Cashing in OBC in Australian Princess

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#1
Brisbane
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Hi just wondering if it's still possible to cash in OBC via the casino on Australian Princess ships? Thanks
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#3
cootamundra nsw
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yes i got off the Sun Princess sunday and cashed out my OBC as long as you play the pokies your fine
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#4
Gold Coast
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Isn't it your money?
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#5
cootamundra nsw
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Originally posted by MMDown Under
Isn't it your money?
if you get OBC from the cruise line or TA they expect you to spend it on the ship but any over you cant go to the casino and just cash out because they dont like being used as an ATM so you can spend a bit on the pokies and then cash out
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#6
Batehaven, Australia
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You blokes are supposed to spend your OBC on drinks and shorex and in the shop.

Not cash it in !! How sad, you must have got a lot of OBC, or else spent nothing on the ship.
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Cheers..(Uncle) LES - Princess Captains Circle Elite. - 460 days.

Cruised with Princess, Celebrity, Cunard, P&O Australia, P&O UK, Carnival, Sitmar, Sydney Harbour Ferries. World Cruise, plus British Isles, Europe, Med, Greek Isles, Transatlantic, Asia, USA, Panama Canal, South America, Central America, Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, Japan, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand.!

**Last cruise: Queen Mary 2 - Sydney - HK, 16 nights, 2 - 18 March 2017.

**Next: (We were booked on Adonia x 2, but they sold the ship on us.)
Sapphire Princess - 26 May 2018, Scandinavia, ex Southampton - 7 nights B2B with..
Sapphire Princess - 2 June 2018, Baltic Heritage, ex Southampton - 14 nights.
Royal Princess - 18 June 2018 - British Isles, ex Southampton - 12 nights.

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#7
The Stateroom Under The Stairs
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Joined Sep 2016
I regularly get over 700 bucks OBC............

I leave it ALL on board on drinks ....... or so I have been told by Mrs Elf *wink*
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#8
Sydney, Australia
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Joined Dec 2012
The day our final on-board account is less than our OBC is the day we will need to work harder at spending on the ship. I will never need to worry about that - it will never happen
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#9
I come from a land down under
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Left over OBC???


It’ll never happen.



I’ve got Mrs Gut.
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#10
Batehaven, Australia
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Joined Mar 2006
That's what I like to hear guys, spend. SKI - Spend Kids Inheritance.

Our OBC is generally well and truly gone on day 1 of a cruise, with shorex and drinks.

Our OBC is already gonzo for our 3 Princess cruises overseas next year, plus more - on prepaid shorex As is a requirement for Princess these days.

So from day 1 the bill will be mounting.
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Cheers..(Uncle) LES - Princess Captains Circle Elite. - 460 days.

Cruised with Princess, Celebrity, Cunard, P&O Australia, P&O UK, Carnival, Sitmar, Sydney Harbour Ferries. World Cruise, plus British Isles, Europe, Med, Greek Isles, Transatlantic, Asia, USA, Panama Canal, South America, Central America, Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, Japan, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand.!

**Last cruise: Queen Mary 2 - Sydney - HK, 16 nights, 2 - 18 March 2017.

**Next: (We were booked on Adonia x 2, but they sold the ship on us.)
Sapphire Princess - 26 May 2018, Scandinavia, ex Southampton - 7 nights B2B with..
Sapphire Princess - 2 June 2018, Baltic Heritage, ex Southampton - 14 nights.
Royal Princess - 18 June 2018 - British Isles, ex Southampton - 12 nights.

'Adventure before Dementia - Live for Today !!'
#11
melbourne
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Joined May 2005
Omg the poor staff
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#12
Gold Coast
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Joined Sep 2007
Sometimes there are advantages to being born poor. I get so much child like pleasure deciding what I'll do with my $50 OBC. After all, for years, I didn't receive any OBC!

Hard to believe I'm now a member of the 10,000+ club. Lucky I'm retired, so always searching for the next cruise of my dreams.
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Fred Olsen Black Watch - 2012 - The Baltic, with Norway. Dover to St. Petersburg, via Kiel Canal.
Celebrity Century - 2011 - Auckland to Sydney

CTMA Vacancier - 2011 - Montreal to Magdalen Islands. Amtrak - Toronto to New York
MSC - Poesia - 2010 - Kiel, Germany to NY. Amtrak NY to Niagara Falls, VIA Rail Toronto to Vancouver
MSC - Lirica - 2008 - Genoa, Italy to Fort Lauderdale
Royal Caribbean - Rhapsody of the Seas - 2007 - Honolulu to Sydney
Rivers of Holland Cruise - 2003 - to Amsterdam
Alaskan Marine Highway - 2003 - to most Alaskan ports of call
Star Cruises - Superstar Leo - 2003 - Sydney to Darwin
Norwegian Coastal Voyage - Naruik - 2002 - Bergen to Kirkenes
Angelina Lauro - 1971 - Sydney to Perth. Indian Pacific - Perth to Sydney (Put me off cruising for 30 years!)

P & O - Chusan - 1970 - London to Brisbane, via Africa, India and Sri Lanka (Suez closed).
Chandris Lines - Queen Frederica - 1969 - Sydney to London, via Panama, New York and Rotterdam
#13
Batehaven, Australia
9,711 Posts
Joined Mar 2006
Originally posted by MMDown Under
Sometimes there are advantages to being born poor. I get so much child like pleasure deciding what I'll do with my $50 OBC. After all, for years, I didn't receive any OBC!

Hard to believe I'm now a member of the 10,000+ club. Lucky I'm retired, so always searching for the next cruise of my dreams.
Congrats are reaching the 10,000 club on CC - free cruise on the way.
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Cheers..(Uncle) LES - Princess Captains Circle Elite. - 460 days.

Cruised with Princess, Celebrity, Cunard, P&O Australia, P&O UK, Carnival, Sitmar, Sydney Harbour Ferries. World Cruise, plus British Isles, Europe, Med, Greek Isles, Transatlantic, Asia, USA, Panama Canal, South America, Central America, Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, Japan, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand.!

**Last cruise: Queen Mary 2 - Sydney - HK, 16 nights, 2 - 18 March 2017.

**Next: (We were booked on Adonia x 2, but they sold the ship on us.)
Sapphire Princess - 26 May 2018, Scandinavia, ex Southampton - 7 nights B2B with..
Sapphire Princess - 2 June 2018, Baltic Heritage, ex Southampton - 14 nights.
Royal Princess - 18 June 2018 - British Isles, ex Southampton - 12 nights.

'Adventure before Dementia - Live for Today !!'
#14
Sydney, Australia
13,892 Posts
Joined Oct 2008
Originally posted by NSWP
Congrats are reaching the 10,000 club on CC - free cruise on the way.
Though just a 7 night, sailing to Caribbean, outside peak periods - usual t&c.

Congrats MM!