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Category Archive for 'Getaway Fares'

I gather that Vantage and Getaway fares, on both P&O and Cunard, are being replaced. They have been staked, shot with a silver bullet, and doused with Holy Water. They are no more. The lines are making announcements today that these fare categories are being replaced by ‘P&O Select Price’ and ‘Cunard Fares’, which will […]

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I’ve come across a suggestion that both P&O and Cunard are asking some passengers, via a confidential survey, for their opinions on fare options. As regular readers will be aware, the current structure with Vantage and Getaway fares has attracted a lot of critical comment. I’ve published one or two mildly critical posts about this, […]

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Given that both Cunard and P&O are going to continue selling both Vantage and Getaway fares, what’s needed is something to make Vantage fares more attractive even with the price difference. At the moment we have the following advantages: you get to choose your cabin, and you certainly know your cabin number at the end […]

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During our recent cruise discussion round the dinner table turned several times to the topic of the prices that fellow passengers had paid. I believe that all of us had paid full whack – I think most of us had booked the cruise over a year in advance, which would be before Vantage Fares, Getaway […]

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I’ve done a number of blog posts about this question in the last couple of months as there were some things about the way the scheme was working in practice that did concern me. However, it looks as if there have been some changes. I did a post in late February in which I said […]

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Yesterday I did a long post about the working of the Vantage Fare and Getaway Fare for the same cruise. After working through the prices for an example cruise I said this: The extras for Vantage fares seem to be worth about £120 per person. Annoyingly, however, if you choose to take it as an […]

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