forgive my ignorance, but what is CVC??[/quote]
Carnival Vacation Club. They used to sell memberships onboard. Some people liked it, others didn't It was quite expensive IMHO.
They don't sell the memberships anymore, but anyone who is still a member can use their points until they're gone.
Voyager of the Seas 5/03
Celebrity Solstice 2/09
Oasis of the Seas 10/16/10
Yes they are an expensive up front cost, basically we are prepaying for our next set of cruises. Plan is to use the points portion on small 4 - 5 day sailings they are often and inexpensive. by doing this we are building up or inventory of cruises towards VIP status. Right now we get the best discounted rate paying cash and not using points but still get the perks.
Carnival Liberty 18Sept10 rm1004 Great Room
Disney Wonder 25Oct09 rm6132
Carnival Freedom 20Sept09 rm1008
Carnival Destiny 25Oct08 rm1120
Carnival Legend 30Sept07 rm6232 Great Balcony
Carnival Valor 10Sept06 rm1011
Carnival Holiday 08May06 rmE47
Commodore Enchanted Isle 09Sept98 rm465
i was told that for VIP or Conceirge service you need to have `10 carnival cruises behind you. My problem is that the ones I took in the late 90s are not in their computer. I have to find proof. they say their computer records only go to mid 1995. I have 3 or 4 prior to that. On NCL we got Conceirge service just because we had a balcony stateroom on our hawaiian cruise. The best part was being first for embarkation and debarkation and to disembark on the final day, we were wisked off the ship before anyone else... We went from Lobby to our cab in less than 5 minutes including customs! We were escorted by the Conceirge who walked faster than i could run! Next thing you knew it we were out on the street.
10 cruises on Carnival (all cruises count - even CTN)
Cat 11 or 12
CVC member (they no longer sell these packages any longer and
the outstanding memberships will expire 05-2012)
As for those who have "old" Carnival cruises that are not listed, you can have them added.
We had 8 added to our history. We faxed them embarkation pictures.
Also, remember that if you used a TA (which a lot of folks did back then) the TA may have some old records that can help you get the credit you have earned.
COMPLETES THE FLEET
If it is Carnival and it floats....we have sailed it!
Hubby ... DIAMOND (every ship except the Carnivale)
Me ... DIAMOND (every ship starting with the Tropicale)
20 year old son ... DIAMOND (every ship starting with the Tropicale...he is the only DOUBLE Milestone under the age of 21)
24 year old son ... DIAMOND