Carnival Cruise Lines’ first-ever “Friends & Family Rates Sale” has been extended through March 28.

The new promotion offers savings up to $300 per stateroom on three- to five-day voyages and up to $600 per stateroom on cruises of six days or longer, as well as 50 percent reduced deposits, on a variety of three- to 12-day “Fun Ship” departures through August 31, 2013, including voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska, Europe and other destinations.

Reservations must be made between now and March 28, 2013, to qualify for the special Friends & Family Rates promotion. The promotion is valid on new bookings only and capacity controlled. Certain other restrictions apply.

For additional information and reservations, contact any travel agent, call 1-800-CARNIVAL or visit