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Old November 7th, 2008, 05:07 PM
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Default DIAMOND + BENEFITS w/RCCL

I am not a Diamond + person yet with RCCL, but think there should be some special benefits available to those people who reach that status. I think there should be about 100 free minutes on Internet, $25.00 credit for free laundry service and free coke passes. Do any of you have any suggestions that should be awarded to people with at least 24 cruises with a cruise line.
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Old November 7th, 2008, 10:25 PM
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One of the reasons we like Princess is once you're Platinum you get 250 free internet minutes each. The 500 minutes we had made it very convenient to keep in touch with family at home.

Free laundry service or some discount on RCI would be good since they don't have a self-service laundry.
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Default Royal Caribbean and Princess are the least greatful.

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PREFERRED SERVICES PACKAGE
Priority Tender Embarkation
As a well-traveled guest with Princess, you have the opportunity to travel ashore quickly and without waiting in line. Simply present your Priority Tender Ticket directly at the gangway instead of waiting with other passengers in the lounge area. You will then join any remaining passengers and board the tender as soon as it is clear to embark.

Priority Disembarkation
You'll be contacted towards the end of your cruise by the Circle Host to determine approximately what time would be most convenient for your disembarkation. If you'd like to linger onboard longer, we'll be more than happy to give you a later disembarkation group. If you'd like to be one of the first groups to disembark, we'll gladly accommodate - the choice is yours!

Shoe Polishing Service
Your shoes will be polished upon request - this service is complimentary.

Complimentary Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services
Upon request, your cabin steward will organize your laundry to be cleaned - compliments of Princess Captain’s Circle!

ELITE CABIN AMENITIES PACKAGE
Complimentary Mini Bar Set Up**
Your stateroom will receive one mini bar set up according to your personal preferences.
**Complimentary mini-bar set-up is one time only, per stateroom, for passengers 21 and over.

Deluxe Canapes Selection
You may receive, upon request, a complimentary selection of deluxe canapés specially created by the Chef, delivered to your stateroom on formal night. This benefit can be ordered through room service and should be requested at least 6 hours prior to the desired delivery time.

Afternoon Tea
Complimentary afternoon tea may be served in your stateroom, should you wish. You may request this via room service at least 6 hours prior to the desired delivery time.

Upgraded Bathroom Amenities
Your stateroom bathroom will be stocked with the upgraded amenities reserved for Suite guests.

PREFERRED DISCOUNT PACKAGE
10% Boutique Discount
Our Boutiques are second to none for choice and gift selection. Now, as an Elite Member, take advantage of a 10% discount storewide to buy those extra gifts for all your family back home! Your Cruise Card is your key to this wonderful benefit,- simply show it when you make any purchase, and our Boutique Staff will automatically deduct 10% from your purchase price.

Complimentary Wine Tasting
Our Wine Tasting Events are popular and many of our members attend, so we have made arrangements to pick up the cover charge for you! Space is limited at these events so, should you wish to attend, you must confirm with the Circle Host who will contact you at the beginning of your cruise.


Princess Platinum Vacation Protection Upgrade^^
As a Platinum member, when you purchase Princess Vacation Protection at the standard rate, Princess will purchase an upgrade to Princess Platinum Vacation Protection automatically on your behalf. Click here to learn more about the Vacation Protection program.

Preferred Check-In
When you arrive at the port, don’t wait in line. If you are a Platinum member, you and your family or guests will be invited to use the Preferred Check-In desk to help expedite your embarkation.

Platinum Members Lounge
In recognition of your loyalty, and to make your last morning with us more enjoyable, we invite Platinum members to use the Platinum Members Lounge, offering light refreshments and peace while you await disembarkation.

Complimentary Internet Packages
Each Platinum Member will receive a credit towards the purchase of a package in our Internet Cafés or on a personal laptop! Our current internet packages onboard have now been expanded fleetwide to include wireless internet!
$75 for voyages of 7 days or less (equivalent to 150 minute package) = 2.5 hours
$100 for voyages of 8-20 days (equivalent to 250 minute package)
$200 for voyages of 21 or more days (equivalent to two 250 minute packages)

You can use your credit towards a larger package if necessary, or enjoy all those minutes - compliments of the Princess Captain's Circle!
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As all know, RCI diamonds do not have what they used to have-so I guess you got your wish to the detriment of many others.
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