Royal Caribbean International Cruises for Charity

Ever wish you could plan a fundraising event that is guaranteed to get attention, increase your exposure, generate donation dollars and offer attendees a really great time, all without having to lift a finger? Well, Royal Caribbean International® says, “Why Not?”

Who says a successful fundraising event has to be some stuffy, overdressed gala in a generic ballroom? You can raise money, make a lasting impression and build a personal relationship with donors – all in your shorts and Caribbean clothing with Cruises for CharitySM, a fabulous fundraising vacation package packed full of photos and fun!

Royal Caribbean International has developed a one-of-a-kind program to help Non-Profit Organizations raise money while offering its members and contributors a fun and relaxing way to be involved, build awareness and give back to their charity. Whatever your purpose, whichever your cause…there is a fundraising cruise for you.

You can choose from two-nights to more than ten-nights and depending on the cruise you choose, Royal Caribbean International® will donate $25 to $100 per stateroom to your organization. Plus your organization can earn one free stateroom for every eight double-occupancy staterooms booked. You must provide proof that the organization has 501(c) status and third/fourth passengers in a stateroom don’t count toward the free cabin.

The organization can raffle off the free stateroom for additional fundraising dollars, give it to the “MVP” (Most Volunteered Person) or even receive the dollar value of the rooms as a contribution to the organization. To give you an idea of the numbers, through a combination of the donation dollars, a group of 24 cabins can easily earn about $7,000!

Covington Travel will work directly with you to help plan, sell and organize your Cruises for CharitySM event. We can customize the cruise with a private cocktail party, photo packages and more, to add value specifically to your group. You can even hold space on your target cruise date for 30 days so you can gauge interest before spending a dime. We’ll assist in promoting your event through varied marketing materials, promotional collateral, flyers, postcards and more. These cruises sell themselves and the organization reaps the benefits through Cruises for CharitySM donation dollars.

This is a great fundraising opportunity for all kinds of Non-Profit Organizations:

  • Civic Groups or Social Service Organizations
  • Religious Communities for spiritual retreats
  • Sports Groups and Athletic Programs
  • Medical or Legal Associations
  • Arts & Culture or Historical Societies
  • Disability Groups
  • Pride, Animal Rights or Environmental Special Interest Groups
  • And the list goes on…

Fundraising for your organization doesn’t have to be drudgery. With Cruises for CharitySM your members can be involved in a fun and relaxing way. Contact Covington Travel’s Master Cruise Counselors to choose a destination, length and date for a fundraising cruise and we’ll help you promote it.  Cruises for CharitySM is a fun and effortless way to raise money for your great cause.

Photos courtesy of Royal Caribbean International®

Source: Royal Caribbean International® Cruises for CharitySM



  1. My church holds an annual event, specifically, to raise funds to pay the mortgage on a religious education wing built, over 10 years, ago. This year, our theme is “Anchors Aweigh, Passport to No Mortgage”, i.e., a cruise theme. To that end, we wish to include a cruise as a live auction item. We are exploring how we may obtain a cruise for two, from your cruise line. Would someone be able to help me, in this matter? If so, please call me at 301-607-9430 or email me details. We would be most appreciative!!

    • Thanks for reading about fundraising cruises, Barbara. There are several ways your church can raise money with cruising. I’ll have one of our cruise experts touch base by email to discuss your particular needs further. Peace – Beverly

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