The Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Loyalty Program At-A-Glance

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The Crown & Anchor Society is a six-tier program open to all passengers. The program is based on a point system, where members receive One point for each day cruised with Royal Caribbean. Cruisers earn additional points when booking suites or sailing solo in a double-occupancy cabin.

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The Crown & Anchor Society is free to join, and even first-time Royal Caribbean cruisers get rewards. Benefits start with priority check-in, breakfast in the line’s private departure lounge, exclusive member events, and access to the members-only section of Royal’s website. At higher levels, perks also include:

  • Behind-the-scene tours
  • Top-tier member events
  • Priority waitlists for sold-out excursions and spa appointments
  • Free cruise certificates

*Royal Caribbean also offers kids the same member status as the parent upon completing their first cruise.

*Not available at the Pinnacle Club level

The most significant disadvantage of The Crown & Anchor Society is that points are only applied after your sailing is completed. So you won’t graduate to the next level until your next cruise.

Crown & Anchor Club Levels and Benefits

Gold

Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Gold
  • Available after 3 cruise points
  • Crown & Anchor onboard offers
  • Priority check-in
  • Private departure lounge with Continental breakfast
  • Exclusive members-only trivia session with questions specific to Royal Caribbean International and the history of the Crown & Anchor Society
  • Crown & Anchor reduced rates on last-minute sailings.
  • Priority notice on special cruise offers and on new ships and itineraries
  • Priority access and reduced rates for upgrades, when available
  • Access to member cruises
  • Member-only newsletter
  • Access to Crown & Anchor Society desk
  • Youth program benefits, including a SeaPass card loaded with onboard offers

Platinum

  • Available after 30 cruise points
  • Receives all Gold-level perks
  • Exclusive top-tier event
  • Robes for onboard use
  • Signature lapel pin upon reaching Platinum status
  • Discounts on balcony cabins and suites
  • Additional cruise points when you book a suite or sail solo in a double-occupancy cabin
  • Matching Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises loyalty program tier status

Emerald

  • Available after 55 cruise points
  • Receives all Platinum-level perks
  • Welcome waters, snacks, and beverage selection on embarkation day

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Diamond

  • Available after 80 cruise points
  • Receives all Emerald-level perks
  • Commemorative milestone recognition gift upon reaching 140 cruise points
  • “Chef’s Choice” gift or amenity
  • Priority waitlist for shore excursions and spa services
  • Access to the Diamond Club
  • Priority disembarkation on the last day of the cruise
  • Exclusive “Nightly Diamond Event” (includes three nightly drink vouchers, which are loaded onto the member’s SeaPass card)
  • Daily breakfast with specialty coffee in a designated area of the main dining room or Diamond Club
  • Behind-the-scenes entertainment tour
  • Priority waitlist seating request in the main dining room
  • Commemorative gift for children

Diamond Plus

  • Available after 175 cruise points
  • Receives all Diamond-level perks
  • Commemorative milestone recognition gift upon reaching 210, 280, and 350 cruise points and every 70 cruise points after that.
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of the galley and the bridge, plus the “VIP Theater Experience” on cruises of five nights or longer
  • Personalized gift on cruises of three nights or longer (per household)
  • Access to Concierge Club
  • Priority seating at the theater and ice shows and at AquaTheater events
  • “Meal with an Officer” for members with 340 or more cruise points on seven-night cruises or longer
  • Upgraded bathroom amenities for members with 340 or more cruise points
  • Bonus gift for members with 340 or more cruise points (per household)
  • Bonus gift for members with 525 or more cruise points (per household)
  • Additional welcome gift (passengers can choose from an extensive list of items available online)
  • Access to Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club call center and staff members
  • Reduced single supplement fares of 150 percent for members with 340 or more cruise points
  • Priority access on cabin upgrades when available

Pinnacle Club

  • Available after 700 cruise points
  • Receives all lower-level perks (except children are not eligible for shared Pinnacle club status with parent)
  • Personalized Pinnacle Club lapel pin
  • Pinnacle Club SeaPass Card with exclusive privileges and benefits
  • Milestone cruise certificate valued at the prevailing rate of a seven-night balcony cabin booking for 700 and 1,050 cruise points
  • Milestone cruise certificate valued at the prevailing rate of a Junior Suite booking for 1,400 cruise points and for every 350 points after that

Mom and I have cruised Carnival most often and have hit Platinum over there. We are now broadening our horizons and will probably not hit any significant level on any other line, but we will certainly enjoy trying to get there!

Are you a Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society member? What’s your level and what perk do you enjoy or look forward to the most?

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