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Old December 10th, 2012, 01:18 PM
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Default when to ask for cabin upgrade

Can I request a cabin-upgrade as I board my cruise ship? or is that too late.? I will pay for upgrade if necessary. thank you Marydallas
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Old December 10th, 2012, 01:31 PM
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On nearly every cruise I've been on during the last few years, there has been a sign near the check-in area, and another near the guest services desk onboard, that state that the ship is full. The implicit message, don't bother asking about an upgrade now.
So if you want a different cabin than the one you have now, the time to act (and pay) is now.
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Old December 10th, 2012, 01:41 PM
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If you want an upgrade and are willing to pay then I would do it sooner rather then later.

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Old December 10th, 2012, 02:25 PM
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Just remember, if you ask, you will pay the full cabin rate, usually. If the cruise line asks, you will get it for free (an upgrade) or for a usually reduced rate (an upsell).
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Old December 10th, 2012, 02:42 PM
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Now is the time.
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Old December 10th, 2012, 04:09 PM
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If you want to upgrade, call your TA or Princess today
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Old December 10th, 2012, 05:03 PM
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Do it ahead of time.
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