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Hi, my girlfriend works on board the Carnival Sensation. I am hoping to go out and see her for a holiday in June. However, it is going to be extremely expensive because - A) I am travelling alone so will have to pay the double occupancy. B) Because the cruises are only 3 & 4 days I will have to book 2 cruise to go for a week, or 4 cruises for a fort night.

The staff do not get discount in their 1st year of emplyment. Does anybody know any ways around this?

Cheers.
Submitted by - Murray, Bradford - United Kingdom on 2nd Mar 2010 / Subject - Carnival Cruises bahamas General
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Comment by Law, Cheshire (17 Mar 10 12:20) about a QUESTION by Murray (02 Mar 10 13:30)
What is the suppliment for a single person travelling with a couple.
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Answer by Chapman, DERBY (02 Mar 10 17:39) to a QUESTION by Murray (02 Mar 10 13:30)
A new girlfriend, maybe closer to home :-)
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Comment by lynch, teesside (03 Mar 10 20:38) about an ANSWER by Chapman (02 Mar 10 17:39)
that's a corker ,you should be on the stage!!!!
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Comment by Malcolm Oliver, Essex (02 Mar 10 19:36) about an ANSWER by Chapman (02 Mar 10 17:39)
...or put her 'on hold' for a year until she qualifies for a discount. ;)
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Comment by Chapman, DERBY (03 Mar 10 11:48) about a COMMENT by Malcolm Oliver (02 Mar 10 19:36)
Yes, well they do say that, 'absence makes the heart grow fonder.' But they also say that, 'while the cats away the mice will play.'
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Answer by Lewis, Northampton (02 Mar 10 15:48) to a QUESTION by Murray (02 Mar 10 13:30)
Try a cheaper time of the year
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Comment by Wilba, N (02 Mar 10 14:01) about a QUESTION by Murray (02 Mar 10 13:30)
Those Carnival 3/4 nighters can be the cheapest in the world if you look at the US travel agent websites, around $200 dollars per cruise, although you have chosen the most expensive month, June, with prices around $350. I can't help with the single occupancy issue but a flight booked well in advance to Orlando for Port Canaveral needn't be a major expense. Can't you find a friend to share?
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Comment by Cruise Fairy, Indiana USA (02 Mar 10 13:50) about a QUESTION by Murray (02 Mar 10 13:30)
Have you thought of going outside school vacation times? Fares are much cheaper then... you might even get a break on the single supplement- not much but 150% rather than 200%.
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