Free Double UpgradeÔÇá from Inside to Balcony, 50% Reduced Deposit^ plus Free Drinks in Grill Suites and Past Guests receive Free GratuitiesÔÇí
2018 Full World Early Booking Benefit^^ extended until February 28, 2017 with up to $700 Onboard Credit per StateroomÔÇáÔÇá
Photo courtesy of Cunard
Last week, luxury cruise line—Cunard—announced the Upgrades on Us promotion. Now—until February 28, 2017, new bookings on select voyages will receive Free Double Upgrades from Inside to Balcony, 50% Reduced Deposit, Free Drinks in Grill Suites and Past Guests will receive Free Gratuities. Guests can select itineraries on a wide range of voyages on all three Cunard Queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.
The Upgrades on Us offer includes:
- Free Double Upgrade from an Inside to a Balcony stateroom
- Free Upgrades within the Grill Suites
- All past guests receive Free Gratuities
- All guests in Grill Suites receive Free Drinks
- Reduced Deposit requirements of 50% on all categories
Destinations and itineraries range from:
- Transatlantic Crossings fares from $1,499
- New England & Canada fares from $1,549
- Caribbean fares from $2,499
- Northern Europe fares from $1,399
- Mediterranean fares from $1,299
- Iberia & Canary Islands fares from $1,399
In addition to Upgrades on Us, Cunard will extend the Early Booking Benefit for 2018 World and Exotic Voyages and is now offering an Onboard Credit opportunity of up to $700 per stateroom for new 7- to 24-night 2018 Exotic Voyage bookings made by February 28, 2017. Based on accommodation and duration of voyage booked, the 2018 World Voyage Early Booking Benefit includes:
- Free Gratuities
- Gala World Voyage Special Event
- Unique Commemorative Guests
- Welcome Aboard Reception
- Services of a World Voyage Concierge
- Reduced Deposit
- Onboard Credit of up to $3,000
- Alternative Dining Credit
- Ground Transfers
- Pre-cruise Hotel
- Laundry Service
- White Star Luggage Service
The Upgrades on Us offer features iconic Transatlantic Crossings on flagship Queen Mary 2, which underwent an extensive refit in June, costing in the region of $132 million. The newly-renovated Queen Mary 2 takes its art deco design inspiration from the original Queen Mary, which debuted into service over 80 years ago.
On Cunard voyages, guests always embrace the feeling of adventure, paired with diverse experiences and the elegance of British tradition. Guests also enjoy deluxe accommodations and the opportunity to unwind in the sublime comfort of sophisticated spaces, all designed for the most discerning traveler.
Princess & Queens Grill Suite guests enjoy deluxe suite accommodations and a dedicated Grills concierge to orchestrate tee times, spa appointments, customized excursions and even impromptu cocktail parties with other guests. Queens Grill guests also enjoy the attentive service of a personal butler. All Grills guests also enjoy the comfort of intimate, sophisticated spaces reserved exclusively for them and dining tables reserved in the exclusive Queens Grill or Princess Grill restaurants.
Upgrades on Us
Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses ranging from $45 to $425 per person are additional and subject to change.
ÔÇá Free Double Upgrade from Inside to Balcony Offer is based on reserving a Balcony Stateroom (up to category BZ on Queen Mary 2; up to category BF on Queen Victoria or Queen Elizabeth) for the price of an Inside Stateroom (category IA). Free upgrade within Princess Grill Suites is based on reserving a Princess Grill Suite (category P1) for the price of Princess Grill Suite (category P2). Free Upgrade within Queens Grill Suites is based on reserving a Queens Grill Suite (category Q5) for the price of a Queen Grill Suite (category Q6 on Queen Victoria or Queen Elizabeth; category Q7 on Queen Mary2). Upgrade offers are not available to third/fourth berth guests and are subject to availability.
ÔÇí Free Gratuities offer is based on pre-payment by Cunard of suggested gratuities in the amount of $13.50 per person per day for Grill Suites and $11.50 per person per day for Britannia staterooms. Free Gratuities offer is not available for third/fourth berth guests. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other offers. Free gratuities are applicable for select voyages included in this promotion only.
^ 50% Reduced Deposit. 12.5% deposit per person instead of the standard 25% deposit is required within three days of reservation. Bookings are subject to cancellation if deposit amount is not received within the specified option period. Reduced Deposit offer is not combinable with other reduced deposit offers and does not apply to bookings made within final payment.
´ü┤ The Free Drinks offer applies to all drinks $12 and under purchased on board during the cruise. The promotion applies to new Grill Suite bookings only. Valid only on voyages included in this promotion. Drinks under this promotion can be purchased and consumed free of charge by the participant only and may not be purchased for guests who are not booked on the promotion. Guests under 18 years of age (under 21 years of age while present in United States ports or territorial waters) may only purchase non-alcoholic drinks on this promotion. Drinks priced above the threshold shown above must be purchased at full price. Paying the difference between the threshold and the higher price is not permitted. The standard 15% service charge applied against all bar orders will be included under this promotion for all drinks ordered under the price threshold. For drinks purchased over the price threshold, the 15% service charge will apply as standard. Drinks ordered on this promotion will be signed for in the normal way with the cost of the drinks appearing on the sales receipt – the cost will be credited back to the guest folio on a nightly basis. This promotion does not apply to drinks ordered as room service or in room mini bar (except Queens Grill), bottles of wine or other drinks packages. Cunard operates a Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy. Offer applies to the first two guests sharing a stateroom. No cash value.
* New Bookings Only. Fares apply to minimum lead-in categories on a space-available basis at time of reservation. Fares for other categories not shown may vary. Fares are per person, do not include air travel, are cruise only, based on double occupancy and apply to the first two guests in a stateroom. These fares do not apply to singles or third/fourth berth guests. Offer only applies to voyages advertised in this promotion. This offer has limited space, is nontransferable, subject to change, and may not be combinable with any other public, group or past guest discounts. This offer may not be combinable with any other offer. Offer is available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older. Fares quoted in U.S. dollars. Please refer to the applicable Cunard brochure or Cunard.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all reservations. Ask about our applicable air add-on programme. Offer is applicable to bookings made and deposited by 28 February 2017. Please reference promo code: P2*.
^^ 2018 Full World Voyage Early Booking Benefits apply to guests booking Full World Voyages of 89 nights or longer. Package does not apply to linked bookings equaling 89 nights or more. Package is included in the Launch Fares. Subject to a