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It depends on a few criteria...such as where the OV was located......to me it would be worth $72 to move from a noisy porthole located at the very front of the ship to a more central OV, PLUS get a cabin that is larger?? I would do depending where the OV is located vs PT??

 

It’s on the main deck, aft, room 2431. I do believe they are the same square footage: 220sqft.

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the best upgrade I got was going from an interior cabin on deck 7 aft of Conquest to deck 1 middle OV..... for $1.... not per person... just a dollar. I took it since I was skeptical of our room being higher and not in the middle (I get seasick pretty easy).

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the best upgrade I got was going from an interior cabin on deck 7 aft of Conquest to deck 1 middle OV..... for $1.... not per person... just a dollar. I took it since I was skeptical of our room being higher and not in the middle (I get seasick pretty easy).

 

We got a random free upgrade from a balcony to a suite....but that was 15 years ago and havent ever gotten a free one since!

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We got a random free upgrade from a balcony to a suite....but that was 15 years ago and havent ever gotten a free one since!

 

We got an upgrade on Inspiration about 10 years ago from OV to Jr Suite.

 

We've accepted a couple upsell offers since then.

 

But now, they are miserable offers when they come. Upgrade from OV to Balcony for $500-600 on Paradise.

 

To hell with that!!!

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We have three cabins booked. One is an inside and we received an email today to upgrade to a balcony for “only” 1200.00. Umm. No. Lol.

 

 

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Wow. Just wow.

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Very first cruise was 1999 on the Carnival Celebration out of N.O. Had booked an inside cabin. As we were checking in, I mentioned that it was our first cruise and asked if an upgrade was possible. They never answered but when we got to our cabin, it was an OV on the main deck! Still remember the cabin number. . . M80. :D

 

Got an email yesterday to go from an obstructed balcony on deck 5 to an extended balcony on deck 8 for $34. Not per person and not per day, but for the 7 day cruise! :p Of course I accepted!

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We got a random free upgrade from a balcony to a suite....but that was 15 years ago and havent ever gotten a free one since!

 

 

I remember the days of those upgrades! I used to book inside really early and almost always got upgraded to OV by the time we sailed.

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We got an upsell offer on our coming up Vista cruise ... $1800 to upgrade from our lido balcony to a suite. That was more than it would have cost to book that ourselves. Pffffffffft .. no, thanks.

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Leaving on a 5 day tomorrow. Just received a call to upgrade from a Bow interior to a stern window for $50.00, I'm all over that :)

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I imagine there are many who might want to switch to a different room in an upgraded area and have the cash to pay for it. I'm thrifty, though, and won't accept most offers. I had one for the spa deck on the Splendor. I'm not a spa lover so that room has to draw for me. I don't blame anyone for turning down these offers.

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Leaving on a 5 day tomorrow. Just received a call to upgrade from a Bow interior to a stern window for $50.00, I'm all over that :)

That's so worth it. I'm assuming it's under the dining room? Or the galley, perhaps?

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My mom recieved one , my sister and my grandmother all for the dame cruise Carnival liberty 12.9.18. My parents are two to a room so theirs was from an ocean view to balcony for $280. My sister and gma both are single rm holders and offered on both emails upgrade for $180 my sister for oceanview to balcony which she took..only saved her $70 from reg price and my gma inside cabin to balcony which she didn't take.

 

Kinda crappy offers it seems anymore.

 

 

 

next cruise: Carnival Liberty 12.9.18

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I just received a call today for my cruise that leaves this Saturday. The offer was to fo from forward interior to midship oceanview for $50 total for two people. I accepted the offer. This was my second upsell contact for this cruise. I didn’t accept the first offer....forward interior to aft balcony on a lower deck for $334.

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Finally, an upsell offer (the 6th one for this cruise) that was almost good enough to accept. I just received a call (from "NO CALLER ID", not the usual Miami number) offering a switch from OV to a balcony for $200. The offer was for the very last balcony on the starboard side. If the balcony was wraparound, I would have taken the deal. Unfortunately, it had a regular balcony, the weather is still too hot for me to really enjoy any balcony, and that would have been a long walk to/from the cabin. I am encouraged that it was at least a better offer than the others. A few weeks ago I found an OV for the same price as my PT, so I had upgraded myself anyway.

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Leaving on a 5 day tomorrow. Just received a call to upgrade from a Bow interior to a stern window for $50.00, I'm all over that :)

 

That's more like it. Good upgrade. I did this on our last 5 day.

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