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Old April 2nd, 2013, 09:17 PM
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I would like some advice regarding spa services on the RCCL Serenade of the Seas. My husband and I will be cruising (myself for the first time) in July.

I would like to surprise my husband with a couples massage since it will be our honeymoon.

My travel agent said that it is not possible to pre reserve a couples massage and that this must be done on the ship. She said that there will be deals and savings on the ship.

I called RCCL and they said that it is possible to reserve a couples massage ahead of time.

I also asked if the cost of the couples massage was per person as indicated on the website, but because it is a couples massage it is one price which is good.

Any advice on this matter? Should I reserve ahead of time or wait until we get on the ship?

Thanks in advance!
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Old April 7th, 2013, 05:02 PM
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You can book ahead of time if you feel you need to do this but you'll be paying full price. On every cruise I've been on they have specials for "couples" massages which bring the cost down $50 or so which you can then turn around and leave a nice tip for the massuse. I wouldn't worry about them filling up for the simple reason, again, they are specials on every cruise! Enjoy and Happy Anniversary.
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Old April 7th, 2013, 05:36 PM
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Often on port days, the Spa runs specials. You will find the flyers in your cabin the night before..I would wait till onboard to get the best deals.

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Old April 7th, 2013, 05:56 PM
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You've already gotten some great advice. Don't know why your agent said you couldn't reserve it ahead of time because you can. But as was stated by others, you may wish to wait until you get onboard and see what specials are offered. I suggest as soon as you get on the ship that you go there, do a tour, and talk to them about when they might be offering the specials during your cruise. And as was also pointed out, port days will often find the best deals since most passengers leave the ship and they have nothing to do. Sea days find them busy, so you won't see specials then.

However you end up doing it, you're in for a great treat!

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