internet how much?

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#1
ONTARIO
34 Posts
Joined Mar 2008
We are leaving on the legend on 23rd.What is the cost of the internet on Carnival and are there any special rates?Once when we sailed NCL they had specials on Wed night.
#2
56,618 Posts
Joined Jul 2007
The internet access can be costly and slow, not much faster than dial up on most ships:

Pricing
Instructions on how to create an account and pricing details are present on-screen in the Internet Café or on your laptop once you connect to Carnival WiFi. Internet pricing is identical, whether you are using the Internet Café terminals, your own laptop or other wireless devices. All internet access charges will be billed directly to your onboard “Sail & Sign” Account.

Activation fee - a one-time $3.95 charge applies to each user on their first login only.

Time Plans – offer guests the opportunity to enjoy a lower per-minute rate. These Time Plans are transferable between Internet Café terminals and personal laptops/wireless devices, can be used anytime throughout the cruise until debarkation and do not have to be used in a single session. No refund will be awarded for unused minutes. Upgrading a pre-selected pricing option is not available and plans are subject to change.

Longer Cruises (6 days and longer)
• 250 minutes for $100.00
• 100 minutes for $55.00
• Pay As You Go: $0.75/minute

Shorter Cruises (5 days and shorter)
• 60 minutes for $24.00
• 30 minutes for $16.50
• Pay As You Go: $0.75/minute




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#3
1,210 Posts
Joined Sep 2003
Many Bars, Coffee Shops, and Cybers offer WiFi at the various Destinations. I think it is better to plan on communicating there rather than on the ship. I always hear bad things. Bottom line it does not work very well at sea.
#4
Columbus, Ohio
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Joined Nov 2008
it's INCREDIBLY SLLLLLOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW! even in the cyber cafe. Wait for a cafe onland.
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#5
Northern Colorado
6,836 Posts
Joined Apr 2008
I think they may have deals if you go and purchase one as soon as you get on the ship. And some sort of sign-up for "free" minutes drawing?

I agree - I would wait for a cyber-cafe. Your waiters and your stewards would probably know the cheapest places to go off ship.