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A VIP offer with freeplay has just appeared in my account. Does anybody have a list of available cruises? We never receive any actual mail about offers for some reason and have not received an email about either. I want to book another Princess cruise to replace another cancelled one but last time I called to get available dates they wouldn't give me the VIP cruises just asked what date I wanted to check for. I am flexible on dates but want a good VIP date cruise. Thanks.

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51 minutes ago, rwilk1129 said:

A VIP offer with freeplay has just appeared in my account. Does anybody have a list of available cruises? We never receive any actual mail about offers for some reason and have not received an email about either. I want to book another Princess cruise to replace another cancelled one but last time I called to get available dates they wouldn't give me the VIP cruises just asked what date I wanted to check for. I am flexible on dates but want a good VIP date cruise. Thanks.

Go to Princess website, log in to your Personalizer and do a search for a cruise. A tab at top of page should say casino offer, recent searches etc click on casino tab and the cruises with offer shows up. But you will need to go through the booking process up until payment to see your discounted rate. 
 

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call Princess and ask 

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For some reason the Casino Offer tab is not an option on my personalizer.  Maybe I need to spend more time in the casino during sailings.  🙂

 

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33 minutes ago, I object 2 said:

For some reason the Casino Offer tab is not an option on my personalizer.  Maybe I need to spend more time in the casino during sailings.  🙂

 

Click on the email you got saying you are eligible for casino offer after you have logged into your account. 

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3 hours ago, dog said:

Click on the email you got saying you are eligible for casino offer after you have logged into your account. 

 

Thanks!  I'll give that a try.

 

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I was talking with Casino Hostess (bookings) today to ask about available cruises to replace my canceled (yesterday) VIP cruise out of Seattle in June- I asked if I could transfer the offer to another cruise and was told "Only to the similar cruise next year [2022]. She then said that there Princess was working on another set of "VIP cruises" but it had not been published yet and she could not access them. I get Casino discount on regular fares through my TA but there were offers on the cancelled cruise (Free Balcony plus VIP amenities) that he cannot get for me. Casino host said to expect something similar in the next few days??? I think I have had 6 canceled Casino cruises so far; Moved one to next year and even then I had to ask for refund and then rebook with new deposit + port fees/taxes paid up front-they could not switch from canceled cruise.  On a separate note, I found that when I was able to use Casino discount as opposed to published or returning passenger fares, I was able to come close to what was being offered by the Casino and did not have to put out all those deposits/ fees/ taxes and port charges. I actually canceled one cruise and moved to my TA-I felt he needed to get some credit since the present conditions have come close to ending his TA career 😞

 

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I did phone Princess and casino dept could not see what I saw in Circle Savings acct. She said to call back the next day or day after. Lo and behold I got an email for the offer yesterday. Not much choice in Caribbean  cruises but will think about what is available. Also when I was looking online on those available casino prices were not showing. Maybe when Princess closes down tomorrow they will fix things.

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2 hours ago, rwilk1129 said:

I did phone Princess and casino dept could not see what I saw in Circle Savings acct. She said to call back the next day or day after. Lo and behold I got an email for the offer yesterday. Not much choice in Caribbean  cruises but will think about what is available. Also when I was looking online on those available casino prices were not showing. Maybe when Princess closes down tomorrow they will fix things.

My casino offers do not show up in Personalizer all the time. I log on n, go back to my email click on offer, takes me to casino tab when I do cruise search. 

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Got an email yesterday with the latest VIP cruises.  Our offer was for a discounted cabin but had more generous free play than our recent free cabin offers and has the usual "VIP benefits".  Screen shots are below and the listed cruises match what comes up when I click on the link in the email to launch to the website.

 

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And these were the details of the Ultimate cruise (header reference to 2021 is likely a typo).

 

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Booked Russia!  We were going to go to Alaska but will cancel that to take advantage of this.  Unbelieveable deal upgrading to a mini.  

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Also got the email yesterday (must be what Casino Hostess was talking about earlier this week 🙂 ) Many good looking cruises but sad to say that almost all conflict with others I have already booked. Either they start or finish at the wrong times. One exception is the Alaska on Discovery next June. That would replace similar one we had booked for this June (6th) that has been canceled. On the cancelled one we did have $250 in Casino Cash and I have written Casino folks to see if they will transfer it to the new one???

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2 hours ago, triple7tahoe said:

On the cancelled one we did have $250 in Casino Cash and I have written Casino folks to see if they will transfer it to the new one???

 

I've had casino cash moved a couple of times already by writing to them.  Of course the cruises we moved it to subsequently cancelled too and the other cruises we still have booked already are under casino offers with free play.  So at this point I don't need to do it again but they have been amenable thus far.

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In the VIP amenities, I noticed there is no mention of complimentary beverages while playing in the casino.  Have they done away with that with the push for getting passengers to upgrade to the higher level of booking that includes beverages, wi-fi, etc?  

 

In the past, we have always had complimentary beverages in the casino offered to us with these types of bookings.  

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13 minutes ago, Lorabelle said:

In the VIP amenities, I noticed there is no mention of complimentary beverages while playing in the casino.  Have they done away with that with the push for getting passengers to upgrade to the higher level of booking that includes beverages, wi-fi, etc?  

 

In the past, we have always had complimentary beverages in the casino offered to us with these types of bookings.  

 

I didn't notice that when I first read the email but you are right.  They seem to be counting on folks to book Princess Plus.

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I received this offer and have never taken advantage of these cruises but booked two cruises.   Please tell me what is so special and what are the extras.

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17 minutes ago, gerig said:

I received this offer and have never taken advantage of these cruises but booked two cruises.   Please tell me what is so special and what are the extras.

I usually get a free balcony room and can upgrade for pretty cheap.  Pre covid it included the Princess Plus package, the 2 I have booked now do not.  As to the freebies, the next 2 are my first VIP free cruises so I'm curious as what else we get once on board. The one that I booked on the most recent deal, we got 11 days round trip out of Copenhagen in a mini suite for 2700 for 2 people.  That was with me upgrading the room, paying for the insurance and adding Princess Plus.  It would normally have been $8208 without the insurance added.  

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1 minute ago, suekel said:

I usually get a free balcony room and can upgrade for pretty cheap.  Pre covid it included the Princess Plus package, the 2 I have booked now do not.  As to the freebies, the next 2 are my first VIP free cruises so I'm curious as what else we get once on board. The one that I booked on the most recent deal, we got 11 days round trip out of Copenhagen in a mini suite for 2700 for 2 people.  That was with me upgrading the room, paying for the insurance and adding Princess Plus.  It would normally have been $8208 without the insurance added.  

I booked 10 day panama and upgraded to a mini and booked a 7 day Canada in a regular cabin which was my offer.  I also upgraded to the plus package but the offer mentions vip checkin and upgraded gifts and amenities which is what I was inquiring about.

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1 hour ago, gerig said:

I booked 10 day panama and upgraded to a mini and booked a 7 day Canada in a regular cabin which was my offer.  I also upgraded to the plus package but the offer mentions vip checkin and upgraded gifts and amenities which is what I was inquiring about.

 

We've gotten beach towels, nice crystal glasses etched with the Princess logo, and lots of other treats in the room each day like a bottle of champagne, bottle of wine, chocolate dipped strawberries, and a tin with chocolate truffles.  In the past they also gave us a lanyard with a badge to wear in the casino which gave us entry to special tournaments / games and also afforded us free drinks in the casino.  Not sure if they will still have the daily games etc.  I know that some of the more hard-core gamblers would get excursions or specialty dining but we never gambled enough to get the former, have gotten the latter on a couple of regular cruises.

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Latest copy of VIP cruises arrived in snail mail today so it became possible to read small print. One thing I noticed was you could book up to three of the offered cruises using the code. Clearly says on the offer that upgrade to get drinks, Wi-Fi and gratuities. Book by April 27th. I emailed, as suggested on Saturday and I am still waiting for an answer. I tried calling yesterday and it was suggested that email would be faster---I will call again tomorrow .  I do see on the Alaska offerings that one could take the June 11th on the Emerald and then take the June 19th on the Discovery.  Just have to spend one night in Seattle (or for us, come  home one night:-) )

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Finally heard from Princess--They will not transfer Casino Credit from earlier, canceled cruise. The lady I spoke with did say we could book up to three cruises under this offer. At the same time she had no clue regarding the two possible Alaska cruises one day apart. I told her I had the brochure in front of me with the listing so she took a few minutes to confirm that I was correct. Always a good feeling and she did say I could book both under this offer. Now have to decided if I want to do that 🙂

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On 3/22/2021 at 11:44 PM, azbirdmom said:

 

We've gotten beach towels, nice crystal glasses etched with the Princess logo, and lots of other treats in the room each day like a bottle of champagne, bottle of wine, chocolate dipped strawberries, and a tin with chocolate truffles.  In the past they also gave us a lanyard with a badge to wear in the casino which gave us entry to special tournaments / games and also afforded us free drinks in the casino.  Not sure if they will still have the daily games etc.  I know that some of the more hard-core gamblers would get excursions or specialty dining but we never gambled enough to get the former, have gotten the latter on a couple of regular cruises.

Sounds good to me.  No I just need to hope we are cruising soon.

 

 

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