Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

I.     THE CRUISE & GENERAL QUESTIONS

What is the Full Metal Cruise?

The Full Metal Cruise is Europe's biggest heavy metal cruise. This is where metal fans can experience an authentic head banging fest on the high seas and simultaneously enjoy the comforts on board of a cruise liner. Top calibre heavy metal and rock bands play on three different stages. Additional to this there is a wide-ranging supporting programme including metal karaoke, meet & greet as well as autograph sessions, all star jams, comedy, readings, and musicians workshops – in a nutshell, in addition to the music, the Full Monty when it comes to the festival experience.

 

What makes this cruise stand out?

On the Full Metal Cruise all food in most restaurants is already included in the cruise ticket. And so are the Full Metal Drinks – beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea, non-alcoholic cocktails and various wines. Moreover, after 6 pm there is a huge choice of spirits, cocktails and long drinks.

 

When and on what ship will the Full Metal Cruise VII take place?

The Full Metal Cruise takes place from September 02nd-07th, 2018 on Mein Schiff 3.

 

Who is the operator for the Full Metal Cruise VII?

TUI Cruises are the tour operators for the cruise, taking care of the journey. ICS Festival Service GmbH, promoters of the legendary Heavy Metal festival „Wacken Open Air“, are responsible for artists and supporting programme.

 

Where are the ports of call?

Mein Schiff 3 sails from Bremerhaven (GER) via Invergordon (GBR) to Newcastle upon Tyne (GBR) before returning to it´s final destination in Bremerhaven (GER).

Date
Day
Port
Country/ Island
Arrival
Departure
02.09.18
Sunday
Bremerhaven
Germany
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19:00
03.09.18
Monay
Day at sea
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04.09.18
Tuesday
Invergordon
United Kingdom
07:00
18:30
05.09.18
Wednesday
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
09:30
20:00
06.09.18
Thursday
Day at sea
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07.09.18
Friday
Bremerhaven
Germany
05:30
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Is smoking allowed on board?

All cabins and public spaces on Mein Schiff 3 are no-smoking zones. Smoking is only allowed on private balconies and verandas as well as in the designated areas. All cigarettes and other tobacco products must be completely stubbed out in the ashtrays provided. To minimise the risk of fire it is strictly prohibited to throw cigarettes or other tobacco products overboard from the outdoor decks, balconies and verandas.

 

Is there any age limit on this cruise?

Passengers have to be 18 or over or travel in the company of a legal guardian to take part in the Full Metal Cruise VII.

 

Can I take my own alcohol on board?

If you buy any bottles of alcohol as souvenirs in the port, our colleagues on board will be happy to store them on board for you during the cruise and hand them back when you leave. It is not allowed to take alcohol purchased on shore into the cabins.

 

Is there internet on board?

There are several internet computers on board, where guests can check their e-mails or surf the net for a fee. Additionally, there is WiFi in all public areas of the ships, available also for a fee.

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