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Old September 12th, 2012, 04:46 PM
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Old September 12th, 2012, 04:50 PM
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WOW, that sucks I wanted to buy one..
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Me too. I can't even book a future cruise from the ship. We're on the Imagination and there isn't a desk for future cruises on that ship. At least that is what I am understanding.
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Not to worry this change will also be Brilliant.
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Old September 12th, 2012, 05:50 PM
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I am so glad that I purchased 2 last week...what a shame.
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well doesn't that bite fish fins. I've been happily waiting to purchase my next FCC onboard the Liberty next month.

Poor economic performance? I'm not buyin it. Who seriously doesn't take advantage of this program when it is available, especially when they KNOW they will be cruising in the next year or two?
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Seems to me they are doing away with the certificate but you can still book while on a ship and receive an OBC - doesn't seem unreasonable to me
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Take, take, take - that's Carnival's new slogan!

Thanks again Carnival for re-affirming my choice to not choose you again.

I love their "poor economic performance" excuse - because they didn't market them on the ship - most folks didn't even know they existed!
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Seems to me they are doing away with the certificate but you can still book while on a ship and receive an OBC - doesn't seem unreasonable to me


True..but I'm not always ready to book right away, and I like the thought of the 'bonus' for giving Carnival a deposit on a future cruise I'm not sure when I'm taking yet.


I think its more an issue with Carnivals bottom line that 'poor economic performance'. They have to keep those deposits and extra cash on the books..it effects how their bottom line pans out.
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Not to worry this change will also be Brilliant.
Has jh asked you to refrain from comments until he looks into this yet?


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Old September 12th, 2012, 06:34 PM
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Well that is rotten. Glad I bought two last summer but I might have gotten a third if I had know. Rats!
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I have two left....

we have used 23 so far....so we took full advantage while they had it...
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Seems to me they are doing away with the certificate but you can still book while on a ship and receive an OBC - doesn't seem unreasonable to me
we usually have an extra $100 to buy a FCC, but we don't usually have an extra $1000 for deposits on our next cruise. (4 people x $250 each)
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Maybe they are trying to save money in order to pay all the law suites from the running aground in Italy. New name for cruise lins COSTA PLENTY
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Trying another cruise line for our next cruise anyway.
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well doesn't that bite fish fins. I've been happily waiting to purchase my next FCC onboard the Liberty next month.

Poor economic performance? I'm not buyin it. Who seriously doesn't take advantage of this program when it is available, especially when they KNOW they will be cruising in the next year or two?
I was thinking the same thing, low economic performance?!? That seems to be the answer to everything. Cut out the fun farewell party due to low attendance, cut his out due to low economic performance. I think they need a new auditor @ Carnival.
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I was thinking the same thing, low economic performance?!? That seems to be the answer to everything. Cut out the fun farewell party due to low attendance, cut his out due to low economic performance. I think they need a new auditor @ Carnival.
I think low economic performance is code for Carnival was not making money on this promo.

Its not about getting loyal customers back on Carnival, if they are loyal, they will be back anyway.

Everything lately is about the bottom line. I kept pointing out earnings were not doing that well, with all the write offs etc. Two Costa ships out of commission .. someone has to pay.
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I wonder if it has anything to do with all the folks who would get a FCC and then apply it to a cruise that they already had booked instead of booking a new cruise...misusing the program?
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Wow. Guess I've gotten lucky since my next cruise is 9-23. Just before the cutoff so hopefully myself and my husband can buy 1each.
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I think low economic performance is code for Carnival was not making money on this promo.

Its not about getting loyal customers back on Carnival, if they are loyal, they will be back anyway.

Everything lately is about the bottom line. I kept pointing out earnings were not doing that well, with all the write offs etc. Two Costa ships out of commission .. someone has to pay.
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