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Old May 12th, 2005, 06:08 PM
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I am thinking of taking a cruise with my husband in late April or early May of 2006. When would be the best time to book it?

Also does my past passenger number give me any discounts when booking the new cruise?


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Old May 12th, 2005, 07:38 PM
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ha ha...I thought you said you were going to take a cruise with your late husband...

I always book as soon as we have a date determined. Prices can always go up and that's what happned in our cruise we're taking next month. The price just shot up!!!

Our past cruise number never gave us a discount. But we always do well with getting upgraded...so who knows if that helps or not.

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Old May 12th, 2005, 08:12 PM
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As soon as you know the dates and itinerary you want to sail, book it...prices will go up, not down. Book your cruise with a travel agency that does a heavy volume in cruise bookings to get the best prices and/or special offers, such as AAA....sometimes the cruise prices are all comparable but they may be able to include you in a group booking with upgrades and/or shipboard credits.
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Old May 13th, 2005, 11:01 PM
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Book early to get the best deals
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Yes definitly book as early as you can!! your past guest status will help if you book a guearentee cabin. We booked the legend 1 1/2 years before the cruise the price went up over $200 per person ( luckily we were already booked so ours didnt go up) and we were bumped up from a 4a to a 8f balcony. On the Fascination we booked early also and our cruise went up in price about 6 months after we booked also. The next cruise on the Truimph we booked in January and the price has already increased twice that i know of.



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As soon as possible!! Cruising is so popular that cabins go fast well in advance and prices go up quickly, even a year out. We just got off the Valor last week and are already looking into possible cruises for next May/June. Your past passenger number should give you a bit of a discount.
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Last month, April, we booked our cruise for May of 2006 - on the Destiny. We are past cruisers - and we booked a guarantee. My question would be - we've just about paid our cruise off - and others in a party have paid part of it but will be paying it off closer to the deadline. (They are also previous cruisers).
Does it make a difference rather or not you've paid it off - as long as it's booked and deposited? (We did go through a TA)

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I dont think it makes a difference as long as you have your deposit in.

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