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No its not a good incentive. It's mostly discounts on items. I don't recall any "freebies". Two of the coupons we found useful. The ice cream - buy one get one free at the "Scoop"- loved the ice cream sundaes and the internet coupons. It gave us $5.00 off when we reached $10.00 in charges. Came in handy.
If pricing is equal among several agencies, we look at who is giving OBC's (on board credit).
I am currently looking at prices with various TA's to book a Princess cruise. It seems that several are pushing the on-board coupon book as an incentive.
What does this coupon book contain and would you consider it an incentive.
I agree with Julia. We had 2 coupon books and used 1 coupon, for ice cream. I would never book based on someone giving me a coupon book.
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There is a $5.00 match play for use in the Casino. That could make it worth $5.00 or it could actually cost you $5.00 if you loose.
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I have a stupid question, are you charged for these coupon books?
No charge.. This is what you get...
Coupon 1: Receive 10% off Purchase of one (1) bottle of Dom Perignon w/ Coupon
Coupon 2: Maitre D’ Wine Club $5 off Seminar Fee. Receive $5 off when you enroll in the Maitre D’Wine Club Seminar
Coupon 3: Boutiques Onboard: $10 off a single purchase of $100 or more
Coupon 4: Lotus Spa: Free metabolism test. Book a personal training session at the fitness center andreceive a free metabolism test.
Coupon 5: FREE Second Set of Prints – When your film or digital media is developed by the ship’sphotography staff.
Coupon 6: Buy Three 8” x 10” Portraits, Get the Fourth 8” x10” Portrait Free
Coupon 7: 50% off Memories at Sea photo album or scrapbook.Buy a Princess Reflections DVD at regular price, receive 50% off a Memories at Sea 8”x10”photo album OR new Memories at Sea Scrapbook. You’ll also receive a free 8”x6” stockimage of the vessel.
Coupon 8: Princess Casino: $5 Bonus-Bet Match Play
Coupon 9: Internet Café: $5 off when you spend $10 or more on Internet access
Coupon 10: Ice Cream Creations: Buy 1, Get 1 Free with coupon
Terms & Conditions:• Coupon book will be provided onboard in the stateroom, maximum of two coupon books per stateroom.
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Mom I can save you some time I hope. Princess has the same pricing for everyone. The only way pricing is different is if your agent has a group. That pricing will be lower and possibly have a shipboard credit for each guest. Having said that I would consider using a knowledgable agent that you can rely on. Most large cruise specialist consortiums have groups on every sailing usually so you will get the best rates from them. Happy sailing!
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