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Old 02-03-2013, 04:36 PM   #1
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Upgrading at port check in?

I've been reading where people have upgraded their cabin when checking in. We are cruising in a category 5C, deluxe balcony cabin. What are the chances of upgrading? What could we upgrade to? How much could it potentially cost?
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It depends on what, if anything, they have available in categories above yours. It could cost hundreds or thousands depending on how high the new category is.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:58 PM   #3
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The "chances" depend on how full your cruise is in the categories that are nicer than you already have. We've seen the Walt suite available for a port upgrade (we were told that the family that had it booked had cancelled the day before due to a medical situation). We've commonly seen one bedroom suites available for upgrade.

Cost depends on length of cruise and what you are going from and to. The supervisor will have a chart at her station--she will tell you what is available and what it will cost.
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I prefer deck 7 to higher decks so a 4B or 4A would be less desirable than the 4C.
Above Cat 4 you get into Concierge cabins with more limited availability-an upgrade to Concierge would be pricey but IMO
way more valuable than an upgrade to a more expensive non-concierge cabin.
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