Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by Jennifer_W, Jan 14, 2013.
or close to opening day, since 2014 dates have come out?
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It depends on the popularity of each cruise. Sometimes the price barely budges for months, or they offer the *GT rates, or KSF or FL Res rates (clearance sales.) Other cruises, like specialty cruises, the rates can go up daily, even hourly. If you're planning a holiday cruise or any cruise when the kids are out of school, I would book asap. If the rates are cheaper with the onboard discount you can cancel your original booking and rebook when you're on the ship.
Actually, usually with a combination of both. When you are onboard book a "dummy date" in the future that you plan to move on opening day. The discount and OBC will transfer with the reservation.
For a new booking, that would depend on how popular the cruise is and how fast it fills up.
Book a dummy date onboard, then move it on opening day.
Or in some cases have another in the wings... we seem to go through those dummy dates too quickly!!
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