MIAMI (May 1, 2007) â€“ In honor of Memorial Day, Carnival Cruise Lines is launching a promotion throughout the month of May that allows active and retired military personnel to book up to three â€œFun Shipâ€ staterooms for themselves and their friends and family members at special discounted rates.
Reservations must be made between May 1-31, 2007, to qualify for this promotion, which is available in conjunction with a variety of three- to eight-day â€œFun Shipâ€ cruises departing May 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008, from six convenient North American departure points.
Rates start at $199 per person for three-day cruises from Miami and Port Canaveral, Fla., and four-day cruises from Long Beach, Calif.; $249 for five-day cruises from Mobile, Ala., and Jacksonville, Fla.; $379 per person for six-day voyages from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; $399 per person for seven-day cruises from Miami; and $499 per person for eight-day cruises from Fort Lauderdale.
â€œCarnival is very pleased to offer this promotion which provides active and retired military personnel an opportunity to enjoy a memorable and relaxing â€˜Fun Shipâ€™ cruise with their friends and family members. Itâ€™s our way of demonstrating our thanks and appreciation to these admirable men and women for their service to our country,â€ said Bob Dickinson, Carnival president and CEO.
The promotion is valid for individual bookings only, capacity controlled and not applicable with any other discount offer. Fare code CPM1 must be requested during the reservations process and military personnel must provide proof of service. Certain other restrictions apply.
Carnival is the worldâ€™s most popular cruise line, with a fleet of 22 â€œFun Shipsâ€ operating three- to 16-day voyages to the Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, New England, Bermuda, Europe and the Greek Isles. The line currently has three new ships scheduled for delivery between now and 2011.
For additional information and reservations, contact any travel agent, call 1-800-CARNIVAL or visit carnival.com.