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I have cruised Carnival multiple times but I have a few questions. I will have a concierge class cabin on Equinox.

 

 

What time can one get into their cabin?

 

How does one get money to lose in the casino. On Carnival they just add it to S&S account.

 

Is muster inside or  out on deck?

 

I reserved a car with Budget in the car rental place close ?

 

What the best way to get from FLL to the port?

 

Is debarkation similar to Carnival's ?

 

 

 

Thanks

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Cabins aren't available until 1:30, but you can go to get your room cards and drop your carryons off. Muster is inside.

Not sure where Budget is. Best way to get to the port is either Uber or a taxi.

 

For concierge, you will be given luggage tags for a specific time, but there will be a lounge set up for you to wait in until its time.

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1 hour ago, 6fan said:

How does one get money to lose in the casino. On Carnival they just add it to S&S account.

Same on Celebrity (or bring cash)

 

1 hour ago, 6fan said:

 

Is muster inside or  out on deck?

Inside

 

1 hour ago, 6fan said:

 

I reserved a car with Budget in the car rental place close ?

Really need to know where you got the Budget... airport, elsewhere?

 

1 hour ago, 6fan said:

 

What the best way to get from FLL to the port?

Uber, taxi, or shuttle. It is very close. 

 

1 hour ago, 6fan said:

 

Is debarkation similar to Carnival's ?

Can’t help you here, haven’t been on Carnival in 15 years. 

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Actually on Equinox since it's already been to dry dock you should be able to get into your room upon boarding to drop off your carryon. Completely available to you usually after 1pm.

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Concierge class has luncheon in the MDR on embarkation day, seating between 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM. You can either drop your bags in the room or they well check them when you enter the MDR. Regardless of what time your tags tell you, you can usually board the ship as early as 10:30-11:00. Your room should be totally available by about 1:00 PM. Muster is indoors. We usually get to the port by taxi, Uber or hotel shuttle so I can't advise about the Budget location. I'm sure that info's readily available on Google or even Waze. We've not sailed Carnival for about 15 years but the debarkation is similar to how I remember it back then. Concierge Class passengers can take advantage of a waiting area with fruit, juices, pastries and coffee until their luggage tag number is called. You can also self disembark if you need to leave really early, but if you do that you must be able to handle getting your own bags without assistance and stand in line to be first off.

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20 hours ago, 6fan said:

I have cruised Carnival multiple times but I have a few questions. I will have a concierge class cabin on Equinox.

 

 

What time can one get into their cabin?

 

How does one get money to lose in the casino. On Carnival they just add it to S&S account.

 

Is muster inside or  out on deck?

 

I reserved a car with Budget in the car rental place close ?

 

What the best way to get from FLL to the port?

 

Is debarkation similar to Carnival's ?

 

 

 

Thanks

 

Killsport answered most of your questions, but I can answer the last one.

 

It's exactly like Carnival.  People who are self disembarking will get off first, then those with early flights, and then groupings in whatever order they decide.  Those with post cruise excursions will generally meet in a public lounge or the theater.

 

But back to the rental car, best bet is to return it to the airport and grab the shuttle from there.  It used to be free (I'm going back aways though....).  That's your best bet.  

 

Also, as a former Carnival cruiser, I can tell you right now that you'll LOVE Celebrity.  

Edited by K.T.B.

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