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Aerogirl October 10th, 2010 10:46 AM

Cruise prices dropping??
 
My sister told me she heard on the news that if you’re planning on booking a cruise wait until October 13th because the rates are going to drop. Anyone else hear about this?? I will be checking the Carnival website to see if mine has changed in price.

Snoozeman October 10th, 2010 04:34 PM

My sister told me a lot of things.;) I know of no reason this would be true.

Donna October 10th, 2010 05:57 PM

Nope, didn't hear that, hope its true....time will tell.

7x57 October 10th, 2010 06:09 PM

If results bear out it's more likely to be co-inky-dink. Efficient markets are rather unpredictable.

green_rd October 10th, 2010 07:05 PM

The AP ran a story about "historical trends" in holiday airfares (after this coming week airfares historically increase). Maybe the item was related to this story?

ALEGNA62 October 11th, 2010 04:24 PM

This is true Oct is national cruise month with Oct 13 being the biggest cruise booking date and the best deals are offered on this date.

Snoozeman October 11th, 2010 07:15 PM

I have found that the Cruise Night sales have not really offered any real savings over other sales they have almost monthly. I think Holland America does offer some extra real savings on a few cruise that are experiencing weak sales, but those have restrictions. Usually it's a small OBC and reduced deposit that is offered. But good eye ALE.. I didn't put the two together.

Donna October 12th, 2010 06:50 AM

I've only seen a drop in the initial deposit, not much in total price?


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