How to use Embarkation in a sentence
Hamburg is one of the principal continental ports for the embarkation of emigrants.
In the middle ages Barfleur was one of the chief ports of embarkation for England.
Gothenburg is the principal port of embarkation of Swedish emigrants for America.
Embarkation ports may be added to or deleted from cruise ship itineraries at any time.
Depending on particular lines' schedules and itineraries, different embarkation ports may be added to or deleted from their rosters.Advertisement
Not all embarkation ports are available throughout the year, so if your sailing options are limited it is best to book your cruise early to guarantee your selection.
Because most eastern Caribbean ports of call require a significant voyage just to reach them, there are a limited number of embarkation ports to choose from.
Cruise lines typically plan voyages up to three years or more in advance, however, so travel agents can frequently confirm the availability of any embarkation port and can let you know if new ports are being considered.
Arriving early will help guests secure closer parking spaces, a place at the front of the line, and more time to complete necessary embarkation documentation.
Longer voyages may depart from northern embarkation points, include points of interest in South America, or they may be segments of world cruises.Advertisement
Depending on the cruise line, passengers will have their choice of embarkation ports in the United States (typically for longer itineraries, given the greater sailing distance) or in various Caribbean nations.
Caribbean-based embarkation ports for southern cruises include San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.
The only regular United States departure port is Miami, though the ships rotate among popular Caribbean embarkation ports such as Costa Rica, Tortola, and Grenada.
The cruise line's distinctive slogan "A million ways to have fun" carries over to its ships, which are called Fun Ships to get each voyage into the right spirit from the moment of embarkation.
Vancouver and Seattle are the most common embarkation ports.Advertisement
The ships sail calmly along a looping course that takes them back to their initial embarkation cruise port, after having offered a night or two of uninterrupted fun.
While check-in itself is rather swift, there is little seating available while waiting for embarkation to begin, and lines designating early check-in passengers, V.I.P. passengers, and standard guests are not clearly marked.
Exploring the city prior to embarkation can be a great way to begin a culturally rich cruise.
Royal Caribbean also provides free airfare to your port of embarkation and back home, regardless of where in the world you reside.
Passengers should pay attention during each ship's mandatory boat drill (prior to leaving the embarkation port) to become familiar with emergency situations and how they will need to respond.Advertisement
The most popular embarkation ports for Mississippi voyages are New Orleans, Louisiana in the lower river system and St. Louis, Missouri in the upper river system.
The number one rule to follow regardless of whether you are driving from your home to the point of embarkation, or you are flying there, is to pack light.
If you are taking a commercial airline to your point of embarkation, you must consider the weight and size of your suitcase.
American embarkation ports include Honolulu and Los Angeles.
This southern state is a common embarkation point for trips to South America, Central America and the Caribbean.Advertisement
Once you book your flights you can view the details of your trip as early as 45 days prior to the date of your embarkation.
Several companies will make arrangements to conveniently pick you up at your San Francisco hotel or at a designated embarkation point.
The place of writing would be some spot in Italy ("they of Italy salute you") outside Rome, probably a port of embarkation for Asia, such as Brundisium.
It occupies the site of the ancient Olbia, and until the traffic was transferred to Golfo Aranci, was the port of embarkation for Italy, as in ancient times.
As his embarkation was further delayed for ten weeks he published A Continuation of the Rev. Mr Whitefield's Journal during the Time he was delayed in England by the Embargo.
From the Amazon the Napo is navigable for river craft up to its Curaray branch, a distance of about 216 m., and perhaps a few miles farther; thence, by painful canoe navigation, its upper waters may be ascended as far as Santa Rosa, the usual point of embarkation for any venturesome traveller who descends from the Quito tableland.
Queenstown is a port of call for American mail steamers, and the mails are transmitted overland by express trains; it is also a port of embarkation for colonial troops, and a government emigration station.
Units are relocated into secure areas and ports of embarkation.
For the accommodation of such passengers large and convenient emigrant shelters have been recently erected close to the wharf of embarkation.
The largest airport is in Honolulu, and the capital city is also home to the cruise embarkation ports, which allows couples to plan their weddings and a cruise honeymoon in one convenient location.
During the SpanishAmerican War United States troops were encamped in De Soto Park in Tampa, and Port Tampa was the point of embarkation for the United States army that invaded Cuba.
In Roman times it was less important than Brundusium as a point of embarkation for the East, though the distance to Apollonia was less than from Brundusium.
Embarkation operations were carried on almost entirely at " V " and " W " beaches, at both of which there were provisional breakwaters in existence furnishing some shelter when there was an onshore breeze.
But the detachments designated for Gully beach could not all be got off at the exposed point, and those left over had to march on to " W " beach at the last moment and were not afloat till nearly 4 A.M., their embarkation being effected with great difficulty owing to the surf.