rock Legends Cruise, allowing passengers to smoke in the Pub on Deck 5 and additional outdoor areas on Decks 11 and 12.

We have been very fortunate to establish an amazing relationship with Royal Caribbean. Please let’s continue to maintain that relationship and abide by this policy change. Thanks!

What Passengers Think

My husband and I took a chance and booked our first ever cruise in December 2011 after listening to a radio commercial about a cruise with ZZ Top, George Thorogood and John Kay playing and cruising with us (among many other great bands!). This was “Woodstock on Water”! We have been on every one since and have made many new friends who we correspond with throughout the year and look forward to seeing every year. There should be a different word than “Cruise” to describe this because it does not compare to a standard cruise by any means. Seeing- greeting-hugging-taking pictures with so many of our idols – PRICELESS!! Pam and the NAHA staff do an outstanding job and we always book as soon as each cruise booking opens – no need to wait to see who will be rockin’ us! If you like classic and southern rock and have not booked this cruise, do not wait or you’ll miss out. It sells out earlier every year. (Love to all the Dfers and FB Rock Legends Cruise Fans and FB Rock Legends Cruise Party’ers!)

Judy Diaz, DON'T MISS OUT! Judy Diaz, DON'T MISS OUT!

First time on RLC cruise and it was, by far, one of the best damn times I’ve ever had in my life! Loved every band we saw, especially Sammy, Bad Company and Artimus Pyle! Had already booked for VII before we even went on this one and won’t be giving up my reservation for anything! I do agree with another reviewer that the chair reserving/holding on the deck needs to be addressed and the smoking everywhere on deck 11 was a little much. Thank you NAHA for nailing it for us true rockers!!

Mary, Talk about a Rock-n-Roll fantasy! Mary, Talk about a Rock-n-Roll fantasy!