I booked during the Best. Sale. Ever., is this now a better cruise deal?
NO. Princess Plus fare is the same great value as Best. Sale. Ever. Due to the unprecedented success of our Best. Sale. Ever., we introduced Princess Plus fare with drinks, Wi-Fi and gratuities – our best value ever.
How do I book this fare?
Princess Plus fare is available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Bermuda and the District of Columbia. Guests may book through their preferred Travel Advisor, Cruise Vacation Planner, 1-800-PRINCESS or princess.com.
What stateroom types does Princess Plus fares apply to?
Princess Plus fare is available to ALL guests and ALL stateroom types; this package is capacity controlled.
Is my deposit refundable?
DEPENDS. Deposit are required per guest booking any stateroom. The amount of deposit varies according to the cruise length and stateroom types booked. Guests have the options to book a refundable or non-refundable deposits for voyages outside final payment. Standard cancellation fees apply for voyages inside final payment. Deposits are required for guests 1 and 2 only.
Do all 4 guests require a deposit?
NO. Only guests 1 and 2 pay a deposit. Add guests to the room for no additional deposit.
Can FCDs (future cruise deposits) be applied?
YES. FCDs can be applied to this fare.
Do all 4 guests in a stateroom receive the Premier Beverage Package, Wi-Fi and Gratuities?
YES. When this fare is selected, it will automatically be defaulted to all guests in the stateroom. The third and fourth guests can opt out of this package by calling Princess or their travel advisor. For guests under the legal drinking age, the Premier Coffee & Soda Package will be applied before sailing.
What’s included in the Premier Beverage Package?
The Premier Beverage Package includes beer, spirits, wine by the glass and cocktails $12.00 USD and under, all non-alcoholic beverages including bottled water (500ml only) fountain sodas, fresh juices (if available), specialty coffees and teas, Gong Cha items, Frappes at Coffee & Cones, milk shakes (if available) and Red Bull energy drinks.
The 18% service charge is also included in this package so guests do not need to worry about paying gratuities onboard. Don’t worry we make sure the crew is paid full gratuities.
The package includes the additional benefit of a 25% discount on the following excluded items; all bottles of wine, one liter bottles of water, canned soda and bottled juices.
A daily limit on alcoholic beverages of 15 beverages over a 24-hour period (6 a.m. to 6 a.m.).
What’s NOT included in the Premier Beverage Package?
The Premier Beverage Package does not include souvenir items, room service, vending machine or mini-bar items.
What if I’m not of legal drinking age (21 years of age or older)?
Guests who are under 21 will receive the Premier Coffee & Soda Package. Package type will be assigned prior to sailing based on age of guest.
What if I don’t drink alcohol?
In the event that a guest does not want the Premier Beverage Package, no substitutions will be offered. However, the value of the package is still a great deal including fountain sodas, fresh juices (if available), specialty coffees & teas, Frappes, milk shakes and Red Bull energy drinks.
How does the ship know that I have the Premier Beverage Package (or Premier Coffee & Soda Package)?
The ship systems recognize the package and notify our crew at time of each transaction. When a guest orders an included item, the crew will see the applicable package and enter order according to the package inclusions in the system.
How does the ship know that I have free Wi-Fi?
For MedallionNet-enabled ships, unlimited Wi-Fi will automatically apply when guests sign on to activate their device. For Non-MedallionNet enabled ships, internet activation directions will be delivered in the guest’s stateroom.
How many devices per guest are provided for Wi-Fi?
Guests on ships with minute-based connectivity or PrincessConnect will receive a voucher with redemption instructions distributed in the stateroom for self-activation. Minute-based connectivity ships receive 5,000 minutes in lieu of unlimited Wi-Fi.
One device can be used at a time per guest.
Guests who are Platinum and Elite have an internet package with their benefits. What is the impact to their benefits?
There is no impact to their benefits. With this fare, the unlimited Wi-Fi provides our guests with the most optimal connectivity. Loyalty benefits are not redeemable for cash or onboard credit.
How does the ship know that my fare includes gratuities?
The guest folio will reflect the pre-payment, by Princess Cruises, on behalf of the guest for the suggested gratuities in the U.S. dollar amounts of $14.50 per person per day for Interior, Oceanview, and Balcony staterooms, $15.50 per person per day for Mini-suite and Club Class staterooms and $16.50 per person per day for Suites.
What if I don’t want the Premier Beverage Package, but I’d like the Wi-Fi and gratuities?
The Princess Plus fare type is not available in individual components. However, the value is strong and should be evaluated for each guest’s own circumstance.
Is the Premier Beverage Package, Wi-Fi or gratuities applicable on the land portion of my cruisetour?
NO. These are not applicable during the land portion of cruisetours.
Do additional guests (3rd/4th) receive anything in this fare?
YES, additional guests (3rd/4th) have Premier Beverage Package, Wi-Fi and Gratuities included in the fare.
What’s included in the Premier Coffee & Soda Package?
The Premier Coffee & Soda Package includes souvenir tumbler, fountain soda by the glass, fruit juices, specialty coffees and teas, Gong Cha items, Frappes, milk shakes (if available) and Red Bull energy drinks, all subject to availability on ship, with pre-paid 18% gratuity included for these items.
What’s NOT included in the Premier Coffee & Soda Package?
The Premier Coffee & Soda Package does not include souvenir items (other than the tumbler), canned soda, room service, vending machine or mini-bar items.
Is the Premier Coffee & Soda Package applicable on the land portion of my cruisetour?
NO, the Premier Coffee & Soda Package is not applicable during the land portion of cruisetours.
Does the Princess Plus fare combine with any other promotions, offers or cruise deals?
YES, this fare combines with Standard Groups (including amenities and counts toward Terms & Conditions) and for guest 1 and 2 on existing groups, Cruise Sales, and Casino Discounts, geo-targeted and recipient-only offers, and Captain Circle Launch Savings. Princess Plus fare is not combinable with any other promotions. The promotion is subject to capacity control and is not transferable.
General Terms (applicable to all portions of Princess Plus) – Available to legal residents of the 50 United States, DC, Canada, and Puerto Rico. One guest’s participation in Princess Plus may be dependent on the other guest in his/her stateroom’s participation in Princess Plus, as determined by booking method. Princess Plus is contingent on ship capacity and only available on select voyages, while capacity lasts. Princess Plus and its parts are non-transferable, is not redeemable for cash at any point, and may not be combined with other offers or other onboard credits. Drinks, Wi-Fi, and Gratuities are only available on board the ship (not applicable to land portion of cruisetours), may only be used on a single voyage, and expire at the end of such voyage. Only available on cruises/voyages indicated as Princess Plus.
*Fares are per guest and apply to minimum lead-in categories on a space-available basis at time of booking. Fares are non-air, cruise- or cruisetour-only, based on double occupancy and apply to the first two guests in a stateroom. Fares and other values quoted in U.S. dollars.
†Premier Beverage Package applies to guests booked in all stateroom types. It is valid only for guests who are 21 years or older. Guests who are under 21 years of age at the time of sailing can still book Princess Plus, but will receive the Premier Coffee & Soda Package and will not receive any refund or otherwise for that portion of the Offer. A daily limit on alcoholic beverages will apply. Bar tips are included in the package and value per day stated.
‡‡Wi-Fi included for one device per guest. Wi-Fi details will be delivered pre-cruise or to the stateroom. All internet usage subject to Princess Cruises’ standard policies, which may limit browsing of sites due to network security and bandwidth usage. Applications that use high bandwidth may be blocked and offerings subject to change with or without notice.
‡Gratuities valid on select items only and are in U.S. dollar amounts. Gratuities paid on behalf of the guest vary based on stateroom type (up to 4 guests per stateroom). Bar gratuities are paid on behalf of the guest for qualifying beverages included in the Premier Beverage Package. Princess Plus does not include gratuities for Lotus Spa services.
^Free Stateroom Location Upgrade: Upgrade applies to booking the stateroom location you wish to sail in for the price of the lowest category within that stateroom type during this promotion only. Offer is based on availability in like to like stateroom types (Interior to Interior, Oceanview to Oceanview, Balcony to Balcony, Mini-Suite to Mini-Suite). Upgrade offer excludes select categories, including but not limited to premium categories and suites. Offer does not apply to land portion of cruisetours. Offer is combinable with Princess Plus and Princess Savers. Offer is not transferable, not substitutable and not redeemable for cash. Offer may be changed or revoked at any time. Exclusions: Cruises 28 days or longer in duration are excluded. Other exclusions may apply.
Call Princess Cruises at 1-800-PRINCESS, Cruise Vacation Planner, or your travel advisor with any questions about the offer. Changes or refunds may not be permitted.
A deposit is required for guests 1 and 2 only and is refundable. The amount of deposit varies according to the cruise length and stateroom type.
Deposits Per Guest
|Voyage Length||Interior, Oceanview, Balcony and Mini-Suite||Suite|
|3 to 6 days||$100 USD||$200 USD|
|7 to 12 days||$200 USD||$400 USD|
|13 days or longer||$400 USD||$600 USD|
Reference promotion code: NPP / NPT
Upgrade Away Sale offer valid: September 1 – September 30, 2020.
Upgrade Away Sale promotion code: NL1, NPP
Note: For assistance reserving a wheelchair-accessible stateroom or other reasonable accommodations, please call 1-800-774-6237.
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