After much testing and speculation, Royal Caribbean International is officially adding “all-you-can-drink” alcohol plans across its fleet.
The 22-ship line on Dec. 13 unveiled two new drinks packages that give buyers access to nearly unlimited wine, beer and in some cases alcohol-containing cocktails while on board ships, as well as sodas and non-alcoholic cocktails. The packages will be available on all Royal Caribbean sailings of seven nights or longer by early 2013.
Royal Caribbean’s Classic Beverage Package includes beer and house wines by the glass, as well as all non-alcoholic cocktails, fountain soda and juices. It costs $45 per person, per day, including gratuities.
The Premium Beverage Package includes beer, house wines by the glass, frozen alcoholic drinks and all alcoholic cocktails including premium brands, as well as all non-alcoholic cocktails, fountain soda and juices. This plan costs $55 per person, per day, include.g gratuities.
Passengers must be 21 years old or older to buy one of the packages and they have to purchase it on the first day of a sailing. And no sharing: If one passenger in a cabin buys one of the packages, each additional passenger age 21 years and over in the same cabin must buy the package as well.
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