Cruise Contest Powerball: A Solution to For-Fee Cruise Coffee and Missing Passports

August 28, 2012 | By | 26 Comments

Drink too much of the free cruise coffee and you may end up doing something imbecilic. Like disembarking without your passport. Fortunately, neither fate will ever befall two two lucky winners.

Up for grabs are a pair of chocolate brown passport cases dual-embossed with Allure of the Seas and Starbucks logos — the first cruise ship version of Starbucks debuted on Allure in 2010. Inside you’ll find a $10 Starbucks Card, which can be used at Allure and Oasis’ at-sea venues … or at any of the ubiquitous coffee chain’s 3.6 billion terrestrial locations.
Entering is easy. Anyone who’s subscribed to the Lido Deck Blog as of Friday, August 31, at 5 p.m. EDT will be automatically entered to win one of the two packages. We’ll pick the winners at random and reach out to them Friday at 5 p.m EDT. The winners have 72 hours to claim the prize. Any unclaimed prizes will be added to the Lido Deck prize pool, Powerball-style. (Note: Future prize lots will be divided, if necessary, at our discretion.)
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    26 Responses to “Cruise Contest Powerball: A Solution to For-Fee Cruise Coffee and Missing Passports”

    1. J. Mospan
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:22 pm

      Prague because it’s near where my husband’s grandparents are from.

    2. Kimberly Walton
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:24 pm

      How cool!

    3. Laurie
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:29 pm

      I never turn down free coffee!!

    4. Brenda Johnson
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:41 pm

      Prince Rupert… we were on one of the last cruises to go there…..

    5. Annie Collin
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:44 pm

      I have my Starbuck fix every single day on ground… why not having it for free on the sea?? :-)

    6. Tracy
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:49 pm

      Egypt…was awesome and inspiring.

    7. Carol
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:51 pm

      Oberammergau is my favorite passport stamp! They will stamp your passport in the gift shop!

    8. Jackie ferguson
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:56 pm


    9. Brian
      August 28th, 2012 @ 4:58 pm

      Ukraine; my wife and I went for 2 weeks on a church-sponsored work project. The Ukranian people are fantastic!

    10. Roberta Greenwood
      August 28th, 2012 @ 5:16 pm

      Pitcairn Island. Will hate to turn in an old passport and lose this stamp.

    11. Joseph
      August 28th, 2012 @ 5:23 pm

      Going on the Oasis in November, and this coffee card – if I were to be lucky enough to win one – would come in handy!

    12. Susan
      August 28th, 2012 @ 6:34 pm

      Havana, Cuba because it was a favourite place to visit and Americans can never get it!!!

    13. H. Cocchi
      August 29th, 2012 @ 6:26 am

      Fanning Island, Kiribati in the South Pacific. It was the closest we came to the Eqator.

    14. Cathy
      August 29th, 2012 @ 8:06 am

      My favorite passport stamp is the Galapagos!

    15. connie tremain
      August 29th, 2012 @ 4:19 pm

      Can’t give only umphione favorite:

    16. Charles
      August 29th, 2012 @ 11:19 pm

      Any Passport Stamp is my favorite. Because it shows that I have been places.
      First one was St. Kitts.

    17. Grace
      August 30th, 2012 @ 10:30 am

      An impossible question: It is like choosing my favorite child.

    18. Hilary williams
      August 31st, 2012 @ 12:18 pm

      Definately luxor, for my nile cruise, as it was the end of a long journey through a brain tumor recovery

    19. danita
      August 31st, 2012 @ 12:26 pm

      Spain…because I was able to take my Mom with me and a once in a lifetime tour.

    20. Susan
      August 31st, 2012 @ 12:36 pm


    21. Jette Andersen
      August 31st, 2012 @ 12:58 pm

      Copenhagen, Denmark when I visited my Dad in 1999.

    22. Sandra Miles
      August 31st, 2012 @ 1:08 pm

      My Republika Hrvatska Pula (Croatia) stamp.

    23. Marilyn
      August 31st, 2012 @ 1:41 pm

      Rome, i had dreamed of going there all my life, plus first place outside us/mx id ever been. Egypt is 2nd

    24. Gail Murphy
      August 31st, 2012 @ 3:35 pm

      Mexico…with four kids and all in college its about as far as I get :( do love my cruises though :)

    25. Roberta Gerlach
      August 31st, 2012 @ 3:47 pm

      Israel– but they give you a separate card so that it won’t be seen by other countries wheich may be less friendly and reject you. As far as coffee goes, RCCL serves Seattle’s Best which is my favorite brewed at home. Do not have to pay extra. With Starbucks onboard, I would choose their Italian Roast or Cafe Verona.

    26. Stacy
      October 31st, 2014 @ 2:13 am

      Is this card available anywhere else?

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