Royal Caribbean launched its loyalty program Crown and Anchor Society in June 2010. Anyone can join for free and earn 1 cruise point for each night stay and 2 points for a suite booking. More points will gain higher status and exclusive benefits like Coastal Kitchen Dining, Priority Seating Access for events.
Every new guest will be automatically enrolled in the Crown and Anchor Society program after the first sailing with Royal Caribbean. You can manually sign up on the Royal Caribbean website and receive a membership number that can be used for future cruise booking.
You can also visit the Loyalty Ambassador Onboard and fill an enrollment form at the Guest Relations Desk during sailing and drop off the form in the kiosk.
Each family member can join the program and have a unique membership number that can be linked together.
Crown And Anchor Society Benefits
The program not only offers generic benefits for every member but the perks range from lower-level including priority check-in or member events to higher-level benefits like insider tours, free cruise certificates.
As an additional perk, Royal Caribbean offers exclusive member status benefits for kids same as parents after their first cruise travel.
Below are the Crown and Anchor Society Membership benefits.
- Exclusive offers.
- Onboard benefit.
- Priority access.
- Equivalent Membership status for kids.
- Membership tier benefits.
- Seasonal Cruise deals.
- Double cruise points on special events.
There is six-level of membership tier status that include Gold, Platinum, Emerald, Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle Club. Each level has different benefits and anyone who gains Platinum tier or above is eligible to receive booking discounts.
|MEMBERSHIP TIER LEVELS||LOYALTY POINTS|
|Pinnacle Club||700 and above|
The Tier Level Membership Benefits of Crown and Anchor Society program include:
|ONBOARD BENEFITS||GOLD||PLATINUM||EMERALD||DIAMOND||DIAMOND PLUS||PINNACLE CLUB|
|SeaPass Card Recognition||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Private Departure Lounge with Continental Breakfast||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Exclusive Top Tier Event||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Signature Lapel Pin||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Welcome Water and Snack, Beverage Selection||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Exclusive nightly Diamond Event||✓||✓||✓|
|Daily Breakfast with Coffee||✓||✓||✓|
|Chef’s Choice Gift||✓||✓||✓|
|Behind the Scenes Tour||✓||✓|
|Personalized Gift and Bonus Gift||✓||✓|
|Concierge Club Access||✓||✓|
|Priority Seating at the theatre, ice show events||✓||✓|
|Meal with an Officer||✓||✓|
|Upgraded Bathroom Amenities||✓||✓|
|Personalized Lapel Pin||✓|
|SeaPass Card with exclusive privileges||✓|
Below are the exclusive Cruise Planning Benefits offered for the members.
|CRUISE PLANNING||GOLD||PLATINUM||EMERALD||DIAMOND||DIAMOND PLUS||PINNACLE CLUB|
|Crown and Anchor Exclusive Rates||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Notification of offer updates, itineraries||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Balcony and Suite Stateroom discount||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Priority waitlist seating request in the dining area||✓||✓||✓|
|Additional gifts ordered pre-cruise online||✓||✓|
|Discounted cruise fare||✓||✓|
|Milestone Cruise certificate of a 7-night balcony stateroom||✓|
|Milestone Cruise certificate of a junior suite stateroom||✓|
How To Check Crown And Anchor Points
After signing up on the members’ account, the current loyalty points, status, benefits, and past cruises will be automatically displayed on the dashboard. If your points are not displayed on the account, you can contact Royal Caribbean customer support.
The earned points and status does not expire even if you have not booked a cruise for an extended period.
How Does Crown and Anchor Work?
After the enrollment, the given membership number for each member can be used for the next cruise trip. You will start earning points after the first night board and 1 point will be added for each night in an ocean view, balcony, or interior stay. A suite booking will reward 2 cruise points.
The points will be added to your account after your first sailing is completed.
The earned points help to reach membership tier levels which reward exclusive benefits and onboard offers. After you get 3 cruise points, you will reach the first Gold tier and more points will get you to a higher status.
Crown And Anchor Deals
A lot of benefits including daily deals, weekend, and annual deals are offered for members. You can earn points faster through Double Point Offer in which members can earn double the number of points per night stay. One night will get you 1 point, 2 points for 2 nights, and 3 points for 3 nights.
Other deals include Drink vouchers where Diamond members will get 4 drink vouchers, Diamond Plus members receive 5 vouchers and Pinnacle Club members will get 6 drink vouchers.
Crown and Anchor Society members are eligible for the M life rewards program of MGM resorts properties.
|CROWN AND ANCHOR SOCIETY TIER LEVEL||M LIFE REWARDS MATCHING TIER LEVEL|
|Diamond Plus, Pinnacle Club||Platinum|
The additional benefits of the Crown and Anchor Society program include:
|ADDITIONAL BENEFITS||GOLD||PLATINUM||EMERALD||DIAMOND||DIAMOND PLUS||PINNACLE CLUB|
|Reduced rate upgrades||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Exclusive email offers||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Membership inquiries desk||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Priority access on stateroom upgrades||✓||✓|
Member benefits Youth program is also available at Royal Caribbeans.
|YOUTH PROGRAM||GOLD||PLATINUM||EMERALD||DIAMOND||DIAMOND PLUS||PINNACLE CLUB|
|Onboard offers on SeaPass card||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Kids member status||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
Other deals include:
- 30% off on select cruises for all members.
- Weekend Getaways.
- Last Minute Cruises.
- Seasonal Cruise Deals.
With the earned points the members can access all kinds of rewards, benefits, and discounts with every tier level membership but these points cannot be redeemed for any purchases.
Is Crown And Anchor Society Worth It?
Crown and Anchor Society loyalty program is worth joining as anyone can join for free and receive points per stay. The more points you earn the higher your status will be and the greater the rewards you receive.
The members will enjoy all the available rewards and perks on every visit based on the tier level achieved. Although it takes time to accumulate points, you can get the benefits anytime as the earned points will not lose after a certain period.
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