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Old October 30th, 2007, 11:33 AM
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I know at one time there were bad things being said about the Sea Miles credit card. I was considering getting the card, but didn't know if it has improved. Does anyone have recent experience with the card?
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Old October 30th, 2007, 02:09 PM
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We have one but we really don't expect to get much out of it.

The minimum miles for reduced or free cruises is sooo high.

We use the card to pay for cruises then pay it off and use the card again for on board charges.

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That's what I figured. You have to have a gazillion points to get anything back from it. I was just thinking about it though. Not sure what I will do. Thanks for the reply.
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I have a seamiles card with around 80,000 points. That gives us a reduction of price on a CCL cruise, Balcony cabin(8a). Total discount for all these points is $650.00 off the cruise. You would think that for spending this much, it would be a deeper discount or even free for one. The service rep I talked to gave me the impression that he could have cared less about helping anyone. He kept telling me "Hey, it's your money. Do with it what you want." We are waiting until Sept. 08. then we will use all the points and get rid of the card and go to a money back card.
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We cut our up!!!!! That is how "not impressed" we were.
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I have a card but haven't looked into my miles just yet. I'll be sure to post if I get any other impressions than what I've seen here.
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My DW and I both had this card, one each. After we figured out that we would have to spend between 40,000 - 80,000 dollars to get a reduced booking of 650.00, we paid them off and cut them up!
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From what I am hearing it's not worth getting the card so I will not. Thanks for all of you letting me know about it.
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It is a black eye on Carnival. Maybe one they wish they had not decided to associate with.
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Better to get an Airline Card or Gasoline card it sounds like. I recently booked a free cross country flight for my girlfriend on the points acrued on one of my cards. Of course all this is moot if you dont pay off your balance every month.
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