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Spa Treatments-Book in Cruise Planner or Onboard?

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Hello all! I’d like to buy my wife a massage for our upcoming cruise on Oasis. Right now in the cruise planner they show up at $99 for a 50-minute massage on our port days and $129 on sea days. Am I best to book ahead to secure a time & price, or is it better to book onboard (taking both price and convenience into account)? If I book now, can plans be changed once onboard or is she locked in?

 

This new cruiser would appreciate you sharing your experiences. Thank you!

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I had the same dilemma. I ended up booking through the cruise planner only because I wanted to specific date and time and I really wanted to do the spa activity. Otherwise, if I didn't care about which date/time I got, I would have waited until boarding. Also onboard, I would be able to apply my Crown and Anchor discount or to see if there were any other specials available - both things that are not possible pre-cruise.

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Sometimes the on board specials are much better than in the planner. Plus no issues with making sure the spa actually has your appointment and $$. To me, I would much rather book on the ship.

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How much off is the Crown & Anchor discount written about here?

15-20%, depending on C&A level.

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Hello all! I’d like to buy my wife a massage for our upcoming cruise on Oasis. Right now in the cruise planner they show up at $99 for a 50-minute massage on our port days and $129 on sea days. Am I best to book ahead to secure a time & price, or is it better to book onboard (taking both price and convenience into account)? If I book now, can plans be changed once onboard or is she locked in?

 

This new cruiser would appreciate you sharing your experiences. Thank you!

 

The first day of your cruise go to the spa raffle. ( And you may win a raffle and not have to pay! ) They always give out a certificate to everyone who attends the raffle with added extras. Remember whether you book thru cruise planner or on board there will be 18 percent gratuity automatically added to the service.

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If you want the spa treatment on a sea day, go ahead and book online. But if you are okay doing it on a port day, you will almost certainly get a better deal by waiting for the specials on board.

 

 

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