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10 FREE Things on A Carnival Cruise

Did you know that there are tons of FREE stuff on Carnival cruises? Some might be well known, but others not so much. I didn't know about a lot of these on my first cruise and I wish I had! You can get some pretty good stuff if you know where to look! 1. Games Forgot some games to play in the room or sitting on the deck? No problem! You have a few options...First, check out the library for board or card games. They usually have several options to choose from. Secondly, ask guest services for a deck of cards. If they have any on hand, they will give them to you for FREE. They are yours to keep or return when you disembark! 2. Special Event Gifts Are you celebrating anything on your cruise? Make sure the staff knows! You can get all kinds of freebies for celebrating. We travelled the month of Andrew's birthday and he got a gift card for FREE spa treatments. This can vary from desserts, to gift cards, to little knick knacks. You never know what you might get, so make sure you adve

10 Tips for Getting the Cheapest Cruise Fare

Cruising is one of my favorite forms of travel! You'll never find a more budget friendly option (in my opinion) they offer so much in their fare that it is hard to beat. Getting to that price point can take some work though. You have to know how to navigate the cruise fare to ensure you get the absolute best deal! Here are 10 tips to help you do just that. 1. NEVER Pay Full Price There are deals on cruise fare ALL THE TIME. You should never have to pay full price for any cruise fare. Keeping up with the deals can actually be exhausting, there are so many of them. Anything from Early Saver rates to Casino deals. All you have to do is check and see. Military friends...don't forget cruise lines usually offer discounts for you! The thing to keep in mind with the deals is that the fare might not be lower, but the perks might be better. If they offer free drinks or free excursions or onboard credit, those are well worth it and will save you TONS! All the cruise fare gets you