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Princess Cruise Lines Reviews

Updated September 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Also, the 9/80 schedule is such a great thing to have for employees (in 23 reviews)

  • See the World, meet interesting people (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours long contracts hard work (in 20 reviews)

  • Low pay, intensely demanding work loads (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clarita, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Cruise discounts are really good.

    Cons

    Long hours, expectations of management to get the job done on time even when short-staffed.

    Advice to Management

    Keep treating customers honestly and fairly.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Reservations Agent in Santa Clarita, CA
    Former Employee - Reservations Agent in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Princess Cruise Lines part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility, good pay for an entry level job, great management, cruise deals, recognition

    Cons

    part time, benefit for full time only

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you are doing, great job in the training area's

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Good company to progress in career aspirations"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Attentive to work talents; recognition of talents and employee contributions. Know how to motivate others to excel in customer service and accountability.

    Cons

    Transportation costs by trains, buses increase make it very costly to travel to Santa Clarita from Palmdale.

    Advice to Management

    Increase Ride Share reimbursement for distant employees, please.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "is avery big orgination"

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    Current Employee - Cook in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Cook in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    free traveling any very in world, accomodation is good,park provided very good

    Cons

    to much work , no day off, only work work and work full 8month,salary is very low

    Advice to Management

    gally staff should increase,gally staff salary is low comparing to other compan,extra work with out pay,


  5. "living the dream oh ya"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    climbing the ladder
    living the dream

    Cons

    benifits are not so great


  6. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service/Reservations in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service/Reservations in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    There are excellent benefits with this company.

    Cons

    You work with lots of different people and must be flexible. This isn't a bad thing.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great product and fun people to work with."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People are great, always something new going on, flexible work hours, great cruise benefit, great 401k program, low turnover.

    Cons

    Lots of projects with tight deadlines.

  8. "Shipboard"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hotel Officer in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Hotel Officer in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good career growth progressive company, seeing the world

    Cons

    being away from home for long periods of times


  9. "Great Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good Working Environment! People are supportive.

    Cons

    Low starting pay. Slow promotion.


  10. "pricess is very friendly cruise"

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    Current Employee - Crew Member Cook Chef Entertainer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Crew Member Cook Chef Entertainer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Princess Cruise Lines full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    very nice people.

    Cons

    learning quickly on my feet handing different customers in all parts of the world .

    Advice to Management

    they need too to listen more clearly and be more out going and understanding of different people's cultures. have mor e patience and be more loving.


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