GIL155
Contributor Level: Captain

Cabin Upgrades

We hear about -- and maybe have been offered -- a free cabin upgrade or a nominal charge upgrade. From you experiences, have you found these upgraded cabins to be a good perk, or wished you would have stayed in your original cabin?

 

I have been offered a mini-suite for $99 but chose to stay in my balcony of choice.

 

I sure there are good and bad stories. Let's hear them!

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JCOAKML
Contributor Level: Captain

On the Crown Princess I had booked an interior room and I was offered an upgrade to balcony for $100.  It was my first time in a balcony room and I liked it very much. 

BDRebel
Contributor Level: Captain

Once I had a Lido Deck balcony and was offered an obstructed oceanviewSad

(I took it, with the accompanying 50% refundHappy)

GIL155
Contributor Level: Captain

50% refund - WOW! I do not think I could turn that down either.

ToddTheCruiser
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

Took an upgrade from all balcony to a suite for $500.  I loved it.  Felt like I was better than the lower class of people.  Kidding.  This was on Valor.  I did like it. A lot of space and enjoyed being there plus the perks.  I won't book one out right though.  Kinda expensive

BDRebel
Contributor Level: Captain

You might want to refer to the snob thread!Big Smile

I would love to get an upgrade/upsell to a full suite, but the stars haven't aligned yet.

 

ToddTheCruiser
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

I have no clue why I got the call.  Just got home from work one day and CCL called and asked me.  I was given no time to think about it cause she would have moved on.  I made sure to ask all the questions about not ripping me off.  There was no extra dollars.  A flat $500 with priority boardings on and off and tender.. Never had one before so I said let's go for it.  If I booked it out right I calculated the cost was about a grand more for a suite.

AuntPinkie
Contributor Level: Captain

We were offered a bigger balcony that, but found it more crowded as it had a ladder for the upper bunk that took up space and the headboard was at a weird angle. It was a free upgrade so no reason to complain. We got an upgrade to a suite at no cost once and loved it.  We try to have an idea about the costs of upgrade just in case we get a call... then we know if it is a bargain or not. So some of them are worth it.

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