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Royal Caribbean offering up to 30% off Cruise Planner purchases with Fourth of July Pre-Cruise Celebration sale

29 Jun 2017

Royal Caribbean is offering up to 30% off certain Cruise Planner purchases during its 4th of July Pre-Cruise Celebration sale.

Guest that log into the Cruise Planner will find certain items discounted.  The exact discount available will vary from sailing to sailing, but we spotted the Royal Refreshment package discounted 30% off, along with similar discounts for many spa treatments.

Based on the countdown timer, the sale expires at midnight on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Royal Caribbean adds photo packages to Cruise Planner pre-cruise purchase option

28 Jun 2017

Royal Caribbean has added photo packages to the Cruise Planner for guest to purchase prior to their cruise.

Thanks to Timothy Brian Krietemeyer for this screenshot

We spotted two options available for purchase on the Cruise Planner:

  • 20 prints package
  • All digital on USB package
  • All digital on USB + prints package

Royal Caribbean has offered photo packages for years, but traditionally they have been available for purchase via a third-party website.

Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast Episode - Using the Cruise Planner

21 Jun 2017

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When it comes to planning a cruise, perhaps the one resource every guest will use the most is Royal Caribbean's Cruise Planner site.  The Cruise Planner allows for reserving a number of experiences, packages and options before your cruise and it is a major part of the planning process.  This week, we will discuss what the Cruise Planner offers, and what strategies you can use to make the Cruise Planner work better for you.

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Spotted: Royal Caribbean offering up to 30% off pre-cruise purchases in Cruise Planner

17 Jun 2017

Royal Caribbean's Pre-Cruise Summer Sale is offering up to 30% off select pre-cruise purchases made via the Cruise Planner.

The three-day sale is available for guests on select sailings, and offers discounts on services, such as unlimited drink packages, internet packages and even some shore excursions and spa treatments. Offer applies to new purchases made June 17 - 19, 2017. Discount applies to beverage, internet, dining and spa packages on select sailings departing July 1 - December 15, 2017. Discount amount varies by amenity type.

The exact discount available will vary from sailing to sailing, but there appears to be a fair amount of discounts applied.

Based on the countdown clock, it appears this promotion ends at midnight on June 19, 2017.

To check what items are on sale for your sailing, log into the Cruise Planner on Royal Caribbean's web site to see any available offers.

If you have already prepurchased something on the Cruise Planner that is now less expensive, you should be able to cancel the purchase and then re-purchase the same service under this promotion.

UPDATE: Royal Caribbean has extended the sale by another 24 hours. Offer applies to new purchases made June 20, 2017. 

Royal Caribbean adds arcade credit to pre-cruise purchase options

15 Jun 2017

Royal Caribbean is now allowing guests to pre-purchase arcade credit via its Cruise Planner site.

There are three options available to purchase prior to a cruise, which offers the convenience of pre-loading arcade credit, as well as a discount.

  • $25 Arcade credit for $20
  • $50 Arcade credit for $40
  • $100 Arcade credit for $80

We spotted these new options for Harmony of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, although it may be available on other sailings as well.

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