Posted April 10th, 2018, 08:16 AM
taking a big group on the Golden Princess to Alaska in June. got a lot of newbies. want to give them a heads up on stuff that Princess will make an extra charge for, like the specialty restaurants (are there 3?) and other items. what can you think of I should put on the list?
Free and included in the fare:
Food at no extra charge in the DR, International Cafe, Horizon Ct. buffet, Trident Grill, Prego Pizza, room service (however a tip is normally provided).
Drinks at no extra charge: tap water, ice tea, hot tea, & coffee in the buffet and DR, lemonade during the daytime, juices for breakfast.
Soft ice cream at Sundaes.
All shows, entertainment, and cruise director activities.
Items that cost:
The Sanctuary (probably not required in Alaska)
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including espresso drinks, except the ones mentioned above
Photos if purchased. No charge to have your picture taken, except if you book a Platinum Studio sitting.
Hotel Charge (the auto-tip), automatically charged each day, $13.50/pp/day for most cabins, mini suites and full suites are higher.
Bingo and other casino games
Art Auctions, no charge to look, but prices of art are high.
Specialty Dining, including Sabatini's Crown Grill, Crab Shack plus other dining experiences like the Chef's Table and balcony dining.
Anything for sale in the ship's shops.
Ultimate Ship's Tour, limited spots available.