Captains Cocktail Hour

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#1
Missouri
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Joined Jun 2004
Say it aint so.....

I just read someones post that said that Captains Cocktail Hour no longer included drinks, but instead, drinks were sold at a discount.


Any confirmations or, more importantly, refutations?!?
#2
South Charlotte, NC
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Originally posted by cruiser05
Say it aint so.....

I just read someones post that said that Captains Cocktail Hour no longer included drinks, but instead, drinks were sold at a discount.


Any confirmations or, more importantly, refutations?!?
It's true and been for a couple of years now.
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#3
Missouri
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Originally posted by barbatkins
It's true and been for a couple of years now.
Well damn the luck. I guess its not that big of a loss seeing as it was a small miracle to get more than one drink...

It has been a few years since we were on a Carnival boat.
#4
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Originally posted by cruiser05
...It has been a few years since we were on a Carnival boat.
...well, since then, the farewell party on the last evening of the cruise(that included complementary drinks) has been discontinued, the past guest party has been scaled back to just enough time for a couple of hors d'oeuvres and drinks along with a DJ instead of dance orchestra, and the captains party you referred to is $1 off drinks along Promenade for an hour (you'll be lucky to catch even a glimce of the captain).

Here's hoping you'll still be cruising in spite of this. Bon Voyage!
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#5
Missouri
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Joined Jun 2004
Originally posted by forwardcabin
...well, since then, the farewell party on the last evening of the cruise(that included complementary drinks) has been discontinued, the past guest party has been scaled back to just enough time for a couple of hors d'oeuvres and drinks along with a DJ instead of dance orchestra, and the captains party you referred to is $1 off drinks along Promenade for an hour (you'll be lucky to catch even a glimce of the captain).

Here's hoping you'll still be cruising in spite of this. Bon Voyage!
oh my. and i hear too that past guest party is only for gold and above now...which may scale it down a little smaller??


so many changes. of course $40 in free drinks wont stop me from getting on board the boat!
#6
Missouri
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Originally posted by forwardcabin
...well, since then, the farewell party on the last evening of the cruise(that included complementary drinks) has been discontinued, the past guest party has been scaled back to just enough time for a couple of hors d'oeuvres and drinks along with a DJ instead of dance orchestra, and the captains party you referred to is $1 off drinks along Promenade for an hour (you'll be lucky to catch even a glimce of the captain).

Here's hoping you'll still be cruising in spite of this. Bon Voyage!
oh my. and i hear too that past guest party is only for gold and above now...which may scale it down a little smaller??


so many changes. of course $40 in free drinks wont stop me from getting on board the boat!
#7
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Originally posted by cruiser05
Say it aint so.....

I just read someones post that said that Captains Cocktail Hour no longer included drinks, but instead, drinks were sold at a discount.


Any confirmations or, more importantly, refutations?!?
Yep, you get the big discount of $1 off drinks.
#8
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Since the Welcome Aboard party is the 2nd night, I usually order all the different/new drinks I want to "test" on that night. It is only $1 off/drink, but hey, a buck is a buck!
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#9
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Does it really matter? I mean do you cruise for these parties anyway?
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#10
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Originally posted by Can'tWait2SetSail
Does it really matter? I mean do you cruise for these parties anyway?
...no, but it makes for interesting conversation.
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2008: Ecstasy, Family New Years Eve cruise, December 27-Jan 1
2009: Ecstasy, August 13-17
2009: Ecstasy, Family cruise, December 26-31
2010: Triumph, spring break cruise, Mar 13-20
2010: Ecstasy, August 16-21
2011: Ecstasy, January 8-13
2011: Magic, Family Christmas cruise, December 18-26, Lido Balcony 10270
2012: Magic, August 12-19, Lido balcony 10270
2012: Triumph, Family New Years Eve Cruise, December 31, 2012 thru January 5, 2013
2014: Magic, May 25-June 1, Lido balcony 10270
2015: Magic, March 9-15, 6-day spring break cruise that includes Costa Maya, Coz, and Progreso, cove balcony 2260
2015: Magic, July 5-12, 7-day to Coz, Jamaica, Cayman, cove balcony 2260
2015: Triumph 5-day Family New Years Cruise Dec 28, 2015-Jan 2, 2016 to Coz & Progreso, OS cabin 7326
2016: Liberty 8-day cruise March 18-26, to Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, Costa Maya, and Coz; Balcony cabin 6264
2016: Breeze 7-day Memorial Day cruise May 29-June 5, to Belize, Roatan, Coz; Cove Balcony cabin 2334
2016: Breeze 7-day cruise Nov 27-Dec 4 to Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and Coz; Cove Balcony 2285
2017: Breeze 7-day Anniversary cruise June 11-18 to Coz, Belize, and Honduras; Cove Balcony 2256
2017: Valor 5-day Birthday cruise Dec 2-7 to Coz and Progreso; Lido Balcony
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