Active and Retired Military Personnel Can Book Up to Three 'Fun Ship' Staterooms at Special Rates During Month of May

by Vance Gulliksen

In honor of Memorial Day, Carnival Cruise Lines is offering active and retired military personnel an opportunity to book up to three “Fun Ship” staterooms for themselves and their friends and family members at special discounted rates. 

The new “Carnival Salutes Our Troops” promotion is available in conjunction with a wide variety of three- to 12-day “Fun Ship” voyages to the Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii and Europe, departing between now and Dec. 31, 2009, from 20 different departure points. Reservations must be made between May 1-31, 2008, to qualify.

Military personnel and their friends and families can take advantage of the following special rates: $219 per person for three-day cruises to the Bahamas and Baja Mexico; $229 per person for four-day cruises to the Bahamas, Caribbean and Mexico; $279 per person for five-day cruises to the Caribbean, the Bahamas and Mexico; $479 per person for seven-day cruises to the Caribbean and Alaska; and $829 per person for 12-day cruises to Hawaii and Europe.

The promotion is valid for individual bookings only, capacity controlled and not applicable with any other discount offer. Military personnel must provide proof of service during the reservations process to be eligible for the special rates. Certain other restrictions apply.

For additional information and reservations, contact any travel agent, call 1-800-CARNIVAL or visit


David Wyatt April 28, 2008 - 3:44 pm

Just received this news, hot off the press and checked on availability… None available, Imagine that! Why bother.
Thanks for the momentary excitement

newsfromsteph April 28, 2008 - 4:04 pm

Hi David,

This special offer begins May 1st. Please try again on Thursday.

john harker May 11, 2008 - 5:05 pm

stephanie, who exactly qualifies for this discount. I have six years in navy got out in 1986. do I get this discount also.

Thanks John

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