Carnival Cheers! Program

Good morning all! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend.

Hubby and I cruise on 1/13 and are considering buying the Cheers! program prior to boarding. If we do purchase it prior, does it take effect as soon as we get on board? Unless I looked over it somewhere, I can't find where it says when it will be available. I know if we purchase on board, we have to wait until we are a certain distance out. We've done so before, but never preordered it.

Thank you!

5 Answers

If you pre-purchase it, it is supposed to start upon sailing. If you sail from one of the ports that you "can't" do that, it is supposed to retroactively cover the early drinks.

I spend less the 75.00 a cruise on alcoholic drinks between my DGF and myself and I don't think the cheer program is for me.

Thank you! I kept looking and I did find that it starts once you board :) Last thing we need to do before we sail is purchase Cheers and set up our on board account. Woop woop!

Enjoy your Cheers! package. Glad that you have already found the answer to your question.

The way I understand it, if you sail from Galveston (and certain other ports), state liquor laws prohibit the use of the Cheers program while in state waters. Therefore, If you buy cheers, you cannot pick up your sticker until the second day. All drinks will be charged to your account the first day.


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