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Old January 9th, 2007, 02:59 PM
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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.
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Old January 9th, 2007, 06:58 PM
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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).

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The Passport to savings book that is left in the cabin onboard is in my opinion not worth the paper it is printed on.

Some T/A's will put together there own coupon books but you pay for it one way or the other.
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Old January 9th, 2007, 07:01 PM
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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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Last year they had buy one get one free drinks, but this year that was gone. We didn't use anything from the book. The only thing that might be useful was the internet coupon
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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?
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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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I have a stupid question, are you charged for these coupon books?
Not unless you buy one on E-Bay along with some Lotus Spa products.
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Largin, for the information and detail of the coupons.

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Not unless you buy one on E-Bay along with some Lotus Spa products
I'm crossing that off my to do list right now, Colo
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