Cruise Itinerary

Your cruise itinerary includes accommodations aboard Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas, tantalizing onboard dining, VIP admission to 2 private performances featuring Clay Cooper & Billy Yates, 2 VIP cocktail parties, numerous opportunities to mix & mingle with Clay & Billy during autograph sessions and serenades under the stars. You’ll also have ample opportunity to enjoy all the other exciting onboard entertainment options. VIP shows & events will be exclusive to only Branson Ticket & Travel clients.


Day 1 Sunday February 14th​​ Galveston, TX  

Departure Day


If arriving early, be sure to take in some of the sights on Galveston Island!

From boutique shopping in The Strand District, once known as the “Wall Street of the South”, to the excitement and thrills on Pleasure Pier. Your group can explore mansion-turned-museums or taste the fresh off the boat seafood.


Welcome Aboard the Jewel of the Seas for Cruise with the Stars!!

Bon Voyage Cocktail Party exclusively for BT&T passengers from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm in Studio B.  Come meet Billy & Clay while enjoying drinks of your choice, take photos with Billy & Clay and receive your CRUISE CARE PACKAGE as a THANK YOU for traveling with us!



Day 2 Monday February 15th​​

Cruising at Sea


Kick off your first day at Sea with our first on board performance!  Come see a private showing of Billy and Clay in the Coral Theater from 1:30 to 3:30 pm.  Arrive early for best seating.


From fun in the sun to action-packed nightlife and jaw-dropping entertainment. No matter what ‘floats your boat’, Jewel of the Seas has it covered. Here’s just a few of the offerings:

  • Besides Clay and Billy, you’ll see other guest performers on the ship, from singers and dancers backed by live orchestras, guest entertainers, game shows, art shows & auctions and other unique onboard activities – entertainment abounds!
  • Broadway at Sea is a Royal Caribbean exclusive where you can see Tony Award Winning musicals right on board the ship along with more live entertainment, Casinos, Slides, Mini-Golf and much more!
  • Wine tastings are a fun way to spend an evening where you and your travel companions can deep dive into a class featuring some of the most famous vineyards across the globe!
  • Take a dance class or two and learn Salsa, Swing, Ballroom or Hip Hop.
  • For a more intimate after-hours experience, the Jewel of the Seas offers 22 Nightlife Spots including an English Pub, multiple Poolside Bars, Lounges, Champagne Bars, Wine Bars, Dance Clubs and many, many more.  Make memories with a sing along as the piano player performs piano bar classics.
  • Take advantage of the full-service Spa, an adults only portion of the ship.

All good vacations need a little shopping and Jewel of Seas offers big designer names AND unique boutiques- all tax and duty free with exclusive savings and a price match guarantee!


This is just the tip of the iceberg. See all the activities onboard the Jewel of the Seas at:

Day 3 Tuesday, February 16th​​ Cozumel

Arrives 8:00 am. Departs 6:00 pm


Cozumel blends Mexican culture with Caribbean vibes.

You can explore its Maya roots in Tulum with ‘Temple Trekking’ at San Gervasio, the largest ancient Maya site on Cozumel. Discover a secret world of sea life as you snorkel beneath the waves in Chankanaab, swim with the dolphins or scuba dive.  And there’s no better way to close out a day of adventure than with an ice cold michelada and a beachside massage at Playa Mia.



Day 4 Wednesday, February 17th ​​Costa Maya

Arrives 8:00 am departs 6:00 pm

Maha Oh Maya!

Past meets present in Costa Maya.  Venture into the jungle for a glimpse of Maya history at the Chacchoben and Kohunlichruins, each well over a thousand years old. Kick back in the village of Mahahual, where you can hit the beach or sip micheladas-a spicy beer cocktail.  Insider note:  Don’t be afraid to drink the water in Costa Maya – it’s completely purified.



Day 5 Thursday, February 18​​ Roatan

Arrives 8:00 am Depart 6:00 pm


Wanderers Welcome!

Roatan is a swath of volcanic coastline, dense rainforest, and sandy shores.  You could snorkel for days through the second largest barrier reef in the world that encompasses 8 miles of coastline. Or wander endlessly over pine-forested hills and jungle trails, zipline through the rainforest canopy. Its secluded beaches and lively West End villages offer the perfect mix of peace and pizazz or water taxi to popular spots along the coast.


After a day in the sun, come enjoy drinks with Billy & Clay from 4 – 5 pm in Studio B

Day 6 Friday, February 19 ​​Cruising Day at Sea

See an extensive list of activities at:





Day 7 Saturday, February 20 Cruising Day at Sea

Coral Theater

Enjoy your last day at sea doing what makes you happy, from a tranquil spa, to shopping in the duty free shops to Ben & Jerrys ice cream, but be prepared for the highlight of the cruise:

Billy and Clay once again on stage for this private showing 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm.  Arrive early for best seating.



Day 8 Sunday, February 21​​ Arrival Day

Ship arrives 6:30 am


If your travel plans allow, and you are not ready for vacation to end, Galveston is a great little city to explore for shopping, amusement park or museums before heading home.

We will be taking a motor coach from the Branson area on the 13th, with an overnight stop on the way to Galveston and on the way back to Branson.  Please call for details and pricing. We can also handle lodging for you in Branson.