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Aldrich - Answered a Question by Kite (30 Jul 08 18:44)

How long is a piece of string.....! Do you gamble? A bottle of wine a night will run at around $35, a few beers in the day, and sodas for the kids, kids playing in the games arcade, cocktails in the evening, sun-downers at night, a few nights in the speciality restaurants, lunch in Johnny Rockets a few times, souvenir tee-shirts - how does $2,000 sound as a first stab?

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Kite - replied to Aldrich (31 Jul 08 07:07)

Thanks for that, think we will give the gambling a miss then ....

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Stanbury - replied to Kite (31 Jul 08 10:47)

No, you won't! You are gambling now that the dollar will become at least 5% or so more expensive by the end of your cruise than it is now (or at sometime during the year). You could earn at least 5% by putting those funds now into in a good savings account until your credit card bill becomes due. And there is no foreign exchange loading on a Nationwide credit card. Just a thought for you!

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Wilba - Answered a Question by Kite (30 Jul 08 19:29)

Why are you taking masses of cash when the norm on all cruise ships is to register your credit card(s)as is the normal procedure?

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Kite - replied to Wilba (31 Jul 08 07:05)

We will of course be using our credit card at the end, but even the credit card companies charge you commission for paying in $. We were planning on paying a lump sum in advance when we embark in $ as the rate is good at the mo. Thanks.

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