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Length: 950ft Year: 1998
Beam: 118.00ft Cruising speed: 21kn
Crew: 1150 Gross Tonnage: 107,517
Onboard Currency: USD Passenger Capacity: 2,606
Refurbished: Dec. 2016 24-Hour Room Service
All Main Meals Included Anytime Dining
Coin Operated Laundry Guest Entertainers
Internet Facilities Jogging Track
Live Music Quiet Library
Security Safe in Cabin  
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GRAND PRINCESS INFORMATION

ABOUT PRINCESS CRUISES

Club Class Mini-Suite with Balcony

Available on Grand Princess from 09 Jan 2017. Club Class Mini-Suites feature the same great amenities as the standard Mini-Suites, but with exclusive VIP touches. This includes the delicious temptation of exclusive Club Class Dining privileges, priority embarkation and disembarkation, and the new Princess Luxury Bed, designed by leading experts in both the science and beauty of sleep.

Upgraded Amenities & Services

  • Exclusive Club Class Dining for dinner each night, plus breakfast and lunch on sea days
  • The Princess Luxury Bed
  • Priority Embarkation & Disembarkation at the beginning and end of your cruise
  • Full access to the Priority Disembarkation Lounge
  • Complimentary one time wine set-up on embarkation day, 1/2 bottle of red and 1/2 bottle of white
  • Complimentary Premium Evening Canapés (upon request)
  • Upgraded Terry Shawl Bathrobes

Plus the Standard Mini-suite Benefits

Stateroom

  • Spacious staterooms up to 323 square feet with balcony
  • Upgraded balcony with patio furniture (table and two chairs)
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Separate seating area with coffee table and a sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom with combination tub and shower
  • Massage shower head
  • Shampoo, conditioner and body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian Cotton Terry Towels

Food & Beverage

  • Welcome glass of champagne
  • Fruit Basket (upon request)
  • Refrigerator

Services

  • Twice daily housekeeping service
  • Evening bed turn-down with chocolates on your pillow

Accessories

  • Two 42” flat-panel satellite televisions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone & Desk
  • Tote Bag
  • Digital Security Safe
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
 

Family Suite

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 319 to 730-square-foot Suites. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 181-square-foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits. All Suites include a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities.

These features and deluxe amenities are standard in a Suite stateroom:

  • Separate seating area with a sofa bed
  • Upgraded balcony furniture with room for four: two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs
  • Complimentary mini-bar set-up
  • CD/DVD player with access to a complimentary DVD library
  • Walk-in closet with personal safe
  • Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress
  • Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Upgraded bathroom amenities and hair dryer
  • Two flat-panel satellite TVs
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • Refrigerator
  • Writing desk and phone
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Enhanced nightly turn-down service
  • A host of other benefits and amenities

*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

 

 

 

Grand Suite with Balcony

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 319 to 730-square-foot Suites. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 181-square-foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits. All Suites include a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities.

These features and deluxe amenities are standard in a Suite stateroom:

  • Separate seating area with a sofa bed
  • Upgraded balcony furniture with room for four: two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs
  • Complimentary mini-bar set-up
  • CD/DVD player with access to a complimentary DVD library
  • Walk-in closet with personal safe
  • Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress
  • Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Upgraded bathroom amenities and hair dryer
  • Two flat-panel satellite TVs
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • Refrigerator
  • Writing desk and phone
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Enhanced nightly turn-down service
  • A host of other benefits and amenities

*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

 

 

 

Interior Stateroom

The Interior stateroom is approximately 160 to 182 square feet and richly appointed with fine amenities. Some also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.

These features and fine amenities are standard in the Interior stateroom:

  • Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed*
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Nightly turn-down service

*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.


 

 

 

Mini-Suite With Balcony

The luxurious Mini-Suite offers approximately 323 square feet of comfort and a separate seating area with a sofa bed for lounging or sleeping a third passenger. The spacious balcony is approximately 61 square feet and the bathroom offers a combination tub and shower. Some Mini-Suites also have a pullman bed to accommodate a 4th passenger.

These features and fine amenities are standard in a Mini-Suite stateroom:

  • Welcome glass of champagne
  • Separate seating area with a sofabed
  • Balcony with patio furniture
  • Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • Two flat-panel televisions
  • Private bathroom with combination tub and shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110-volt, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service

*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.


 

 

 

Obstructed Oceanview

The Obstructed Oceanview stateroom is approximately 168 square feet and features the same fine amenities as our Oceanview stateroom, but the view from the picture window is either fully or partially obstructed. Some also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.

These features and fine amenities are standard in the Obstructed Oceanview stateroom:

  • Picture window (fully or partially obstructed view)
  • Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Nightly turn-down service

*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

 

 

Oceanview Stateroom

The Oceanview stateroom is approximately 163 to 171 square feet and features a picture window^ for memorable views. The Oceanview stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities. Some also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.
  • These features and fine amenities are standard in the Oceanview stateroom:
  • Picture window
  • Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Nightly turn-down service

^Select staterooms may have a porthole instead of a picture window.
*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

 

 

Oceanview with Balcony

The spacious approximately 232 to 274 square-foot balcony stateroom is appointed with fine amenities and outstanding views from an approximately 47-square-foot private balcony. Some staterooms also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.

These features and fine amenities are standard in the Balcony stateroom:

  • Balcony with patio furniture
  • Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed*
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow

*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

 

 

 

Premium Oceanview

The Premium Oceanview stateroom is approximately 206 square feet and features a picture window for memorable views. The Premium Oceanview stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities.

These features and fine amenities are standard in the Premium Oceanview stateroom:

  • Picture window
  • Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Nightly turn-down service

*Due to some stateroom configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.


 

 

 

Suite with Balcony

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 319 to 730-square-foot Suites. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 181-square-foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits. All Suites include a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities.

These features and deluxe amenities are standard in a Suite stateroom:

  • Separate seating area with a sofa bed
  • Upgraded balcony furniture with room for four: two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs
  • Complimentary mini-bar set-up
  • CD/DVD player with access to a complimentary DVD library
  • Walk-in closet with personal safe
  • Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress
  • Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Upgraded bathroom amenities and hair dryer
  • Two flat-panel satellite TVs
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • Refrigerator
  • Writing desk and phone
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Enhanced nightly turn-down service
  • A host of other benefits and amenities

*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

 

 

 

Window Suite

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 319 to 730-square-foot Suites. Window Suites feature a large picture window instead of a balcony. All Suites include a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities.

These features and deluxe amenities are standard in a Suite stateroom:

  • Separate seating area with a sofa bed
  • Complimentary mini-bar set-up
  • CD/DVD player with access to a complimentary DVD library
  • Walk-in closet with personal safe
  • Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress
  • Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Upgraded bathroom amenities and hair dryer
  • Two flat-panel satellite TVs
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • Refrigerator
  • Writing desk and phone
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Enhanced nightly turn-down service
  • A host of other benefits and amenities

*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.


 

 

Grand Princess

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Cost Included Dining

Anytime Dining

Fresh And Flexible, Dine Any Time:  Just like a restaurant at home, Anytime Dining enables guests the freedom to dine when and with whom they wish, at any time between 5:30 PM and 10 PM. Reservations are available through an onboard dining hotline, but not required, and diners may choose to eat only with their own group, or be seated with other guests. The choice is yours.

Traditional Dining

Indulge In The Classic Cruise Experience: Harkening back to the Golden Era of sea travel, our Traditional Dining option allows you to dine at the same time each day and enjoy the same tablemates and waitstaff throughout your voyage. Choose from either early or late seating.

Horizon Court

Horizon Court offers an endless selection that changes throughout the day to satisfy the most discriminating palate. Indulge in a delightful array of worldwide cuisine, freshly baked breads and regional comfort foods, in a casual setting at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Enjoy fresh fruits, signature pastas and desserts galore along with your favorite beverages and customizable features like create-your-own salads and sandwiches.

International Cafe

Open 24-hours a day, the International Café located in the Piazza is the place for an ever-changing array of small bite meals, treats and gourmet beverages. Grab a freshly baked croissant to start your day, snack on pies and quiche or choose from a wide variety of salads and sandwiches at lunchtime, and indulge in decadent desserts in the evening. Coffee and tea fans will love the New Grounds Crafted Coffee menu featuring a variety of specialty espresso-based drinks made from a custom blend of coffee beans, as well as iced tea fusions.

Alfredo's Pizzeria

Named for our Master Chef, Alfredo Marzi and voted "Best Pizza at Sea" by USA TODAY, this charming sit-down venue offers an enticing menu of freshly prepared individual-size pizzas along with beer and wines by the glass. The open kitchen design allows you to watch as the chefs create pizza by hand and serve them straight out of the oven.

Trident Grill

Follow your nose to the Trident Grill where the burgers are flipping and the hotdogs roasting, served with a variety of fixin’s and crisp fries. Veggie burgers, bratwurst and grilled chicken breast are also served and all are sure to hit the spot when you are relaxing out on deck.

Craft by Curtis

In the Main Dining Room, savor fresh new cuisine designed by award-winning Chef Curtis Stone during every voyage. Personal reflections on the menu by Chef Stone elaborate on each "Crafted" selection, prepared with the most authentic ingredients. Be enticed by dishes featuring delicious meats and seafood, fresh produce and vibrant, bold flavors.


Alfredo's Pizzeria
 
Cost Required Dining

Specialty Dining

Dining on board a Princess® cruise ship is a joyful celebration and our specialty restaurants always deliver an extraordinary experience. They are among the best at sea – or anywhere. We serve dishes made with the freshest ingredients, and our menus reflect regional flavors from around the world. You'll find our specialty restaurants are the perfect place to celebrate any occasion.

Sabatini's Italian Trattoria

Treasured family recipes curated from our Italian chefs inspire the menu at this specialty restaurant. You are welcomed into a modern interior with a rustic flavor. Unique, handmade pasta courses, prepared fresh daily, invite you to experience the culinary magic of Chef Angelo Auriana - executive chef of renowned Los Angeles restaurants The Factory Kitchen and officine BRERA—who delights in sharing the Northern Italian flavors of his hometown, Bergamo.. Additional charge applies.

Crown Grill

Timeless Steakhouse Traditions: With a rich wood décor and a theater-style kitchen, it’s no wonder Crown Grill was named among the “Best Cruise Ship Steakhouses” by USA TODAY. Featuring premium aged beef and fresh seafood items, this specialty restaurant offers an intimate dining experience in a classically elegant setting and an open kitchen where chefs prepare and cook to order top-quality cuts of beef, chops and seafood. Additional charge applies.

Crab Shack

Seafood lovers won’t want to miss this full crab shack experience. An intriguing bistro option housed within the Horizon Court buffet, Crab Shack diners can savor Bayou-style boiled crawfish and spicy sausage, popcorn shrimp, steaming clam chowder and a tantalizing mixed steamer pot filled with snow crab, jumbo shrimp, clams and mussels. Additional charge applies.

Chefs Table

Taking dining to a new level, the Chef’s Table Experience includes pre-dinner cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the galley for you and a limited number of fellow guests. After your executive chef describes the specially designed menu for the night, participants are escorted to an intimate table for the main course, including pairing suggestions. Each couple receives a personalized autographed copy of Princess’ best-selling cookbook, a handwritten copy of the special menu and a complimentary photo. Additional charge applies.


 

Swimming

Calypso Reef and Pool (plus hot tubs)
  • Pool area with simulated coral reef, covered by a retractable crystal dome.
     

Located on Lido Deck 14
Calypso Reef and Pool
 
Neptunes Reef & Pool (plus hot tubs)
  • At the main pool, Neptune's Reef, families and friends can laugh, splash, and horse around without a care in the world.

Located on Lido Deck 14
 

Sports and Spa

Centre Court
  • Sports court for paddle tennis, volleyball and basketball with space for spectator seating.
     

Located on Sports Deck 16
 
Digital Golf Simulators
  • Two golf simulators let passengers try their luck "playing" world famous golf courses.

Located on Sun Deck 15
 
Lotus Spa
  • No detail has been spared at the Lotus Spa--from the expert technicians garbed in Asian-inspired outfits to the couples mud room--making it one of the best spas on the high seas.

Located on Sun Deck 15
 
Nine hole putting course
  • Nine hole mini golf course

Located on Sun Deck 15
 

Entertainment

Entertainment on Grand Princess

Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre offers two shows each evening, that change daily. Offering Broadway at Sea with classics, popular hits original numbers. 

Vista Lounge

Seating over 300 people, pull up a seat and enjoy the guest entertainers, magicians and comedians. Or part-take in an instructor lead class such as line-dancing.  There is always something for everyone.

Casino

From gaming lessons to the latest slot machines to prize tournaments, our Casinos offer fun and excitement. If you enjoy blackjack, or “21,” and Texas Hold 'Em, our tables play by Vegas rules and if you relish the challenge of roulette, we offer the American version. 
The casino will not be open when in port.

Movies under the Stars

Day time or Night time watch a feature film, concert or sports game on the Big Screen on the pool deck.  Feast on complimentary popcorn or cookies and stay comfortable with fleece blankets in the evening.

Festivals of the World

There’s nothing like a Princess party to bring people together. Our Festivals of the World hosts onboard events that celebrate timeless traditions from nearly every corner of the globe.* Parties and dancing, lively music and folkloric performances, enriching activities, themed movies and specialty shopping are just some of the ways our Festivals of the World come to life! From Oktoberfest to Rio’s Carnival, Festivals of the World is a gala event you won’t want to miss.

Featured Guest Entertainers

Grab a seat, order a cocktail and be prepared to be entertained by our lineup of world class entertainers. From magic to comedy, singers to instrumentalists, jugglers to balancing acts and much, much more, we search the globe for top talent to be featured on our ships. So get ready to be amazed, entertained, mesmerized or just laugh the night away!


Princess Theater Movie Under the Stars
 

Live Music

Explorers Lounge
  • A lounge where Indiana Jones would feel at home, designed to evoke the wonders of the Far East and Africa. Entertainment includes cabaret acts, singers, magicians, comedians and dancing. Seats 298.
     

Located on Promenade Deck 7
Explorer's Lounge
 

Kids & Teens

Kids & Teen Clubs on Grand Princess

Princess Cruises Children's Clubs and Teen Lounges ensure our all cruisers, young and old, stay happy all day long

The Treehouse (formerly Pelicans) :  Ages 3-7 years

Go wild in the animal-themed Treehouse.  With a range of activities including: art projects, protecting the wildlife and takeing part ina Pirate night, your kids can huddle, create and discover all cruise long.

The Lodge (formerly Shockwaves): Ages 8-12 years

An outdoor based area, will engage minds and muscles.  Build rockets, Scavenger hunts, miniatures Olympics and Mythbuster challenges are just some of the fun to be found.

The Beach House (formerly Remox):  Ages 13-17 years

A contemporary surf-themed lounge, your teen will never want to leave.  With plenty to do from video game tournaments, movie nights, dance classes and a VIP party they will keep busy or be happy to just hang.

Club 1820

A private secret society for 18-20 year olds  - no parents, no siblings a secret handshake and code is required to enter

Babysitting

For your convenience, group kidsitting is offered in the Youth Centers. Kids can relax and watch movies or play games with their friends while mom and dad have a relaxing night out.

  • For children ages 3 to 12 years.
  • From 10:00 pm to 1:00 am.
  • Charge of $5.00 per hour per child.

 


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Bars and Lounges

Piazza Bar

Piazza Bar
 
Skywallkers NIghtclub
  • Boastion panoramic views form its vantag point 15 decks above the sea, Skywalkers Nightclub is the hottest spot to be after the sun goes down. Immerse yourself in the high-energy atmosphere and get into the groove while you senses are set abuzz by the state-of-the-art sound and lighting system.

Located on Sky Deck 17
 
The One5

The One5
 
Vines Wine Bar

Voted one of the “Best Wine Bars at Sea,” by USA TODAY and located in a charming corner of the Atrium, Vines boasts an extensive collection of wines, like Opus One, Super Tuscans, fine sparkling wines and regional offerings for purchase. The menu also includes wine flights and a selection of wines by the glass. Gourmet delicacies, such as antipasti and tapas, are complimentary with any wine purchase.


Vines Wine Bar
 
Wheelhouse Bar
  • P&O memorabilia decorates the nautically-themed Wheelhouse Bar, where the attentive staff is always ready to take your order.

Located on Promenade Deck 7
 

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THIS CRUISE

Princess Cruises Booking Conditions

Please note the terms and conditions listed below is a shortened version. To view the full version (which you are bound by) please click here - http://www.princess.com/legal/passage_contract/index.jsp.

Introduction

These are the terms and conditions under which you book your cruise holiday and travel on any Princess Cruises product we sell you. You are bound by these terms and conditions, so it is important that you read them carefully.

We/Our/Us means Carnival plc, trading as Princess Cruises and, where the context permits, includes the Carrier. PCL means Princess Cruise Lines Ltd, a Bermudan company. Carrier means PCL, except for bookings on Sun Princess and Dawn Princess where Carrier means Carnival plc. In selling you cruises and issuing you tickets, Carnival plc acts as a sales agent for PCL, except for bookings on Sun Princess and Dawn Princess where Carnival plc acts as principal. For bookings on Sea Princess cruises departing and returning to Australia, Carrier means Carnival plc and Carnival plc acts as principal in selling and issuing your tickets.

You are entering into this contract with Carnival plc trading as Princess Cruises®, ARBN 107 998 443.

Certain laws such as the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and any applicable state based consumer legislation (from here known as 'consumer laws'), are in place for your protection. They are designed to ensure the services provided by us (and, where applicable, the Carrier), are provided with due care and skill and are reasonably fit for a cruise holiday. These 'Terms & Conditions' do not alter any protection given to you by consumer laws.

All prices are correct at the time of publication and are quoted in Australian dollars, unless otherwise noted.

Bookings

Each stateroom booked represents an individual booking and can accommodate between one (1) and four (4) passengers, depending on the stateroom configuration. Each booking will be allocated a unique booking number.

Your agreement with us

When you first make a payment towards your cruise holiday, you represent that you have the authority from all passengers on your booking(s), to accept our 'Terms & Conditions' on their behalf. Parents/Legal Guardians accept the 'Terms & Conditions' on behalf of their children, including those who travel in a separate stateroom. Once we have received a payment on a booking, an agreement on these 'Terms & Conditions' becomes effective between all passengers on the booking(s), Carnival plc and, where applicable, the Carrier.

Payments

Once you have decided on your holiday, we will need a deposit to secure your booking. It is essential that deposits are received by us within three (3) days from when the booking is made. If payment is not received within this time, your booking will be automatically cancelled.

On some cruises, the deposit may be required on the day of booking or within 1-3 days of making the booking, as controlled by Princess cruises.

It is essential that you make final payment by the due date and in accordance with the type of fare you have purchased. If payment is not received by the due date, bookings will be automatically cancelled and our 'Cancellation & Refunds' policy will apply. From time to time, we may release promotional fares that have different payment conditions. Please ensure you check the payment conditions at time of booking.

If you are making a booking within the 'Final Payment Due' period of your selected cruise, full payment is required at the time of booking.

Cruise Tickets

After you have paid your deposit, we will give you instructions to complete an online check-in “Cruise Personaliser” via the Princess cruises website. You will be required to enter in your passport information and nominate an emergency contact person.
Upon completion Princess cruises will will release the tickets on the Cruise Personaliser and we will post these out to you in due course (within 40 days of your departure).

If this is not completed there will be delays with your documentation.

Please ensure you let us know if your postal address has changed.

Waitlist Bookings

If your requested cruise or stateroom category is unavailable, you can choose to create a 'waitlist booking'. This means that if your requested cruise or stateroom category becomes available, you will be sent a 'waitlist match' via email. Once sent, you have until the end of the following business day to accept the booking. If accepted, your booking will be subject to our normal Payments and Cancellations & Refunds policies outlined below. There is no deposit required for passengers who already have a booking and would like to waitlist for a different stateroom category on any cruise. For a waitlist only booking a deposit of $200 per booking is required. If your waitlist is accepted the waitlist deposit paid will contribute to your booking deposit. If you do not accept the waitlist match, or a waitlist match does not become available, the waitlist deposit is fully refundable.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend you purchase appropriate international travel insurance at the time you pay your deposit. If you do not purchase travel insurance, you may not be able to claim for any cancellation charges, medical costs, repatriation and other expenses that may arise if things do not go according to plan.

Cancellation & Refunds

Although we would love to see you onboard, we understand that plans can change. Should you need to cancel your booking, we ask that you notify your Travel Agent or our Cruise Contact Centre at your earliest convenience. The refunds or cancellation charges that will be payable depend on the amount of notice you give us, as follows:

Sailings 6 days and less

Days Prior to Departure

Cancellation Charge

60 days or more

Full refund*

59-45 days

Deposit amount^*

44 – 29 days

50% of total fare^*

28 – 15 days

75% of total fare^*

14 days or less

100% of total fare

Cruises between 7 to 29 nights (incl. World Cruise Segments)

Days Prior to Departure

Cancellation Charge

181 days or more

Full refund*

180 – 75 days

Deposit amount^*

74 – 43 days

25% of total fare^*

42 – 15 days

50% of total fare^*

14 days or less

100% of total fare

Cruises 30 nights or more (incl. Full World cruise and World Cruise segments)

Days Prior to Departure

Cancellation Charge

181 days or more

Full refund*

180 – 90 days

Deposit amount^*

89 - 64 days

50% of total fare^*

63 - 43 days

75% of total fare^*

42 days or less

100% of total fare

Note: 'Total Fare' is the total amount payable to us for your booking.

Please note in instances where the deposit amount paid is higher than the 25%, 50% or 75% of the cruise fare, then the highest of the amounts is payable as the cancellation penalty.

^Any additional fees charged by airlines, hotels or transfer providers due to cancellations or changes, will also be passed on to the passengers.

* An additional Online Republic cancellation fee of $200.00 per cabin will apply.

For World Cruise (and World Cruise segments) bookings made under the ‘Onboard Sales Program’, any funds paid are fully refundable up until prior to the final payment date. After this time, standard cancellation charges apply.

Please note, promotional fares may have different cancellation and refund conditions. Please ensure you check these at time of booking.

Pack n Go / Flash Fare / Last Minute

Full payment is required at the time of booking

Cabins are on a Guarantee Status therefore no cabin number will be assigned at the time of booking. A cabin number will only be allocated closer to departure by Princess Cruises. Please refer to “Guarantee (GTY) Bookings.”

Fares are not combinable with any onboard credit promotion.

Fare is fully non refundable and non transferable.

Changing your cruise holiday

If you choose to change your booking to a different cruise, or to a different sector of a World Cruise, it will be considered as a cancellation of your original booking. In this instance, our cancellation charges, as per our 'Cancellation & Refunds' policy, will apply.

Your fare

Your fare is determined by the fare type, the number of passengers in your stateroom, its location on the ship, the amenities offered, port charges, government taxes, and any applicable airfares including taxes and fees, transfers and hotel accommodation.

Fare changes

Once booked, your fare is only subject to any increased taxes. You will be notified of this before it is added to your fare or to your onboard account.

Sometimes we will release promotional fares. These can be offered and withdrawn at any time. If after booking you decide to change to one of these promotional fares, you will need to cancel your existing booking and our 'Cancellation & Refunds' policy will apply.

Stateroom changes

When making a booking with a specific stateroom number, please advise us or your Travel Agent if you do not want your stateroom changed. This means that you will not be offered a complimentary upgrade to a higher priced category, if one was to become available. Please note that your stateroom can still be changed for operational reasons, including when the number of people booked in the cabin is less than the number of beds in the cabin.

In addition, when a booking is made and a specific cabin number is not selected (known as a 'Guarantee'), the cabin will be allocated at our discretion in the category booked, or a higher priced category, at a later date.

Fuel Supplement

We may elect to impose a fuel supplement at any time, in which case any additional fees will apply to new bookings only. The total price quoted to you at the time of booking will be inclusive of any applicable fuel supplement.

Booking Changes

Once you have made your booking, please check your invoice, 'Cruise Personaliser', or with your Travel Agent to ensure the details are correct.

Should you need to make changes to your booking the following administration fees will apply:

Changes/Requests

Our Fee

Spelling Correction (per person)

$0 ^

Replacement Passenger* (per person)

$25 ^

^ Please note however, that additional fees charged by airlines for any changes will be passed on to the passengers.

*One original passenger from the booking must always remain in the cabin. If all original passengers cancel / are replaced, the booking will be subject to applicable cancellation charges. If a cancelling passenger was the only person that qualified the booking for a promotional fare (eg. past passenger fare), additional and remaining passengers will no longer be entitled to this promotional fare. The booking will revert to a different fare and the remaining passengers will need to pay the difference in cost, if any. Changes can only be made up to 72 hours before departure.

Should you decide to upgrade/downgrade your cabin category or sailing date, any onboard credit benefits may drop.

Once you have paid a deposit against your cruise, any other changes made to the booking will incur an amendment fee of $50 plus any applicable fees set you by the cruise line.

Pregnancy

Passengers who are pregnant during their cruise are required to supply a physicians 'fit to travel' note, including your estimated due date, prior to embarkation. We are unable to accept any passengers who will have entered their 24th week, or later, of pregnancy by the end of the cruise.

Minimum age to travel

Sun Princess, Dawn Princess and Sea Princess cruises departing and returning to Australia -

To ensure there is suitable supervision, there needs to be at least one passenger 18 years or older in each stateroom. However, to accommodate families cruising together, children may occupy a separate stateroom to their parent/legal guardian, providing one child is 16 years or over.

For cruises departing from an Australian port between 1 November and 7 January, any passenger under 19 years of age on the day they board the cruise, must travel in the same stateroom as a responsible adult 19 years or older. In addition, from 8 January to 31 January, there is a limit on the number of passengers under 19 years of age who can travel unaccompanied. Once the limit is reached, a responsible adult 19 years or older must travel in the same stateroom. We can advise you at the time of booking whether the limit applies to your booking. The responsible adult is accountable for passengers under 19 years of age in their stateroom for the duration of the cruise, and the 'Rights of the Captain' will be applied to anyone who displays disruptive behaviour.

All other Princess Cruises® ships -

To ensure there is suitable supervision, there needs to be at least one passenger in each stateroom aged 21 years or older. In order to accommodate families cruising together, children may occupy a separate stateroom to their parent/legal guardian, providing one child is aged 16 or over.

Children & Teenagers

Children love to cruise and Princess Cruises welcomes them onboard. Due to limited neo-natal facilities onboard and at the destinations we visit, the following minimum ages apply:

Itinerary

Minimum age to travel

Alaska, Canada & New England, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Europe (excluding transatlantic voyages) and Panama Canal

6 months

All other itineraries

12 months

In addition, infants aged between six (6) months and three (3) years must remain with their parent/legal guardian at all times.

For the safety and enjoyment of all onboard, there are limits on the number of children and teenagers that can be carried within different age groups. The age of the passenger on the day they board the cruise, is the age we use for the entire holiday. We can advise you at the time of booking whether we are able to accept bookings for children on the cruise you have chosen.

Parents/Legal Guardians are responsible for children and teenagers at all times. If a child or teenager displays dangerous or disruptive behaviour, the 'Rights of the Captain' will be applied to both parent/legal guardian and child/teenager.

Children's access to pools and spas may be restricted and adult supervision is required.

Children Centres

Children less than three (3) years of age are welcome to use the Children Centres' facilities under the direct supervision of their parent/legal guardian. To attend the Children Centres without a parent/legal guardian, children need to be three (3) years of age or over and toilet trained.

Use of the Children Centres requires daily registration and entry is on a first-come-first-served basis as places are limited. On all ships, except Pacific Princess®, Royal Princess® and Ocean Princess®, group child minding for children three (3) to 12 years is available between 10pm and 1am only, for a charge.

Requirements to travel

Passports, visas, vaccinations and other travel documentation are your responsibility.

Without the necessary passport, visas and/or vaccinations local authorities may deny you boarding, prevent you from going ashore, issue a fine or deny the ship entry into the port. It is also your responsibility to ensure you have all the necessary documentation which permits you to travel. If you do not have all the necessary documentation, you may be denied boarding and no refunds will be given.

For international cruises (cruises that visit a foreign port), passports are required for all passengers and must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months beyond the date of the cruise return. In addition, travel on our cruises will not revalidate an Australian or New Zealand re-entry visa.

For domestic cruises (cruises that do not visit a foreign port), a valid passport or government issued photo identification is required (Queensland Proof of Age cards will not be accepted). For Australian passengers, a current Medicare card can be used for passengers under 18 years of age. For New Zealand passengers, an original or certified copy of the child's birth certificate or a school pass with photo will be accepted.

Alcohol & gambling

We are committed to the responsible service of alcohol. There may be times when we consider it appropriate to refuse the service of alcohol to a passenger for any reason. To consume alcohol or gamble onboard, the following minimum ages and corkage charges apply:

 

Sun Princess, Sea Princess Dawn Princess departures

All other Princess Cruises' departures

Minimum age

18 years

21 years

Corkage (per bottle)*

AUD20

USD15

*Corkage charges only apply to wines and/or champagne brought onboard and consumed in the dining room or alternative restaurants.

Government issued photo identification may be requested (Queensland Proof of Age cards will not be accepted).

On the day of embarkation, passengers over the minimum age may bring onboard one bottle of wine or champagne per person to celebrate. Any other alcohol purchased ashore will be collected at the gangway for safe keeping and will be returned to you on the last day of your cruise.

Your health

We care about the health and safety of our passengers. To assist, please advise us at the time of booking if you have any condition that requires medical attention, medication or special treatment. If you have a medical condition, we may ask you to complete a health questionnaire.

If a passenger has a condition that we decide may seriously affect the enjoyment, health or safety of themselves or any other person onboard, we can refuse or cancel a booking, where necessary. We will give reasonable consideration when reaching this decision and will advise you as soon as possible. As long as you have provided us with a completed health questionnaire with all relevant information about the condition, you will be entitled to a full refund if we cancel your booking on the basis of this condition.

Passengers that need assistance should always be accompanied by a carer to help with day to day activities as our crew and medical staff are unable to act as personal carers.

Onboard medical centre

The Princess Cruises' medical centres are staffed by fully registered and licensed doctors and nurses who are available 24 hours a day in case of an emergency. Our facilities are well equipped to deal with both minor injuries and most major medical conditions. Please note, our facilities are only for medical needs arising onboard and can not cater for treatments that you know you will require while on holiday.

We are not a healthcare provider and may not be held liable for the sickness, injury or death of any passenger arising from any advice, treatment, care, services or any omission by medical staff. These medical providers exercise their own medical judgement and expertise.

Onboard medical charges

All cruises on our ships are outside the scope of Australian Medicare, New Zealand Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and private health insurance. Consultations, treatments and medications are charged at private rates and must be paid by you and claimed through your travel insurance.

Ship & itinerary changes

We will do everything we reasonably can to make sure everything goes according to plan; however, sometimes changes can happen that may affect your holiday experience. This could include weather, mechanical difficulties, civil unrest or any other unforeseen circumstances.

In addition, we may charter all or part of the ship, or remove the ship from service where this becomes necessary. We may change the itinerary, ship or cancel the cruise due to operational or commercial requirements.

We will notify you of these changes as soon as we can. Where we cancel a cruise or make a significant change to the ports in your itinerary prior to departure, you will have the choice of:

  1. the new itinerary;

  2. an alternate sailing, subject to current fares and availability; or

  3. cancelling the cruise for a full refund of your fare paid.

Once your cruise has commenced, if we are required to change the itinerary or cancel the cruise due to safety, maritime law, severe weather or to protect human life or health, we are not required to provide any compensation, unless consumer laws provide otherwise. With this in mind, please do not make any important arrangements or meetings based on the proposed itinerary.

Rights of the Captain

If a passenger seriously affects the safety, well-being or enjoyment of themselves or any other person onboard, the Captain has the right to confine, sedate or disembark the passenger. In such cases, we are not responsible for any expenses including your return home. In addition, you will not be entitled to any refunds. While the Captain will always act reasonably in these circumstances, you accept that the safety, well-being and enjoyment of everyone onboard comes first.

Leaving the cruise early

If you are required, or choose, to leave the cruise for any reason (unless caused by our proven negligence or failure to provide services with due care and skill and that are reasonably fit for purpose), we are not responsible for any expenses, including your return home. This also applies if you do not return to the ship in time for sailing after a port visit. If we assist you with any costs, you will need to repay us on your return. In addition, you will not be entitled to any refunds.

Legal Matters

In the unlikely event you have reason to take legal action, you agree to use all reasonable efforts to bring the issue to our attention as soon as possible.

This contract is governed by the laws in force in New South Wales. You agree that any action you bring against us will be brought in New South Wales.
You agree only to bring action against Carnival plc and not PCL or any of Carnival plc's other related bodies corporate as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
Where consumer laws and other laws permit us to exclude our liability, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of, or damage to, any luggage or other belongings

  • sickness, injury or death,

unless caused by our proven negligence or failure to provide services with due care and skill and that are reasonably fit for purpose.

In addition, our liability will be reduced in proportion to any negligence or fault on your part.

Privacy

Privacy laws safeguard your personal details.

Personal Information

During the booking process and your cruise holiday, we ask for information about you. We collect this information so you receive the highest level of personalised service. After your holiday, your information is stored so we can inform you of any special offers or obtain feedback. If you do not wish to receive such offers or be contacted to provide feedback, please let us know. We may also be required to pass your information on to various third parties such as immigration officials, service providers and insurers.

If you consult the medical staff onboard, any information shared with them may be made available to relevant people within our own organisation and also externally to medical specialists, insurance providers and our professional advisors.

Security Cameras

For the safety and security of our passengers and crew, we use Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) to monitor and record public areas onboard all our ships. If necessary, this footage may be viewed by our own personnel, advisors and external parties with a relevant interest. We are not responsible for any consequences arising from the viewing or other use of this footage.

If you would like to access your personal information or obtain a copy of our Privacy Policy, please contact us on:
Email: privacy@princesscruises.com.au
Post: PO Box 2006 North Sydney, NSW, 2059 Australia

Cancellation & Refunds

Although we would love to see you onboard, we understand that plans can change. Should you need to cancel your booking, we ask that you notify your Travel Agent or our Cruise Contact Centre at your earliest convenience. The refunds or cancellation charges that will be payable depend on the amount of notice you give us, as follows:

Sailings 6 days and less

Days Prior to Departure

Cancellation Charge

60 days or more

Full refund*

59-45 days

Deposit amount^*

44 – 29 days

50% of total fare^*

28 – 15 days

75% of total fare^*

14 days or less

100% of total fare

Cruises between 7 to 29 nights (incl. World Cruise Segments)

Days Prior to Departure

Cancellation Charge

181 days or more

Full refund*

180 – 75 days

Deposit amount^*

74 – 43 days

25% of total fare^*

42 – 15 days

50% of total fare^*

14 days or less

100% of total fare

Cruises 30 nights or more (incl. Full World cruise and World Cruise segments)

Days Prior to Departure

Cancellation Charge

181 days or more

Full refund*

180 – 90 days

Deposit amount^*

89 - 64 days

50% of total fare^*

63 - 43 days

75% of total fare^*

42 days or less

100% of total fare

Note: 'Total Fare' is the total amount payable to us for your booking.

Please note in instances where the deposit amount paid is higher than the 25%, 50% or 75% of the cruise fare, then the highest of the amounts is payable as the cancellation penalty.

^Any additional fees charged by airlines, hotels or transfer providers due to cancellations or changes, will also be passed on to the passengers.

* An additional Online Republic cancellation fee of $200.00 per cabin will apply.

For World Cruise (and World Cruise segments) bookings made under the ‘Onboard Sales Program’, any funds paid are fully refundable up until prior to the final payment date. After this time, standard cancellation charges apply.

Please note, promotional fares may have different cancellation and refund conditions. Please ensure you check these at time of booking.

 
 
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