Aldrich - Answered a Question by sperritt (08 Nov 07 15:29)

Bucket of beer - pay for four beers and get the fifth beer free. They all come in a bucket with ice. The total cost was around $17.50, which comes to about $3.50 per beer. A glass of wine is $4.50 and up, plus 15%....mixed drinks start at about the same and, depending on the size and kind, can go up to about $7 or thereabout, all plus that 15% auto gratuity. Mixed drinks come in three sizes: small, medium and large, the small was about $4.50; the medium $5.50; and the large $6.50 (plus 15% gratuity.) .

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Rigg - Answered a Question by sperritt (09 Nov 07 23:08)

Enjoyed sailing on Grand Princess in July however the beer selection was very disappointing (if you like Continental lager)since aimed at US market. The draft (Carlsberg) lager is unchilled (explained to me by the friendly barstaff) so was best avoided. No Stella or Kronenbourg etc. Bottles were either Becks (which I found the best choice) or American beers such as Coors, Budweiser, Miller etc. Agree with prices stated by Aldrich, which were reasonable due to the favourable exchange rate.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Hewlett - Answered a Question by sperritt (10 Nov 07 22:15)

I agree with the Aldrich answer. A bottle of wine in the restaurants started at about $20 average about $25 all plus the compulsory 15% tip. You could make a bottle last more than one meal. All drinks are charged to your account which you settle on the last night because the ship is strictly no cash and everything is charged in dollars. Therefore take the exchange rate into account. If you settle by credit card you will probably get a handling charge levied by your card company.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report

Daily Top 10 Deals

  • Sorrento, Rome & Menorca Inc Drinks & Flights

    Thomson Majesty - 24 Oct 17 - 7nts

    Palma : Trapini (Sicily) : Sorrento : Rome (Civitavecchia) : Propriano (Corsica) : Mahon : Palma

    Now from £659pp Was £930pp

    • Free All Inclusive Drinks
    • Includes London Gatwick Flights (Regional Flights Available)
    • All Tips & Service Charges Included In The Price

    Click here to view more Thomson Cruises >>


  • No Fly Barcelona, Rome & Corsica

    Princess Cruises - Crown Princess - 29 Jul 17 - 14nts

    Southampton : Barcelona : Corsica (Ajaccio) : Rome (Civitavecchia) : Florence/Pisa (Livorno) : Genoa : Marseille (Provence) : Gibraltar : Southampton

    Now from £999pp Was £2019pp

    • Exclusive Port Parking on the highest grade of balcony & above
    • Exclusive Low Price!
    • Includes All Meals & Entertainment On Board

    View More 2017 Princess Cruises >


  • No Fly Half Term Spain & France

    Royal Caribbean - Navigator of the Seas - 19 Oct 2018 - 7nts

    Southampton : Bilbao : La Coruna (Spain) : Cherbourg (France) : Paris/Normandy (Le Havre) : Southampton

    Now from £585pp

    • FREE Port Parking OR Pre Cruise Stay on Select Balcony Cabins & Above
    • All Meals Included
    • Kids from Just £395!

    View all 2018 Royal Caribbean Southampton Sailings >>

Show More Deals

Newest Topics

Kettles in cabins : would you pay??

annie, Glasgow -


Cost of Drinks Packages

annie, Glasgow -


2017 - just me then?

lmca, Bristol -


Woman misses cruise after Air bump

Malcolm, Essex -


Bliss Gets The Jersey Boys

Malcolm, Essex -


More

Hot Topics

P & O during school holidays

History Addict, Alfreton -


Not my cup of tea...

1fifthavenue, birmingham -


Do You Eat Aeroplane-Food

Little Red Rouster, Lancaster -


Woman misses cruise after Air bump

Malcolm, Essex -


help uploading photos to here

1fifthavenue, birmingham -


More
View More From The Forum