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There is a new promo called “Drinks on Us” basically it’s unlimited drinks, you only pay the service charge and it’s available for anyone that is going to book or has already booked as long as you are not under the 90 days before sailing.

 

I booked it today on my already existing booking. Totally worth it in my mind.

 

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Thanks for sharing this information ! I think it sounds like a great deal , unfortunately we are at the 59 day mark so we will be using the vouchers that come with our Fantactica package .

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There is a new promo called “Drinks on Us” basically it’s unlimited drinks, you only pay the service charge and it’s available for anyone that is going to book or has already booked as long as you are not under the 90 days before sailing.

 

I booked it today on my already existing booking. Totally worth it in my mind.

 

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How did you apply it to your existing booking? I can’t find it on my booking?

 

 

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Thanks for sharing this information ! I think it sounds like a great deal , unfortunately we are at the 59 day mark so we will be using the vouchers that come with our Fantactica package .

 

 

 

Oh boo! That really sucks, but you’ll still have a great time! I hope they start extending this to everyone! If they keep this up there will absolutely have no problem carving out their own space in the North American market! Happy sailing friend.

 

 

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How did you apply it to your existing booking? I can’t find it on my booking?

 

 

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I called them directly. Just be warned...I was on hold for 20 and talking for almost another 45 mins. But it got done. The rep said they’ve been adding these all day

 

I saw this on a post on FB

 

 

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Sounds like a good deal for bare minimum drinks (well).... For the frozen and umbrella/fruit cocktails you need to go deluxe...but even that at an additional $26/day seems like a good deal because you get everything including gelato and mini bar. Don't miss the gelato or covered chocolate bars...Amazing!!

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Wow! This is amazing. Pam and I are excited to make the switch from Fantastica to the “Drinks on Us”!

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Well is it free? the bella interior for our sailing has increased from 429.00 per person ( ha been 429 to 449 for past month) it is now 599 per person hhmm

 

balcony has gone up 280 dollars per person,

 

interesting

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I called them directly. Just be warned...I was on hold for 20 and talking for almost another 45 mins. But it got done. The rep said they’ve been adding these all day

 

I saw this on a post on FB

 

 

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You can cancel and rebook online. No wait time and instant confirmtion. 5% discount still applied and honored. Can't beat this deal.

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You can cancel and rebook online. No wait time and instant confirmtion. 5% discount still applied and honored. Can't beat this deal.

 

 

 

I had to call in because my original booking had an added discount that had to be entered by the msc rep manually. There were certificate numbers and vouchers blah blah...

 

I didn’t want to mess it up myself, so I just sat and let them do it in their end...this way I have someone to blame. lol

 

Either way I hope everyone that can take advantage of this promo does. It’s fantastic. And here I thought I couldn’t be more excited for my sailing...well I was wrong...I can be. :D

 

 

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Wow! This is amazing. Pam and I are excited to make the switch from Fantastica to the “Drinks on Us”!

 

 

 

I hope you and Pam take the plunge! Even thought I paid s little more to rebook my trip to get this promo. It’s still worth it! I had to do all the math before basically told my husband I’ve made up our minds lol

 

 

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Sounds like a good deal for bare minimum drinks (well).... For the frozen and umbrella/fruit cocktails you need to go deluxe...but even that at an additional $26/day seems like a good deal because you get everything including gelato and mini bar. Don't miss the gelato or covered chocolate bars...Amazing!!

 

 

 

I have made a list so I don’t miss anything... the gelato bar is definitely up there. Not a huge chocolate lover but I will still try just to say I did. Plus I must do the seafood tower from what I’ve been reading.

 

People can find me riding the zip line...a drink in one hand and a crab claw in the other

 

 

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I hope you and Pam take the plunge! Even thought I paid s little more to rebook my trip to get this promo. It’s still worth it! I had to do all the math before basically told my husband I’ve made up our minds lol

 

 

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Comparing the new “Drinks On Us” cabin prices to the Fantastica prices that we booked or even the current Bella prices it appears that the new pricing is significantly pricier for our dates. Especially since we like to order more elaborate drinks than what is offered on the basic list. I think we may instead opt to buy the dinner wine package and stick with our Fantastica tickets for this sailing.

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My balcony price was $512 yesterday. Today it is $779. So much for free drinks.

exactly, rooms for my sailing increased between 180 to 260 per person when the drink on us was suggested as a promo

 

the rooms been same price for a month, then suddenly jump couple hundred dollars hhmm

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Increasing the basic fare when offering "free "drinks is no different than any other cruise line.

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This becomes a good deal in terms of total price only when you planned on purchasing the deluxe beverage package regardless. I just repriced for a client and it was $100 cheaper when factoring in the upgrade to deluxe vs purchasing the deluxe in full under the old program.

 

 

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Comparing the new “Drinks On Us” cabin prices to the Fantastica prices that we booked or even the current Bella prices it appears that the new pricing is significantly pricier for our dates. Especially since we like to order more elaborate drinks than what is offered on the basic list. I think we may instead opt to buy the dinner wine package and stick with our Fantastica tickets for this sailing.

 

 

 

That definitely does make sense from where you are coming from. I guess depending on the sailing and type of room, it works out well for some and not so well for some others. Either way, you will have an amazing time! Happy sailings :D

 

 

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Just got off the phone with a rep. since we were upgraded to Aurea cabin, which does not come with any other benefits. We are not eligible to get the package as ceuise it totally booked and they cannot give us a downgrade in cabin. Back to.a Bella cabin which would make us Eligible. CRazy reasoning

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Hi,

Just wondering about the 12 drinks vouchers-are they automatically included with the Fantastica Experience or only if booked on a promotion? We’re booked for a few weeks and no mention of drinks vouchers in our booking?

Thanks in advance.

 

 

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Hi,

Just wondering about the 12 drinks vouchers-are they automatically included with the Fantastica Experience or only if booked on a promotion? We’re booked for a few weeks and no mention of drinks vouchers in our booking?

Thanks in advance.

 

 

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Prior to the new “Drinks on Us” promotion I believe that all US reservations at the Fantastica level included the 12 drink vouchers per passenger. The vouchers should be placed in your cabin by your steward prior to your arrival. They are booklets of actual paper tickets that you hand to the bartenders/waiters when you order drinks.

 

Now with the change to the "Drinks on Us" for the Seaside and Divina I think they are phasing out the drink vouchers for Fantastica.

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After some consideration Pam and I have decided to go with the new Drinks on Us promo combined with a downgrade to Bella in place of our prior Fantastica cabin for our September sailing.

 

The only reason we had originally chosen Fantastica was for the drink vouchers so switching to Bella made sense since the vouchers are nullified by the new “Drinks on Us” promo.

 

We did have to pay a nominal amount more for the Bella cabin under the new promo compared to the previous Fantastica. We also then added the $26/pp/day Deluxe beverage upgrade to this.

 

Based on our original plans to add the dinner wine package and the water package to our original booking it was only a couple hundred more to just go with the new Drinks on Us promo with the Deluxe upgrade. This will allow us to try the gelato and specialty coffee as well.

 

Plus apparently the the Deluxe package the gratuities are included in the price and not charged extra per drink like the “Drinks on Us”.

 

So many thanks go out to Kruise Kween for giving us the heads up about this new promotion!

 

P.S. The MSC cruise consultant said that the supply of Bella cabins in our category for our sailing was very limited therefore it was very likely in his opinion that we would be getting a one category upgrade as well!

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Hi,

Just wondering about the 12 drinks vouchers-are they automatically included with the Fantastica Experience or only if booked on a promotion? We’re booked for a few weeks and no mention of drinks vouchers in our booking?

Thanks in advance.

 

 

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Yes they are, or at least they have always been. I don’t know if they will going forward. Maybe they are trying to go away from the vouchers in the future, and that’s why they are doing this promo now. When I went on the divina last year we went to pick ours up at the casino once we boarded.

 

 

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