Last payment due date for Carnival question....

I have been paying on a cruise for months now and the last payment date is due by August 31st.  My question is do I have the entire day of the 31st to pay the remaining balance or does it have to be paid by midnight on the 30th?  Any thoughts are appreciated.  Thank you

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Why take the chance of a time delay with the transaction?   You probably can pay it on the 31st, but if you can I'd go ahead a pay it off the day before.

Payday is on the 30th at midnight... so technically it will be the 31st before I can pay the remainder, though it will be paid in the early morning hours. I hate to cut it so close but it can't be helped.

You should be just fine paying it on the 31st. Have a great cruise!

Thank you :) I just don't want Carnival to cancel my booking.

To make sure that your cruise isn't cancelled due to the payment arriving late, it might be a good idea to call Carnival on the 30th (at the latest) to make sure. 

Absolutely call Carnival.

Although the members here will give you the best advice they have available to them, the Lines tend to change their rules without letting the public know. Our information may be dated.

I would hate to see your cruise cancelled because you were a couple of hours late with the payment.

If it states that payment is due by the 31st, that implies midnight of the 31st.   Actually, 11:59 pm, Eastern Standard Time.     Regardless of where in the world you are coming from.

I called Carnival today and I'm glad I did. I only have until the 30th at midnight. So technically, the very second it turns the 31st, my payment is considered late.

Yes it is a good thing you called. It would be sad to have the cruise cancelled because you misunderstood the time or date of the final payment, and it has happened to people.

To be on the safe side, call Carnival and explain your situation. They might extend your due date a couple of days

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