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Royal Up Offer received  

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  1. 1. For those with cruises from now thru March 2019 did you receive a Royal Up offer email?

    • Yes I received one
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    • Yes I received more than one
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    • No I have not received any
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If you book your cruise through a travel agent are you still eligible to receive Royal Up offers?  Or are they only people who book directly through RCL?

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1 minute ago, fscool said:

If you book your cruise through a travel agent are you still eligible to receive Royal Up offers?  Or are they only people who book directly through RCL?

 

Yes, people who book via travel agents also get RoyalUp offers.

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3 hours ago, fscool said:

If you book your cruise through a travel agent are you still eligible to receive Royal Up offers?  Or are they only people who book directly through RCL?


Yep, I got them multiple times for a cruise that was completely sold out and had no upgrades to offer.

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Royal Up Success!

 

Sailing on Allure of the Seas Sunday, April 21. Received an email Wednesday (4 days from cruising) saying our bid was accepted!!!

 

Girls trip (myself, my mom, my sister and my grandmother). Originally booked in the Owner's Suite. Bid on 3 different star class suites. Bid accepted for the Grand Panoramic 1 bedroom suite. (FYI... not the suite we bid the highest on!) I don't remember the low and high when bidding but the bid was about middle on the scale.

 

I was not expecting the upgrade since our cruise has been showing "Sold Out" for a while and we are already in a higher suite, but it happened! I am so excited to spend the week celebrating my mothers birthday and watching my hip 88 years young grandmother be pampered and spoiled rotten! 

 

Best of Luck to each of you playing the Royal Up waiting game! It paid off for us and was worth the wait!

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1 hour ago, meredithw05 said:

Royal Up Success!

 

Sailing on Allure of the Seas Sunday, April 21. Received an email Wednesday (4 days from cruising) saying our bid was accepted!!!

 

Girls trip (myself, my mom, my sister and my grandmother). Originally booked in the Owner's Suite. Bid on 3 different star class suites. Bid accepted for the Grand Panoramic 1 bedroom suite. (FYI... not the suite we bid the highest on!) I don't remember the low and high when bidding but the bid was about middle on the scale.

 

I was not expecting the upgrade since our cruise has been showing "Sold Out" for a while and we are already in a higher suite, but it happened! I am so excited to spend the week celebrating my mothers birthday and watching my hip 88 years young grandmother be pampered and spoiled rotten! 

 

Best of Luck to each of you playing the Royal Up waiting game! It paid off for us and was worth the wait!

Thanks for reporting back! Our cruise on Symphony in May is basically sold out, yet there were lots of things to bid on. Interested to see if anyone in our roll call gets upgraded.

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On 7/10/2019 at 10:29 PM, minnie00 said:

Any more success stories ..

 

I would like to see something more recent as well. Received an offer, considering a low bid.

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Received an offer for our 08/19 Mariner. Had a chance to bid on 2BR GS, GS, JS & Superior Balcony. Already have one of the corner Aft's on deck 7 so only made a bid on the 2br. It said "strong" so I hope I'm in the running....although the category shows as sold out. I'll update if I hear back. Nothing on the October Harmony yet...

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Brilliance Sailing to British West Isles

Diamond members received an offer just over a month prior to departure date for Royal Up.

JS min bid 400

GS min bid 900

Yesterday another guest on the same sailing, not a C&A member, received the same offer, a week from sailing.

My best guess is they release the offers to C&A members then when they don't get max offers they extend the offer to the masses in an attempt to maximize the bid.

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We are booked on b2b on Allure in an OS (Sky Class), we can bid for an upgrade to either a 2 bedroom Aqua Theater or a Start Loft.  It's just my wife and I, 2 people.  We do feel the OS is the best room (one level) with the best balcony on the ship but my wife is motivated to experience Star Class. But...we hate changing rooms on b2b's.  Has anyone doing b2b's ever made bids and ended up with the same upgraded room for both cruises? 

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I would expect that the probability is very remote that you would get upgraded to the same stateroom on consecutive cruises.

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2 minutes ago, Host Clarea said:

I would expect that the probability is very remote that you would get upgraded to the same stateroom on consecutive cruises.

I agree with you, odds have to be low so pretty sure we would have to "relocate" on turn around day.  Not a big deal to most but it is for us.  Hard to beat the OS anyway so I think we will stay where we are (11640).

 

 

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42 minutes ago, DShock said:

We are booked on b2b on Allure in an OS (Sky Class), we can bid for an upgrade to either a 2 bedroom Aqua Theater or a Start Loft.  It's just my wife and I, 2 people.  We do feel the OS is the best room (one level) with the best balcony on the ship but my wife is motivated to experience Star Class. But...we hate changing rooms on b2b's.  Has anyone doing b2b's ever made bids and ended up with the same upgraded room for both cruises? 

What are your minimum and maximum bid amounts?

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23 hours ago, Casino Comp Chick said:

What are your minimum and maximum bid amounts?

We ended up not bidding.  At the end of the day, after looking at videos of our upgrade option cabin choices, we decided Star Class wasn't worth giving up the OS for. We love having a large balcony and no stairs in our more than large enough OS.

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2 hours ago, DShock said:

We ended up not bidding.  At the end of the day, after looking at videos of our upgrade option cabin choices, we decided Star Class wasn't worth giving up the OS for. We love having a large balcony and no stairs in our more than large enough OS.

 

I understand not wanting to bid but it would help others knowing what are the minimum and maximum bids on categories.

 

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We are in a JS and the minimum bid offer on the minimum upgrade was a Grand Suite, which was a minimum bid of $200 per person for a 6 night cruise.

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1 minute ago, KmomChicago said:

We are in a JS and the minimum bid offer on the minimum upgrade was a Grand Suite, which was a minimum bid of $200 per person for a 6 night cruise.

 

If you are non Diamond level or above, that's not too bad of a price, especially if it was on Oasis or Quantum class.

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5 hours ago, Host Clarea said:

 

If you are non Diamond level or above, that's not too bad of a price, especially if it was on Oasis or Quantum class.

 

We are gold after being pre-gold last time. Ha! It’s Adventure of the Seas. It’s fair enough but we are not interested. We are in two adjacent JS rooms in a location we carefully chose on the hump. Would move for a free upgrade but not interested enough in it to pay anything extra. Don’t care about the other suite perks.

Edited by KmomChicago

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