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Old June 18th, 2008, 11:03 PM
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I've done both and found prepaid to be beneficial. I like to prepay the excursions and gratuities, buy drink tickets for alcoholic drinks (since we don't drink much it is easily taken care of before hand), buy photo coupons for a few photos, etc. The more that is paid during the months leading up to the cruise the better - IMO!

As far as opening up things for lousy service, I always just figured that the cabin stewards and waiters are not informed of which guests have prepaid and which haven't - on sailing after sailing that is a lot of unnecessary communication. Besides, they know that we guests can go get tip monies removed if the service is not up to par. Again, just my opinion.
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