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Can anyone enlighten me as to why I hve been quoted £10722.00 for a suite on Ventura direct with P&O direct, but all the cartel cruise agents quote exactly the same rate of £5972.00?

Why won't P&O price this cruise at a better rate than they let the Cartel sell them?

I have been told by several of the Cartel agents that P&O have changed the way they pay these agents to a fixed fee, that's why all the agents are the same price? Is this true?
Submitted by - , london - United Kingdom / Subject - P&O Cruises Cruise Fares
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Comment by , houghton-le-spring (10 Oct 11 13:21) about a QUESTION by standing (10 Oct 11 09:32)
Yes, Carnival cut the TA commission rate from 15% to 5% for 2012. Best to shop around for any ''extras''. We go with a certain TA for excellrnt service and ''divi''
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