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Old June 6th, 2013, 11:28 AM
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Default Captains Cocktail Hour

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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?!?
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Old June 6th, 2013, 11:30 AM
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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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Old June 6th, 2013, 11:43 AM
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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.
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Old June 6th, 2013, 12:01 PM
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...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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...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!
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Old June 6th, 2013, 02:33 PM
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...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!
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Old June 6th, 2013, 02:41 PM
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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.
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Old June 6th, 2013, 03:21 PM
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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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Does it really matter? I mean do you cruise for these parties anyway?
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Does it really matter? I mean do you cruise for these parties anyway?
...no, but it makes for interesting conversation.
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past and future Carnival cruises:
2002: Fascination
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
2012: Magic, August 12-19
2012: Triumph, Family New Years Eve Cruise, December 31, 2012 thru January 5, 2013
2014: Magic, May 25-June 1
2015: Magic, March 9-15,6-day cruise that includes Costa Maya, Coz, and Progreso
2015: Triumph B2B, Oct 24-Nov 4, 11 days Galveston to San Juan
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