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Old November 27th, 2009, 11:43 AM
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Is there any perk or reason to book a cruise through the company's website vs. a travel website?

I'm looking at the NCL 5 night western caribbean leaving jan 24th. NCL and Cruisesonly both have the same prices so I'm wondering which would be better to book with? This is my first cruise, so i'm new to this.


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Old November 27th, 2009, 06:30 PM
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Being that this is your first cruise, good idea to book with a cruise travel agent. Always a good idea to have an agent to call or e-mail when there are problems, or any changes you may have to make. There are times, when they have groups going and they can pass the savings on to you, so it won't cost you any more to book through one.

There is a good one that does a lot of our Cruisemates group cruises, you can get all her contact info. by going into the group cruises and give here a call.

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Old November 27th, 2009, 09:11 PM
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Exactly what Donna said. I get better deals from Nancy than any website or cruiseline I've seen and I just plain like her an awful lot. She's a doll. If you need help she's a "go to" kind of a gal!

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Old November 30th, 2009, 08:33 PM
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The benefit of booking thru a ta is the benefits, plain and simple...Getting you, all they can, watching to see if a lower price pops up, and, watching your back if troubles arise....

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i totally agree with the other ladies on this one
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Old December 1st, 2009, 02:31 PM
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TA has more pull with the lines and will get a response to your questions.
They also make sure your all set up on the ship things - dinner seating and a few other things.
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