Originally Posted by qwert
I had to pay $300.
Paradise from LA to Catalina, Ensenada, and back. Missed the first day and boarded in Catalina. Carnival charged me $300 for that Jones act violation. Could have avoided the charge by boarding in Ensenada, but would have missed 2 days of a 4 day trip.
But that's a little different from what was being proposed. Carnival didn't willingly let you book something that was illegal. You missed the ship, they allowed you to catch it for a penalty. Both breaking the PVSA, but definitely different scenarios.