Thanks for your help in advance.
Thanks for your help in advance.
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If it is we are going out of NY in a balcony cabin with a $200 slot tournament fee for about $300 per person for the taxes. We are on the July 30th cruise.
If you dont mind my asking how much time do you typically spend playing in the casino to get these offers. We are going on our first NCL cruise next year and love to spend time in the casino. Considering we will have 4 sea days I can see us spending quite a bit of time in there. Also I know in the Nj casinos I always get better comps then my DH because i play slots. He plays the table games mostly and his comps are usually not as good. So my other question is what type of play usually gets the best comps while cruising with NCL? Thank you all for your help.I've only been on one NCL cruise, which is why I was surprised to receive a complimentary stateroom offer. It was for 7 days with 3 sea days. I spent a few hours each night at the craps table and part of the sea days as well. Granted I played a few thousand dollars over the course of the trip, at a land based casino my play would be enough for a comp room at most. On NCL it was enough for a comp cruise except for taxes.
I've only been on one NCL cruise, which is why I was surprised to receive a complimentary stateroom offer. It was for 7 days with 3 sea days. I spent a few hours each night at the craps table and part of the sea days as well. Granted I played a few thousand dollars over the course of the trip, at a land based casino my play would be enough for a comp room at most. On NCL it was enough for a comp cruise except for taxes.We received the same offer and are seriously considering the Europe cruise also, except the airfare is so pricey. My husband did about the same amount of play at the craps table as you described.
As with Terrymtex above, all our cruises on NCL are a result of comp'd cabins through Harrah's and CAS. This includes the first one, which occurred when Harrah's bought into NCL and moved their business over from RCCL.I just returned from my 2nd comped Harrahs/CAS cruise. To add a little humor here, I felt like a baby being placed in the arms of an Aunt, when Total Rewards had everything set up for CAS to look after “my needs” once on board.
As others have said, you are comp'd the cabin charge only, with the cabin selection based on your play level on previous cruises. You are responsible for all taxes, port fees, excursions, etc - in short, anything beyond the basic cabin charge. Since all cabins are booked double occupancy, there is no problem if you want to bring a second person along.
Once on the ship, do get to know your casino director. He or She is responsible for all your comps on the ship, including dinners, spa treatments, and most importantly, the level of credit the casino will give you off your final bill. Again, it's all based on your play in the casino, but you can help yourself out by being more than just a name on a computer list to that person.
The one thing I did not know was that you could be comped for extras on the ship like dinners and or spa treatments. I’ll definitely have to look into this on our next cruise.