Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Contributor Level: Purser

2-3 cruises


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1 out of 5

Onboard credit is a "bait and switch" marketing gimmick

Sail Date: March 04, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

The booking agency - THE AND ITS PARTNERS did not make it easy to get onboard credit which was advertised. First it was not even half of what was advertised because argued that advertisement said "up to", and that for sure does not mean one may get that much amount as a credit. And second one has to fill out separate forms to obtain credits. And this is where I consider this type of marketing to be bordering on "pre texting" to get more of your private information. The latter may possibly get used in all sorts of ways which are not explicitly disclosed. Sorry it left a bad taste in this whole experience. ALL THIS WAS NOT the fault OF THE CARNIVAL. 

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