Cruises What is Included and What is Not Included?

What is typically included in my cruise fare ?

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Transportation to some of the most beautiful places on earth via cruise ship*(This can Vary for different Cruise Lines.)

Dedicated Kids & Teen (ages 3-17) programming & spaces during at sea days until 10:30 pm and from departure until 10:30 pm during port days *(This can Vary for different Cruise Lines.)

Meals in the complimentary dining venues, i.e.:

Two main dining rooms on every ship exception *(This can Vary for different Cruise Lines.)


24-hour Dining venue (on select ships)

Room service menu items (convenience charge may apply)

Outdoor Buffet (on select ships)

Pool Bar and Grill (on select ships)

Coffee Bar (regular coffee and pastries included, specialty coffees at nominal extra charge)

Iced Tea, some juices in the buffet (for breakfast), regular coffee, tea and ice water

All entertainment on board (with the exception of dinner and lunch theater entertainment)

Art Auctions

Poolside activities

Access to fitness facilities *(This can Vary for different Cruise Lines.)

Select on board presentations

Sports Court activities

Use of outdoor pools and hot tubs

In-stateroom TV programming (except for on-demand movies)

Phone calls on board the ship (stateroom to stateroom)

Use of private Studio Lounge if staying in Studio accommodations, *(This can Vary for different Cruise Lines.)

Suite Guests receive additional amenities, based on the category of accommodation.


What is typically not included in the cruise fare?

Service Charges/Gratuities

Meals in Specialty Restaurants

Alcoholic Beverages Except All-Inclusive Sailings)*(This can Vary for different Cruise Lines.)

Sodas and some other non-alcoholic beverages

Spa and Salon Services

Exercise classes


Dining Entertainment

Transfers (unless pre-purchased with air/sea packages)

Hotel Stays pre-/post-cruise (unless pre-purchased)

Shore Excursions


Internet Access

Child Care Services

Specialty Onboard Seminars

Art purchases

Gift shop purchases

Video Arcade

Phone calls off the ship

Wi/Fi & Satellite connection for tablets, phones/mobile devices

Laundry Services

Use of the Medical Center

Government taxes, port expenses, and fees

Convenience Charge for Room Service. *(This can Vary for different Cruise Lines.)