Got a email from Princess Players Club with ridiculous low rates.

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#1
Sugarland TX
169 Posts
Joined Sep 2011
So I just got an email earlier from Princess Players Club offering rates as low as $49 per person for 5 nights on either Crown or Royal Princess (not per night, but for the entire sailing). In fact, every sailing in Nov and Dec out of Ft Lauderdale in the Regal, Royal, or Crown Princess was showing heavily discounted prices mostly between $99 per person to $149 pp for 7 or 8 nights. Even the Christmas 10 nighter only cost $400 pp. Has anyone seen this before? And how often do they offer these? Unfortunately I used the last of my vacation days for the remainder of the year booking Allure of the Seas on Of 29th �� talk about bad timing.
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#4
Batehaven, Australia
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Joined Mar 2006
Never heard of this 'Princess Players Club." Is it only available to North Americans?

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#5
Scottsdale AZ
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Joined Jan 2009
I usually get the casino offers but have not seen this one yet. When there have been multiple cruises offered by the Princess Players Club at close to free rates, I have been able to see the low rates when logged into Princess.com. Check there first and if in doubt, just call Princess.
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Pre mid 1990's - a dozen or so cruises on Princess, Carnival, etc. Rediscovered cruising in 2008 and here's our roster since then:
Carnival Freedom – 09/2008 Mediterranean
Caribbean Princess – 12/2013 New Year's Western Caribbean * 05/2014 Western Caribbean
Coral Princess – 02/2016 Panama Canal Partial Transit * 05/2016 Celebrating Retirement Mini Coastal Cruise
Diamond Princess – 01/2013 Auckland to Sydney
Emerald Princess – 12/2010 Christmas Eastern Caribbean * 10/2014 Canary Islands & Madeira * 02/2015 Western Caribbean * 10/2017 Mexican Riviera
Golden Princess – 06/2008 Alaska Inside Passage RT Seattle
Grand Princess – 05/2009 Iberian Interlude RT Southampton
Island Princess – 02/2009 Panama Canal Partial Transit
Regal Princess – 11/2016 Eastern Caribbean * 12/2017 Eastern Caribbean Medallion Preview
Royal Princess – 10/2015 & 01/2017 Southern Caribbean Medley
Star Princess – 05/2010 Baltic / Scandinavia / Russia * 10/2011 Greek Isles Venice to Rome * 12/2012 Around the Horn Valparaiso to Rio de Janeiro * 03/2013 Valparaiso to Los Angeles * 08/2015 Southbound Alaska * 08/2016 & 05/2017 Denali Explorer Land Tour + Southbound Alaska

Upcoming:
August 14, 2018 - Grand Princess - Alaska Inside Passage from SF
October 5, 2018 - Viking Longship Mani - Amsterdam to Basel for first river cruise
January 19, 2019 - Sapphire Princess - Roundtrip Singapore - Moveover cruise #1
July 13, 2019 - Royal Princess - Southbound Alaska - Moveover cruise #2
January 5, 2020 - Coral Princess - Antarctica and Cape Horn
#6
Scottsdale AZ
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Joined Jan 2009
Originally posted by NSWP
Never heard of this 'Princess Players Club." Is it only available to North Americans?

When you play in the casino you are automatically a member of the Princess Player's Club.
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Pre mid 1990's - a dozen or so cruises on Princess, Carnival, etc. Rediscovered cruising in 2008 and here's our roster since then:
Carnival Freedom – 09/2008 Mediterranean
Caribbean Princess – 12/2013 New Year's Western Caribbean * 05/2014 Western Caribbean
Coral Princess – 02/2016 Panama Canal Partial Transit * 05/2016 Celebrating Retirement Mini Coastal Cruise
Diamond Princess – 01/2013 Auckland to Sydney
Emerald Princess – 12/2010 Christmas Eastern Caribbean * 10/2014 Canary Islands & Madeira * 02/2015 Western Caribbean * 10/2017 Mexican Riviera
Golden Princess – 06/2008 Alaska Inside Passage RT Seattle
Grand Princess – 05/2009 Iberian Interlude RT Southampton
Island Princess – 02/2009 Panama Canal Partial Transit
Regal Princess – 11/2016 Eastern Caribbean * 12/2017 Eastern Caribbean Medallion Preview
Royal Princess – 10/2015 & 01/2017 Southern Caribbean Medley
Star Princess – 05/2010 Baltic / Scandinavia / Russia * 10/2011 Greek Isles Venice to Rome * 12/2012 Around the Horn Valparaiso to Rio de Janeiro * 03/2013 Valparaiso to Los Angeles * 08/2015 Southbound Alaska * 08/2016 & 05/2017 Denali Explorer Land Tour + Southbound Alaska

Upcoming:
August 14, 2018 - Grand Princess - Alaska Inside Passage from SF
October 5, 2018 - Viking Longship Mani - Amsterdam to Basel for first river cruise
January 19, 2019 - Sapphire Princess - Roundtrip Singapore - Moveover cruise #1
July 13, 2019 - Royal Princess - Southbound Alaska - Moveover cruise #2
January 5, 2020 - Coral Princess - Antarctica and Cape Horn
#8
USA
535 Posts
Joined May 2016
I got this too but air just doesn't make it realistic. I also just got back from a cruise. Hotel prices are very high too for Fort Lauderdale for one of the dates I tried. I got one a couple months ago as well. Why I'm getting casino offers is amazing to me. I don't gamble a lot.
#10
Atlanta
1,242 Posts
Joined Jan 2012
I too got an email with obscenely low rates, but nothing to say that it was from the casino, just "drop & go", 8 days for $149 for an inside or $329 for a mini
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#11
Louisiana
437 Posts
Joined Jan 2012
I'm not seeing any of these low rates, but then I'm not a member of the Players Club. Our first Princess cruise will be next March but I was thinking of a cheap Princess holiday getaway. Guess that was just visions of sugarplums. lol
#13
226 Posts
Joined Sep 2005
The "Princess Players Club" means you used the casino - and I use the word "used" lightly - I play very little - like a couple hands - because I am highly allergic to cigarette smoke. I got the email and the special rates end of September and booked a mini-suite for 1500 (total) and just got an upgrade offer. The insides I was offered were for like 400 (total). Tip of the day: play some casino games.
#14
Los Angeles
6,906 Posts
Joined Oct 2008
I booked my Royal Princess cruise, 10 nights for $200 pp. Note that this offer will not be available for everybody. I got it as a casino players email. When I check the fares now, they reverted back to normal, maybe a bit below...
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January 12, 2019 - Royal Princess - 15 days
April 23, 2019 - 12 days - RT Los Angeles

Past:
2008 - Monarch of the Seas - 4 days
2009 - Carnival Paradise - 4 days
2010 - Sapphire Princess - 7 days - Mexico
2010 - Golden Princess - 14 Days - Hawaii
2011 - Golden Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2011 - Golden Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2012 - Golden Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2012 - Sapphire Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2012 - Carnival Splendor - 7 days - Mexico
2013 - Sapphire Princess - 7 days - California Coastal
2014 - Sapphire Princess - 4 days - Getaway
2014 - Crown Princess - 7 days - Mexican Riviera
2015 - Crown Princess - 7 days - Alaska
2015 - Star Princess - West Coast Getaway
#15
Los Angeles
6,906 Posts
Joined Oct 2008
Originally posted by JimAOk1945
I don't recall hearing about the Princess Players Club. How do I sign up for it?
You cannot sign up for it. You can be selected at some point. No telling.
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Nina

January 12, 2019 - Royal Princess - 15 days
April 23, 2019 - 12 days - RT Los Angeles

Past:
2008 - Monarch of the Seas - 4 days
2009 - Carnival Paradise - 4 days
2010 - Sapphire Princess - 7 days - Mexico
2010 - Golden Princess - 14 Days - Hawaii
2011 - Golden Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2011 - Golden Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2012 - Golden Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2012 - Sapphire Princess - 14 days - Hawaii
2012 - Carnival Splendor - 7 days - Mexico
2013 - Sapphire Princess - 7 days - California Coastal
2014 - Sapphire Princess - 4 days - Getaway
2014 - Crown Princess - 7 days - Mexican Riviera
2015 - Crown Princess - 7 days - Alaska
2015 - Star Princess - West Coast Getaway
#16
Midwest
193 Posts
Joined Mar 2014
Hubby and I both played a few slots on our cruise, didn't spend much. We just got the email, the timing is too soon for us or I'd be all over it. Great deal!
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#17
Sugarland TX
169 Posts
Joined Sep 2011
Yea this is definitely legit. I can see the rates when I'm logged in on Princess's website. If I'm not logged in then prices revert back to normal. Again my wife and I are so depressed now that we got this offer at a time where we can no longer take anymore vacation days until after new years
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Previous sailings
Carnival Liberty - Sailed on September 17th, 2011 Western Carribean
Carnival Triumph - Sailed on April 28th, 2012 Western Carribean
Carnival Magic - Sailed on December 23rd, 2012 Western Carribean
Caribbean Princess - Sailed on February 8th, 2014 Western Carribean
Norwegian Pearl - Sailed on May 18th, 2014 Alaska
Carnival Triumph - Sailed on July 24th, 2014 Western Carribean
#18
Scottsdale AZ
2,995 Posts
Joined Jan 2009
Well I usually get the offers but didn't this time. Hubby just found that he got it in his spam folder. Now we have some decisions to make!
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Pre mid 1990's - a dozen or so cruises on Princess, Carnival, etc. Rediscovered cruising in 2008 and here's our roster since then:
Carnival Freedom – 09/2008 Mediterranean
Caribbean Princess – 12/2013 New Year's Western Caribbean * 05/2014 Western Caribbean
Coral Princess – 02/2016 Panama Canal Partial Transit * 05/2016 Celebrating Retirement Mini Coastal Cruise
Diamond Princess – 01/2013 Auckland to Sydney
Emerald Princess – 12/2010 Christmas Eastern Caribbean * 10/2014 Canary Islands & Madeira * 02/2015 Western Caribbean * 10/2017 Mexican Riviera
Golden Princess – 06/2008 Alaska Inside Passage RT Seattle
Grand Princess – 05/2009 Iberian Interlude RT Southampton
Island Princess – 02/2009 Panama Canal Partial Transit
Regal Princess – 11/2016 Eastern Caribbean * 12/2017 Eastern Caribbean Medallion Preview
Royal Princess – 10/2015 & 01/2017 Southern Caribbean Medley
Star Princess – 05/2010 Baltic / Scandinavia / Russia * 10/2011 Greek Isles Venice to Rome * 12/2012 Around the Horn Valparaiso to Rio de Janeiro * 03/2013 Valparaiso to Los Angeles * 08/2015 Southbound Alaska * 08/2016 & 05/2017 Denali Explorer Land Tour + Southbound Alaska

Upcoming:
August 14, 2018 - Grand Princess - Alaska Inside Passage from SF
October 5, 2018 - Viking Longship Mani - Amsterdam to Basel for first river cruise
January 19, 2019 - Sapphire Princess - Roundtrip Singapore - Moveover cruise #1
July 13, 2019 - Royal Princess - Southbound Alaska - Moveover cruise #2
January 5, 2020 - Coral Princess - Antarctica and Cape Horn
#19
226 Posts
Joined Sep 2005
Originally posted by azbirdmom
Well I usually get the offers but didn't this time. Hubby just found that he got it in his spam folder. Now we have some decisions to make!

lol my decision was how many fingers to risk with the immediate and furious button pushing. When I saw prices were more than 50% off from the day before (of greatly discounted prices) I thought it was a website bug and started furiously pounding my fingers on the keyboard. Saw the email after I had locked in.
#20
Kelowna BC
16 Posts
Joined Apr 2005
It's for real. I just booked an inside cabin 7 nights Dec 10 Eastern Caribbean on the Regal for the silly price of $ 118 Canadian Dollars ( $ 16.85 per day). Maybe I better call to upgrade to a balcony at $ 250. Hard to believe but true.
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