Princess Cruise Lines Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2020

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3.4
60%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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Princess Cruise Lines President  Jan Swartz
Jan Swartz
156 Ratings
Pros
  • "I enjoyed the 9/80 work schedule allowing one day every other week for me to be home with my family after school(in 40 reviews)

  • "Traveling, good work/life balance, ability to explore ashore, great internet connection(in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours of work, screaming guests(in 43 reviews)

  • "Low Pay (lowest in the cruise industry for IT Professionals)(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Data Center Computer Operator ll"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Computer Operator Ll in Valencia, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Princess Cruise Lines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    One of the best company to work with

    Cons

    Nothing to say at this time.

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  2. "Very Good"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Waiter in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Perfect company for me, the best

    Cons

    I believe there's nothing downside, except co worker, sometimes miss understanding.

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  3. "Working for a cruiseline"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Buyer in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Princess Cruise Lines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great medical and travel benefits. 401k matching up to a certain percentage

    Cons

    Since it is a cruise line, if no one sails, then you can lose your job and the business can go under.

  4. "Good benefits, kind employees"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Revenue Analyst in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Princess Cruise Lines full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Employees are all kind and respectful

    Cons

    Lack of training when you arrive, its up to you to learn from others

  5. "Good Benefits"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Reservation Sales Agent in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Princess Cruise Lines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Provided full benefits and staff was great

    Cons

    Late hours due to time difference.

  6. "Technican engineering review"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Third Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Money can be saved more efficiently and easily as food and accommodation are catered for. Get to see the worlds ports for few hours. Free entertainment in the crew bar.

    Cons

    No job security,no salary when your at home. High level of politics when it come to promotion. Italian dominated on the ship. When on vacation no medical insurance. No pention. No overtime pay its expected.

  7. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Information Security Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Princess Cruise Lines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    up to date with technology

    Cons

    decentralization of management has changed the environment and greatly impacted commitment from employees

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  8. "Relaxed Flexible Culture"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst 

    I worked at Princess Cruise Lines full-time

    Pros

    + 9/80 Schedule is the best perk.

    Cons

    - Lots of Org Changes

  9. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Has a collaborative working environment.

    Cons

    I enjoyed my time there.

  10. COVID-19

    "Great company, but hit-and-miss with management"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Clarita, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Princess Cruise Lines full-time

    Pros

    This is a fine company to work for in its heyday. They looked out for their employees with great benefits, positive engagement and transparency. With the COVID19 pandemic, it will struggle to bounce back with half of its workforce in place.

    Cons

    Depending on the department you were in, some of the upper management rewarded employees based on favoritism and not what you brought to the table with knowledge and experience. Some of the upper management lacked empathy and engagement with their employees.

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