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August 21, 2004

Princess Cruises NEW Wirless Internet Access

WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS SERVICE ON PRINCESS CRUISES

We have recently launched Wireless Internet Access Service on Caribbean Princess, Golden Princess, Pacific Princess, Royal Princess & Sapphire Princess & Star Princess; this is in addition to Island Princess & Diamond Princess. Wireless Internet Access Service allows passengers to access the Internet using their own personal laptops.

Wireless Internet Service - Caribbean Princess, Diamond Princess, Golden Princess, Island Princess, Pacific Princess, Royal Princess, Sapphire Princess & Star Princess Only

Wireless Internet Access Service is available on Caribbean Princess, Diamond Princess, Golden Princess, Island Princess, Pacific Princess, Royal Princess, Sapphire princess & Star Princess. Passengers may access the Internet using their own personal laptops from the comfort of the atrium area (all levels ) only.

To use our wireless internet service, passengers will need either:

1. A laptop with wireless networking installed and working, able to communicate using the 802.11b wireless standard (note that most 802.11 "a" and "g" cards will support the "b" service).
2. A laptop using ‚??Windows XP‚?? plus a wireless network card purchased onboard (available from the passenger services desk). These network cards are available onboard for sale for $54.95. We do not rent network cards.

Passengers may purchase time on the Wireless Network for $10.50 for 30 minutes at the front desk.

Passenger instructions for creating his/her personal wireless internet account:

1. Purchase a wireless internet access code and (if needed) a wireless network card from the passenger services desk
2. If you purchased a wireless network card onboard insert the card into the laptop
3. Open your web browser (Internet Explorer or Netscape)
4. Type in any valid web address i.e. www.yahoo.com
5. You will be asked "have you previously created a user account" if this is your first time using our system you should answer "NO"
6. Fill out the form with your details including a user name, password and details of the internet access code you purchased from the passenger services desk
7. Click 'I agree' after reviewing the service agreement and your internet session will begin

Once your internet session has started you will see a popup window that indicates time remaining. To see an updated balance of remaining minutes click the 'refresh' button on the popup window. To end your session click the 'logoff' button on the popup window.

Additional information about cruises are available through our websites:
www.Cruising2Mexico.com
www.Cruising2Tahiti.com
www.Cruising2Alaska.com
www.Cruising2Europe.com

Posted by Denise at August 21, 2004 06:12 PM
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