Ultimate Guide To Cruise Drinks Packages
We get asked a lot about Cruise Drinks Packages, so we’ve trawled through the cruise line guides to bring them to you. Chill out and relax onboard knowing that all your drinks are taken care of, and you can have that 1 extra cocktail by the pool.
These aren’t ALL the cruise lines, but just the ones that are popular with our customers. Have a read…
(BELOW PACKAGES: Product offers and prices may vary, and are subject to change at any time. This is a guide that can change at any point. We advise you to check before booking and have all prices and inclusions explained thoroughly. Packages may not apply to all sailings or all ships.)
Both P&O and Cunard offer drinks from wine to soft drinks packages, which are available to book prior to sailing or purchase onboard. If you would like to book one of the drinks packages, just ask our team when booking.
A soft drinks package is available to purchase at a cost of £35 which includes 20 refills of 330ml soft drinks from any bar (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi and Lemonade & Tonic). This would give you an approximate saving of 10% on normal costs.
The coffee card is available to purchase at a cost of £21.50 which includes 10 Primo (12oz) Costa coffees, Americano, Latte, Cappuccino or Iced coffees. This would give you an approximate saving of up to 25% on normal costs.
Wine packages are available that can be consumed either in the restaurant or in your cabin. The selected wine package will be added to your onboard account and you will receive a voucher booklet to redeem your purchases. Bottles from your wine package can be enjoyed in any restaurant on board or delivered directly to your cabin. When you require a bottle, simply speak to your restaurant waiter or cabin steward.
Two choices of the Wine Packages include The Commodore’s Collection. This leaves you with either 4 Bottles for £88.00, 6 Bottles for £125.00, 9 Bottles for £185.00 or 12 Bottles £230.00 that saves up to 15%.
The Captain’s Collection includes 4 Bottles for £72.50, 6 Bottles for £105.00, 9 Bottles for £155.00 or 12 Bottles for £200.00 that saves up to 10%. These packages are non-refundable and may not be exchanged for another item, or for on board credit.
Princess Cruises has a team of Celebrations Support agents who can help you plan your cruise vacation and assist with drinks packages. For booked guests who wish to add a drinks package, simply login to Cruise Personaliser to complete your purchase.
The bottled water package keeps you hydrated and refreshed throughout your cruise with 12 (500 ml) bottles of water conveniently delivered to your stateroom. Price includes service charge and is for pre-cruise purchase only through Gift Guide or Cruise Personaliser. This costs $6.90 for 12 (500 ml) bottles.
An unlimited soda and more package entitles you to unlimited fountain soft drinks, plus mocktails, juices, and complimentary hot chocolate throughout your cruise. Price includes service charge of $8.05 per person/per day.
Take advantage of the Princess All-Inclusive Beverage Package which includes any individual beverage item, such as soda, water, cocktails, spirits, wines, beers, coffee and tea, up to $10 (retail value). Bottles of wine are not included in the package; however, when purchased in bars, dining rooms or speciality restaurants, will be available at 40% discount from the menu price. This is applicable to all bottles below $100 retail and the package is available for consumption at all bars, public areas and dining venues (not room service and excludes mini bar items). This cost $56.35 per person/per day.
A canned soda package allows you to choose any six sodas of the list below in any combination for the price of five: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Diet Sprite, orange soda, soda water, tonic water, ginger ale – for $11.50.
A 5-for-4 beer package will let you choose your favourite beer variety and receive 5 bottles for the price of 4. Price includes service charge.
Or if you’re just looking for a coffee, Enjoy 15 espresso-based hot or cold speciality coffee drinks with complimentary brewed coffee and premium tea for the duration of your cruise for $35.65.
The Select Drinks Package is from $40 per person per day (approx. £25) which includes Beer (a selection of bottle, can and draught), wine by the glass (up to $8 value), fountain soft drinks with souvenir cup and non-alcoholic cocktails.
A Premium Drinks Package is from $55 per person per day (approx £35). With this, you’ll get all house spirits with mixer and premium cocktails, beers (a selection of bottle, can and draft), premium wine by the glass (up to $12 value), frozen & non-alcoholic cocktails, fountain soda with souvenir cup and still bottled water (500ml).
An Ultimate Drinks Package will cost from $65 per person per day (approx £40) which has virtually unlimited options. It’s a combination of all the benefits from our Premium and Royal Replenish Packages.
Stay perfectly refreshed with Evian 1 litre bottled water from $28.45 per person per day (approx £18.70), available in quantities of 8, 12, 16 and 24 and delivered conveniently to your stateroom with savings up to 35% on individual bottles.
Or a Juice Package, from $20.15 per person per day (approx £13.20) Royal Caribbean will conveniently deliver Minute Maid bottled juice packages to your stateroom. They’re available in a variety of flavours and quantities (6, 8 and 12 bottles) for savings of up to 25% on individual bottles.
An 18% gratuity is included in all package prices and packages are available for sailings of four nights or longer. All bars and lounges, Windjammer Café, Main Dining Room, and our private destinations during normal business hours are included in the package. Guests between the age of 18-20 on a cruise departing from outside of North America can only book the Classic or Premium Alcohol package once onboard.
Your chosen beverage package can be used in many areas of the ship – the Main Restaurant, any speciality restaurant, the casual dining restaurants and buffet, plus all bars and lounges.
Celebrity Premium and Classic Beverage Packages can be pre-reserved online a minimum of four days before your sail date at the prices shown here. If you purchase the packages once on board then the prices will be higher. Simply log in to your My Celebrity account to book your beverage package.
Classic package (no alcohol) includes all Fountain and Canned Soda, Bottled Juices such as cranberry, tomato, pineapple and apple, Fresh Squeezed Juices, Premium Coffees and Teas, and Bottled Water. Celebrity do not have a sparkling water option for this package and Only Crystal Geyser is available in Litre and 500ml. Non-alcoholic wine by the glass is not included in this package. All this will cost $18.00 per day per guest plus 18% gratuity.
Premium package (no alcohol) includes all Fountain and Canned Soda, Bottled Juices such as cranberry, tomato pineapple and apple, Fresh Squeezed Juices, Premium Coffees and Teas, Specialty Non-Alcoholic Coffee, Evian, Perrier, Pellegrino, Vitamin Water, Red Bull, Frozen Non Alcoholic Drinks. Nonalcoholic wine by the glass is not included in this package. And all this will cost $22.00 per day per guest plus 18% gratuity.
Upgrade your cruise experience and pay one price to enjoy all of the benefits of the Celebrity Classic soft drinks package, plus all beers up to $6 per serving, wines up to $9.00 per glass and spirits and cocktails $8 per glass. Plus, with the purchase of this Classic Package, you can enjoy a 15% discount on all wines by the bottle purchased on board, even our prized Reserve Wine list and Rare Wine list. This starts from: $55 (approx. £38) per guest, per night.
For the ultimate in value and convenience, Celebrity’s premium package provides all the benefits of our Premium soft drinks package as well as Beer, Spirits, Cocktails and Wines by the Glass up to $13 per serving. Plus, with purchase of this Premium Package, you can enjoy a 20% discount on all wines by the bottle purchased on board, even our prized Reserve Wine list and Rare Wine list. This starts from: $65 (approx. £44) per guest, per night.
Enjoy a wide selection of soft drinks, beers, spirits, cocktails, wines by the glass and bottled or draft beer up to and including $15 during your entire cruise with the Ultimate Beverage Package (ages 21 & older). The prepaid cost is at $69.00 per person per day, plus 18% gratuity and beverage service charge.
Or perhaps a wide selection of soft drinks, beers, and wines by the glass during your entire cruise with the Corks and Caps Wine and Beer Package (ages 21 & older). This prepaid cost at $54.00 per person per day plus 18% gratuity and beverage service charge. Beverage packages must be purchased for all guests staying within the same stateroom, additional stateroom, adjoining stateroom or travel with.
Give the gift of endless fountain soda throughout their cruise with Adult & Teen Soda Program (ages 13 & older which includes: Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Mt. Dew, Ginger Ale, Tonic water, Club Soda. The entire cruise must be purchased and is Non-Refundable. This prepaid cost is at $7.50 per person per day plus 18% gratuity and beverage service charge with a Souvenir Thermal mug included in the purchase of the program. Children’s Soda Program (ages 12 and under) will cost $5.50 per person per day.
Beverage packages must be purchased for all guests staying within the same stateroom, additional stateroom, adjoining stateroom or travel with. Individuals under the age of 21 will be required to purchase the Soda Program. This package is not available for sailings of 2 days or less. FREE Ultimate Beverage Package for sailings on or after 1/1/16.
21.05.16 UPDATE: Norwegian Cruise Line has raised the prices of its dining and Ultimate Beverage packages each by $10 per person, per day. E.g. The Ultimate Beverage Package price is $79 USD per person, per day excluding 18% gratuities.
Upon purchase of the CHEERS! beverage program, guests can enjoy a wide variety of wine, beer and spirits (including cocktails and frozen drinks), along with sodas and non-alcoholic frozen cocktails throughout the voyage at one convenient flat rate plus a 15% gratuity added at the time of purchase of the program. The CHEERS! beverage program is optional however, if guests choose to purchase it, all guests 21 years of age and older in the same stateroom must also purchase it.
The cost of CHEERS! is $49.95 USD per person/per day. Applicable gratuities are additional. Price adjustments (up or down) implemented on the day of sailing will replace any previously advertised price.
Due to state laws, Carnival cannot sell CHEERS! until the second day of the cruise for voyages departing from our Texas, Alabama and New York home ports. CHEERS! is not offered on 2 day cruises, charter cruises, on ships sailing from Australia (Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend) and beverage purchases made at Half Moon Cay in The Bahamas. Guests can sign up for CHEERS! on board at the Atrium Bar, Casino Bar or at the mid ship pool area bar. CHEERS! can be purchased prior to the cruise online.
MSC have created an array of great-value drinks packages to offer you the choice of refreshment that most appeals to you, from soft drink to fine wines and premium beers. These can be added to your booking online.
Allegrissimo Adult All Inclusive Unlimited Drinks – Starting from summer 2017 will be renamed All-Inclusive Restaurant & Bar Drink Package. Drink when you want, where you want, in total freedom! Unlimited consumption of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including a wide range of drinks and cocktails from the bar list, a dedicated selection of wines by the glass, draught beer, an extensive selection of sodas, fruit juices and classic hot beverages (coffee espresso, cappuccino…) as well as takeaway ice cream in a cone or cup.
Allegrissimo Child All Inclusive Drinks – Starting from summer 2017 will be renamed All-Inclusive Child Restaurant & Bar Drink Package. Unlimited consumption of non-alcoholic drinks, including canned sodas, mineral water, fruit juices, zero-proof cocktails, smoothies, milkshakes and classic hot beverages, as well as takeaway ice cream in a cone or cup.
Allegrissimo Premium Adult All Inclusive Unlimited Drinks – Starting from summer 2017 be renamed All-Inclusive Deluxe Drink Package includes unlimited consumption of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including a wide range of classic and premium cocktails, champagne cocktails, a rich selection of fine wines by the glass, draught and bottled beer, sodas, mineral water, classic hot beverages (coffee espresso, cappuccino…), special coffees, chocolate-based specialities, premium spirits including top-shelf selection, drinks from your mini bar as well as delights from the ‘Gelateria’ menu, Pastry Shop delicacies and food from the Room Service menu.
Allegrissimo Premium Child All Inclusive Unlimited Drinks – Starting from summer 2017 will be renamed All-Inclusive Deluxe Child Drink Package includes unlimited consumption of non-alcoholic drinks including an extensive selection of zero-proof cocktails, smoothies, milkshakes, energy drinks, coffee-based specialities, hot chocolate delights, sodas, fruit juices, mineral water, non-alcoholic drinks and snacks from your mini bar, as well as specialities from the Ice Cream Parlour, Pastry Shop delicacies and food from the Room Service menu.
More-for-less Classic Adult All Inclusive Unlimited Drinks – Starting from summer 2017 will be renamed All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package means unlimited drinks from the Bar and Wine list including wines by the glass with a price up to US$7.50, draft, bottled and canned beer with a price up to US$5, energy drinks and coolers with a price up to US$5, canned sodas, fruit juices, mineral water, a wide selection of coffee-based drinks, premium teas, hot chocolate delights, selection of call-brand spirits, all cocktails from the Bar list with a price up to US$8, as well as take-away ice cream in a cone or cup.
More-for-less Classic Child All Inclusive Unlimited Drinks – Starting from summer 2017 will be renamed All-Inclusive Child Classic Drink Package includes unlimited consumption of non-alcoholic cocktails, smoothies and milkshakes, canned soft drinks, energizers, mineral water, fruit juices, wide selection of coffee-based delights, premium teas, hot chocolate delights, as well as take-away ice cream in a cone or cup.
More-for-less Premium Adult All Inclusive Unlimited Drinks – Starting from summer 2017 will be renamed All-Inclusive Deluxe Drink Package means unlimited consumption of beverages including entire Bar list selection, extensive selection of wines by the glass, top-shelf spirit brands, premium cocktails, drinks from your mini bar and mineral water in your cabin, as well as all items from the Gelateria menu and the Pastry Shop.
Upgrade from just £10 per person, per night (£29 per person, per night on selected cruises, including Festive, Speciality and mini cruises), though this must be booked at least 6 days prior to your cruise departure date. If you wait until you’re on board, the upgrade is charged at £20 or £39pppn depending on the cruise.
All Inclusive package upgrade offer covers selected beer, wines, spirits and soft drink with the selection of drinks subject to change without prior notice. The All-inclusive package must be taken by all guests on a booking, including any children.