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10 hours ago, MsSoCalCruiser said:

Someone was kind enough to post the three different unlimited Internet plans for me but now I cannot find the photo. Do you happen to have a photo of the different plans or can you point me in the right direction. Thank you! 

 

Here you go, I can't take credit for the picture. I can't find the post to credit the original poster.

 

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I think the three plans shown above are for ships that do not have medallion net setup.  Caribbean Princess has medallion net and they charge $9.99 per day for unlimited or $59.99 per day for 7 day cruise

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We are on the Caribbean Princess March 9 traveling with my cabin mates’s  9 yr old granddaugather.  

 

Her parents want to know if she gets the Medeallion Net Voyage Package will she be able to FaceTime them from the ship?

 

Is it better to get a daily package or for the whole cruise?

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1 hour ago, phabric said:

We are on the Caribbean Princess March 9 traveling with my cabin mates’s  9 yr old granddaugather.  

 

Her parents want to know if she gets the Medeallion Net Voyage Package will she be able to FaceTime them from the ship?

 

Is it better to get a daily package or for the whole cruise?

The speed of the new internet you should be able to face time with no issues.  If you are on a seven day cruise and expect to be using the internet everyday to face time; check emails, etc then the week long package should be fine. 

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3 hours ago, AF-1 said:

mjceditor, that price looks like a great deal.  I sail next weekend and am looking forward to the blazing fast medallion net.  I will report back at how good it is.

 

I’m on the Royal right now. The Medallion.Net WiFi is fast!! Loving having the unlimited package, even though I hemmed and hawed about buying it!!  Especially since all my photos are backing up automatically. 

 

Cheers, Denise 

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Thanks for the information about MedallionNet.

 

I called Princess, she said the MedallionNet is unlimited so she would be able to FaceTime with her parents all day long if she wants..

 

I am Elite so have for a 7 day cruise 150 minutes free then would need to go to MedallionNet package if I wanted more.

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Pricing for these packages is different if you are Platinum or Elite.  We get a discount as a benefit - which is in lieu of the free minutes under the legacy plans.  If on a non-Medallion ship, you should have a choice to go with legacy path or new path.  Personally, I need the new path as I would never get by with the free minutes.

 

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18 minutes ago, steelers36 said:

Pricing for these packages is different if you are Platinum or Elite.  We get a discount as a benefit - which is in lieu of the free minutes under the legacy plans.  If on a non-Medallion ship, you should have a choice to go with legacy path or new path.  Personally, I need the new path as I would never get by with the free minutes.

 

 I am platinum and will be elite after this cruise.  The premium MedallionNet package that I purchased was $59. I’ve been told that this is the price that everyone is offered. Do we get a discount once on the ship? 

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7 minutes ago, MsSoCalCruiser said:

 I am platinum and will be elite after this cruise.  The premium MedallionNet package that I purchased was $59. I’ve been told that this is the price that everyone is offered. Do we get a discount once on the ship? 

We are on a ship that is not yet have Ocean Medallion.  We were offered additional minutes at a discount to the 250 free minute benefit.  That said, the add-on minutes were not many at all and I didn't see evidence of the older packages with long minutes (like 400 or 500).  We were also offered the new all-day, unlimited packages at a 20% discount to what non-status passengers pay.  I felt this was a reasonable Platinum/Elite benefit substitution and the unlimited aspect was what I personally need.

 

I bought the "Surf" package for the full cruise.  The pricing varies by cruise due to length obviously.  Also, I have read the pricing offers are different on Ocean Medallion ships like Regal.  We will be on Regal in June, so I guess I will see what they have then, but again will be after a U/L plan.

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2 minutes ago, steelers36 said:

 

We are on a ship that is not yet have Ocean Medallion.  We were offered additional minutes at a discount to the 250 free minute benefit.  That said, the add-on minutes were not many at all and I didn't see evidence of the older packages with long minutes (like 400 or 500).  We were also offered the new all-day, unlimited packages at a 20% discount to what non-status passengers pay.  I felt this was a reasonable Platinum/Elite benefit substitution and the unlimited aspect was what I personally need.

 

I bought the "Surf" package for the full cruise.  The pricing varies by cruise due to length obviously.  Also, I have read the pricing offers are different on Ocean Medallion ships like Regal.  We will be on Regal in June, so I guess I will see what they have then, but again will be after a U/L plan.

Thank you.   Are you happy with the Internet speed? What ship are you on? Enjoy your cruise! 

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20 hours ago, MsSoCalCruiser said:

Thank you.   Are you happy with the Internet speed? What ship are you on? Enjoy your cruise! 

We are on Majestic doing a NZ cruise.  The internet speed is MUCH better than the old thing.  Of course it could be better at times but pretty decent.

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On 2/7/2019 at 2:50 PM, phabric said:

We are on the Caribbean Princess March 9 traveling with my cabin mates’s  9 yr old granddaugather.  

 

Her parents want to know if she gets the Medeallion Net Voyage Package will she be able to FaceTime them from the ship?

 

Is it better to get a daily package or for the whole cruise?

I am on the Royal now and purchased the unlimited Medallion net package for $99.00 for the entire 49 days prior to boarding.

We used facetime for more than a half hour with our three grandkids yesterday and it worked great.

My advice is to purchase the unlimited package a week or so prior or whatever deal you can get.

DO NOT wait until you are on board as it will be more expensive.

BTW I can watch my local channel 7 ABC NY news with my slingbox while I am on board this ship using Medallion net

With the unlimited package you no longer have to worry about using up your minutes if you fail to logoff.

 

Howard

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23 hours ago, steelers36 said:

Pricing for these packages is different if you are Platinum or Elite.  We get a discount as a benefit - which is in lieu of the free minutes under the legacy plans.  If on a non-Medallion ship, you should have a choice to go with legacy path or new path.  Personally, I need the new path as I would never get by with the free minutes.

 

 

From what I have read on other threads, the "discount" if a Platinum/Elite buys the unlimited package on board lowers the onboard price to the same price that anyone can pay pre-cruise.

 

On a MedallionNet ship, the increased speed may mean that keeping your minutes might work.

 

On a PrincessConnect ship, the speed is what it always has been. On my recent Emerald voyage which has the PrincessConnect packages, the Internet failed to work over 50% of the time. Anyone who purchased an unlimited package to replace free minutes was wasting their money.

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23 hours ago, MsSoCalCruiser said:

 I am platinum and will be elite after this cruise.  The premium MedallionNet package that I purchased was $59. I’ve been told that this is the price that everyone is offered. Do we get a discount once on the ship? 

 

On board the price is higher. The discount you get on board lowers the price to the pre-cruise price you see now.

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