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Old April 23rd, 2013, 10:42 PM
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Haven't been on for a while but going on a back to back in May on Fascination. I tried to buy drink tickets like we did as recently as January on Ecstasy. I see Bar Cash on the Carnival site where you have to pick the amount you think you will drink and it is non-refundable. When did they make the change? We used to be able to use unused tickets from one cruise to the next. Have I missed a major change in policy?
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Yes, a few months ago.

They have the beverage card now and basically it's use it or lose it.
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If you have old tickets maybe they will honer them if you ask the right person. Bar manager or something might do it just to make you happy.
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I felt like I got a little attitude from a couple of servers when I got used the little drink tickets last year. Don't know if they cause them more work or reduce their tips. Maybe they are valued at the bottom of the range.

I suppose with the bar cash program you don't have to worry about whether the beverage falls into the proper prince range. It could apply to a bucket of beers as easily as a bottle of wine.
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Thanks for the info. I am guessing the 15% gratuity is taken off the cash card unlike the tickets. I always find a good bartender and tip them $20 the first night. I love the difference it makes in service.
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