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What to Expect On Your Yacht Charter


Just Booked a Yacht Charter? Now What?

Florida vacations are the perfect getaway for families and friends! The only downside to visiting South Florida is choosing from the almost infinite list of awesome activities. Booking a luxury yacht charter is one can’t miss excursion that you’ll thankfully find all over the South Florida area. 

So, you’ve booked your yacht charter and confirmed the details with your broker. Now what? Though most yacht rentals should provide the essentials for you, you’ll still want to understand what to expect and what you should bring! 

At Luxe Charters, we pride ourselves on offering a truly luxurious, inclusive experience. Your safety and entertainment are our first priority. We’ll go the extra mile to ensure your trip is unforgettable.

What to Pack


The South Florida sun is STRONG! The UV index can reach extreme levels, especially in the summer months. UV rays bouncing off the beautiful Miami waters can reflect right back on to your skin, making you even more susceptible to burn. 

The last thing you want is to have to spend your entire yacht charter in the cabin, hiding from the sun’s rays. Bring the SPF. Bathe in the SPF. Be sure to reapply according to the bottle’s directions as well. 

If you’re not accustomed to the southern sun, take our word for it. Our team members from Chicago have gotten more than enough sunburns to go around. 


Did you know your eyes can get burnt as well? If not, this is definitely not something you want to find out the hard way. (Again, you can trust us on this one). Opt for polarized lenses for complete protection. 

Be careful! Our fleet of luxury yachts features some of the fastest vessels on water, so you’ll want to hold tight, or get a trusty optical strap to keep them secure. 

Change of Clothes

Between jet skis, water mats, inflatable toys, and slides, our yachts come with plenty of activities to get you into the beautiful South Florida water. Splashing around in the sweet salt water is a fun way to keep cool, but it’s not always the most comfortable to sit in. 

No worries! Our yachts all feature bathrooms stocked with toiletries so you can wash off! Scrub the salt away to reveal softer skin, and change into your spare outfit so you can enjoy the rest of your day in Miami or Fort Lauderdale in style. 

What to Expect

Booking your Yacht Rental

When booking a luxurious yacht rental in South Florida, your options are endless. Be sure your yacht broker is trustworthy and transparent with you. For your own safety, do not share any personal info or payment info over the phone or via email. Request an official contract and invoice before paying any deposits. If your broker cannot provide this for you, find a new one. 

Luxe Charters is proud to offer our valued guests secure invoices. Backed by Stripe, Square, and PayPal, you can rest assured that each transaction is safely and securely processed. We protect your information from external sources and fraud.

Enjoying your Rental 

Once you’re actually on the vessel enjoying your yacht charter, your hospitality team should take care of everything for you! Whether you’re celebrating a special event, enjoying some family time, or just partying with friends, your Luxe Charters yacht rental comes with all the food, drinks and fun you can ask for! 

As your charter takes off, you’ll notice things might seem a little slow. This is due to the “no wake zone” surrounding our South Florida Marinas. When a yacht accelerates, its propellers create a “wake” of waves that can be disruptive to native sea-life, including our lovely manatees. 

Once it is safe to do so, your expertly trained captain will kick up the pace to a speed that is comfortable for you and your party. After that, you’re free to enjoy yourself. Feel like anchoring for a nice dip? Just let your captain know! He or she will take you to a safe, ideal location to anchor. Want to test just how fast your yacht can go? Ask your captain!

No matter where you set sail, there are plenty of islands, sandbars, restaurants and more for you to visit while enjoying your yacht rental! Be sure to check with our hospitality team for the best trip for you!

The Luxe Difference 

At the end of the day, your luxury yacht rental should be just that. Luxurious! Let your broker and hospitality team handle all of the logistics so all you need to worry about is whether you’ll sunbathe or ride the jet ski first!

We’ll plan a custom trip especially for you and your guests. No special request is too large!

As you can probably tell, yacht brokers come in all shapes, sizes, and budgets in the South Florida area. When choosing a yacht rental in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area, choose the best. Luxe Charters. 

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