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Carnival's Military Rates Program

Carnival's Military Rates Program

Carnival Cruise Lines appreciates the commitment made by our armed forces and is happy to extend special military discount to members of every branch of service. Through Carnival's Military Discounts program, active U.S. military personnel can book one "Fun Ship" Carnival staterooms at savings of up to 50 percent off published fares. Special rates are available for a limited time only on a wide variety of "Fun Ship" departures.

Eligibility for Military Discounts

Military Discounts. Carnival Military rates are available as follows:
  • Military Personnel with the following status:
    • Active
    • Reserve
    • Retired
    • Veteran*

* Individuals who have actively served in the Military for at least two years or during a wartime period and have been honorably discharged.

Proof of Eligibility

Proof of Military ID is required to take advantage of Carnival's Military Discounts. Your eligibility must be verified at the time of booking. Verification Documents include one of the following:
  • Copy of the military LES (Leave and Earning statement) - provided the social security number is blackened out.
  • Copy of military retirement papers (DD214 or DD256)
  • Copy of proof of honorable discharge (Form DD214)
  • Proof for Cadets: A letter from his/her Commander or a copy of a military pay stub, provided the social security number is blackened out.
  • Canadian National Defense: Active Members - copy of NDI 20. Members that have been honorably discharged and have served at least 10 years - copy of NDI 75
These Verification Documents must be presented within 24 hours of booking your cruise vacation. Please note: A Veteran's Administration card is not an acceptable document.

How to Book Carnival Military Rates

Military Rates are not available to be booked online. You must speak someone to get these rates. If you are eligible for Carnival's Military Discounts, please call CruiseCheap.com at 1-800-543-1915 and speak with one of our Cruise Experts. Please tell the agent that you or a family member is part of the Armed Forces. Please indicate which branch. The agent will then help you find the right cruise.

Please note that Military Discounts are not available on all sailings, especially those within 30 days of travel. To take advantage of Military Rates, it's best to plan ahead.

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