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Read the fine print on the upgrades. They do not always grant full privileges normally allotted to those cabins if they were initially booked and any special perqs from your original deal might be lost on upgrade. What it will boil down to is whether you feel that you are getting a good value in your opinion based on the extra you have to pay after looking at everything. The Haven has a lot of nice perqs especially the dining options and if they are included then it might be worth it. But also keep in mind that sometimes a mid-ship balcony is better than a larger cabin at the front or back of the ship if you have issues with motion sickness and also with the proximity of elevators if you have mobility issues.
Thanks for your input and advice.
Luckily I do not have problems with motion sickness. I worked on the cruise ships during my younger years, 13 ships in all over a span of 6 years. Now I am cruising on the "other" side so to speak.
I did some further investigation and, as per my original booking, we have the following included:
1. Premium beverage package
2. 50USD per cabin per port shore excursion credit
3. Unlimited internet package
4. 3 meal speciality dining package
5. 75USD per person on board credit (this was increased to 175USD per person due to a price drop
6. 120 min Ship to Shore phone calls
According to the fine print, I get to keep these. I also prepaid gratuities for the drink package and also the on board gratuities. I have also prepaid some shore excursions and also the extra for Cirque Dreams & Steam floor seating.
Basically my only expense extra at the moment is the 3 night stay in Copenhagen prior to departure plus whatever we do there. I booked and paid for flights 8 months ago and took out travel and cancellation insurance immediately I know Copenhagen is expensive, Tivolli is however on my list of places to visit as we are there the last weekend that it is open.
I guess I now have 2 choices, keep increasing my bid or just sit back and hope my original bid will be accepted. I do not mind paying the extra for what appears the HAVEN has to offer within certain limits.