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Before we cruised, I asked a question if one could redeem their OBC for cash if it wasn't used by the end of the cruise. I was by the good people here, NO, but by going thru the casino, you could get cash for any OBC.

 

Here's what you need to do.

 

Pick a nice slot machine and insert your ship's card in it. It will prompt you to fund your account. It will ask you to create a PIN number and after you do that it will ask you how much money (up to $300) you want to put into your account. All you need to do is play a few spins and then take your card out and mosey over to the cashier and cash out. They will then give you cash for what you now have in your account. No if's and's or but's about it.

 

Cheers

 

Len

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Price drops are refundable OBC and all you had to do is go to the pursers desk and ask for it in cash.

 

Only promo OBC is nonrefundable and most people dont have enough of it they dont spend it.

 

Lots of people dont seem to know yet that price drops, your own money .. is refundable. They will either give you a check at the end or you can ask for it in cash, take you pick. There is no need to get it out at the casino.

 

If you are a gambler, there is no harm doing it this way.. I got reemed for telling someone else that its unnecessary .. so do it if YOU want.

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Early Saver price drops are fully refundable. Stockholder credit, future cruise certificate credit, and Milestone credits are non-refundable. You can use any of these credits for anything on your Sign and Sail card - gratuities, drinks, shops, shore excursions, and the casino. If you still have non-refundable on board credit then yes you have to use the slot machine trick. You must actually play the machine at least a little bit or you will be shut off after the first or second try.

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The confusion is not just on us. We got an OBC because the price dropped after we had paid in full and I was specifically told that we had to spend it or leave it behind by the carnival employee. We have almost $800 but between the tips, steak house and soda card we figure that leaves us $275 so you are saying I can just go up to the customer service and get that in cash?

 

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The confusion is not just on us. We got an OBC because the price dropped after we had paid in full and I was specifically told that we had to spend it or leave it behind by the carnival employee. We have almost $800 but between the tips, steak house and soda card we figure that leaves us $275 so you are saying I can just go up to the customer service and get that in cash?

 

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Yes

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The confusion is not just on us. We got an OBC because the price dropped after we had paid in full and I was specifically told that we had to spend it or leave it behind by the carnival employee. We have almost $800 but between the tips, steak house and soda card we figure that leaves us $275 so you are saying I can just go up to the customer service and get that in cash?

 

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YES...I cashed in my $660 OBC at the Guest Services desk the night before leaving the ship 3 weeks ago. No problems at all!

 

:cool: Bill

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Thanks so much! The carnival lady was clearly wrong...it is after all my money that I paid which is what I had said to her. Thanks that great news!

 

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You can also go to the self-serve kiosk and take out the OBC as cash. I have done this on my last three cruises.

 

The kiosk will also put it on a gift card for your next carnival cruise!

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Who has money left at the end of a cruise :eek::eek: Not me :D

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