HERE’S HOW IT WORKS
Your veteran and military status entitles you to discounts on cruise vacations!
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How to Book a Cruise with our Veteran and Military Discounts
You may book directly here on our website. Our cruise search engine is configured to reveal the cruises with the lowest military discounted rate plus our extra discount is built right in. Need to book more than one cabin? Just book the first one and then start again to book the next one.
If you want to confirm that the rate shown online was the lowest rate available to you and to get our additional discount applied, you can call us at 1-866-9-MILITARY (866-964-5482) to book the cruise with you over the phone.
Be sure to tell the agent that you or a family member is part of the Armed Forces. We will then help you find the right cruise for you at the very best price.
If the cruise line is offering their own military rate, you will get that rate for as many cabins as they allow. Even if no veteran and military discounts are offered by the cruise line, we will apply our discount to the other cabins. If you already booked with the cruise line directly before you found us and have not yet paid in full, call us anyway. We might be able to get a discount applied for you.
What kind of military cruise deals and discounts do we offer?
- We simply offer a discount off the cruise lines' lowest rate, usually about 5%.
So for a $4000 cruise fare, our discount would be $200. It comes out of our commission, so there’s not much more to give. (That’s why the claim of 80% off is soooo ridiculous.)
- And we offer free travel insurance for kids, and discounted at around 50% off for adults, based on passengers ages.
- Yes, you ALSO get any and all past guest perks, amenities, onboard credits, promos offered by the cruise line - anything you would get by booking direct...PLUS OUR EXTRA MILITARY DISCOUNT!
How are our military discounts on cruises calculated?
Thee cruise lines often have anywhere from 3 to 20 different farecodes we could use to price out a cruise. Some are higher, but come with a beverage package, or some amenity like that.When you book on our site, our site automatically uses the lowest available farecode offered by the cruise line for that cruise.Then, our site automatically subtracts a discount from that fare - and reveals this new discounted price to you.If you want to get the perks that are offered with higher-priced farecodes, you’ll need to call us to book. And we’ll help you use that farecode, and then still get our discount applied.
How can you get any military deals or discounts applied to your cruise booking?
You don’t have to even try. We do that for you in three ways.
- First, our online booking engine is configured to check for all military discounts from the cruise line.
- Then our system automatically adds an additional discount from us.
- Finally, one of our expert agents personally looks at every booking to make sure it has been done correctly, and all perks and discounts that could apply, have been applied.
- Once we get a confirmation from the cruise line with your booking, we check that carefully to make SURE they’ve got all our discounts and benefits applied.
You know what - we do even more than that.So, you are in good, capable hands with us. You don’t need to worry about a thing. We got this.
This is how we save you money even after your cruise is booked and paid for:
Imagine if your travel agent called you and said, “I’ve been keeping an eye on the price of the cruise we booked you on. This morning the cruise line lowered the price of your cabin category by $200 per person, and I was able to re-fare it to that new lower rate. So, I just wanted to let you know that your balance due is now $400 less. Which means you’ll be charged $400 less at the time of final payment. That’s all. Have a nice day.”
Or, “I checked on your cruise status today and there was a free-upgrade offer available, so I can get you moved up from deck 6 to deck 10 if you’d like? Or an ocean view cabin up to a balcony for free.”
We make phone calls like that on a regular basis, because – even after our clients book with us – we’re always on the lookout for ways they can get more and pay less.
Between the time you book your cruise and on your final payment date, if we notice that it becomes less than what you paid, we contact the cruise line and request that they re-fare your cruise to the new lower rate, upgrade you to a higher category, or provide an on-board credit for the difference.
If you notice before we do, call us! Cruise lines do NOT always honor the request but we always try! Please note, Cruise lines will NOT refare after the final payment date.
Transferring your booking to Military Cruise Deals
At Military Cruise Deals we often hear "Your offer is better than what I booked directly with the cruise line, how can I get your offer?"
The answer is quite simple as long as you booked directly with the cruise line and not with another agency.
If you transfer the booking to us, then you get to keep the same cabin, same booking number, and the same rate as you have with the cruise line. You will also get to take advantage of our offer.
Plus, we automatically monitor the rates for any rate reductions for you!
Even your non-military friends and family can take advantage of this great opportunity! We will add our extra discount to ALL CABINS traveling with you, regardless of their military affiliation.
The cruise lines have made the process to transfer your booking over to travel agencies very easy.
So, transferring your booking over to MilitaryCruiseDeals.com is an easy way to save money by having us add our exclusive discount and sometimes more!
Contact us today and see what special offer your cruise booking may be eligible to receive.
If you are past your final payment date or booked more than 60 days ago, the cruise line will not allow a transfer to us.
You may be able to transfer with a quick phone call or online procedure! Keep reading to find out more.
Cruise Lines Travel Agent Transfer Forms and Policies:
Celebrity, Royal Caribbean and Azamara
You may transfer your cruise booking to Military Cruise Deals up until 60 days from creation as long as your request is made outside of the final payment period and the booking has not been paid in full.
If a booking has a ChoiceAir ticket or if the transfer request involves a change in currency we cannot accommodate a transfer.
In order to transfer your booking from Celebrity, Royal Caribbean or Azamara, you have to complete the simple Travel Agent Transfer Form online and when asked for the agency telephone number, you enter 787.932.8059
You may transfer your cruise booking to Military Cruise Deals within 90 days of making the original booking as long as it is not past the final payment date.
In order to transfer the booking, please provide us with your booking pin number and we will be able to transfer it over for you.
If you don't recall adding a pin code to your booking, please call Carnival back to add one to the booking. Also, please forward your confirmation from Carnival to us at [email protected].
Having issues with this process? Contact us for assistance!
You may transfer your cruise bookings to Military Cruise Deals any time before the final payment.
If you have made the deposit on the booking then you must send a letter to Cunard.
Please contact us for the mailing address and assistance with the letter.
We can accept booking transfers from Disney but have to do it for you.
Please contact us to begin this process. Feel free to ask how much we can save you by re-booking you with our discount!
Norwegian Cruise Line
Reservations may be transferred to Military Cruise Deals up until 30 days from being booked as long as they are not paid in full.
NO Deposit on Booking: call Norwegian Cruise Line at 877.397.1502 and tell them you'd like to transfer your booking to your travel agent.
They will need your travel agent's agency name and phone number. The number is 866.964.5482 and tell them your agent's name is Mitch from Military Cruise Deals.
Deposit on Booking: you'll need to fill out their simple transfer form and email or fax it in.
Click to Download Form: Norwegian Cruise Line Transfer Form
You may transfer your MSC Cruise Booking to Military Cruise Deals anytime prior to making the final payment.
The agency transfer form has to be signed by the guest and then sent by email to [email protected] or by fax to 908.605.2600.
Please contact us if you need any assistance. We're happy to help!
You may transfer your Holland America Cruise booking to Military Cruise Deals as long as you have not made the full payment.
To transfer booking, you call Holland America reservations at 877.932.4259and give them our agency name Military Cruise Deals and phone number 866.964.5482 and let them know that you are requesting the transfer.
You may transfer your Princess Cruise booking to Military Cruise Deals as long as you have only paid the deposit and booked less than 60 days ago.
To begin, click below to download the transfer form.
You will need to include our agency name Military Cruise Deals and phone number 866.964.5482, your name and booking number.
Once complete, email the completed form to Princess at [email protected]
This process can take a few days. Once it's done you will receive an invoice from us including your additional discount!
Feel free to contact us if we can be of any assistance!
As long as you made your Viking River Cruise booking in the last 60 days and have not paid it in full, then you can transfer your booking to Military Cruise Deals.
The process is easy, just contact us to get started.