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As was mentioned in the Casino Program Changes thread, some of us are not receiving promotional offers from Club Royale, and in that thread, those who had received offers were sharing the offer details with the rest of us so that we could find out whether we qualified for them as well.

 

I don't receive promotional emails from Royal Caribbean for some reason, but I do receive USPS mailings, so I found out about this offer.

 

ROYAL CARIBBEAN

$20,000

TEAM SLOT CHALLENGE

 

Multiply the action as you advance through rounds of team play in the Royal Caribbean® $20K Team Slot Tournament. Join us onboard for a chance to win big and enjoy an exclusive offer just for you.

 

  • Exclusive Casino Rate
  • One Complimentary Tournament Entry
  • Welcome Cocktail Party
  • Complimentary Cocktails While Playing at Casino Royale

 

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Posting the latest offers is a good idea. However not all offers are valid for all members but it's worth a try to call and ask:)

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Posting the latest offers is a good idea. However not all offers are valid for all members but it's worth a try to call and ask:)

Exactly. The woman with whom I spoke this afternoon told me that their new system that they just started using in the past week allows them to see what offers are available to Club Royale members quite easily by looking them up by name.

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Thank you for doing this. Sometimes I get offers by mail and sometimes by mail. It will be nice to have a central collection point.

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Marc, thank you for starting the thread and sharing the Team Slot Challenge offer, did not receive one, to date. Only receive a few smail offers, so sharing offers can be helpful. I agree with Nick that some may not apply to all of us and it is worth a phone call to CR.

 

The last offer I received by smail, was "Uncork the Action" approx. 2 weeks after Graham posted his offer here http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?p=46611701#post46611701

 

I'm already booked on three offers from the listing below, the Golf event, the $10,000 on Liberty & the $25,000 on Allure slot tournaments. I have a full plate this year :D

http://media.royalcaribbean.com/content/en_US/pdf/Casino_Cruises_Itinerary.pdf

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Marc, thank you for starting the thread and sharing the Team Slot Challenge offer, did not receive one, to date. Only receive a few smail offers, so sharing offers can be helpful. I agree with Nick that some may not apply to all of us and it is worth a phone call to CR.

 

The last offer I received by smail, was "Uncork the Action" approx. 2 weeks after Graham posted his offer here http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?p=46611701#post46611701

 

I'm already booked on three offers from the listing below, the Golf event, the $10,000 on Liberty & the $25,000 on Allure slot tournaments. I have a full plate this year :D

http://media.royalcaribbean.com/content/en_US/pdf/Casino_Cruises_Itinerary.pdf

 

 

I am also booked cruise for $25,000 on Allure slot tournaments :)

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I wish I could go on all the offers they gave me. I went on a few but I have so many cruises booked I can't do them all. In March I went on the allure of the seas for free that was a beauty

 

We will be on the October 17 liberty slot tournament cruise

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Maybe folks can post the rates they are getting if they book?

 

We get almost weekly emails now from the casino.

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Maybe folks can post the rates they are getting if they book?

 

We get almost weekly emails now from the casino.

 

Great idea. As U know, these rates are tied to the regular rates so they fluctuate a lot. My Oct 17 LB cruise I got burned by hesitating one week after 1st checking prices. They went up $100/pp! Oh well

 

I ended up paying $981 total incl tax and grats for a Dexk 8 PR stateroom. But I offset much of this with a $175 CR rebate, $50 shareholder benefit, and $500 redeemed from my RCL Visa.

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I booked an Owner's Suite through Club Royale on Liberty in October for a total of $2341 including tax and grats. That's about what a balcony guarantee is going for right now so I think I received a good deal.

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I do like the idea of members posting offers from CR since not everyone is receiving them, but what would anyone gain knowing what others have paid for their cruise? Don't know, just asking. Some of my discounts are for free cruises, some I pay very little $ to upgrade, others are 25% or 50% off a cruise fare. We prefer to stay in a JS or higher, especially if we have to fly. I would think CR's discounted cruise fare would be according to the level of play for each member and the availability of rooms in each category when booking.

 

Yesterday I did receive the same offer that Marc posted for the Team Challenge, no mention of the discount rate, just indicated an exclusive casino rate. I have to pass on this one.

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I do like the idea of members posting offers from CR since not everyone is receiving them, but what would anyone gain knowing what others have paid for their cruise? Don't know, just asking.

While I generally think that more knowledge is a good thing, I think that we wouldn't have sufficient information to know the level of play that was required to qualify for the different deals. Of course, I'm not sure that I trust that Club Royale would have a consistently applied formula anyway. In any case, it would be necessary for each member to call Club Royale to find out what their offer would be.

 

The only math that I could make a guestimate on was that the rebate offered for a subsequent cruise seemed to be based approximately as $0.14/point earned during the prior cruise.

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For what I have found, it seemed casino rates were anywhere from 25 - 40% less than the price on the web site. I have no idea how they calculate the price.

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While I generally think that more knowledge is a good thing, I think that we wouldn't have sufficient information to know the level of play that was required to qualify for the different deals. Of course, I'm not sure that I trust that Club Royale would have a consistently applied formula anyway. In any case, it would be necessary for each member to call Club Royale to find out what their offer would be.

 

The only math that I could make a guestimate on was that the rebate offered for a subsequent cruise seemed to be based approximately as $0.14/point earned during the prior cruise.

 

I'm not a slots player but based on your math I would have to place 700 $5 bets just to win $100 rebate?

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I'm not a slots player but based on your math I would have to place 700 $5 bets just to win $100 rebate?

From what evidence I've seen, that's about it for slots; I don't know how they figure rebates for table players. From what I've read, they're looking for people who make $25-50 bets since each wager takes longer than a spin on the slots.

 

Of course, for slots, it could also be 3,500 $1 bets, or any other combination.

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I am also booked cruise for $25,000 on Allure slot tournaments :)

 

I'll see you on board :)

 

For what I have found, it seemed casino rates were anywhere from 25 - 40% less than the price on the web site. I have no idea how they calculate the price.

 

I tend to agree with you.

 

Well, maybe not the exact price of the cruise (although it is good info), but the % discount.

 

 

IMO, the rates vary as to the time of your booking, the availability of rooms in each category and your level of play. Here are a few sailings I can give you.

 

Liberty 10/03/15, free cruise in a D2, payed taxes, grats.

 

Liberty 10/17/15, 25% off in GS, $1069 pp total incls. tax & grats.

 

Allure 11/8/15, 40% off in GS (scored new AFT cabin), $1366 pp total incls. tax & grats.

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Good idea to start this thread. Just wanted to subscribe.

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I've never cruised RCI. But, on land based casino's they are more than willing to steal players from other casino's.

We've been Caesars diamond members for number of years. Since the same holding company owns NCL, my wife are both "hot" Casino's @ Sea members. Based on our play, we get ocean view rooms for free, other than port fees and taxes. We upgrade to balcony for a small amount.

 

Just wandering if RCI wants to try to steal us, hoe we'd find out? We'd be glad to try another line, as long as we don't have to pay full price for a cruise. Otherwise, why would we change?

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I've never cruised RCI. But, on land based casino's they are more than willing to steal players from other casino's.

We've been Caesars diamond members for number of years. Since the same holding company owns NCL, my wife are both "hot" Casino's @ Sea members. Based on our play, we get ocean view rooms for free, other than port fees and taxes. We upgrade to balcony for a small amount.

 

Just wandering if RCI wants to try to steal us, hoe we'd find out? We'd be glad to try another line, as long as we don't have to pay full price for a cruise. Otherwise, why would we change?

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I've never cruised RCI. But, on land based casino's they are more than willing to steal players from other casino's.

We've been Caesars diamond members for number of years. Since the same holding company owns NCL, my wife are both "hot" Casino's @ Sea members. Based on our play, we get ocean view rooms for free, other than port fees and taxes. We upgrade to balcony for a small amount.

 

Just wandering if RCI wants to try to steal us, hoe we'd find out? We'd be glad to try another line, as long as we don't have to pay full price for a cruise. Otherwise, why would we change?

 

You can contact a junket, I did that and was comped a Balcony on the Anthem of the Seas 3 nighters in March of next year. I did try to contact Royal directly but they will not help you until they see your play on their ships so that is why I contacted the junket. They used my play on NCL to give me the comp.

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You can contact a junket, I did that and was comped a Balcony on the Anthem of the Seas 3 nighters in March of next year. I did try to contact Royal directly but they will not help you until they see your play on their ships so that is why I contacted the junket. They used my play on NCL to give me the comp.

 

That sounds like a good option. If I can't contact RCI directly, then using the old end around sounds like a plan.

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I've never cruised RCI. But, on land based casino's they are more than willing to steal players from other casino's.

We've been Caesars diamond members for number of years. Since the same holding company owns NCL, my wife are both "hot" Casino's @ Sea members. Based on our play, we get ocean view rooms for free, other than port fees and taxes. We upgrade to balcony for a small amount.

 

Just wandering if RCI wants to try to steal us, hoe we'd find out? We'd be glad to try another line, as long as we don't have to pay full price for a cruise. Otherwise, why would we change?

 

They have a reciprocal deal with M Life members but otherwise you'd have to let them track your play onboard. So you may end up paying for an RCL cruise (which is a darn good cruise line) to get a chance to qualify as the only way to find out

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They have a reciprocal deal with M Life members but otherwise you'd have to let them track your play onboard. So you may end up paying for an RCL cruise (which is a darn good cruise line) to get a chance to qualify as the only way to find out

 

I figured as much. We got to our platinum status with NCL because we're diamond members with Caesars. They started giving us the cruises, since the same holding company owns both NCL and Caesars. Once we started playing, we didn't need Caesars comps anymore. We just call NCL now. I suppose it's the same with M-Life. We used to be M-life members, but dropped them in favor of Caesars, since they have casino's all over the country to send us to. For the RCI cruise, we may just use the junket attempt.

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Just received this one after returning from Jewel

 

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Host was unable to give me any more info than we already know, w.r.t New program, other than it will still be March 2016 and it will be very good.

 

Still got numerous Drink coupons with no limits, also received $5 match play tickets and in addition a FCC for apr 20 sailings, which must be booked within 30 Days of FCC from Casino. (Fully comped Oceanview Stateroom for 2pax)

 

We grossed about 5000 points this cruise, so will see what rebate we get, so can perform a calculation on future cash rebate.

 

I got $110 total cash from cage for the Mickey mouse side of the 5000 points calculation, and 3 more T-shirts.

 

Also Jewel was being fitted out with New Electronic readers on tables, better for table tracking for the future, they were not operational the week we were on, but I am sure will go live soon, hopefully this is fleet-wide.

 

Happy Days!

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Thank you for posting that offer.

 

Are you a blackjack player? I'm curious whether I'll see that offer in the mail as I'm a slots player.

 

I have received offers in the past several months for cruises with comped golf outings, but I'm not a golfer either. It's like they don't really know me! ;)

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Thank you for posting that offer.

 

Are you a blackjack player? I'm curious whether I'll see that offer in the mail as I'm a slots player.

 

I have received offers in the past several months for cruises with comped golf outings, but I'm not a golfer either. It's like they don't really know me! ;)

 

I thought you were a Blackjack player Marc;)

 

Historically I am a $50 x2 box player and Roulette $100 min a spin, but last couple of cruises have spent less time at the tables and more time on slots

Maybe 2hr table time per day and the bulk on slots

 

I guess they want me back more on the tables as I drop more in a shorter timeframe.

Typically now we find a few good slots and bet anywhere from $3-$5 a spin.

 

I also get the golf and beach BBQ cruises as well, the certificate we got this cruise I believe pretty similar to what you posted about on your last RC cruise.

 

No rhyme or reason to why I get all these offers, but IMO all these future cruise options they keep sending my way are really not a reward, maybe free rooms, but at the end of the day I will spend my money, the goal of rewards is to be spending RC money:)

 

Happy Days!

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When I was on the allure in march, I was playing roullette. I play appx 150 dollars per hand. On two occassions when I went to check my play they only had me in for 5 minutes??? when In fact that I had played for over 2 hours. The host and the pit boss new this was wrong and they corrected it...but just so you know.... the table electronics are not always accurate.. so make sure you review your play every day or two to make sure that you are getting it straight.

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When I was on the allure in march, I was playing roullette. I play appx 150 dollars per hand. On two occassions when I went to check my play they only had me in for 5 minutes??? when In fact that I had played for over 2 hours. The host and the pit boss new this was wrong and they corrected it...but just so you know.... the table electronics are not always accurate.. so make sure you review your play every day or two to make sure that you are getting it straight.

 

And they always seem to give you less time never more. I always check my figures. Last time I was at the Atlantis in Nassau, I was playing $50 blackjack. I checked my numbers and they had me rated as a $25 player. I still can't figure out the pit boss's answer when I asked him about that. He can't either.

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Thanks for the reminder to check play time each day. I usually do that but one trip I didn't and it cost me several hours of time.

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How do you check your playtime - check with casino host?

 

A pit boss. They log U in and out on a computer. Newer ships, with new tracking, maybe the host.

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That's an interesting comment. I have had just the OPPOSITE experience. I cruised with NCL 1 time !!! ...and I received a free cruise (of course, a free cruise isn't free...you pay taxes, port fees and whatever upgrade you want). I am CERTAIN that NCL is trying to "steal" me away from Club Royale and it almost worked...until I realized that I am getting 50% off my cruise fare (which works out to 43% in the end) from Club Royale. That's pretty hard to pass up. How that will change if they ever get around to implementing the new program, I don't know....but for now, I am receiving 50% every cruise I take with RCCL. You can hardly beat that.

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I don't typically check with the pit boss for my times. I just talk to the host and then if there is an issue, the host can sort it out with the pit boss. My ncl offers ( through harrahs total rewards) are terrible. There offer me inside rooms plus these fee's that usually end up being like $450.00

as for Club Royale always gives me free balconies and I only pay the taxes. Plus the cash in the casino. Although I have been on a losing streak, but the comps are very very good.

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For what I have found, it seemed casino rates were anywhere from 25 - 40% less than the price on the web site. I have no idea how they calculate the price.

 

I haven't been on Royal in a while but I would think that they operate very much like NCL's CAS does. With Casino at Sea your discount is mostly based on time spent in the casino. My CAS person knows exactly how much time I spent in the casino. It is amazing how accurately they transmit these numbers.

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Club Royale told me the casino "rates" are the same for all members....for higher qualified play, they offer some cruises 50%off or free.

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Contacted Club Royale yesterday to find out why I never get anything.

Found out my $2500 I spend in the casino won't get me anything.

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That seems surprising. What do you play? Are you already a member of Club Royale?

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We got cards for the $20K team slot tournament (hubby and I each have CR profiles) - 9/19 on the Oasis in the mail - when I called them, they didn't have record of it on our CR accounts - weird. But they did have a comp balcony cabin for us for Aug. 8 (I think) - a tournament cruise - never got a notification of it via USPS mail or email! We were on the LOS slot tourney cruise 12/1 - I would rather not sail on another of those - the casino is always FULL!

 

Seems there is no rhyme or reason to their offers - best just to call CR if you are interested in a cruise!

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Here's an offer that a friend of mine received. Note - he's not a Club Royale member (he's not even earned 200 points during a week-long cruise, nevermind 2,000), but somehow he's ended up on their mailing list for promotions. He did win a cash prize in a slot tournament once, so perhaps that got Club Royale's interest.

 

EXCLUSIVE
CHANCE TO SAVE

 

$350 OFF on 10+ night cruise

$250 OFF on 6-8 night cruise

$125 OFF on 3-5 night cruise

 

+ $50 FREE PLAY per day

 

—— On sailings through December 11th, 2015 ——

 

Book your cruise by September 12th, 2015

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

Bookings must be made July 3, 2015 - September 12, 2015 and sail by December 11, 2015. New bookings only. Existing bookings are not eligible to apply offer towards current reservation. This offer is non-transferable and cannot be combined with any other offer, such as an available casino rebate. Offer not valid for groups and is subject to availability at the time of booking. Call your casino consultant at 1-888-561-2234 or contact your professional travel agent. Casino consultant business hours are Nonday-Friday, 9:00am - 9:00pm EST. Casino Freeplay will be given as onboard credit. Casino onboard credit is subject to offer verification prior to sailing and is redeemable at the casino cashier. Dollars off are in US dollars, are not redeemable for cash and non-transferable. Offer cannot be used with certain restricted fares and cannot be combined with another discount on the same reservation. Any changes made to the booking(s) may alter eligibility for the promotion. Discount applies on a per stateroom basis, double occupancy. Single occupancy guests paying 200% cruise fare are entitled to full face value. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Certain restrictions apply. Management reserves all rights.

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