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2019 Calendar.

Post by RAwllE-12 » 03 Dec 2018, 13:15

The 2019 Calendar and Xmas card arrived today, am I the first.?

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Post by GillD46 » 03 Dec 2018, 13:35

I got mine, a lot smaller this year.
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Post by Kenmo1 » 03 Dec 2018, 13:46

GillD46 wrote:
03 Dec 2018, 13:35
I got mine, a lot smaller this year.
Haven't received ours yet. I just hope the daily squares are big enough for all my scribble as I write everything on ours. It is my 'go to' item first thing each morning so that I don't forget what I am supposed to be doing that day. Is this the start of old age creeping up ? :? :?

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Post by david63 » 03 Dec 2018, 13:48

RAwllE-12 wrote:
03 Dec 2018, 13:15
The 2019 Calendar and Xmas card arrived today, am I the first.?
Depends on what time the postie arrived

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Post by towny44 » 03 Dec 2018, 18:43

When do you qualify for a calendar? We qualified for Caribbean earlier this year but not had a moment's magazine as yet, so don't hold out much hope for a calendar.
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Post by Jan Rosser » 03 Dec 2018, 19:01

Mine came this morning too plus the Christmas card - getting smaller every year :lol:
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Post by david63 » 03 Dec 2018, 21:21

Jan Rosser wrote:
03 Dec 2018, 19:01
Mine came this morning too plus the Christmas card - getting smaller every year :lol:
Mine was the biggest Christmas card that I have ever had from P&O - it was also the first :lol: :lol: :lol:
towny44 wrote:
03 Dec 2018, 18:43
We qualified for Caribbean earlier this year
As did us also

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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 04 Dec 2018, 08:25

We got ours yesterday but have also not had a magazine for ages. Who is the Captain of Canberra at the moment?


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Post by CaroleF » 04 Dec 2018, 09:58

I too hope the squares of the calendar haven't got smaller. John uses ours for all his appointments be it work (well semi work now), Rotary, family things etc. He doesn't use a diary, digital or otherwise and finds the calendar just right.

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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 04 Dec 2018, 17:58

CaroleF wrote:
04 Dec 2018, 09:58
I too hope the squares of the calendar haven't got smaller. John uses ours for all his appointments be it work (well semi work now), Rotary, family things etc. He doesn't use a diary, digital or otherwise and finds the calendar just right.

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They have, but not much. Maybe he'll have to have fewer appointments or write in a slightly smaller font! :crazy:

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Post by Manoverboard » 04 Dec 2018, 18:04

BBC's Countryfile Calendar is surely the way to go … just saying :wave:

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Post by Kenmo1 » 04 Dec 2018, 18:26

Manoverboard wrote:
04 Dec 2018, 18:04
BBC's Countryfile Calendar is surely the way to go … just saying :wave:
:ugeek:

Lovely calendars but you have to pay for them - I'm too tight for that when I can get one for free. :shock: :shock:

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Not sure how that ubergeek got in there. Maureen
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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by oldbluefox » 04 Dec 2018, 19:30

Not reached this far north yet............ :cry:


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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by CaroleF » 05 Dec 2018, 09:48

Nor this far south either!

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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by JillD66 » 05 Dec 2018, 11:13

Sorry CaroleF - am also in Hampshire but ours came yesterday!

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Post by Kenmo1 » 05 Dec 2018, 21:53

CaroleF wrote:
05 Dec 2018, 09:48
Nor this far south either!
JillD66 wrote:
05 Dec 2018, 11:13
Sorry CaroleF - am also in Hampshire but ours came yesterday!
Same for us Carole and we are slightly more south than you. We know our place --- bottom of the pile as usual. :cry: :cry:

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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by Happydays » 06 Dec 2018, 14:56

No calendar or card here :(

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Post by towny44 » 06 Dec 2018, 16:51

No sign of any card or calendar here either, but since we never get a hard copy of moments I am perhaps not surprised.
On a slightly different topic I received an e-mail from P&O yesterday offering me a personal early Xmas present of an extra 5% off a cruise, whoopee I thought, until I read on and found this was the normal 5% off Peninsular cruises, which of course is available to all club members. So not such a special offer after all. :(
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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 06 Dec 2018, 19:03

But maybe it has bells and holly on it?


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Post by Quizzical Bob » 07 Dec 2018, 13:04

Ours went with all the other contents of the recycling bin this morning. It is a poor quality production and even though it was a noble idea to include photograps from passengers I'm sure than better one wold have been available.

Nice thought, but just knock a quid of my next cruise, whenver that is ;)


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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by Whynd1 » 18 Dec 2018, 17:48

Even though i am Caribbean tier, was Baltic by have dropped back down I still haven't received the calender.
May be they are punishing game for not booking enough cruises.


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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by GillD46 » 18 Dec 2018, 18:22

Whynd1 wrote:
18 Dec 2018, 17:48
Even though i am Caribbean tier, was Baltic by have dropped back down I still haven't received the calender.
May be they are punishing game for not booking enough cruises.


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I don’t think so. We haven’t cruised with P&O for some years, but still get the calendar every year.
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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by Kenmo1 » 18 Dec 2018, 21:59

Whynd1 wrote:
18 Dec 2018, 17:48
Even though i am Caribbean tier, was Baltic by have dropped back down I still haven't received the calender.
May be they are punishing game for not booking enough cruises.


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Lindsey, we are Baltic and have 3 future cruises booked with PO and we still haven't received our calendar either. I wonder if Carol has received hers yet.

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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by Whynd1 » 19 Dec 2018, 07:52

Maureen

I know of others as well who haven't received their calenders.
It's strange isn't it.

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Post by Happydays » 19 Dec 2018, 08:19

We are "Baltic" level at the moment and have a cruise booked but no calendar😕 perhaps they are taking the regulars for granted😋


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Post by Ranchi » 19 Dec 2018, 08:43

We got one delivered to our address about three weeks ago.....but we haven’t received one with our name on...yet!
I think it’s quite good...doesn’t feel like an advert for a cooking demo. Must admit I like simple with ships on...preferably old ships.
Now for 2020’s calendar, how about W.W.Lloyd ‘P&O Pencillings’, which used to adorn the MDR lunchtime menus?


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Post by CaroleF » 19 Dec 2018, 09:19

No we still haven't received ours. I did query it on Monday but was told they were being sent out in batches and if we still hadn't received it in two weeks to contact them and they'd send another one out - two weeks? It'll be the New Year by then!

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Post by david63 » 19 Dec 2018, 10:25

CaroleF wrote:
19 Dec 2018, 09:19
two weeks? It'll be the New Year by then!
... and nobody will be working!!

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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 21 Dec 2018, 17:37

Modplods, he's used the w word again. I'm grossly offended.

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Post by Happydays » 22 Dec 2018, 00:44

Mervyn and Trish wrote:
21 Dec 2018, 17:37
Modplods, he's used the w word again. I'm grossly offended.
👍😂😂😂


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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by Whynd1 » 04 Jan 2019, 14:45

Anyone received the lusive can!ended since Christmas.
I'm still waiting. Can't decide if it's worth chasing up, it's not the actual calender but the old chestnut of the principle of the thing.

About to have an argument with British Gas as well our home are package has been increased by £149 this year.

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Re: 2019 Calendar.

Post by colin parry » 04 Jan 2019, 14:52

I didn’t get one either Lindsey. I’ve only spent getting on for 500 nights on board over the last 20 years. So much for loyalty!

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Post by Kenmo1 » 04 Jan 2019, 15:41

Whynd1 wrote:
04 Jan 2019, 14:45
Can't decide if it's worth chasing up, it's not the actual calender but the old chestnut of the principle of the thing.
I messaged PO on Facebook on 16/12/18 and was advised that they are sent out in batches and if one wasn't received within a week then to contact them again with name/full address/ Peninsular number because of date protection. I messaged again on 28/12/18 to say still not arrived and provided all the necessary details. Someone called Emily responded to that particular message and said she would send one out but it would possibly take 7 to 10 days. It arrived yesterday, 3/1/19, in a huge envelope. I didn't get a Christmas Card with it (too late anyway) but she had printed a lovely Christmassy picture on a piece of A4 saying Merry Christmas and Happy New Year with a note underneath saying 'love from Emily at PO Cruises.'

I got more pleasure out of that lovely little message than from the calendar. What a nice thing to do and and what a credit to PO Customer Services. Perhaps I need to get a life but I happily spent an hour yesterday filling out the calendar with a smile on my face because of that nice little touch from Emily. I find it useful to use Messenger on Facebook with a query as you do get a very quick reply. So well done Emily and P&O. Maureen

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Post by Gill W » 04 Jan 2019, 15:45

That was a nice gesture.

I haven't received a calendar this year, and I'm not going to chase them. I use a desk diary, so I rarely looked at the calendar anyway. (Although it was nice to have)
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Post by MaureenB » 04 Jan 2019, 17:25

I have not received mine either and I am also Baltic level. I shan't bother chasing it up but I agree with Lindsay it is to do with the principal of the thing. I hope it doesn't mean I have dropped off their radar for things like the Moments magazine. Also, for the first year I didn't get a birthday card either!


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Post by Whynd1 » 05 Jan 2019, 10:02

Very productive phone conversation with British Gas re the massive price increase in our home care package. They were proposing to hike it by £149. Rang through and explained previous year only £50 increase etc, she said oh you have never had a discount I will see what I can do. Well I thought she would come back with under £50 off, but no she said the price would remain at last years so no increase whatsoever. Whilst I am obviously very pleased with this turn of events it strikes me its like the insurance companies they send you a renewal with a big price increase and when you ring through nd query it they drop it.

Its sharp practice isn't it.

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Post by CaroleF » 31 Jan 2019, 11:44

There appear to be a new lot of calendars being sent out. We didn't get ours before New Year. Towards the end of December I phoned the Loyalty people who profusely apologised and said they'd get one sent out. By January still no calendar. We then happened to see a friend who lives in our village and works for P&O so asked him what was going on. He said he thought it was something to do with the publishers. Anyway that evening a calendar popped through our letterbox from him, so we had our calendar. Then about 10 days ago another one arrived, I assume from the Loyalty people. So two calendars. Then this morning - another one with a note apologising and saying "Unfortunately a small batch of guests were missed off the original dispatch list, we would like to assure you that these issues have been investigated and now resolved and we can only apologise for any inconvenience this delay may have caused." So we now have three calendars! And eventually P&O managed it before February - just!

On another subject - sorry David. Messages on Facebook from a cruising magazine saying P&O are re-introducing the drinks package - anyone heard this, apparently the same price as before?

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