I will be sailing on the Coral Princess in 3 weeks. This will be my second cruise (first time was on Royal Carribean) and I plan on spending some money in the casino. I've never played in a casino before so I'm wondering what your opinions are regarding money.
I've thought about bringing cash with me. The advantage is that I can budget ahead of time, keeping the cash in an envelope. This can help ensure I don't spend more than my bankroll. However, I am thinking about the potential security risks of this. Also, can you exchange your cash for chips at the blackjack table or do you do this at the cashier?
The other options would be shipboard account or perhaps purchasing casino credits ahead of time. I understand that a shipboard card purchase of casino money will exact a 3% fee. However, there is less security risk in this option.
Any input is appreciated. Thanks.