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Sinbad said they could see a low price point for a balcony less than 30 minutes ago....I have no idea where though


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04/14/2017 Crystal Symphony - Tokyo to San Diego - 17 days
12/21/2016 Crystal Symphony - Auckland to Melbourne - 15 days
01/24/2016 Crystal Serenity - San Francisco to Sydney - 22 days

11/13/2014 Crystal Symphony - Auckland to Sydney - 11 days
10/28/2014 Crystal Symphony - San Diego to Auckland - 15 days
02/16/2014 Crystal Symphony - Sydney to Bali - 12 days
01/05/2013 Crystal Symphony - Melbourne to Hobart - 6 days
Brisbane
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Originally posted by Bodogbodog
Sinbad said they could see a low price point for a balcony less than 30 minutes ago....I have no idea where though
It's still there.

Sometimes you have to search the whole of Oz to find the right cruise.
Sydney, Australia
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Originally posted by Bodogbodog
Sinbad said they could see a low price point for a balcony less than 30 minutes ago....I have no idea where though
Yes, still available through a TA at $1665 for a balcony.
Sydney, Australia
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Originally posted by SinbadThePorter
It's still there.

Sometimes you have to search the whole of Oz to find the right cruise.
Thank you Sinbad - I finally figured it out - and should have done so earlier if I had my wits about me. Appreciate your help
Canberra Australia
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Originally posted by Bodogbodog
Thank you Sinbad - I finally figured it out - and should have done so earlier if I had my wits about me. Appreciate your help
Glad you could still grab it.
Sydney, Australia
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Originally posted by MicCanberra
Glad you could still grab it.

As much as I’m tempted I won’t get this one as I realised when looking at it we’ll be in the middle of the Pacific on Crystal Serenity at that time. It we weren’t I’d definitely jump on this one

I’m looking for bargains like this to give some other lines a try. It pays to have flexibility to do things at relatively short notice

Great thread and thanks to all the contributors

I’m still kicking myself I didn’t pick up on the tip on where to find this one earlier - just wasn’t thinking straight last night
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04/14/2017 Crystal Symphony - Tokyo to San Diego - 17 days
12/21/2016 Crystal Symphony - Auckland to Melbourne - 15 days
01/24/2016 Crystal Serenity - San Francisco to Sydney - 22 days

11/13/2014 Crystal Symphony - Auckland to Sydney - 11 days
10/28/2014 Crystal Symphony - San Diego to Auckland - 15 days
02/16/2014 Crystal Symphony - Sydney to Bali - 12 days
01/05/2013 Crystal Symphony - Melbourne to Hobart - 6 days
Canberra Australia
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Originally posted by Bodogbodog
As much as I’m tempted I won’t get this one as I realised when looking at it we’ll be in the middle of the Pacific on Crystal Serenity at that time. It we weren’t I’d definitely jump on this one

I’m looking for bargains like this to give some other lines a try. It pays to have flexibility to do things at relatively short notice

Great thread and thanks to all the contributors

I’m still kicking myself I didn’t pick up on the tip on where to find this one earlier - just wasn’t thinking straight last night
I find that a great special comes along after you have locked in your plans to do something else so that you have to say, 'I really want to do it but can't'.
Orewa , Auckland , N.Z.
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Relocation cruise...
Pacific Jewel ....Sydney to Auckland ...17 March 2018 .... 4 nts......... from NZ$315 inside twin share.
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South Pacific,18 December 2017, 10 Nights, Pacific Eden, Twin From $798 pp, Quad From $1,009 pp


Super soon but OK for last minute
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South Pacific, 12 January 2018, 12 Nights, Pacific Jewel, Twin From $925 pp, Triple From $1,066 pp


Also Ocean View - Obstructed $849pp
Blue Mountains
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I’m hoping to grab a last minute end of January 2018.


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Orewa , Auckland , N.Z.
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Originally posted by Esilef
I'm hoping to grab a last minute cruise mid January 2018 so watching closely
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Originally posted by cruisine21
I’m hoping to grab a last minute end of January 2018.
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Currently looking at the Pacific dawn 20/1 departure Brisbane to the islands for $749 pp but add airfares from Melbourne it starts to add up. Not sure about the pacific dawn.


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