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Interline Eligibility

Updated: Nov 18, 2023



Notes: INDIVIDUAL CRUISE LINE ELIGIBILITY RULES:


Employees of charter flight companies do not qualify with any supplier.

Widows and widowers of deceased airline employees/retirees do not qualify for interline rates with any supplier (unless they have an official ID card in their own name).


INDIVIDUAL CRUISE LINE ELIGIBILITY RULES:


AMA WATERWAYS


Active and retired airline employees, and companions sharing the same cabin.


AZAMARA


Active airline/courier/crs employees and their spouses/registered partners are eligible for two cabins per ID

Employee’s parents qualify on their own (but not parents-in-law)

Retired employees of CURRENT (not defunct) airlines qualify on their own (their widows/widowers do not qualify)

A second cabin can be booked for friends/family as long as the active employee or their spouse/registered partner is traveling

Retired employees do not qualify for a second cabin

A third cabin can only be booked if the active employee is in one room, their guests (friends/family) are in the second, and their parents are in the third


BARGING THROUGH FRANCE


Active airline employees of passenger and cargo carriers, spouse, dependent children, parents, parents-in-law, retirees and friends sharing accommodations – one friends & family cabin allowed when traveling with employee; 2 cabins total maximum. Also eligible:


IATA

Air Traffic Controllers

Customs & Immigrations

Cruise Line employees

ABTA, ATOL, IATA, TTA, BITOA

Bonded Travel Agents

Tour Operators

GDS

Hotel companies

Tourist Boards


CARNIVAL


Current Full Time Employees of:


Passenger airlines

Cargo Companies – FedEx, UPS, DHL, Airborne (retirees not eligible)

NACTA (National Air Traffic Controllers) – *Please Note: This does not include Canadian Air Traffic Controllers (NAVCAN) or those from any other country.

FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)

ALPA (Airline Pilot’s Association)

IATA

(CRS) employees of Sabre, Worldspan, Galileo/Apollo, Travelport or Amadeus

Amtrak

Cruise line employees (Carnival Cruise Lines employees are NOT Eligible)

ADDITIONAL STATEROOM ELIGIBILITY: AS LONG AS QUALIFIED PRIMARY INTERLINE EMPLOYEE OCCUPIES ONE STATEROOM THE FOLLOWING WOULD APPLY:


Guests sharing the stateroom with the Primary Interline employee are eligible for the interline rate

A Second stateroom may be booked at the interline rate, as long as the stateroom is occupied by an eligible family member (see below for definition)

OR

A Second stateroom may be booked at the Carnival Friends & Family Interline Rate – for passengers who are non-eligible family members/friends

A Third stateroom may be booked ONLY at the Carnival Friends & Family Interline Rate

ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS:


Spouse

Parent of Employee *Note: PARENTS IN LAW ARE NOT ELIGIBLE

Dependent children 21yrs old and younger

Interline benefits cease with the death of the employee. Surviving spouses, or immediate family receive no interline benefits

PLEASE NOTE: ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS NOT TRAVELING WITH THE PRIMARY INTERLINE EMPLOYEE ARE PERMITTED TO BOOK ONE CABIN PER CRUISE DEPARTURE, PER FAMILY.


RETIRED INTERLINE EMPLOYEES:


Permitted to book ONE stateroom and RETIRED EMPLOYEE MUST TRAVEL to book interline rate

Retirees do not qualify for the Carnival Friends & Family Interline Rate and are therefore not eligible to book any additional staterooms

Retired employees of non-existing (defunct) airlines do NOT qualify for the interline rate


CELEBRITY


Active airline/courier/crs employees and their spouses/registered partners are eligible for two cabins per ID

Employee’s parents qualify on their own (but not parents-in-law)

Retired employees of CURRENT (not defunct) airlines qualify on their own (their widows/widowers do not qualify)

A second cabin can be booked for friends/family as long as the active employee or their spouse/registered partner is traveling

Retired employees do not qualify for a second cabin

A third cabin can only be booked if the active employee is in one room, their guests (friends/family) are in the second, and their parents are in the third


COSTA


Full time employees of:


Passenger Airlines

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

United Parcel Service

Amtrak

International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Airline Pilot’s Association (ALPA)

Cruise Line employees

Immediate family members of active employees are defined as: – Spouse, Dependant Children 21 years of age or younger, Parents and Parents in Law (If not traveling with the interliner, a letter confirming the interliners employment and the names of the parents and/or parents in law is required).


Eligible immediate family members may only book ONE cabin if the employee is NOT traveling. Retired employees of existing airlines or defunct airlines may book ONE cabin and the retired employee must be traveling in this cabin.



CRYSTAL


Employees of active domestic or international commercial carrier

Active Pilots of domestic or international cargo airline eg. Fedex, DHL, Astar Air Cargo, UPS

Retired airline employees and retired cargo airline pilots of active airline, provided the airline is still in operation (e.g. retired employees of Eastern Airlines do not qualify)

One cabin may be booked per qualified interliner. A second cabin may be booked for children 18 years and older, parents and parents-in-law when traveling with qualified airline employee

The spouse and parents of qualified Interline guests may travel unaccompanied by the Interline guests.


CUNARD


Employees of Commercial Passenger and Cargo Airlines

Spouse of Airline employee

Dependant children of Airline employee

Parents or Parents in Law of Airline employee

Retired airline personel and their spouses

Friends are eligible when sharing a cabin with an eligible interline person

Military are NOT eligible for interline rates

Sabre and Apollo employees are NOT eligible

Air Traffic Controllers are NOT Eligible


DISNEY


An active employee of scheduled passenger airline only

Retirees of scheduled passenger airlines only

Two (2) rooms or staterooms per booking for eligible airline employee (active or retired)

Airline employee MUST be a member of the traveling party

Employees of cargo or overnight freight airlines (FedEx, UPS, etc.), spouse, and parents of an airline employee traveling without the employee, and FAA employees are NOT eligible. Airline employee may be required to show proper employee identification at the port of embarkation.



HOLLAND AMERICA


General Overview: Interline rates are special discounts for employees of commercial and cargo airlines (including air traffic controllers) and Employees of GDS supplier companies. Interline rates can only be booked through designated Interline Agencies.



This program is being extended so that each cabin with an eligible employee, as defined below, may add a second cabin on the same sailing at the interline rate.



Interline Rate Eligibility:


– Active & Retired employees of IATA/ARC appointed international and regional airlines. This includes retirees of defunct airlines.


– Active & Retired Courier/cargo airlines


– FedEx employees


– UPS employees – Excluding drivers


– Charter Airlines


– Employees of GDS suppliers (Amadeus, Revelex, SABRE, etc.) when booked through and approved interline agency.


– Active-Air traffic controllers, Air Marshalls, FAA & TSA employees regardless of flight benefits.


– TripAdvisor employees, must provide copy of IATAN


– Widow(er) of active/retired employees


– Eligible family members


– Furloughed employees maintaining flight benefits



Who is not eligible for Interline rates?


– Military personnel


– Ground Crew (drivers) of DHL


– Travel professionals


– UPS drivers



MSC


The following people qualify for interline rates with MSC:


Commercial Airline Employees

GDS Employees (Amadeus, Sabre, Worldspan,etc)

UPS, FedEx, DHL

Spouses

Dependent Children

Retired airline employees

Retired airline employees from defunct airlines

Parents

Parents in Law

Military & Retired Military with Military ID (immediate family only)


NORWEGIAN


Passengers Eligible to Travel on NCL’s Interline Program:


Airline employees

Spouses of airline employees

Dependent children of airline employees

Parents of airline employees

Retired airline employees

Parents-in-law of airline employees

Interline rates apply to members of the airline community listed above and apply to only one cabin per eligible passenger. Additional cabins may be allowed, but only by special request. In such cases, please contact your personal KVI Travel Professional or contact our head office at 1-888-768-6777 / info@kvi.travel


ELIGIBILITY CLARIFICATION:


Military (US & Canadian) qualify the same as airline employees

2 cabins are allowed if the actual employee/retiree is traveling and the second cabin contains an eligible person is in the second cabin, otherwise 1 cabin only (except as noted above by special request)

Exception: 2 cabins are allowed if four passengers want to travel but no quads are available


OCEANIA


Active airline employees and their spouse, dependent children and parents

Retired airline employees (including those retired from now-defunct airlines)

Friends/companions sharing stateroom accommodations with active or retired airline employees

Employees of Cargo Carriers (e.g. FedEx), National Air Traffic Controller’s Association, National Pilots Association

If a qualified Interline Employee is traveling, they can bring friends along as well for the same interline price in a separate stateroom, but only on new reservations booked inside of 90 days of sailing. Must be traveling with a qualified Interline employee. Cannot cancel and rebook an existing reservation to get the interline rate. All other Interline terms and conditions apply.



PAUL GAUGUIN


Active airline employees (Scheduled and Cargo)

Spouses of active employees

Dependent children of Interline personnel

Parents of Interline personnel

Retired Interline personnel

In-Laws of Interline personnel

The Interline Program rates apply to members of the active/retired Interline community as listed above and apply to only 1 cabin per Eligible passenger, except that the Interline personnel traveling with a spouse and dependent children may request an addtional cabin which will be confirmed at Paul Gauguin Cruises sole discretion.



PONANT


Airline Employees (Parents are not eligible)

Retired Airline Employees

a second cabin can be booked for friends and family traveling together with the interliner


PRINCESS


Interline rates are special discounts for employees of commercial and cargo airlines (including air traffic controllers), as well as GDS companies. Interline can only be booked through designated Interline Agencies.


Each cabin with an eligible employee/participant, as defined below, may add a second cabin on the same sailing at the interline rate. Cabin splitting is prohibited.


I. Eligible participants:

• Commercial airline, cargo airline, air traffic controllers or GDS employees as defined below

• Spouse of employee

• Parents or parents-in-law of employee

• Retired airline personnel and their spouses


II. Cargo Airline Companies Include:

• DHL

• Fed Ex

• UPS

• Prime Air


III. GDS Employees Include:

• Employees of Global Distribution System (GDS) companies such as Travelport, Amadeus and Sabre


IV. Disclaimers:

If the Airline Employee is deceased, the benefits of the Interline fare are still applicable for as long as the guest can supply the appropriate verification/ID currently required.


As stated above, eligible participants must be employees of commercial or cargo airlines, air traffic controllers or GDS companies. Helicopter operators and private or charter airline companies are not considered commercial airlines and do not qualify for interline rates.


Please note that currently furloughed employees that met the eligibility noted above remain eligible for these benefits.



REGENT SEVEN SEAS


Active airline employees (Scheduled and Cargo)

Spouse of employee

Dependant children of employee

Retired airline employees

Parents of employee

Parents-in-law of employees

Friends sharing accommodations with said employees

Only one cabin per interliner, except that interline personnel traveling with a spouse and dependent children may request an additional stateroom that will be confirmed at Regent’s sole discretion.



ROYAL CARIBBEAN


Active airline/courier/crs employees and their spouses/registered partners are eligible for two cabins per ID

Employee’s parents qualify on their own (but not parents-in-law)

Retired employees of CURRENT (not defunct) airlines qualify on their own (their widows/widowers do not qualify)

A second cabin can be booked for friends/family as long as the active employee or their spouse/registered partner is traveling

Retired employees do not qualify for a second cabin

A third cabin can only be booked if the active employee is in one room, their guests (friends/family) are in the second, and their parents are in the third


SEABOURN


To qualify as an Interline guest with Seabourn the following criteria must be met:


Active or Retired airline employee or pilot of cargo carriers

Spouse, Parent or Parent in-law of Active airline employee or pilot of cargo carriers

Dependent children of Active airline employee or pilot of cargo carriers

Retired airline employee of defunct airlines.

Eligibility is limited to two (2) Suites per sailing per eligible Interline ID.



SEADREAM YACHT CLUB


Active and Retired Airline employees

Each airline employee, with proper airline identification is allowed one guest in their stateroom at the same rate


SILVERSEA


Eligibile: all IATA/ARC airline employees, their spouses, dependent children, the parents of the airline employee and retired personnel. Parents may travel independently from the employee and receive the interline discount. A non-airline companion may share a suite with any eligible person and receive the interline discount. Cruise line employees are also eligible.


An Interline guest can book two suites on the same sailing with one payment source. The payment must come from the Interline guest for the second suite.



STAR CLIPPERS


Airline employees

Spouse of employee

Dependant children of employee

Parents of employee

Retired employees & their spouses

Friends are eligible when sharing a cabin with an eligible interline person

Employee need not travel with an eligible family member

Interline rates are only offered to passnegers with a primary residence in North America


UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISES


Active Airline employees & guest in same room

The following immediate family members of the active airline employee are eligible for the interline rate in a second cabin, but must be traveling with the airline employee

Parents of the active airline employee

Dependant children of the active airline employee

Retired Airline employees


VIKING RIVER CRUISES


Airline employees

CRS Providers (Amadeus, SABRE, etc.)

Air Express providers (FedEx, UPS, etc.)

Members of immediate family of the above (Spouse, dependant children)

Parents of the above, including In-Laws

Retired employees of the above

Proof of employment must be provided with payment

One eligible interline adult must occupy each cabin booked


WINDSTAR


Airline Employees, spouse, Parent, Parents-in-law, retirees, and retiree’s spouse of existing IATA/ARC appointed international, regional commuter, or cargo airlines

One additional cabin available for Friends & Family; total of two (2) cabins per sailing

Employee’s/Retiree’s spouse, parents & parents in law may travel without the Employee/Retiree

Military are also eligible

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