The pre-purchase option is currently available on two ships – Carnival Vista and Carnival Fascination – with fleet-wide rollout expected by mid-summer.
Fully booked guests can select from Carnival’s social, value and premium wifi packages through the “manage my booking” tab on carnival.com.
Guests must purchase an Internet package that covers the entire duration of their cruise when purchasing online. Daily packages are available for purchase once on board.
Wifi is the latest amenity available through Carnival’s online pre-purchase system, which also includes steakhouse and Chef’s Table reservations, spa treatments, shore excursions and beverage packages prior to departure on carnival.com.
Carnival’s social package is unique in the cruise industry and provides unlimited access to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Pinterest and other popular sites. The value plan includes unlimited access to the Web for checking email, sports scores, weather updates and a wide range of other applications, while the premium package provides the fastest available connection speed and allows access to some streaming video services.