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#1
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Joined Jun 2008
Hi All, I had hoped to take my CPAP machine with me on my cruise this September.

Do Princess provide power extensions or distilled water in the staterooms?

Ed
#2
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Joined Apr 2008
Short answer is yes, subject to availability. Do a search on CPAP, there are several threads on the subject with details.

Originally posted by EDL
Hi All, I had hoped to take my CPAP machine with me on my cruise this September.

Do Princess provide power extensions or distilled water in the staterooms?

Ed
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#4
Minnesota
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Joined Aug 2003
Originally posted by EDL
Hi All, I had hoped to take my CPAP machine with me on my cruise this September.

Do Princess provide power extensions or distilled water in the staterooms?

Ed
Distilled water -- Yes.
Power Cords -- I always carry my own.

Paul
#5
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I dont use the humidifier but i do request an extension lead. Last 2 cruises they layed it round the cabin in such a way that it was not a trip hazard and so could stay in place the whole cruise.
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#6
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Yes to both. The cord is the heavy orange cord and is quite long, so if you can bring your own, you may prefer your own. We always travel with a power strip and it's worked for DH so far.

I still call in advance of the cruise and request the cord, just in case our room setup/outlet requires one. If we don't need it, we ask our cabin steward to return it with our thanks.

Just a note of caution: on our last cruise, DH received a note from passenger services asking if he needed special assistance disembarking, like a wheel chair. Apparently, the request for the cord for the CPAP triggered him as a "special needs" cruiser. He's not, but he was quite surprised that they asked just because of the CPAP.
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