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#1
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Where are you getting your info?
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Orlando
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http://www.orlandosentinel.com/busin...,5580080.story

Yesssssssssssssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!

....Under the agreement, Miami-based Carnival, the world's largest cruise operator, can continue to levy its fuel surcharge -- a $5 per day fee, up to $70 per passenger or $140 per cabin -- going forward. But the company must clearly disclose the fee to customers before they buy a trip and display the amount "directly above, beneath or next to the cruise-fare price.".......will refund $40 million to cruise passengers who were forced to pay extra fuel charges even after they had booked their trips, part of a deal the company will announce this evening to settle an investigation by Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum.

The refunds will cover an estimated 1.1 million bookings.
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#8
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We just returned Saturday; wonder if they will mail us a check?
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#10
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Originally posted by gail811
We just returned Saturday; wonder if they will mail us a check?
Refunds will only be issued to bookings made as of Nov. 6, 2007. According to the settlement, those who qualify will receive a refund by check, credit card reimbursement or On-board Credit. So I guess it depends how you paid for the cruise.
#11
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Whats that i hear?

Sounds like Ventureman whimpering in a corner somewhere.

This just made my monday!
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#13
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Joined Dec 2005
Originally posted by PaulMedik
OBC for 4/6 - 6/23, all others refunded if booked prior to announcement
I just saw it when I went to check how my Carnival stock did today. Its good news for me I have 3 cabins booked for the Carnival Freedom for New Years. I booked it before Nov 7th so that money is comming back.
#14
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Originally posted by mikeauto1
i booked in feb for sept. is there any chance of a refund even after i booked knowing about the charge?
thanbks for the info
You are not covered by this agreement...sorry.
#15
Orlando
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Originally posted by mikeauto1
i booked in feb for sept. is there any chance of a refund even after i booked knowing about the charge?
thanbks for the info
Only customers who booked before Nov 6th, 2007 can get a refund.
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When my days on a cruise ship (Carnival 60, Celebrity 14, Royal Caribbean 3) exceed my days submerged in the Atlantic & Arctic (423), I win.
Up Next:
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Past cruises:

Celebrity Silhouette -
March 15, Western Caribbean, Labadee, Montego Bay, Stingray City in GC, Cozumel. Carnival Victory (4) - Sep 14 - Singles cruise Key West, Cozumel East side Carnival Legend (7) - Mar 12 - Roatan zipline, Maya Chan, Wet Wendys, 9B cabin,
Carnival Destiny (5) - Nov 11 - 1st Plat cruise, Ochi Bobsled, Carnival Dream (7) - Feb 11 - Scuba in Coz again, 100% Agave in CostaMaya, Cave tubing in Belize, Missed Roatan due to wind, Celebrity Solstice (7) - Nov 10 - Back just to enjoy the ship, Orient beach, Celebrity Solstice (7) - Jun 10 - El Morro, Scuba in Secret Harbour USVI, Le Galion beach St Martin, Carnival Freedom (8) - Sep 09 - Scuba in Cozumel, Zipline in Costa Rica, Embera village in Panama, Carnival Glory (7) - Dec 08 - Arawak Cay, Coz again, Fell in love with CostaMaya, Goffs Caye Belize Carnival Sensation (3) - Aug 08 - In-laws 50th anniversary, Yellow Bird Booze Cruize again Nassau, Carnival Sensation (3) - May 08 - Snorkeled with the sharks Stuart Cove's, Nassau, Carnival Inspiration (5) - Mar 08 - Muyil, Akumal, Yal-ku, & Cemetery Beach, Grand Cayman, Carnival Inspiration (4) - Nov 07 - 1st trip to Cozumel, Paradise Beach Tom, Carnival Sensation (4) - Sep 07 - Freeport taxi mafia fiasco, Arawak Cay, Nassau, Royal Caribbean Sovereign of the Seas (3) - May 01 - Cruising, rough seas and pregnancy didn't mix, Carnival Fantasy (3) - May 98 - 1st cruise where I wasn't crew, Yellow Bird Booze Cruize Nassau, SubRon 14 (423) - 1983 to 1987 - Holy Loch, Scotland.
#16
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Joined Sep 2007
I am personally very happy. I should get it as an OBC as I'm already paid in full. I only get $35, but still that amounts to at least 5 foo-foo drinks.
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#17
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Originally posted by PaulMedik
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Paul:
Thanks for the good news and have fun on your upcoming cruise.
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#18
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Originally posted by mikeauto1
i booked in feb for sept. is there any chance of a refund even after i booked knowing about the charge?
thanbks for the info
Nope - Refunds will only be issued to bookings made before Nov. 6, 2007.

This is good news for our Splendor trip...12 days worth in fact
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#19
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Joined Sep 2007
Originally posted by mikeauto1
i booked in feb for sept. is there any chance of a refund even after i booked knowing about the charge?
thanbks for the info
Nope....only if you booked before November 6th 2007...which means i will get OBC for two cruises.one taken and one booked.....yeah!!!
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#20
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And one of those would be me! I am leaving on April 7th...looks like OBC will be waiting for me. Thanks so much for posting.
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