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Old January 10th, 2010, 01:41 PM
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Default OK to wait till on board to book a beach excursion?

Do the beach resort excursions "fill up" before the cruise? I dont' know if I should book soon or if I can just do it oin the ship.

I booked the excursions for my first cruise 2 months before the cruise - Atlantis Dig tour, historical bus tour, and a glass-bottom boat ride.

Should I pre-book the Playa Mia beach excursion?

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Old January 10th, 2010, 02:00 PM
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I always book online a few weeks before sailing. To me, it's easier than waiting in line on board. Why take a chance it will sell out?
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Old January 10th, 2010, 02:01 PM
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It doesn't hurt. You can cancel up to 24 hours before the excursion so if you find something else you can just book it.

You do have to guarantee it with a CC number but you are not actually charged until you have taken the tour.

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Old January 10th, 2010, 02:54 PM
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Mike,

Thanks, good point, since we only want to do this excursion, I dont' want to take the chance that it will be booked up before we board - so I'll book it within the next week or two.

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It doesn't hurt. You can cancel up to 24 hours before the excursion so if you find something else you can just book it.

You do have to guarantee it with a CC number but you are not actually charged until you have taken the tour.

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Just an FYI,

Everytime I have pre-booked an Excursion on the Carnival Website my credit card was charged immediately, as a matter of fact I just did it last Friday. When I did it on Princess it was added to my Sail and Sign upon Check-in.

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Mark,

Yes, I recall that being the fact with my prior Carnival cruise. That's okay, we decided on the Playa Mia beach resort deluxe excursin which includes the transportation both ways and the buffet... so Ill book pay for then in a week or two as we aren't interested in any other ones and I want to make sure we get seats on the bus.

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Everytime I have pre-booked an Excursion on the Carnival Website my credit card was charged immediately, as a matter of fact I just did it last Friday. When I did it on Princess it was added to my Sail and Sign upon Check-in.

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