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Old April 23rd, 2007, 11:54 PM
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Default vtg Aug 26th, price increase???

Hi,

I haven't booked my cruise yet, but I've been watching the price for the singles cruise on Aug 26 through vacations to go. I noticed they upped the price from 609. to 662. What's the deal? Why the price increase?
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Old April 24th, 2007, 09:47 AM
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Hi,

I haven't booked my cruise yet, but I've been watching the price for the singles cruise on Aug 26 through vacations to go. I noticed they upped the price from 609. to 662. What's the deal? Why the price increase?

Hey Jessm,

The long and the short of it is they have probably sold out the cheapest cabins and are moving up slightly in catagory as example from 4A to 4B or 4C's as the ship fills up. Although prices can go down closer to the sailing date it is unlikely and a big gamble as the ships tend to sell out these days.

My advise, quit watching the prices and book, then concentrate on having fun and getting excited about your cruise.

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Old April 24th, 2007, 11:18 AM
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Thanks Bill. My dad is actually paying for my cruise as a graduation present from college (I'm 30 yo, so it took me a LONG time!). I'm waiting on him to pay for it.
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Hey Jess, this is the way it is with singles agencies...... if you wait too long they will sell-out their quota of cabins. Then they start a waiting list
of singles who have decided to cruise at the last minute with the group.
Some singles do back out at the last minute..... so a cabin becomes available. But once the deadline is closed to book a cruise with a singles group....... then you may end up with your own cabin if your roomie decides not to cruise at the last minute. I have had friends who got lucky when their roomie didn't show up and they got the whole cabin to themselves.

I have given you info. for all singles groups because that has been my experience in all the years I have been traveling with singles groups.

What happens if you change your mind at the last minute? You lose all your cruise money..... unless you bought cancelation insurance.
Airlines will save your money for one year for you to use before the year is up. You can always cancel hotels if you do it before their deadline date to cancel. There are some hotels where you can't change your mind. So it is best to get travel insurance.

I have chosen to buy a yearly policy with Access America since I cruise and travel so much for fun.

So Jess, you better tell your dad to pay the money for August so you don't get left behind or have to pay the higher rate. You could wait until Halloween to cruise but you may be busy working. Angel gal
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Angelgirl is right the closer you get to the cruise the more the rate will increase they do not drop. You only have to put down $200 to reserve your spot and lock in your rate. Im already booked with my cabin mate I look forward to meeting you!
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