I'm curious as to whether anyone can compare experience with their TA on an individual booking and group booking. Ours went like this: first cruise in 2003 we were ugraded to a suite for free, 2004 no upgrade, 2005 went on NCL got an upgrade to suite for additional $250, 2006 went on NCL with radio station in a group booking different travel agent no upgrade, 2007 on princess with my TA no upgrade, this year did Carnival again our TA, group booking, no upgrade and Carnival went ahead and assigned the cabins they did not give her a list to use. We had a HELL of a job getting cabins together, took many many phone calls.
I have to say we got balcony rooms on deck 6 for $899 each with this group booking although I see same price for next September on an internet site and through Carnival.
Anyone with similiar stories? Better to group book or individual?