What does "Friend of Princess" mean?
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I also found reference to a program when I googled the topic...offered by an on-line cruise TA (not one that is listed on cruise critic).
Some sort of loyalty program with many rules/regs/fine print/limited time offer
Book an inside stateroom and receive $100.
Book an ocean view ( outside ) stateroom and receive $300.
Book a balcony or suite receive $400-500.
Made my head spin....it may be legit, but too many caveats for my liking.
Ocean Princess-French Polynesia 2012, Crown Princess & Ruby Princess 2011, Ruby Princess 2010, Grand Princess 2009, Emerald Princess 2008, Coral Princess 2007, Sun Princess 1998, Crown Princess 1996
Past Cruises on Other Ships:
1983 Bermuda, 1987 Hawaiian Islands, 2006 Western Caribbean-Carnival
It is a discount offered to Friends and Family of Princess employes - However - your cruises will not count toward your "Loyalty Status" or "Captains Circle" when you use it.
Princess has changed the Friends and Family Program, the cruises do count towards the Captains Circle.I think what they are talking about here is friends/family of Princess EMPLOYEES and not the old friends and family program that you could get with the FCC's purchased. A totally different topic.
I think what they are talking about here is friends/family of Princess EMPLOYEES and not the old friends and family program that you could get with the FCC's purchased. A totally different topic.The Friends & Family program - which is knowing an employee - your cruises DO count towards your total - but you receive no benefits when cruising on the plan. So, even if you are Elite you will not get free internet or laundry etc and your cruise card will be blue.
Grand Princess - Alaska - 8/17 -- Crown Princess - California Coastal - 4/16 -- Star Princess - Coastal Vancouver - 11/15 -- Ocean Princess - Western Mediterranean - 10/10 -- Ruby Princess - Eastern Caribbean - 3/10 -- Island Princess - Coastal 5/09 -- Sapphire Princess - New Zealand/Australia 3/08 -- Sapphire Princess - Coastal 5/07 -- Tahitian Princess - Tahiti/Hawaii 7/06 -- Island Princess - Coastal/Alaska 5/06 -- Golden Princess - Southern Caribbean 9/04 -- Sun Princess - Coastal - 4/04 -- Sun Princess - Panama Canal - 4/01 -- Carnival - Caribbean - 11/00 -- Royal Caribbean - Caribbean 7/99 -- Grand Princess - Caribbean - 11/98 -- Pacific Princess - Mediterranean - 11/97 -- Sun Princess - Western Caribbean - 12/95 -- Regal Princess - Western Caribbean - 11/94 -- Dawn Princess - Mexico 5/93 -- Dawn Princess - Mexico 4/93 -- Fair Princess - Mexico - 12/92 -- Regal Princess - Alaska - 5/92 -- Regal Princess - Eastern Caribbean - 8/91 -- Fairsky - Western Caribbean - 4/87 -- Fairwind - Eastern Caribbean - 4/84
You can organize a cruise with friends or family.
Princess has changed the Friends and Family Program, the cruises do count towards the Captains Circle.
now i'm officially jealous!Jealous of what? Remember, you get no perks, cabin credits, or anything else for the prices. It works out to be a little cheaper than booking with an online agency, but it's not THAT much less.
I am on the Friends and Family Corporate Affiliates with Princess and they have fairly good pricing. The cruises I book through it do not count towards my Captains Circle days. They will show up on your personalizer, but they do not count. Currently I can go in an inside cabin 7 nights to Alaska for about 800 bucks including everything, but I don't take insides, but just giving an example.
Oh and that is total for 2 not each.
Jealous of what? Remember, you get no perks, cabin credits, or anything else for the prices. It works out to be a little cheaper than booking with an online agency, but it's not THAT much less.2 people to alaska for a week for 900? that's what i'm jealous of or did i misunderstand? i cruise for the get-away not the perks, so that's okay by me!