Carnival Cruise Lines Launches First-Ever Vacation Awesome-ation Promotion Featuring $100,000 In Prize Giveaways

  Carnival Cruise Lines Launches First-Ever Vacation Awesome-ation Promotion
                    Featuring $100,000 In Prize Giveaways

Sweepstakes to award 100 lucky winners with up to $1,000 in shipboard
giveaways and upgrades

PR Newswire

MIAMI, Jan. 25, 2013

MIAMI, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Carnival Cruise Lines is launching a
seven-day Vacation Awesome-ation promotion featuring $100,000 in cruise prize
giveaways to create the ultimate,awesome vacation, beginning Sunday, January
27, 2013. 

Consumers who book during the one-week promotional period can take advantage
of 50 percent reduced deposits on the line's most popular fares, including
Past Guest rates and, for the first time, Early Saver rates. They are also
entered to win a variety of spectacular prizes and upgrades on their Carnival
cruise vacation. 

Through February 2, 2013, consumers who book a cruise in any stateroom
category will automatically be entered to win a prize package worth up to
$1,000 that includes stateroom upgrades and an array of fantastic prizes
including spa treatments, shore excursions and specialty dining, as well as
drink and photo packages.

Sample stateroom upgrades include interior to ocean view, ocean view to
balcony or balcony to suite accommodations, based on availability. Onboard
credits include $280 worth of relaxing spa treatments; $160 worth of exciting
shore excursions; along with additional credits for dinner in specialty
restaurants, and drink and photo packages.

Prize packages will be awarded daily with 100 total winners during the
week-long promotion. Guests are encouraged to book early as they will be
re-entered into the prize drawing each day during the promotional period once
they've made their reservation.

"The Vacation Awesome-ation event provides a great opportunity for consumers
not only to get a terrific deal on a Carnival cruise but also a chance to win
a variety of fantastic prizes to make a great vacation experience truly
extraordinary," said Jim Berra, chief marketing officer for Carnival Cruise

The Vacation Awesome-ation event will run from January 27 through February 2,
2013. For additional information regarding the promotion, including full
promotion rules and alternative entry methods, please visit To make
reservations, contact any travel agent, call 1-800-CARNIVAL or visit

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Carnival Cruise Lines, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:CCL;
NYSE:CUK), is a proud member of World's Leading Cruise Lines. Our exclusive
alliance also includes Cunard, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Costa
Cruises and Seabourn. Sharing a passion to please each guest and a commitment
to quality and value, World's Leading Cruise Lines inspires people to discover
their best vacation experience. Together, we offer a variety of exciting and
enriching cruise vacations to the world's most desirable destinations. Visit
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SOURCE Carnival Cruise Lines

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