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Old May 30th, 2009, 01:11 PM
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Default Anyone know how many rooms you have to book - before you get

the group discount?

Trying to con some of my freinds and family into cruising next Feb.

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Old May 30th, 2009, 02:08 PM
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The deal we got was for every 8 cabins, with a minimum of 2 people booked per cabin, we received one free berth. Note it's a berth, not a cabin, so you basically booked 16 people in 8 rooms and paid for 15. The TA gave us some other perks but this was the deal from Carnival. Not great but not horrible.
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Old May 30th, 2009, 07:10 PM
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Your TA can help you with a group booking. All the cabins do not need to be the same category, but if you are family you will probably want to be close. Check out Carnival's info on group travel http://www.carnival.com/cms/fun/crui...d=CC_Footer_67

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Old May 31st, 2009, 12:04 AM
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8 Cabins, though I am not sure how many per cabin.

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Old May 31st, 2009, 01:15 PM
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As mentioned above, you will need 8 cabins to get the free berth but if group amenity points are available on the sailing you want, it usually only takes 5 cabins to get the group amenity (i.e. onboard credit, wine, etc.)
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You only need 5 cabins to qualify for the group rate and perks. 8 for the free berth.
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On our last cruise we had 2 inside cabins and 6 balcony cabins. we received a $100.00 shipboard credit per cabin plus I received a $600.00 rebate from my T/A. as I was the organizer of our group.
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Old June 14th, 2009, 05:20 PM
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The group rate is a little more detailed than what is posted here. Yes you can get the group rate if you book 8 cabins but you must have at least 16 full fare patrons before you can get the free berth. Example 8 rooms booked but only 15 people going. No free berth. 8 rooms booked 17 people going but two rooms have 3 people to a room that means no free berth. The aminety points change based on the cruise. So be sure to check with Carnival to see what it is at the time you book.

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