Christine Scott has lived on the Gulf Coast for nearly 40 years.
CruiseOutofTexas.com offers you assistance with all your cruise travel arrangements from airline flights, hotels, transportation to the cruise port and the best all-inclusive cruise prices available!
"Get Me Onboard" Get-Away Cruise
We can help you slip away on a 5-day or 7-day relaxing cruise out of Galveston, Texas on Carnival or Royal Caribbean to several fabulous ports with just a few days notice when you really need a vacation and find out at the last minute that you can actually go! Don't forget that special someone or event...make it even more special with an all-inclusive cruise!
Group Rate Information
CruiseOutofTexas.com would love to have your group of friends, coworkers or family members book a cruise with us! We are happy to offer special rates for groups of 8 or more! Make lasting memories with your favorite people. Get onboard! Call us right away for best pricing...
Flights and Hotels
Christine will be happy to assist you with booking your flights to correspond with your departure from your local airport to either Houston Intercontinental or Houston Hobby airport. She will use her vast resources and knowledge to provide the best prices and can coordinate with the cruise lines to facilitate a smooth travel experience. You'll never know if it's a great rate until you call and check!
Christine can book your excursion - including Carnival's "Faster to the Fun"!
Not only can you make payments on your cruise with CruiseOutOfTexas.com but Christine will help you review, choose and book your favorite excursion in advance. Some of the options available at a port are limited offers so you'll want to get in on the fun early! What port offers the most activities? How do I know the activity level or how much walking I'll be required to do? What does that private beach I've always wanted to go to cost? Christine can help with your questions. Call today!
Visiting the Island of Galveston
Galveston is a beautiful coastal resort city on Galveston Island and Pelican Island on the Texas Gulf. The Port of Galveston was established in 1825 by the Congress of Mexico following its independence from Spain. The city was the main port for the Texas Navy during the Texas Revolution, and later served as the capital of the Republic of Texas. During the 19th century, Galveston became a major U.S. commercial center and one of the largest in the United States. It was for a time Texas' largest city, known as the "Queen City of the Gulf". It was devastated by the 1900 Galveston Hurricane, whose effects included flooding and a storm surge. The natural disaster on the exposed barrier island is still ranked as the deadliest in United States history, with an estimated death toll of 6,000 to 12,000 people. The city subsequently emerged during the Prohibition era as a leading tourist hub and one of the most infamous centers of gambling. This era ended in the 1950s. Much of Galveston's economy is centered in the tourism, health care, shipping, and financial industries. The 84-acre (340,000 m2 University of Texas Medical Branch campus with an enrollment of more than 2,500 students is a major economic force of the city. Galveston is home to six historic districts containing one of the largest and historically significant collections of 19th-century buildings in the United States, with over 60 structures listed in the National Register of Historic Places.