Hot Mex: Fall 2017 DNR Cruise

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Date: Oct 1-8, 2017 on the Emerald Princess.

Location: Departs Port of Los Angeles (San Pedro, CA)

Nearest Airports: Long Beach Airport (LGB) and Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

Ports:  Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan (DNR Group Excursion Port) and Cabo San Lucas

Pricing: Cabins start at $699/person (plus taxes and port charges). No additional fees required to join when you book directly through DNR Cruises.

Current Promotion: Princess has an Anniversary Sale going through Feb 28, 2017. Free Specialty Dining (when booking a balcony cabin or above) and up to $600 in On-Board Spending Money (based on cabin type).

Solo Travelers: The Emerald Princess does not have studio cabins for solo travelers and there is a single supplement for solo travelers. You can post in our Facebook DNR Cruise Group or here on our site to look for a cabin mate, or pay the full fare for a cabin as a solo traveler.

To Book: New DNR Cruisers only, fill out DNR Cruise Information Form (reservations must be made directly through DNR). If you have sailed with us before (or filled out the form before) and are ready to make your deposit, please fill out the Express Booking Form. All other inquires email us at

What is a DNR Cruise like? Check out this preview video which gives you a peek at the fun you’ll have sailing with us! And check out other videos of past savings: DNR Beginnings (Cruises 1-3), Fall 2015 DNR Cruise and Alaska 2016 DNRCruise

Pre-Sail Host HotelLong Beach Hilton

This park and sail host hotel option is in heart of downtown Long Beach, very close to area bars and restaurants, as well as the cruise port. Hotel guests who drive in can add parking for the cruise week and all hotel guests enjoy shuttle transportation between the Hilton and the Emerald Princess. Click here to book online or call (800) Hiltons and mention group DNR Cruise to book over the phone.

Bon Voyage Party: To Be Announced

We will be hosting a bon voyage party on Saturday, Sep 30th at an area bar, open to everyone, even those not sailing on the DNR Cruise.

Post-Sail Host HotelAnaheim Majestic Garden Hotel

Extend your trip with an overnight stay near the Magic Kingdom as we wrap up our cruise with fun times at Gay Days Anaheim. Book at the Anaheim Majestic Hotel with promo code CRUISE to get our group rate. If you want to stay on Disney property, visit the Gay Days Anaheim website for additional hotel deals and offers.

Post-Sail Events: Gay Days Anaheim

After the DNR Cruise docks on Sunday, Oct 8th, we head to Disneyland for the final day of Gay Days Anaheim! Ride rides with Derek, Romaine and tons of listeners at this fun annual event. Later that afternoon, Derek and Romaine will host a Gay Days Anaheim closing night event in Downtown Disney (details to be announced).

More information about Gay Days Anaheim is available on their website.


From LAX/LGB Airport to Host Hotel: Super Shuttle, taxi, UBER or LYFT.

From LAX/LGB Airport to Emerald Princess: Super Shuttle taxi, UBER, LYFT or Princess shuttle.

From Hilton Hotel to Emerald Princess: Included in host hotel reservation. Times coordinated with DNR

From Emerald Princess to LAX/LGB Airport: Super Shuttle, taxi, UBER, LYFT or Princess shuttle.

From Emerald Princess to Gay Days Host Hotel: TBD DNR hosted shuttle

From Gay Days Host Hotel to LAX/LGB Airport: Super Shuttle, taxi, UBER or LYFT.

Additional Information and Links:

Princess Cruises: Preparing For Your Cruise

Princess Cruises: What To Pack

Princess Cruises: Terms & Conditions

DNR Cruise Time Line

Time Of Booking: $200 deposit/per cabin is required to secure reservation.

July 1, 2017: Final Payments Are Due

Aug 1, 2017: Additional suggestions of items to pack, including optional costumes for parties, etc. will be sent 60 days before sailing. Itinerary of DNR exclusive activities will also be available 60 days before sailing.

Oct 1, 2017: Welcome packet will be waiting for you on the ship which includes a complete daily itinerary, name tags, free gifts and more.

Questions? Email


One Response

  1. Kathryn A Gallaher

    November 30, 2016 2:12 pm

    Derek and/or Romaine.
    Hi, I’d like to book a Balcony for the Mexi Cruise. Rumor has it thru today down payment is just $100. Derek I left you a message regarding this yesterday through the Instant Messages.
    Kelley can’t commit yet so I may also need a cabin mate.

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