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Old November 6th, 2012, 06:49 AM
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Default Help! Advice needed for the casino on carnival victory!!


I'm joining the carnival victory in 3 weeks to work as a cashier in the casino. I have no idea what to expect!! I'm nervous and excited but I have lots of unanswered questions.

If anyone can answer these I would really appreciate it!

Cashiers get tips, or just dealers?
Share a cabin? If so, same sex?
What will be a "Typical day" for me?
Am I allowed in the guest areas?
What if I want to leave before the end of my contract?
I know it's going to be long shifts, longer than I've ever worked, but read a few horror stories and I'm worried that I won't get hardly any sleep! Is this true?

Any help will be very much appreciated! Also if anyone can add anything, tips, advice that would be awesome.

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Old November 7th, 2012, 03:15 PM
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Why don't you contact your employer for this information? I'm pretty sure they will answer your questions. There are a few people on this board who were employed by one cruise line or another but that has been a while. You should read over your contract to see if there is any information in there.

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Old November 7th, 2012, 03:24 PM
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Thank u for your reply!
I could do that, your right. But was hoping to get a response that was realistic and not "sugar-coated" which I think is what my employer would give me!
So just gunna hope that someone one on here will know and get back to me before I leave!
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Old November 7th, 2012, 04:30 PM
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I have heard that the staff on cruiselines do work a lot of hours. There may be some down-time in between shifts. I think you will just have to manage any "free" time the best you can. I know staff can sometimes actually get off the ship for some periods of time, they usually shop and make phone calls, etc.

Wishing you good luck in your new employment..

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