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Old 05-15-2007, 11:54 AM
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I remember someone saying you should wait until your second day to purchase. Can anyone tell me why??
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Kellymo - I usually wait until the second day to purchase. Usually, everyone is hurrying around the first day with unpacking and setting up reservations for the spa and such. Then there is the muster drill and dinner. I don't have time to do much of anything so the next morning I purchase the soda card. It is pro-rated so I save a bit.
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I saw that comment about buying on the second day. I have no idea why someone would think that is a good idea. We like to get these things out of the way on embarkation day. I mean, it isn't a big deal. We board the ship and go to the buffet and go to a bar or the soda card station and get our son the card. Only takes a couple minutes. For the record, I do not think the adult soda card is a good value but do think it is a good thing for kids. Why? Because the adult card costs more and is only a value if you drink more than 3 cans of soda per day.
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I was just about to get my PS...in, but Dave is soooooooooo fast
I just wanted to mention that I am probably the ONLY person on this board who purchases a soda card, but I am a Diet Pepsi addict.
Try not to shudder too much Dave
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Nothing wrong with diet pepsi! I love the stuff. Dave is correct. But note that he says if you are not going to drink more than 3 sodas a day. If you do drink 3 or more a day, then it is a good deal. BUT, most people don't drink that many while on a cruise. I may drink that many at home on a weekend, but on a cruise, you tend to drink more adult bevvies (wine at dinner or a drink in the casino or show). I found that even though I was a big soda drinker, I maybe broke even with the card. For the kiddo's it is a good deal, but for adults, where there are other drink choices, not so much.
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Well, I tend to have to beg off on the adult beverages on the cruise because of motion sickness. I am already prone for it. Add a few drinks and it just makes it worse
Diet Pepsi for me...that way I can continue to CRUISE!!!!
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Well, I tend to have to beg off on the adult beverages on the cruise because of motion sickness. I am already prone for it. Add a few drinks and it just makes it worse
Diet Pepsi for me...that way I can continue to CRUISE!!!!
Really? I've found the opposite to be true!
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I have a question; I can not drink adult bevvies (maybe 1 a day if I am lucky) so I was considering a Adult soda card, but I am an Ice Tea addict. Does Ice Tea count with the card?
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are the soda cards good at meals and shows, I'm not an adult beverage drinker either.
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Yes - the soda card counts everywhere BUT room service.

When you are at the show and they come around for drink orders...get a soda

When you are walking down the promanade deck...get a soda

When you are hanging at the pool...get a soda

When you are in the entrance waiting on folks so you can get off the ship...get a soda.

When you are at an art auction...get a soda

And if you have an excellent bar waiter (if that is the right term...help me out here guys - the one that gets the mixed drinks while you are at dinner..)- get a soda.

My guy made sure that I had my soda EVERY time I sat down and I NEVER had to ask to be refreshed because he kept them coming.

Note to Dave: I would love to be able to partake of some adult beverages...such as my favorite "fake" martini

Last time I did...I paid dearly...and that night almost (I said almost) kept me off cruising for good!

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