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Forum: Crewmembers April 11th, 2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
I left before the end of my first contract and...

I left before the end of my first contract and gave about a month's notice but I think I would have been marked as no rehire as it was my first contract.

Just a word of warning, if you are on a...
Forum: Crewmembers October 7th, 2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi I also saw that documentary and having...

Hi

I also saw that documentary and having worked on ships, on Royal Caribbean it made me very angry. It was very one sided and misleading. Yes you work long hours, but not as bad as the programme...
Forum: Crewmembers June 6th, 2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi I have worked on RCCL and i know quite a...

Hi

I have worked on RCCL and i know quite a few trainers on there who are American so i dont think it would count against you, especially in a job like trainer which is quite a senior role (2.5...
Forum: Crewmembers January 12th, 2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi You might also want to try a recruitment...

Hi

You might also want to try a recruitment agency. I applied to Seven Seas Group who were great and got me a job on Royal Caribbean. Just make sure you read loads of information online so you...
Forum: Crewmembers October 12th, 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi I worked as a photographer aboard P&O...

Hi

I worked as a photographer aboard P&O ships so i'll see if i can help! The first thing i'd say is the hours are very long! A typical port day would start around 30 mins before arrival in port,...
Forum: Crewmembers April 10th, 2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi congratulations on the job! I'm from the UK...

Hi congratulations on the job! I'm from the UK and worked for RCCL and I just went to my local doctor who couldn't believe the amount of tests they wanted done! So you'll be fine doing that, as long...
Forum: Crewmembers January 23rd, 2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
RCCL pay salary plus gratuities every 2 weeks to...

RCCL pay salary plus gratuities every 2 weeks to crew so you will get your basic salary plus whatever gratuities you have earned, these are split between all bar staff. Your agent won't be able to...
Forum: Crewmembers November 5th, 2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,045
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
When I worked for RCCL I used to issue the LOEs...

When I worked for RCCL I used to issue the LOEs for crew when they were going on vacation and I recall that when I left in March this year they were changing over to printed LOEs only. I didn't try...
Forum: Crewmembers September 21st, 2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,836
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi Emma I sent you a private message....I...

Hi Emma

I sent you a private message....I hope you get it ok!
Forum: Crewmembers July 11th, 2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
If you have an American passport you won't need a...

If you have an American passport you won't need a C1/D visa. Not sure how it would work about paying taxes though. Do you have a hiring partner you could ask to check with RCCL?
Forum: Crewmembers July 10th, 2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,267
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
There might be more benefits if you work for...

There might be more benefits if you work for Royal Caribbean because then you are actually employed by the cruise line. Harding Brothers are a concession so you are not employed by cruise line so...
Forum: Crewmembers March 23rd, 2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,145
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
No I am referring to brand new RCCL ships, I...

No I am referring to brand new RCCL ships, I worked on Freedom class which are the second biggest ships in the world. A lot of stage staff get their own cabins on those ships and a stage manager...
Forum: Crewmembers March 22nd, 2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,212
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi I worked on RCCL and the ship I was on...

Hi

I worked on RCCL and the ship I was on had 2 messes, one for crew and one for officers and staff but everyone was allowed in both. The food was pretty limited though and very repetitive. If...
Forum: Crewmembers March 22nd, 2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,505
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi No, guest service officers onboard do not...

Hi

No, guest service officers onboard do not get tips. The cabin stewards and dining room and bar staff all do but not guest services. They work on the front desk assisting guests with...
Forum: Crewmembers March 22nd, 2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,145
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi Guest Service Officers on RCCL definitely...

Hi

Guest Service Officers on RCCL definitely share cabins with 1 other person from their department. The cabins are quite small and have bunk beds. You don't really get any discounts off food and...
Forum: Crewmembers March 22nd, 2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi For recruitment in the UK I think Crown...

Hi

For recruitment in the UK I think Crown Recruitment is one of the best agencies to try and they don't charge as far as I am aware so try them. I've never heard of summer jobs though, contracts...
Forum: Crewmembers March 9th, 2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,825
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hello I applied for a Guest Service Officer...

Hello

I applied for a Guest Service Officer job with RCCL. I'm not sure how long it would take to get a post as Cruise Ship Staff but there are quite a lot of jobs onboard so hopefully not too...
Forum: Crewmembers February 26th, 2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,825
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
I have had an interview with RCCL as well as a...

I have had an interview with RCCL as well as a skype interview with Seven Seas Group and have an email saying I have a job so just waiting on an opening.

I submitted my resume for a specific...
Forum: Crewmembers February 24th, 2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,825
Posted By cruiseshipgirl
Hi I have been with Seven Seas Group for...

Hi

I have been with Seven Seas Group for about 6 months now. They do seem really professional and the staff are helpful. I am still waiting for a ship assignment for RCCL (been about 5 months...
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