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

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#41
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Originally posted by drpack
I was able to create an account on the Ocean Compass website, but it won't allow me to enter my upcoming cruise booking number. Well I can enter it, but it says: Unfortunately, your reservation wasn't found. Called the number for OM Concierge. She said they were still working on it and hadn't released it yet. She was surprised that I had found it.
That's what happens with ours and we are on the 12/3 sailing. It's only available on the google play store however, not for iPhones yet.
Did you find it on the computer?
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#42
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Originally posted by mthomp5
Following along with you. Love to hear about.OM. Our first OM cruise won’t be until 2019 on the Royal.
We just booked the 30 day on the Royal leaving 2/21/19 while on the Regal repo. We were surprised how many cabins were already booked for 2019
R U on the same one?

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#44
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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.

Hi Karen,

I have seen the medallions and they can easily slide into the Princess wallet and stay there for the entire cruise. Because you don't need the card to open your cabin or get on board the ship you can just leave it in the wallet and door will unlock when you get close to it.

I too don't normally carry my card with me, especially in the evening and if I do I usually stick it in my bra (don't judge me) so I am guessing the medallion might just get lost in there.

Following along in the live thread to see how it rolls out. Quite excited about the entire thing. We will be on for the Royal Roll Out
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Originally posted by hm9912
We just booked the 30 day on the Royal leaving 2/21/19 while on the Regal repo. We were surprised how many cabins were already booked for 2019
R U on the same one?

Howard
I think that is because that is a special cruise - I am on it too - 49 days repo for the Royal around the horn to the West Coast. Always sells fast.
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Originally posted by vickie_bernie
Hi Karen,

I have seen the medallions and they can easily slide into the Princess wallet and stay there for the entire cruise. Because you don't need the card to open your cabin or get on board the ship you can just leave it in the wallet and door will unlock when you get close to it.

I too don't normally carry my card with me, especially in the evening and if I do I usually stick it in my bra (don't judge me) so I am guessing the medallion might just get lost in there.

Following along in the live thread to see how it rolls out. Quite excited about the entire thing. We will be on for the Royal Roll Out
Hi Vickie,
I'm excited to hear about your cruise!

Glad to hear that it'll just fit in the wallet and that I won't need to take it in and out. I wonder how it will work for getting drinks - will I need to present it or will the computer just "know" it's me sitting there?

As far as keeping you card in your bra - no judgements here!!! The medallion should be more comfortable for that. (Again, as long as you don't have to take it out every time you want a drink)

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#49
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Originally posted by chamima
Hi Vickie,
... I wonder how it will work for getting drinks - will I need to present it or will the computer just "know" it's me sitting there?
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It's just like the door lock. All you need to do is be close. Your server will have a tablet which will display your photo to confirm he or she is billing the correct person.
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Originally posted by vickie_bernie
We will be on for the Royal Roll Out
Vickie... What have you heard about the Royal OM rollout on Jan 19th, preview or full throttle?

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Wonderful new Terminal 2 experience - no more queuing outside, breeze thru check-in, enjoying the revamped Preferred lounge, and we have our medallions!


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Originally posted by macusr
Wonderful new Terminal 2 experience - no more queuing outside, breeze thru check-in, enjoying the revamped Preferred lounge, and we have our medallions!


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Wow thanks for the photos! Is the preferred lounge for Elites or just the Medallion passengers? I'm on the 12/17 cruise. Unfortunately the cabin was not selected for the Roll out. I'm subscribed & enjoying your live! Bon Voyage and have a fantastic cruise!

Linda


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The new area looks amazing! Makes me so excited for our cruise on 12/10!!
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Originally posted by lindy sails
Wow thanks for the photos! Is the preferred lounge for Elites or just the Medallion passengers? I'm on the 12/17 cruise. Unfortunately the cabin was not selected for the Roll out. I'm subscribed & enjoying your live! Bon Voyage and have a fantastic cruise!

Linda


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When we were there it was all Medallion people as we were being held to board until we had our backup cruise cards. We are Platinum so have usually been in the preferred lounge since that’s one of our perks too.


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My family (2 adults, and 2 kids ages 10 and 11) is booked on the 11/19 sailing. We are very excited! Looking forward to updates :-).
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Originally posted by macusr
When we were there it was all Medallion people as we were being held to board until we had our backup cruise cards. We are Platinum so have usually been in the preferred lounge since that’s one of our perks too.


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Here's some video of the terminal..... http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business...103-story.html
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#60
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Thanks for the pics and info, we are boarding on the 15th and got medallions luckily.

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