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Mardi Gras: Fun vacation innovation with LNG
When we launched our first ship, the 1972 TSS Mardi Gras, we made cruising much less stuffy, a little less flashy, and fun for everyone. No one expected this ship to change the world of cruising...here we are! Well, here is a brand new ship with a familiar name. This Mardi Gras™ pays more than just a tribute to the first ship. In the cruise industry, the name suggests innovation and marks the beginning of something big. Oh, and this carnival still screams "Fun!" The ship introduces The Zones, six themed areas packed with all-new experiences for eating, drinking and great fun. His BOLT™, the first coaster at sea, his Emeril's Bistro 1396™ by Yes-that-Emeril, Family Feud™ Live for everyone...and great new bars like The Brass Magnolia and Fortune Teller. Now everyone can enjoy Mardi Gras and go sailing. come down!
It is customary for guests to tip crew members for their diligence and good service. Her 100% of the tip goes to the crew she interacts with. For example, flight attendants, restaurant and catering staff, and others who work behind the scenes to improve the overall cruise experience. Collecting this fee automatically streamlines the recognition process and ensures that our crew can participate in your generous contribution.
We've put together some recommended guidelines to help you plan.
*Applies to all cruises departing May 1, 2022 or later, we are adjusting our recommended onboard gratuity policy as follows:
This daily tip can be paid in two different ways.
Tips can be added at the time of booking or at any time up to the departure date. Guests who book directly with Carnival can add a prepaid tip at Carnival.com. Guests who have booked through a travel agency can contact their travel agency to add a prepaid gratuity to their booking. Prepaid gratuities will be reflected in the "Other Charges" field on booking confirmations and guest electronic documents.
Sail & Sign®
If the guest has not prepaid a tip, the recommended amount per person will be transferred to the Sail & Sign account on the penultimate day of the cruise. If a guest is unsatisfied with the service they receive, please contact the Guest Services Desk on board. This allows us to respond to your concerns in a timely and appropriate manner. At the guest's discretion, the tip may be adjusted after being credited to the guest's account on board. Any gratuity posted to a guest's Sail & Sign account will be final upon guest disembarkation and will not be changed after the cruise.
We would like to thank you for your great review of our onboard team. Our crew works hard to ensure you have a great vacation and we are proud to be part of the best team in the cruise industry.