Rule Enforcement on Princess

Saw a totally different handling of the "rules" on recent Princess cruise on Royal meaning they were actually ENFORCED which was a delight. Here are examples:

Smoking on no-smoking night in Casino strictly prohibited Waiting on stairs to disembark too early not allowed Unattended chaise lounges had items removed after an hour and a half - towel clips and all; items taken to lost and found. Deck attendant said that early chair reservers who were not really using chairs until noon but reserving at 8 am were no longer tolerated. Boisterous activity by children at pool was stopped - no diving no running enforced. Deck Hands were actually monitoring and controlling the decks which also included better beverage service for iced tea, lemonade and water which is free.

I thought it was a fluke on the first leg of the cruise but same behaviour continued on cruise 2 and 3. One could say the Royal runs a tight ship.

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I noticed that on my last Emerald Princess cruise also. One of my favorite part of the Princess vacation is that the rules are actually observed and enforced.

This is great to hear.  Enforcement sends a message that eventually gets heeded. I'm just waiting to see complaints in the cruise review like "i'll never cruise PC again... they removed my towel and hat from the chaise lounge and I lost my seat".  

Too bad no one was checking the oil dumping

I wish CCL would enforce the rules.  KEEP YOUR KIDS OUT OF ADULT AREAS! 

The Island Princess also enforced the rules.  It was delightful!

Glad to hear it!

Good for them.

Good to know.  I enjoy ships where rules are enforced..

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