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OVERVIEW: This ship is all about British-ness and will be comfortingly familiar for families with children who want to go abroad but take their British traditions and food with them. It is best suited to adults of all ages and families with children of all ages, and offers excellent value for money

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OVERVIEW: This is a sister ship toCelebrity Equinox(2009),Celebrity Reflection(2012),Celebrity Silhouette(2011), andCelebrity Solstice(2008).


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What are the advantages of pre-booking wine packages, which are in GBP. Are they cheaper than the on board prices in USD? Do both these prices change in line with currency fluctuations? I also believe that 15% gratuities are added to pre-paid wine packages the end of the cruise similar to if you had booked on board.
Ray, from Rossendale.
Submitted by - Herridge, Helmshore - United Kingdom on 9th Aug 2011 / Subject - Royal Caribbean Cruises canaries Drink Packages
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Comment by edwards, bridgend (09 Aug 11 14:25) about a QUESTION by Herridge (09 Aug 11 11:42)
we booked in advance for Adventure Sept 3rd and saved around 5 pound per bottle for a 12 bottle package
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Comment by Wilba, . (09 Aug 11 14:54) about a COMMENT by edwards (09 Aug 11 14:25)
The current price in US Dollars is $345 inc the 15% grat for the 12 bottle Platinum Pack if you purchase onboard. I doubt very much you will save £60 by pre purchasing, in fact a few months ago I pre purchased the same pack for £208, a saving then as now of about £7 on 12 bottles. Hardly worth worrying about..........Wilba
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Comment by Wilba, . (09 Aug 11 12:08) about a QUESTION by Herridge (09 Aug 11 11:42)
Prices do change in line with currency fluctuations, but the difference is fairly minimal at the moment, As for your 15% being added at the end of cruise, not true. The 15% is added at the point of sale, so if you pre purchase, it will be added there and then...........Wilba
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