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1-on-1 Staff Service

Available on our Staffed Cruises ONLY  Not included in your Cruise cost, additional fee applies, see below.

 

We understand that some of our families may require, or may like to have, one-on-one Staff care for their child during their cruise.  We offer the opportunity for you to request one of our AotS Staff to provide you with one-on-one care for your child. This service is above and beyond the regular Staff care ratio we provide on our Staffed Cruises.  You need to be booked on one of our Staffed Cruises, which will also provide you with all of our regular services, including additional staffing as needed throughout the cruise (for in cabin babysitting, excursion assistance, additional staff support during all group events, ect, ect).    

 

Features

1 on 1 StaffAotS 1-on-1 Staff Service provides you with one of our staff members for the care of your minor or adult guest traveling with you during these times:

  • Staff will care for child exclusively during each Respite Session.

  • Staff will assist family exclusively during Day 1 Port Check-in/Boarding ship.

  • Staff will assist family exclusively during Day 1 Muster Drill.

  • Staff will assist family during the Departure off the ship and through customs at the end of the cruise.

  • Staff will assist the guest at all Group activities and events your special needs guest participates in.  A sample activity/event schedule can be sent to you (upon request) to view these times in more detail, before you choose to acquire this service.

  • Staff will assist the guest in a mutually agreed upon substitute activity and location when your special needs guest chooses not to participate in, or you choose for them not to participate in any regular AotS Group Events.

  • Staff will assist and accompany you on two Port Excursions for 7-night or longer cruises.

  • Staff will assist and accompany you on one Port Excursion for 6-night or shorter cruises.

  • Staff will assist and accompany you during all meals (3) each day.

  • Staff will assist transitioning the guest from/to any places onboard the ship, throughout the cruise as required.

  • You may request more than one Staff Member

  • You may request additional in-cabin babysitting and excursion assistance (based on staff members availability).

request your own caregiver/Aide

You may request to use your own Caregiver/Aide as your AotS 1:1 Staff member.  Your caregiver/aide will need to apply and qualify as AotS Staff first.  Just complete the Request Form below and specify your caregiver/aides name, and tell them to apply with us.  If they do not qualify, you can still choose to use one of our Staff.  AotS Staff Qualifications.

Request a specific AotS Staff

You may request an AotS Staff volunteer (that you know or cruised with prior).  See form below.

Comparison - Bringing your Own caregiver/aide versus AotS Staff

  Bring your OWN Caregiver/Aide Use an AotS Staff
Cost

1. Sharing cabin with family will cost a FULL cruise fare for one guest.

 Or

2. Aide in own cabin will be charged double occupancy (two guest fares).

“AotS Cost”: Your cost will be a discounted cruise fare (AotS Staff cost) for one guest. 

NOTE: This will be equal to or in most cases less the cost to add an aide in your own cabin.

Staff/Aide Medical Insurance

Either:

1. You pay.

2. Aide pays.

3. No insurance.

Included in “AotS Cost”
Staff/Aide Travel Insurance

Either:

1. You pay.

2. Aide pays.

3. No insurance.

Included in “AotS Cost”
Staff/Aide Liability Insurance

Either:

1. You pay.

2. No insurance.

Included in “AotS Cost”
Staff/Aide Salary

Either:

1. You pay.

2. No salary

Included in “AotS Cost”

AotS Staff are volunteers

Cabin Privacy

Either:

1. Aide stays in your cabin

2. You get separate cabin for Aide (at double occupancy cost)

 

NOTE: Cruise Line policies do not permit non-AotS Staff staying in AotS Staff cabins.

Included in “AotS Cost”

AotS 1:1 Staff stays in other AotS Staff cabin

Staff/Aide Travel Arrangements You or Aide coordinates and pays for the aide’s travel to ship

Included in “AotS Cost”

1. AotS Staff volunteers make their own way to departure city.

2. AotS assists staff in hotel fees

3. AotS arranges ground transportation to port.

Staff/Aide Cancels

If aide cannot go on cruise:

1. You will be responsible for paying any cruise line cancellation fees.

2. You will be responsible for finding a new aide and paying for any name change fees.

If AotS Staff cannot go on cruise:

1. AotS will find replacement, and guest will incur NO costs.

Pricing and Availability

  • The availability of this service is based on the availability of our Staffing resources, but we should be able to accommodate every request.

  • The charge for this service is based on the price of the average cost for 1 staff member in the least expensive cabin (with other staff members) available at the time of the request.

  • A non-refundable deposit must be made at time of securing this service.

Pricing Request or More Information

 

Requesting a Quote/Booking this Service

1. Complete the form below and submit it.

2. We will contact you within 1-2 business days to give you a price for this service, based on the availability of staff for your Cruise.

3. If you want to proceed with this service, based on the price, we will identify an available Staff Member for you.

4. We will provide the opportunity to chat with them prior to us contracting them for you.

5. Payment must be paid in Full by the Final Payment date for the cruise.

 

The availability of this service is based on the availability of our Staffing resources, but we almost always are able to accommodate every request.

The charge for this service is based on the "our" cabin price for the Staff Member, plus a small processing fee.

NOTE:  5-9 months advance request will help ensure staff availability.

 

Requesting more information

1. Complete the form below and submit it.

2. We will contact you within 1-2 business days with additional information and/or with answers to any questions you may have.

 

1-on-1 Staff Service or More Information - Request

This service is ONLY available for our "STAFFED Cruises".
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Caregiver/Aide must apply and qualify as AotS Staff. Link to Request AotS Staff Application: https://autismontheseas.com/join-our-staff



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