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Cancelled my booking with my US TA for Liberty in March 2017 as I have managed to get a Junior Suite with a Free Select Drinks package for the same price after taking in to account the $300 OBC i have lost with RCCI UK.

 

Too good a deal to turn down as I suspect the UK prices will rise in the next few days due to the drop in the Pound against the dollar.

 

After taking into account the cost of the drinks package ( which we always purchase) this works out the same price for me in the JS as I would have paid for the E2 Cabin & Drinks package.

 

I did consider upgrading through my US TA, but would have cost me $800 and would still have lost my $300 OBC as it would be treated as a new booking.

 

Only downside will be if the prices drop, I can't reprice.

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Whilst on board the first cruise of a B2B on Liberty last month (May 2016), we visited the future cruise office.

 

Wanting to compare cruise prices between UK and USA, we priced our second cruise using information the clerks could offer.

 

The price we paid in UK (with a major travel agent ,combined with benefits of Select drinks packages and included gratuities for two adults in a Balcony cabin) was actually better than the price they could offer us.

 

I understand that in USA passengers can cancel prior to full payment date, and are able to access price drops, as and when they occur,again prior to full payment date.

 

Basically, I think it's all a matter of checking prices and accepting you win some, you lose some !!...

 

We might lose a few more with Brexit !!!

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Too good a deal to turn down as I suspect the UK prices will rise in the next few days due to the drop in the Pound against the dollar.

 

 

Prices will definitely rise soon,

 

I don't know what the t & c's are in our (UK) booking conditions regarding currency fluctuations but the £ against the $ could possibly have some implications soon for United Kingdom bookings.

 

We could be down as low as $1.15 to GBP soon, thats 20% less than the $1.40ish it usually hovers at. I bet hidden in the booking conditions is something about this.

 

Cant complain I guess, we had three holidays in Vegas in 18 months about 10 years ago at $1.85 to the GBP. The casino still won though :)

 

 

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