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Old 01-29-2014, 12:55 AM   #1
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How much did your room price increase since you booked?

We booked our next cruise onboard our last cruise last year, for a full year in advance (which seems to be quickly approaching!). We got the 10% discount for booking onboard. Recently I checked what our current category stateroom is selling for, and it's $1350 higher than what we are paying! Glad we booked when we did!
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Old 01-29-2014, 01:25 AM   #2
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Our upcoming Fantasy cruise has gone up about $800pp in an 11C.
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Old 01-29-2014, 01:32 AM   #3
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It was getting close to almost double for the Transatlantic stateroom we booked. Can't check prices anymore as they don't have any available even close to our category.
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Old 01-29-2014, 01:39 AM   #4
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I can't check via DCL as they have our category as sold out, but Cruisefish says it's still available, and it's gone up $164 per adult since we booked it last year.
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Old 01-29-2014, 05:24 AM   #5
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$1980 for 4c room 2a 2c western fantasy May. The price we paid is now the cost of the cheapest inside room.
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Old 01-29-2014, 06:02 AM   #6
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We booked our cruise on The Fantasy for next month in Sept. while onboard the Wonder.
We booked a 5B for $3,400 for 2 adults.
When we booked another cabin for our son and his girlfriend several months later, we paid about the same to get them a navigators verandah. Now a navigators verandah is over $1,900 a person.
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Old 01-29-2014, 09:44 AM   #7
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We booked our Alaska 2014 cruise during our Sept 2013. It has since gone up 1500$ for the same cabin category.
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:35 PM   #8
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Just checked. Our cruise is just 3 1/2 weeks away. The cost for our cruise (2 adults , 1 child) that I booked over a year ago is up about $1,000.00. So glad I booked it so far ahead!!
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Old 01-29-2014, 03:21 PM   #9
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Our Alaska category is not available but went up almost $300pp before selling out according to cruisefish. Same with our Southern itinerary - went up $714pp before selling out.
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Old 01-29-2014, 03:46 PM   #10
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Last August my fiancee and I booked an Alaska honeymoon cruise on the Wonder (Cat 09A departing July 21) for about $3500 after an onboard booking discount. The price has gone up about $850 since then, so I'm REALLY glad we booked when we did.

It was a complete and utter impulse booking while we were onboard the Dream for a short 3-day Bahamian getaway. We both loved DCL's amenities and attention to detail so much we knew that going with someone else for our honeymoon would be a letdown. Good thing we just threw caution to the wind because if we tried booking that today we wouldn't be able to afford it.
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Old 01-29-2014, 04:57 PM   #11
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Wonder - April2014 - 5-night - cat 5A - 2 adults - booked at opening

price increase = $1,046.28
% of increase = 56.65%
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Old 01-29-2014, 09:54 PM   #12
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I booked a category 10c on December 30 for the 4 day Bahamian with 2 CC stops. In 30 days, the fare has gone up $376 for our family of 3.
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Old 01-31-2014, 12:56 PM   #13
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We booked opening day eastern on Fantasy. 2A/2C in a 5C. Was 5578. To book it today - 11303! Just over 2x!!! This is why I don't vacation last minute... Same week same cruise for 2015 when it opened was around $8500.
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Old 01-31-2014, 02:21 PM   #14
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Booked our 5/31 Fantasy cruise opening day @ $2,100 includes $200 OBC. Checked Cruise Fish sold out at $3,610. Based on recent changes I think Memorial Day weekend will be a black out date for 2015.
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:30 PM   #15
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We booked our DReam cruise way after opening day because we originally booked a jan 2014 cruise on our our jan 13 cruise but then changed our minds a few months later and switched to spring break Mar 2014. We are paying about 2650 for 4 of us in a 9b. I thought that was alot because I have cruised on a 7 night for just about that price and done other four and five nights for much less on off peak times. But, I just checked now and everything is sold out except for 11b and c and it is 5800!!! For a four night inside stateroom! So that is more then double what I paid....CRAZY!
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