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Old March 31st, 2010, 07:54 AM
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whats the earliest you have booked a cruise?
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Old March 31st, 2010, 09:26 AM
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I just booked 2 weeks ago for a cruise on the Freedom in August 2011
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That farthest away that I've booked is a year out....Nice to have something to look forward to, but the wait, OY!
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Old March 31st, 2010, 11:21 AM
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I once booked 20 months out (New Years cruise).
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Booked our Dream cruise 700 some odd days out. This is way to long a wait. Need to book one in between now and then.
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Old March 31st, 2010, 05:27 PM
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I think it would be the current "Cruisemates Get Lei'd Five-O" cruise. It was about 20 months out when I first booked.

The latest has been less than 30 days.

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Wow! I thought booking a year ahead was excessive. Y'all have me beat ! I agree with Donna, OY!
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We always try to book a cruise at least 12 months out. That way we receive our discount/s and we have a better selection of what stateroom that we want.
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I try to always book a year ahead.
that way I get the room I want and have something to
look forward too and more time to pay....

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I normally book 2-3 months out for a cruise, however this time I booked our Mexican Riviera cruise 9 months out and for the price I paid for the balcony on our Panama Canal cruise I booked it out 1.6 years out!
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A great reason to book early is that after the initial cruise deposit you have till about 90 days b4 your cruise leaves out to have it paid in full. Many folks don't realize this or there would probably be many more cruisers then there is. You can make payments as you can interest free, mo set amounts as long as it is paid before that 90 day window.

If you book a cruise for July 1st 2011 you would have 12 months from today to have it paid in full!!
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About 21 months for this Xmas/Newyear...had to pre-register for Azura
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