Live from the Regal Princess First Ocean Medallion Cruise November 13 2017

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#1
Florida
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Joined Nov 2011
Claire and I are about to embark on our 27 day (maybe more) adventure on or favorite Princess Ship.
The beautiful Regal Princess will shine as the first of a long line of Ocean Medallion Class Cruise Ships. We don't exactly know what is in store for us but are looking forward with baited breath to the possibilities of new adventures, old friends and another dose of "come back new" and "Escape completely".
We look forward to seeing you there (or telling you about our experience) as we make History as the first (paying) passengers on the seas of new possibilities for fun, fun and did I mention fun!
We will sign in LIVE at our first opportunity and share our adventure.
Join in the conversation, ask questions, answer them I you can. This is my first time doing this and I will try to get the answers you need and, as just a passenger, unravel the unknown wonders of these first cruises.

2 day and counting,

John McGbbon
#2
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Anxious to hear about the Ocean medallion- we will be on her in late January. Bon Voyage!!


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#4
Brickell, Miami FL & Naples, FL
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Looking forward to hearing all about your cruise. Love the Regal and can't wait to board her on 12/3.

Bon Voyage!
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#5
Port St. Lucie, FL
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We board her on the 13th for the 2-day voyage. There was no expectation we would be able to participate in the OM experience as we are booked in the aft of the ship and it appears that those involved are more in the forward section. Regardless, we couldn't pass up the $49/day pricing along with the Shareholder Benefit and the $50 OBC we get once aboard, the voyage is almost free and certainly cheaper than staying home. The addition of going to Nassau, which we haven't sailed to in 25 years, makes it a great experience.
It will be interesting to see how the OM experience works during this initial phase. We will be on the Regal Princess in February and I'm sure it will be available and working just fine on the entire ship.
For everyone on this voyage, I'm sure we'll have a great sailing and it will be fun.
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#6
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We'll be on board for the 2 day cruise and we are in one of the cabins in the pilot so will chime in on this thread.
Downloaded the Social Ocean app and set up my tagalong character. That's about all you can do ahead of time at the moment.

Kristin
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#7
Michigan
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I'm also interested in hearing how this will play out.
I currently keep my cruise card in a small leather wallet we received from Princess along with some singles (for tips) and a credit card and photo ID for returning to ship.
I have no idea where I'll keep the medallion since I don't like a dangling necklace nor a wristband.
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#10
LI, NY/PVB, FL
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Good luck with the Internet-just off the Regal on 11/5- it was soooooo slow!

Interested in the Medallion, following!


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#11
Florida
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Princess hasn't flipped the switch on the new Medallion-Net - will do that 11/13

will be like sitting at your desk speed, right?
#14
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There are workers around the ship trying to get it going and they’re upset. Will be interesting to see how it goes.
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#16
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I'm looking forward to your posts. We'll be sailing on the Regal 12/3, we aren't in one of the OM cabins, but that's OK. I'm just happy to be away from work for 2 weeks . This is our first time on the Regal, so looking forward to hearing all about your cruise.
#17
Highland Village, Texas
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Originally posted by chamima
I'm also interested in hearing how this will play out.
I currently keep my cruise card in a small leather wallet we received from Princess along with some singles (for tips) and a credit card and photo ID for returning to ship.
I have no idea where I'll keep the medallion since I don't like a dangling necklace nor a wristband.
I'm with you...where will I keep the medallion?
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#18
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We will be on the Regal Princess's 26 Nov sailing. Will you be on that sailing too?

Besides your OM experience I would be interested in knowing what movies will be shown at MUTS.
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#19
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I would guess by now that you have the OM in hand, any chance you can post some pictures?

Thanks for doing this review!
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