A quick question for all you former Whale-Tailers out there:

I have a Carnival cruise scheduled for January 2018. When can I expect the FTTF to initially go on sale? (Please, let's not debate the worthiness or merit of FTTF here Sad)

Tags: Carnival Cruise Lines

54 Answers

I just found that FTTF finally opened for my January '18 cruise -- snapped it up.

I only need another 53 days until I'm platinum!Big Smile

I keep checking for it on my August trip. Nothing so far. I'm only a lowley Gold member.

wow.. I remember I was gold on my second cruise and red on my third. Their suits change their rewards level when ever they change their underwear. Wonder what will happen should one of them goes commando at a board meeting.

Princess and Carnival have the gold and red switched, maybe you are remembering it backwards?

I remember when the red had more perks associated with it than the gold has now (gold = 25+ cruise days, red =

Should have read that red is equal to less than 25 days.

Seems the reply box doesn't like the "less than" or "greater than" symbols.

I remember when there was only one card........no variety of colors.

FTTF is open for our 4 day cruise next March but not for the 6 day right before it.

I don't know that the FTTF will carry over from one cruise to the next -- I would go ahead and snag it up for the 4 day and keep checking the website several times a day for the six day.

(Or you could try calling Carnival and see if they have an ETA for it. I have heard that the operators don't really have a clue when it comes to release dates, though).

I hadn't intended to buy FTTF again since staggered check in started. We didn't have it in January, and quite honestly, we didn't miss it a bit.

But with the kids coming in July, I wanted at least one cabin to have it. It'd be nice to have a place to stash a toddler having a meltdown--hopefully it doesn't happen, but best to be prepared Surprised

It was sold out when we booked, but after check in times became available to select, three people must've cancelled their FTTF and I snagged them one by one over a period of about three weeks.

So anyone watching should keep checking--I stayed logged in to our bookings and checked several times daily--it only takes a couple of minutes.

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