Carnival is currently the largest cruise ship operator in the world, with 100 cruise ships currently in operation and more planned for the future. Popular cruise destinations include The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, New England, Europe, Bermuda, and more. The company is known for it’s shorter, less expensive cruises, but today offers a lot of value in even the longer cruises. Ready to set sail? Before you book your next vacation, be sure to check out the tips below. They will help you save a little extra money on your next cruise. In addition to that you will also notice the latest coupons listed below the tips.
Discounts & Carnival Cruise Coupons
- Try to book your cruise early. There are a lot of promotions with early booking discounts with savings as much as 20% when you book through Carnival.
- If you are flexible with your travel plans and can go at any time, you can also keep an eye on the last minute deals. Here you can often find deals for 40-50% less than the published price.
- When booking through Carnival or any other travel discounter, look for onboard credits. These are extra incentives for booking right then that you can apply towards anything on the cruise ship including dining, shopping, services, excursions, and more.
- A lot of early booking offers include free upgrades. This can end up being a lot of savings. One example might be an upgrade to a higher level or an outer room.
- If you are 55 years or older you do qualify for a senior discount. Only one person in the room has to be a senior to get the discounted rate for the entire room. Proof of age will be required.
- At last check, Carnival was still offering a discount of up to 50% for military members. This may change though so you will need to call and verify.
- If you are a past guest of Carnival, check to see what the past guest privileges are currently. You usually get an additional discount as much as 20%.
- Check the cruise discount websites. In addition to possibly offering a better deal on the same cruise, they may also publish their own coupons which you can apply towards your booking for even more savings.
- If you are a member of AAA check with your local AAA office for the latest discounts for Carnival cruises. At last check they were offering double upgrades if you book through AAA. Others offer up to $100 in gift cards to use on your cruise.
- If you are planning to do any excursions, look for coupons that you can use to book these excursions through online cruise discounters for Carnival. You can usually save 10-20% off your planned excursions.