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Princess Cruises

Captain's Circle Past Passenger Benefits

Membership in the Captain's Circle is automatic, following the first Princess cruise completed. New members receive a membership card shortly after returning  home from their first Princess cruise. 

Membership in the Captain's Circle signifies that you are eligible for special courtesies and privileges, such as a free subscription to Captain's Circle News, an exclusive quarterly newsletter, and other Princess mailings offering discounts on select cruises. As a valued past passenger, you immediately become a Gold Member. With the Princess Captain's Circle, you can quickly achieve a higher level of benefits. 

Gold Member Benefits (2nd through 5th cruise)

Launch Savings
Effective Summer 2009 sailings and beyond, Princess Captain’s Circle Members who book early can enjoy an additional savings of $50-$300 per person off their cruise fare (for the first 2 passengers in the cabin, depending on itinerary and date). This discount can be combined with Escape Fares (formerly known as Early Booking Discounts), group rates, regional promotions and other past passenger discounts. Some restrictions apply.

Preferential Pricing Offers
Throughout the year, we specially select itineraries we know you love and will keep you informed of special offers and deals. You can tell us whether you would prefer to hear about these by mail, phone or email in your Member Profile .

Members only onboard Events
As a member, you will be invited to exclusive events during your cruise with us. These are a great way to meet fellow members!!

Princess Passport
Our special Princess Passports are another member exclusive, giving you a unique way to record your memories of treasured adventures.

Collectible Destination Stamps
Every time you sail with us, we will give you a stamp depicting the destination you have traveled. The stamps are signed by the Captain and can be displayed in your Princess Passport.

Circle Host
We are committed to making your vacation experience with us a special one,- that is why, onboard every vessel, there is a Circle Host, - a representative of the Princess Captain’s Circle, ready to make sure that you receive all the benefits to which you are entitled.

Member Benefits Card
You have been issued a membership card which indicates your member status. This card should be kept handy at all times and your member number quoted when making a reservation. Providing this number guarantees that you will receive all the benefits to which you are entitled.

Princess Captain’s Circle Quarterly Magazine
Every three months, you will receive our Magazine, published exclusively for members of the Princess Captain’s Circle. As well as advance notification of promotions and new itineraries, you will be the first to hear about our new ships. We are also pleased to share behind the scenes information with you and feature your favorite Princess crew members,- taking a peak at what they like to do when they are back at home!

Princess Captain’s Circle Center Online

Once you register for the Circle Center, you will have access to extra benefits, including our Stand By Program. We will also feature regularly updated articles on the latest developments at Princess,-like new ships, itineraries and shows. Your Member Profile is also accessible through the Center and can be kept up to date to ensure that we are able to anticipate your every need. Tell us what you like, what you don’t like, and how you would like us to keep in touch with you!

Platinum Member Benefits (6th through 15th cruise or 50 to 149 cruise days)

All Gold Member Benefits PLUS:

Complimentary Cruise Atlas
Every year you will automatically receive a copy of our Princess Cruise Atlas. With details on all itineraries and sailings for the year, you will be able to plan ahead easily!

Princess Platinum Vacation Protection Upgrade
As a Platinum member, when you purchase Princess Vacation Protection at the standard rate, Princess will purchase an upgrade to Princess Platinum Vacation Protection automatically on your behalf.

Preferred Check-In
When you arrive at the port, don’t wait in line. If you are a Platinum member, you and your family or guests will be invited to use the Preferred Check-In desk to help expedite your embarkation.

Platinum Members Lounge
In recognition of your loyalty, and to make your last morning with us more enjoyable, we invite Platinum members to use the Platinum Members Lounge, offering light refreshments and peace while you await disembarkation.

Complimentary Internet Packages
Each Platinum Member will receive a credit towards the purchase of a package in the Internet Cafés or on a personal laptop. The current internet packages onboard are now expanded to include wireless internet. Currently this is offered as a benefit on most of the fleet. Coral Princess, Golden Princess, and Royal Princess will offer wireless as part of Member benefits by Winter 2008

  • $75 for voyages of 7 days or less (equivalent to 150 minute package)
  • $100 for voyages of 8-20 days (equivalent to 250 minute package)
  • $200 for voyages of 21 or more days (equivalent to two 250 minute packages)
    You can use your credit towards a larger package if necessary, or enjoy all those minutes - compliments of the Princess Captain's Circle!
    (Does not include wireless internet access; effective on voyages beginning on or after April 1, 2007)

You can use your credit towards a larger package if necessary, or enjoy all those minutes - compliments of the Princess Captain's Circle!

Exclusive Phone Line
Enjoy an exclusive shoreside phone number for contact to the Circle Desk. Your call will be routed quickly through to the Membership desk to discuss your cruise history, membership status, benefits delivery or any other Circle-related questions you may have.

Elite Member Benefits (16th cruise & above or 150 cruise days & above)

All above Benefits PLUS:


Priority Tender Embarkation
As a well-traveled guest with Princess, you have the opportunity to travel ashore quickly and without waiting in line. Simply present your Priority Tender Ticket directly at the gangway instead of waiting with other passengers in the lounge area. You will then join any remaining passengers and board the tender as soon as it is clear to embark.

Priority Disembarkation
You'll be contacted towards the end of your cruise by the Circle Host to determine approximately what time would be most convenient for your disembarkation. If you'd like to linger onboard longer, we'll be more than happy to give you a later disembarkation group. If you'd like to be one of the first groups to disembark, we'll gladly accommodate - the choice is yours!

Shoe Polishing Service
Your shoes will be polished upon request - this service is complimentary.

Complimentary Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services
Upon request, your cabin steward will organize your laundry to be cleaned - compliments of Princess Captain’s Circle!


Complimentary Mini Bar Set Up
Your stateroom will receive one mini bar set up according to your personal preferences. If no preferences have been indicated in your Member Profile, the standard selection will be given. Drinks will be refilled upon request and you will only be charged for the additionally requested drinks consumed.

Deluxe Canapes Selection
You may receive, upon request, a complimentary selection of deluxe canapés specially created by the Chef, delivered to your stateroom on formal night. This benefit can be ordered through room service and should be requested at least 6 hours prior to the desired delivery time.

Afternoon Tea
Complimentary afternoon tea may be served in your stateroom, should you wish. You may request this via room service at least 6 hours prior to the desired delivery time.

Upgraded Bathroom Amenities
Your stateroom bathroom will be stocked with the upgraded amenities reserved for Suite guests.


10% Boutique Discount
Our Boutiques are second to none for choice and gift selection. Now, as an Elite Member, take advantage of a 10% discount storewide to buy those extra gifts for all your family back home! Your Cruise Card is your key to this wonderful benefit,- simply show it when you make any purchase, and our Boutique Staff will automatically deduct 10% from your purchase price.

Complimentary Wine Tasting
Our Wine Tasting Events are popular and many of our members attend, so we have made arrangements to pick up the cover charge for you! Space is limited at these events so, should you wish to attend, you must confirm with the Circle Host who will contact you at the beginning of your cruise.

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