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We’re on the 4/30 Symphony and I’ve done so many mock bookings yesterday my head is about to spin. In the morning most of the suites available from previous days were still there, 4 hours later only one of each and like 30 minutes after that only a GJS. I think they’re playing around with the rooms bc all those suites can’t be sold out in 4 hours and then temporarily put back on, then off again as they were doing all day yesterday. I’ve stopped looking at it and  am impatiently awaiting the royalup email lol.

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I suspect when you do a mock booking and actually select a cabin, that cabin gets removed from the available inventory for some period. I had that happen when my wife was looking at a booking on her computer and I was looking on mine. The cabin she had selected wasn't available to me.

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46 minutes ago, KevinJ said:

I suspect when you do a mock booking and actually select a cabin, that cabin gets removed from the available inventory for some period. I had that happen when my wife was looking at a booking on her computer and I was looking on mine. The cabin she had selected wasn't available to me.

I did not pick a cabin just looked at which ones were available on what decks.   Thus, in the 5 mins I was on all suites were sold out.

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Do the suites (or other rooms) usually get sold out and then assigned to royalup bidders? Or is it sold out because people have already gotten accepted? My sailing in 20 days had 20 grand suites and now there are 0. Slowly went from 20 to 5 to 4 to 1 to 0.

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7 hours ago, Mineobi said:

Do the suites (or other rooms) usually get sold out and then assigned to royalup bidders? Or is it sold out because people have already gotten accepted? My sailing in 20 days had 20 grand suites and now there are 0. Slowly went from 20 to 5 to 4 to 1 to 0.

Suites will get sold out first. There are fewer of them, and people often pay regular price to upgrade.  RoyalUp is a third-party company. There could be no suites and you could still bid. Then you might get it because of cancellations. 

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This may have been answered but this is a long thread!
What happens if you get your royal up big accepted closer then 48 hrs before sailing and you already bought stuff like internet? I believe cancellation is 48 hrs before sailing but you can get a royal up at any time.

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2 hours ago, BeckyD said:

What categories can you bid on?  I am in an interior, and can bid to upgrade to a max of ocean view balcony.  If I were in an ocean view, could I bid on a jr suite?

Yes, the availability of categories you can bid on may be tied to the current category you are assigned.  I can say this from my experience on Freedom.  I was with family.  One had a JS, one had a OV Bal and one had an interior.  The ability to bid on various categories varied based on the cabin they were assigned to.

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On 4/24/2022 at 3:38 PM, BeckyD said:

What categories can you bid on?  I am in an interior, and can bid to upgrade to a max of ocean view balcony.  If I were in an ocean view, could I bid on a jr suite?

Hi. I am in an interior as well and can bid all the way up to a grand suite two bedroom. 
so i think it depends on whats available, what ship/class, and destination. 

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We had an interior on OY last september and went up to a Junior Suite for a little bit over the min. bid price; we knew the reduced cappacity could give us greater chances and it did; if im not mistaken that sailing had around 800 passengers. 

 

Anyone know how prior you can get to royal up? We got a cruise in October 2nd fully paid and i've been trying to do it for quite a while now getting the 30 days message over and over; anxiety kicking in. 

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59 minutes ago, octaviocloss said:

We had an interior on OY last september and went up to a Junior Suite for a little bit over the min. bid price; we knew the reduced cappacity could give us greater chances and it did; if im not mistaken that sailing had around 800 passengers. 

 

Anyone know how prior you can get to royal up? We got a cruise in October 2nd fully paid and i've been trying to do it for quite a while now getting the 30 days message over and over; anxiety kicking in. 

I got aRoyal Up email on April 11 for my July 10 cruise.  I don't have one yet for my August 1 cruise; I am still getting the 30 days message on it.  So maybe 90 days?

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59 minutes ago, octaviocloss said:

We had an interior on OY last september and went up to a Junior Suite for a little bit over the min. bid price; we knew the reduced cappacity could give us greater chances and it did; if im not mistaken that sailing had around 800 passengers. 

 

Anyone know how prior you can get to royal up? We got a cruise in October 2nd fully paid and i've been trying to do it for quite a while now getting the 30 days message over and over; anxiety kicking in. 

I am not entirely sure how soon before the 30 day mark, but I kept checking and successfully logged in to place bids at around 80 days prior.

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9 hours ago, anxiouscruiser said:

Hi. I am in an interior as well and can bid all the way up to a grand suite two bedroom. 
so i think it depends on whats available, what ship/class, and destination. 

There may be some other considerations as well.  My son is going on the same cruise, also had an Interior cabin.  He could bid up to Sky Loft Suite!  Our cruise was free; his was not.

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On 4/25/2022 at 12:10 AM, Marlena said:

This may have been answered but this is a long thread!
What happens if you get your royal up big accepted closer then 48 hrs before sailing and you already bought stuff like internet? I believe cancellation is 48 hrs before sailing but you can get a royal up at any time.

I wondered the same thing. I am in a balcony and have bid for a GS, but already paid for internet.

Would I be able to refund this purchase if I got the GS as that comes with internet as part of the cabin?

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9 hours ago, Rickyrickuk said:

I wondered the same thing. I am in a balcony and have bid for a GS, but already paid for internet.

Would I be able to refund this purchase if I got the GS as that comes with internet as part of the cabin?

Yes

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11 hours ago, Rickyrickuk said:

Would I be able to refund this purchase if I got the GS as that comes with internet as part of the cabin?

Yes. If you are awarded the RoyalUp and still can cancel in the Cruise Planner you can do that and it will be refunded to your method of payment. If it's too late for the Cruise Planner, just visit the Suite Concierge or Guest Services onboard and they can refund it from there.

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On 10/16/2021 at 1:19 AM, SpeedNoodles said:

Hi my card was declined for my royal up gutted they said there try again how quickly do thwy do this dose anyone know. The funds are in my account but I didn't authorise it  as putting baby to asleep. :(. 

 

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1 hour ago, SailOR22 said:

Booked Odyssey April 4. Submitted RoyalUp last Friday. Logged in today and saw expired bids for all star and sky class. One bid accepted for a JS moving from Balcony. Sail date is 30 days from now. 

Congrats on your RoyalUp!  It' snice when they grant them so far ahead of time. That's pretty rare, it seems.

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