Price reduction if deposit non-refundable?

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#1
Cleveland, OH
320 Posts
Joined Feb 2012
I check the prices after we book, and often we have been able to have our travel agent get us a lower price before final payment if it is available. Can you still do this if the deposit is non-refundable? The cruise we are looking at is currently under the Red White and Blue Sale which says the deposits are non-refundable. We would be using Future Cruise Deposits if that makes a difference.
#2
Los Angeles
6,721 Posts
Joined Oct 2008
It doesn't matter if the deposit is refundable or not. It has nothing to do with price reductions. You should be able to get price reductions outside of final payment.
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January 6, 2017 - Ruby Princess
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2008 - Monarch of the Seas - 4 days
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2011 - Golden Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2012 - Golden Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
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2014 - Crown Princess - 7 days - Mexican Riviera
2015 - Crown Princess - 7 days - Alaska
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#3
League City, TX
39,995 Posts
Joined Sep 2005
If you are eligible for a price reduction, it does not affect the deposit you made.

Only if you cancelled the cruise would you lose your deposit.