? re: OBO

Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by mickeyshellbelle, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. mickeyshellbelle

    mickeyshellbelle Mouseketeer

    Sep 24, 2005
    Trying to figure out if I'm better off booking our 2012 Fantatsy cruise now or waiting until we are on the Dream in Dec. 2011. I ask because I can get a discount and OBC when rebooking onboard. Also, is it true that I can also get OBC from a travel agency as long as I mention them when rebooking on board? Trying to figure out my best option, thanks!
  2. kcashner

    kcashner DIS Veteran

    Dec 4, 2003
    If you name your TA when rebooking on board, the TA will get full credit and will usually give you their full OBC.

    If you know what you want, I would suggest that you book it now. Then, when you are on the ship, you can "reshop" the cruise. If the price has not gone up, you can rebook on board for that price and benefits. If the price has gone up, you smile knowing that you have locked in the lower price.
  3. ssanders79

    ssanders79 NO FLASH photography means just that!

    Jul 25, 2008
    I would vote for rebooking onboard to get the extra OBC from DCL and name a TA for even extra OBC.
  4. mmouse37

    mmouse37 DCL Diva!!

    Jun 29, 2001
    Waiting a year to book (DEC 2011) is a long way off and prices may go significantly by then. I say book now and reshop (as mentioned above) to compare which way is best for you.

  5. AmandaRG

    AmandaRG DCL is my happy place!!!

    Sep 3, 2010
    I vote for booking now and reshopping onboard. A $200 OBC isn't much if the price goes up $1000!

    We have a cruise booked for 2012 and I will be checking on it in March, but I made the booking opening day.

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