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Old September 27th, 2008, 05:48 PM
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Exclamation Post CRUISE LINE Single Supplement/Solo Bargains HERE

A thread for single supplement/solo bargains is very helpful for solo cruisers.

There used to be one, but it disappeared ...maybe it got too big.

So let's start another one and see what happens.

Post all those great deals everyone!

But remember, you can't mention specific travel agencies, just general info like:
"Cruise line .... currently has good prices for solo occupancy on .... sailing".
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2012/10 NCL Sky - HALLOWEEN getaway / private island cancelled (Sky is famous for often cancelling) / "Oh What A Night" best ship show yet (4nt Miami-Bahamas)
2010/12 Celebrity Summit: X abandoned their "better food" niche; now below-average food / No unobstructed forward viewing on entire ship / sorry X, but other lines and ships are better (7nt Southern Caribbean)
2009/09 Sapphire Princess: New Favorite!: Multi-tiered resort-like aft / heated freshwater pools & jacuzzis / full circumference promenade w teak deck chairs & bow access / better food / better activities / classy style (3nt "check out Princess" Vancouver, BC, to Los Angeles)
2009/08 Carnival Elation: Great viewing area on top of Bridge / Good mini-golf / zero MDR dress code enforcement / many theatre seats have poor view (5nt Baja redirected due to hurricane Jimena)
2009/04 Carnival Splendor: Good food / Best lobster / several design flaws (5nt Baja Mexico)
2008/12 RCI Serenade of the Seas: See Radiance below (7nt Eastern & Southern Caribbean)
2008/10 Carnival Elation: Aft outdoor dining / Rockin' live music (5nt Baja Mexico)
2008/02 RCI Voyager: Nice Outdoor Promenade w Bow access / Ice show / Huge pool area / way-too-Crowded Buffet w No outdoor dining (7nt Western Caribe)
2007/09 NCL Pride of Aloha: Beautiful decor / 3rd Best ship design yet / Best itinerary yet (11nt in Hawaii & nothing like it now! )
2006/12 RCI Radiance Of the Seas: Best atrium / perfect size / full circumference promenade w bow access / Buffet has aft outdoor dining / RCI's best design (8nt Eastern Caribbean)
2006/02 Carnival Pride: Great Bed / Lower decks aft vibrate (7nt Mexican Riviera)
2005/03 Celebrity Infinity: Best Food by far when X had Michel Roux (but no longer, see Summit above) / nice thalassotherapy adult pool (4nt Coastal Pacific)
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Old September 27th, 2008, 09:35 PM
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Ok - here goes.... RCI - Panama Canal on Radiance of the Seas, 14 nights leaving October 26th - inside cabin with all fees $1,218 - works out to $87 a night !!!


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Old October 1st, 2008, 07:08 AM
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NCL Europe sent out an email, that they will not charge any single supp. at Norwegian Gem TA Barcelona/Spain-New York.

Rate is all incl. Fuel supp and all port fees

Inside € 539 Outside € 699 Balcony € 849 Mini Suite € 1.059

Cruise starts Nov 16

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Old October 3rd, 2008, 05:37 PM
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Default Good price on Elation Oct.18

Carnival has a good price on Elation, Oct. 18,2008, 5 nights out of San Diego to Cabo San Lucas and Ensenada, Mexico, plus 2 sea days.

I got a single occupancy 1A category, with automatic upgrade to 4B level cabin (nicer interior cabin), for just under $400.
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2012/10 NCL Sky - HALLOWEEN getaway / private island cancelled (Sky is famous for often cancelling) / "Oh What A Night" best ship show yet (4nt Miami-Bahamas)
2010/12 Celebrity Summit: X abandoned their "better food" niche; now below-average food / No unobstructed forward viewing on entire ship / sorry X, but other lines and ships are better (7nt Southern Caribbean)
2009/09 Sapphire Princess: New Favorite!: Multi-tiered resort-like aft / heated freshwater pools & jacuzzis / full circumference promenade w teak deck chairs & bow access / better food / better activities / classy style (3nt "check out Princess" Vancouver, BC, to Los Angeles)
2009/08 Carnival Elation: Great viewing area on top of Bridge / Good mini-golf / zero MDR dress code enforcement / many theatre seats have poor view (5nt Baja redirected due to hurricane Jimena)
2009/04 Carnival Splendor: Good food / Best lobster / several design flaws (5nt Baja Mexico)
2008/12 RCI Serenade of the Seas: See Radiance below (7nt Eastern & Southern Caribbean)
2008/10 Carnival Elation: Aft outdoor dining / Rockin' live music (5nt Baja Mexico)
2008/02 RCI Voyager: Nice Outdoor Promenade w Bow access / Ice show / Huge pool area / way-too-Crowded Buffet w No outdoor dining (7nt Western Caribe)
2007/09 NCL Pride of Aloha: Beautiful decor / 3rd Best ship design yet / Best itinerary yet (11nt in Hawaii & nothing like it now! )
2006/12 RCI Radiance Of the Seas: Best atrium / perfect size / full circumference promenade w bow access / Buffet has aft outdoor dining / RCI's best design (8nt Eastern Caribbean)
2006/02 Carnival Pride: Great Bed / Lower decks aft vibrate (7nt Mexican Riviera)
2005/03 Celebrity Infinity: Best Food by far when X had Michel Roux (but no longer, see Summit above) / nice thalassotherapy adult pool (4nt Coastal Pacific)
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Old October 4th, 2008, 12:02 AM
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Holland America- April 3 -- April 29
26 Days Transatlantic + Eastern & Western Med
Fort Lauderdale, Lisbon, Portimao, Cadiz, Almeria, Ibiza, Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Rome, Croatia, Corfu, Katakolon, Santorini, Turkey, Athens, Sicily and Rome + 11 days at sea

$2909.00 includes all taxes, fees and fuel surcharges
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Old October 5th, 2008, 11:23 AM
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Smile Great Last Minute Deal on Canada/NE Cruise-Oct 8th or 18th

NCL Jewel - 10 Night R/T NYC, Canada and New England Cruise, Oct 8th or Oct 18th.

Inside Solo $752.52, $811.52 with insurance.
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Old October 7th, 2008, 09:24 PM
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Talking bargain

11/29/08 sailing. Celebrity ship 15nights TA Barcelona to Fort Lauderdale. Solo rate under $600.

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Old October 7th, 2008, 09:47 PM
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11/29/08 sailing. Celebrity ship 15nights TA Barcelona to Fort Lauderdale. Solo rate under $600.
The cruise line is RCCL not Celebrity.
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Old October 8th, 2008, 02:55 PM
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Great Thread...just want to keep up with all the great deals.
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Old October 8th, 2008, 05:56 PM
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Default Booked NCL Jewel Oct 28 - 0% Single Supplement

Just found out about the 0% single supplement for the NCL Jewel on its 12 day repo cruise from NYC to Miami, so I'm taking the plunge and doing my first solo cruise since becoming a widower. Certainly can't beat the price.

Anyone else going?
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Old October 8th, 2008, 07:11 PM
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Still a few interior cabins left for the inaugeral transatlantic for Independence of the Seas - toral cost $863 for 13 nights. Anyone want to join me on the ship? Also have great deals on the other transatlantics.
HI, I AM VERY INTERESTED IN YOUR GREAT DEALS ON OTHER TRANSATLANTICS. THANKS.
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Old October 9th, 2008, 12:28 PM
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The Independence is sailing on Nov 6 - 13 nights to Ft. Lauderdale with stops in Vigo, Spain, Funchal, and St. Martin. There are equally good deals on the other RCCL Transatlantics - actually a little better but they're going out of Barcelona and I wanted to spend a few days in Scotland visiting friends so I wanted a ship out of Southampton. For one way air I used an air consolidator = much cheaper price for one way fare.
I almost booked the NCL Jewel from New York to Miami - had a great time on NCL Gem last year so was willing to sail NCL again. Make sure you go to the roll call so you'll already have some contacts when you get on the ship. I was also a recent widow, and that was my first solo cruise.
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Great Thread!

A) How does one do this one way air thing with a consolidator? Can you put website addresses on here? If not we can do it privately....

B) Are these solo rates advertised or do you need to contact the cruise lines by phone and inquire?

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Thumbs up Very Helpful, Thank You Cherokeesmom

Happy Solo Cruising. It Seems You Are On A Roll. What Is A Consolidator???? I Cannot Cruise Until 2009 But The Transatlantic Is Appealing And I Will Try To Keep Up On All The Deals.
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15 day TA (Barcelona - Galveston) RCCL Voyager of the Seas 11/29/08
$399.00 ($524.00 single)
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15 day TA (Barcelona - Galveston) RCCL Voyager of the Seas 11/29/08
$399.00 ($524.00 single)
Hmmmm, I can't seem to get that price - I am coming up with $1,289 - which is still good !

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Not a singles' supplement deal, but NCL is offering several Bahamas sailings for $99 pp - 3 and 4 day. I priced out a 4 day inside cabin in November for $340.51 including taxes and fuel surcharge. And, I've found it slightly cheaper on the online website I use to book cruises.

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Hmmmm, I can't seem to get that price - I am coming up with $1,289 - which is still good !

Dee
That is because it is a Tuesday special. I have booked for that price Inside deck 10 $744 with all taxes and fees. Check it out again next Tuesday. It will be my first solo cruise although I have a lot of friends on board.
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A thread for single supplement/solo bargains is very helpful for solo cruisers.

There used to be one, but it disappeared ...maybe it got too big.

So let's start another one and see what happens.

Post all those great deals everyone!

But remember, you can't mention specific travel agencies, just general info like:
"Cruise line .... currently has good prices for solo occupancy on .... sailing".

Thanks CruisinRyan for this Thread!!! Not able to use any info yet, but keep it coming. Booked on Caribbean Princess out of NY 5/24/09 and Explorer of the Seas 9/17/09 out of Bayonne (Cape Liberty), NJ.

Regards to all who have posted here,

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Old October 12th, 2008, 10:27 PM
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Thanks For Your Info. On Air Consolidator, I Will Also Try Them. I Will Keep Watching The Rcl Promo Waves Until The Right One Comes My Way. I Am Limited On The Months I Can Go Because Of Work. Happy Crusing. This Site Is Great.
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