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Excess capacity means great deals on Caribbean cruises


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As always, keep checking your cruise for price drops. Some really great deals out there!!!





Cruise lines are having trouble filling cabins in the Caribbean this season.

That's good news for you. In fact, this may be the best time to nab a bargain.

In a recent conference call to the financial community, Carnival Corporation's Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Howard Frank admitted bookings and fares for the giant cruise conglomerate are soft.

"It's been a challenging environment in the Caribbean," Frank told analysts.

The hardest hit, he said, were the shorter three-, four- and five-day cruises.

To prop up corporate coffers, Carnival Corp. is aggressively cutting prices for its fleet of ships in the Caribbean, Frank noted.

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