CE at Sea

Set sail with NC REALTORS® on one of the most amazing cruise ships for our annual CE at Sea educational adventure, February 24 – March 2, 2024.

Not only will you explore the Caribbean with your NC REALTORS® colleagues, but you’ll also get the unique opportunity to complete your 2024 Continuing Education at sea with instructor Mark Saunders. Download this fact sheet, or explore the options below.

Sponsored by NC REALTORS® Global Committee

Ready to book your cruise?

Step 1: Register for CE

Registration for NC REALTORS®: $139
Registration for non-NC REALTORS®: $159
Guests (not taking classes): $89


*Pre-registration and a $139 fee is REQUIRED for NC REALTORS® who would like to receive CE credit. Pre-registration and a $159 fee is required for non-NC  REALTORS® who would like to receive CE credit. Guests registration fee is $89.  These fees cover special group rates, receptions, group seating at dinner and  class/registration instructor fees (for members), as well as a welcome gift,  organized on-board events, networking lunch, group photo, marketing/promotion  expenses, and on-site staff support.

Please contact Mandy Lowe at mlowe@ncrealtors.org or 336-808-4236 for more information.

Step 2: Book your cabin on the cruise

Once registered with NC REALTORS® you will receive an email confirmation with  cabin booking instructions. Please do not contact the Celebrity Cruise directly.

Book Your Cabin

Cabin selection is first come first served now through October 20, 2023. Cabins  may be available after October 20, 2023, but no guarantees on price or selection.

Cruise Payment Schedule:

All payments to be made with credit card.

  • $750 deposit due at time of booking your cabin
  • Final payment due by Thursday, November 9, 2023
Current Pricing Per Person (Includes Gratuities)**:
  • Ocean Veranda (balcony) stateroom: $2,145 per person, double occupancy cabin
  • Ocean Veranda (balcony) stateroom: $3,325 single occupancy (cabin designed for one person)
  • Oceanview cabin (window): $1,865 per person, double occupancy cabin

If you prefer a suite, or a triple or quad occupancy, or if you have additional guests, please call 336-414-7223 to make arrangements for that.

***Prices include selected stateroom accommodations for 7-night sailing, Refundable deposit, Wifi for each guest, gratuities for cabin steward and dining  room, use of conference center/beverage service for up to three days, classic drink  package (soda, juices, standard alcoholic drinks, coffees and teas. Prices do not  include flights, ground transfers, daily port parking charges, optional pre or post  hotel stays, shore excursions, packages for specialty dining, or optional travel  protection insurance.

Please contact Yvonne Rickabaugh at travelbyyvonne@gmail.com or 336-414-7223 for more information about cabin pricing.


Saturday, February 24
Depart Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sunday, February 25
At Sea

Monday, February 26
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Tuesday, February 27
Philipsburg, St. Maarten

Wednesday, February 28
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Thursday, February 29
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Friday, March 1
At Sea

Saturday, March 2
Disembark, Fort Lauderdale

About the Ship

Sail on Celebrity Apex®, a new ship, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star rated resort at Sea and recipient of Travel and Leisure World’s Best Award, 2022.

Celebrity Apex® will revolutionize the way you experience the world. Unwind in transformational accommodations that blur the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living. Soar above the sea on the Magic Carpet®. Surrender to the carefree pleasures of the Rooftop Garden. And embark on a culinary journey through an unrivaled collection of restaurants, bars, and lounges.

  • 29 distinct restaurants, bars and lounges
  • A Spa and Fitness Center
  • Conference Center exclusively for NC REALTORS®
  • Reimagined main dining room with a choice of four complimentary restaurants
  • Entertainment at the Club, Caravan, Eden, Wonder at Eden, Resort Deck and  Rooftop Garden.
  • Dinner on the Edge Experience, on the Magic Carpet traveling 13 stories
  • Theater with 20 foot tall LED for Rockumentary, Tree of  Life, and Crystallize shows
Allianz Travel Insurance

This is a $191 per person rate, which offers primary coverage, and covers pre-existing conditions if insurance is purchased prior to your final payment. Travel insurance is optional, but highly recommended, to protect your investment as well as your health and safety.  Coverage begins at the time of purchase and absolutely must be purchased before final payment. Insurance details are available on the cruise booking site.  Once purchased, travel insurance is non-refundable.

Cancellation Fees

After registration: $75 cancellation fee per person is in effect to cover credit card fees and vendor website fees, prior to November 1, 2023.

Cruise Cancellation Penalties on Final Payment:

  • 25% cancellation penalty starting November 2, 2023
  • 50% cancellation penalty starting November 16, 2023
  • 75% cancellation penalty starting November 30, 2023
  • 100% cancellation penalty starting December 28, 2023
Liability and Policy Waivers

NC REALTORS® is committed to keeping the safety of our event attendees a top priority. You will need to electronically verify/sign the following documents during the registration process.