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Old 02-02-2014, 05:40 PM   #1
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OBB vs opening day booking

We are taking a cruise with the family January 2015. We are considering doing the OBB for either a Thanksgiving or Christmas cruise 2015 with my sisters family and our parents. I realize there are some blackout dates where you can't get the 10% but can get OBC when you book onboard. Would we be better off making reservations on opening day when those dates come out or when we are onboard in a year?
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Old 02-02-2014, 05:42 PM   #2
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Make them on opening day and if by chance the price hasn't gone up a lot you can re shop on the ship. Being a holiday sailing, the prices are likely to rise rapidly.
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I agree with the above. The holiday weeks will increase and if they come out 8 months or more before you cruise to get the OBB, you would not only lose money waiting, you risk not being able to get the rooms you want because they sell out.
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