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I am sailing on my first premier cruise shortly. What can i expect? I am the second person in the room, so i know i will not get any money.  I'm excited, and would love to see some perk pictures.  Thanks.

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You get almost the same perks and freebies as the 1st person on the booking.  Perhaps the only item you don't get is the cash.  You can go to the welcome aboard or sailaway casino party, are entered into the premier drawings for prizes/cash (but you have to be present to win), get a DOU card and other freebies delivered to your cabin.


Enjoy your cruise.

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As mentioned, the welcome aboard party.  Much better than the P & D party.

Also, free DOU card for you, free gifts in your room, (cookies, wine, champagne, other gifts,).   Entries for drawings in the casino.

Oh, and don't forget, those wonderful chocolate covered strawberries.🤮

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As mentioned above. On my last Premier cruise on the Horizon in June, when I went to the cage to collect my casino cash I noticed my husband's name on their list of who gets what and it said he got $300. We booked the cruise through me because he didn't have any casino comps under his number at the time but much to our surprise once on board he did actually receive $. I'm just mentioning this so that if your cabin mate also has gambled on Carnival, make sure they go to the cage and see if they have and casino cash coming even if it did not previously show up under their name.

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Thank you Everyone!  I'm just going along with a Premier cruiser.  He get a LOT of cash.  I''m just happy to be given a chance at a few games and gifts.  I would never believe i would get any cash.  LOL.  That's great info.  I have done some research and i believe im going to enjoy this cruise a lot.  Good news is I'm B2B after this Premier cruise.   Time to rest up.  I also understand my very first dou card will carry over for the next 12 night cruise.   Thanks.


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When you board, the first day there will be a welcome cocktail party,

The cocktail party has free drinks and finger foods, for the invite only premier guests...


there will also be an explanation of what is happening during the week, and at the end, they draw the first snowball draw for cash.


Ok ... when you board the ship..

in the room you will have a black bag, in it will be welcome gifts ( usually 2 tumblers of some sort, or journals, one time we received slippers, but 90 % of time its some sort of drinking tumbler


also in the bag you will find your drink on us cards for the first two people in your cabin ( if more than two, the first two only will receive the drink cards, so pay attention to the order of guests on your booking, you can call and they will rearrange if necessary)  15 drinks per day, per person


you also will have a schedule for all premier activities throughout the week.


Only those on the premier invite gets to play in the premier activities.  


The games will be matilda the cash cow, tower of cash, cash pong, fill my bag etc.

In order to play these games, your name has to be drawn from a drum which contains all names of premier players and their guests only. Once drawn for a game, your name goes back in the drum, and you can be drawn again, and again, and again ( after that current game is over of course)


These games are different from the draws. There are two types of draws the snowball cash draw, and fireball raffle draw.


The snowball draw happens each day, and is drawn from that same drum. If you are there you claim the cash prize, if not, it is added to tomorrows, and the pot grows.


the fireball draw is electronic, dont use the drum, you get one electronic entry for each 100 points you earn on slots ( not sure about tables i dont play them)


prizes again, are cash and happens every day.


Towards the end of the week, every premier who has 2000 points or more has free entry into a premier only slot tourney, which prize is usually 500.00 and 2nd 3rd 4th up to 8th place gets some cash, and usually a tshirt or towel.


Finally, in addition to these activities, you will receive gifts in your room. Everyone receives chocolate covered strawberries, bottle of champage, a box of home backed cookies, and on last or second to last night, larger gift, which has been blanket, travel sets consisting of passport holder and luggage tag, with key chain and pen, one in red and one in black, we have received wooden boxes with two packs playing cards, dice game and pen. Each playing card has picture name and info about casino host or hostess,, many different gifts at end, you could receive anything, laptop bags, travel or beach bags, anything.


You will also receive casino cash or play... usually.



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