Neil and Ida Down - Answered a Question by sims (10 Dec 07 14:55)

So' Roger and Di, what are you saying? Do you want to start a disillusioned club, a rail against Princess Society or a "Let's get together and sue 'em " Organisation ? I've heard about this cruise and it's short-comings and the weather but I am not sure whether you want to express your frustrations or to do something.....Nei.

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bishop - Answered a Question by sims (14 Dec 07 15:05)

To the Sims can you give us more details on what went on on your cruise thank.

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sims - Answered a Question by sims (16 Dec 07 11:15)

The Sapphire Princess sailed from Thailand although Princess knew what weather was expected. It missed 4 ports out of 9 and when the subject of compensation came up, the Captain dismissed it out of hand until he was presented with a petition of some 1800 names. (port charges having been saved)At one stage, no information had been given about the cancellation of one port until 9-30am whilst passengers had waited for their tours in the lounges from 7-00am !The cruise director was very offhandish, implying that it was something the passengers had to put up with! The outcome was that each passenger was given an on board credit of $250 and 50% off of any future Princess cruise. There is loads more to comment on but perhaps some other passenger would like to comment.

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