Welcome to Cruise Critic! If you'd like to participate on our forums by joining in the conversation, please Register Now! Be sure to visit our FAMOUS Roll Call forums, where you can meet other cruisers sailing with you and share a tour or shore excursion and SAVE MONEY!
Ask a Cruise QuestionPost your general cruise questions here.
I just got a phone call from someone saying I had won a free 4 or 5 day cruise on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, or Norwegian. They said all I had to pay was taxes today, and asked if I was interested. I said no, that I didn't trust calls like this and hung up. I cannot imagine it was legit. Just wondering if anyone else has gotten a call like this. I didn't catch the name they first gave me.
If you didn't enter a contest, you can't "win". A legit contest will send you a registered letter to inform you of your win in most cases. At best it was a timeshare offer, at worst it was someone trying to get your credit card info. You did the right thing!
Evangeline - Nassau - 1960
Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt - EB TA - 1962
Queen Mary - WB TA - 1962
Raffaello - Caribbean - 1968
MV Three Gorges - Yangtze River - 1988
Atlas - Nile River - 1995
Olympic - Aegean Sea - 1996
Constellation - Baltic Sea - 2005
Disney Fantasy - Caribbean - 2012
Queen Elizabeth - World Voyage 2014
Queen Elizabeth - Southampton to Fort Lauderdale - 2015
Hey, I can go on that free cruise and fly to get there with the voucher I just got for two FREE roundtrip airline tickets to anywhere in the US. However, I was warned if I didn't redeem them in the next ten days, they would AWARD them to someone else.
Must be from the same company that keeps sending me those post cards that end up in our recycling bin.
Patty the Cruisin' Chick (may all your cruises be smooth sailin')
Hoping for another trip to the land of Aloha!
Carnival Jubilee - Mex. Riv.; Sensation - W. Caribb.; Holiday (2Xs) - Baja; Paradise - E Caribb; Ecstasy - Baja; Star Princess - Mex. Riv.; Sapphire Princess - Alaska; Island Princess - Hawaii; Golden Princess - Hawaii (one of the best cruises ever!!!!); another Golden Princess -- Hawaii