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Old 10-19-2006, 10:55 AM
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s anyone familiar with IPass. I wonder if you can access to that on the ship??? Thanks again.

I would like to know aobut it as well I need to touch base with my business at least once a day.
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Old 10-23-2006, 08:30 AM
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On Princess, if you are Captain's Circle Platinum,
the Internet Cafe is no charge.
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Old 10-25-2006, 04:57 AM
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Find a friend with Platinum or Elite & have them swipe you in at the Internet Cafe with their card. It's done all the time & it doesn't cost them a thing other than the time to stop by & use their privileged card.
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Old 11-07-2006, 01:27 PM
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I don't have wireless card on my laptop. Does Carribbean have RJ45 for me to plug in when I'm on ship?

Thank you very much for your input!

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Old 11-07-2006, 01:28 PM
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I don't have wireless card on my laptop. Does Carribbean Princess have RJ45 port for me to plug in when I'm on ship?

Thank you very much for your input!

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Old 11-13-2006, 08:25 AM
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There's no RJ-45 port to plug into. If you don't have a wireless card, suggest buying one for about $20 before you go. Or, you can use the ship's computer stations. They're a bit restrictive as to what you can do on them (no cut/paste, no java, etc.), so a wireless card would be better. Same price, 50 cents per minute regardless of how you connect.
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Old 11-19-2006, 11:14 AM
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A Platinum card (5 cruises) will get you free internet access on Princess. All you need to do is flash your card to the officer. Princess has wireless access but I think only from the internet room. I have always used ship computers and enjoy the service daily checking my usual websites and sending and receiving email. This next trip, in March to Hawaii, I intend to bring my own laptop which is fitted for wireless because I intend to draft a daily diary which I want to bring home. Should be fun on those long sea days.

Originally posted by culater:
On board HAL or Princess, does anyone know what rates they charge for internet access if you are bringing your own laptop computer. Do both have wireless access? Looking at the Prinsendam on HAL or the Royal Princess. Thanks
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Old 11-20-2006, 04:56 AM
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Just to clarify, the cost per minute on all Princess ships is now $0.50 per minute
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Old 11-21-2006, 05:16 AM
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... But isn't this a HAL thread?? I don't think Princess prices carry over to HAL ships. I was just on the Westerdam, and prices were 0.70/min on the "pay as you go" plan, and I bought a 200 minute plan for $120 (0.60/min). It wasn't until you got to the 400-700 minute plans that prices were as low as 0.50/min. Again... that's on Holland America.
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