CARNIVAL PLC: Carnival Corporation Announces Dividend Exchange Rate

CARNIVAL PLC: Carnival Corporation Announces Dividend Exchange Rate
Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate for Quarterly Dividend  
                             and Special Dividend  
MIAMI, Dec. 4, 2012 -- On October 9, 2012, Carnival Corporation & plc 
(NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: 
CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 (U.S.) per share.  The 
dividend is payable on 
December 14, 2012, to shareholders of record on November 23, 2012. 
The company also announced a special dividend of $0.50 per share which is in 
addition to the 
previously announced quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share.  The payment date 
for the special 
dividend is December 28, 2012, to shareholders of record on December 7, 2012. 
Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock or Carnival plc ADSs will receive 
a dividend 
payable in U.S. dollars. The quarterly dividend for Carnival plc ordinary 
shares will be payable in 
sterling unless shareholders elected to receive the dividend in U.S. dollarsby 
November 23, 
2012.  The special dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable in 
sterling unless 
shareholders elect to receive the dividend in U.S. dollars by December 7, 2012. 
Both the quarterly dividend and special dividend payable in sterling will be 
converted from U.S. 
dollars at the exchange rate quoted by the Bank of England in London at 12 noon 
on December 
3, 2012 (US$1 = 62.30530 pence). Accordingly, the quarterly dividend payable in 
sterling on 
December 14, 2012 will be 15.57632 pence per share, and the special dividend 
payable in sterling 
on December 28, 2012, will be 31.15265 pence per share. 
Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise company in the world, with a 
portfolio of cruise 
brands in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, comprised of Carnival 
Cruise Lines, Holland 
America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, 
Ibero Cruises, 
P&O Cruises (UK) and P&O Cruises (Australia).   
Together, these brands operate 100 ships totaling approximately 203,000 lower 
berths with nine 
new ships scheduled to be delivered between March 2013 and March 2016. Carnival  
Corporation & plc also operates Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, the 
leading tour 
company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Traded on both the New York and 
London Stock 
Exchanges, Carnival Corporation & plc is the only group in the world to be 
included in both the 
S&P 500 and the FTSE 100 indices. 
Additional information is available at www.carnivalcorp.com and 
www.carnivalplc.com. 
 

SOURCE  Carnival Plc  
CONTACT: MEDIA, Jennifer de la Cruz, +1-305-599-2600, ext. 16000; INVESTOR 
RELATIONS, 
Beth Roberts, +1-305-406-4832 
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