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To those of you who have sailed on the Valor....can you give me a ballpark figure on how much wine and mixed drinks cost? I don't think that I will drink enough to get a package.

Thank you.

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I didn't drink much wine on board but I did drink a few mixed drink. They usually ranged in the $8 - $10 range.

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On 12/31/2018 at 7:31 PM, jmbcauld said:

To those of you who have sailed on the Valor....can you give me a ballpark figure on how much wine and mixed drinks cost? I don't think that I will drink enough to get a package.

Thank you.

I would say most will average $10 depending what you drink, with beer and wine being a little less.  Keep in mind, you are allowed to bring one (corked, 750ml) bottle of wine per person over 21, but I believe you have to pay a corking fee if you take it to the dining room.

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Ask for wine glasses at any bar on  your way to your cabin.  Fill your glass generously with wine and take your glass with you tp the MDR or club. No charge

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It seems prices were fleet-wide when I checked - and I found wine to be a bit pricier than mixed drinks- most of the wines I ordered off the MDR menu were $10-12 a glass.  I'm not sure if there were cheaper options available as I didn't ask.  I remember my Grey Goose and Soda was $7.95.  Cocktails were around the $10 mark as the previous poster mentioned.

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1 hour ago, rnr4thatsme said:

It seems prices were fleet-wide when I checked - and I found wine to be a bit pricier than mixed drinks-

most of the wines I ordered off the MDR menu were $10-12 a glass. 

I'm not sure if there were cheaper options available as I didn't ask. 

I remember my Grey Goose and Soda was $7.95. 

Cocktails were around the $10 mark as the previous poster mentioned.

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What a rip-off! ^

Alcohol as a recreational drug simply isn't worth that!


But there are those who enjoy the Man versus Liver game

so don't let me stop you ordering a Kiss on The Lips!

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21 hours ago, Aplmac said:

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What a rip-off! ^

Alcohol as a recreational drug simply isn't worth that!


But there are those who enjoy the Man versus Liver game

so don't let me stop you ordering a Kiss on The Lips!

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Hey- Someone has to beat that liver into submission...

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On 2/26/2019 at 9:48 AM, bowlinmoe said:

How much are they charging for Coronas these days?

What about shots of booze?

 

5.95 for a corona. I know Jameson is 7.50 a shot.

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just a little rant about Carnival. The alcohol package is just a little ridiculous on price.  I will never sail with Carnival again.

There are just too many other cruise ships that offer better deals for alcohol packages. $52 a day per person is crazy. 

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42 minutes ago, lv2bgoing said:

just a little rant about Carnival. The alcohol package is just a little ridiculous on price.  I will never sail with Carnival again.

There are just too many other cruise ships that offer better deals for alcohol packages. $52 a day per person is crazy. 

It’s cheaper than RC! Why the hate?

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Hey! Here's a couple menus from Nov 2018. You have to remember that an 18% gratuity is added to each drink. For example your $9.25 margarita becomes $10.91. Cheers is a one time gratuity (however, you can tip additionally either way)

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1 hour ago, lv2bgoing said:

just a little rant about Carnival. The alcohol package is just a little ridiculous on price.  I will never sail with Carnival again.

There are just too many other cruise ships that offer better deals for alcohol packages. $52 a day per person is crazy. 

 

I think it's a good price. You know it includes more than alcohol right?

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Posted (edited)

I never read anything about straight up alcohol, like Baileys or an after dinner Liqueur? Are those priced the same as mixed drinks?  

Edited by Acheavacci

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3 hours ago, BLTT59 said:

It’s cheaper than RC! Why the hate?

I just think its too much and they limit you to 11 drinks in a day. my last cruise was 11 days with Celebrity Cruise line and I had drink package for $300.00 for 2 people (in the cabin) no limits on how many you could have in a day.

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3 hours ago, lv2bgoing said:

I just think its too much and they limit you to 11 drinks in a day. my last cruise was 11 days with Celebrity Cruise line and I had drink package for $300.00 for 2 people (in the cabin) no limits on how many you could have in a day.

Sorry my friend but there is no way you got unlimited drinks for 11 days for $13.65 per person per day. 

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9 hours ago, lv2bgoing said:

I just think its too much and they limit you to 11 drinks in a day. my last cruise was 11 days with Celebrity Cruise line and I had drink package for $300.00 for 2 people (in the cabin) no limits on how many you could have in a day.

First of all, the limit is 15 alcoholic drinks and unlimited non alcoholic ones each day.  Two, if you paid 300 for two people for your alcohol package, it was to upgrade your included classic package to the premium one.  The classic package was a perk for staying in an ocean view or higher cabin.  You need to compare the total cost of what you paid for your Celebrity cruise with what you would pay for a comparable cabin on a similar cruise on carnival to make it a true apples to apples comparison.

 

Celebrity has three different drinks packages available for purchase, the Premium @ 69 per day gives you drinks up to 15.00 each, the Classic @ 59 per day gives you drinks up to 9.00 each and the Standard @ 49 per day gives you drinks up to 6.00 each.

Carnival's is 51 prepaid per day or 56 on board and includes drinks up to 20.00 each.

 

5 hours ago, scapino said:

Sorry my friend but there is no way you got unlimited drinks for 11 days for $13.65 per person per day. 

As I stated above, it was probably the upgrade cost. 

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13 minutes ago, SNJCruisers said:

First of all, the limit is 15 alcoholic drinks and unlimited non alcoholic ones each day.  Two, if you paid 300 for two people for your alcohol package, it was to upgrade your included classic package to the premium one.  The classic package was a perk for staying in an ocean view or higher cabin.  You need to compare the total cost of what you paid for your Celebrity cruise with what you would pay for a comparable cabin on a similar cruise on carnival to make it a true apples to apples comparison.

 

Celebrity has three different drinks packages available for purchase, the Premium @ 69 per day gives you drinks up to 15.00 each, the Classic @ 59 per day gives you drinks up to 9.00 each and the Standard @ 49 per day gives you drinks up to 6.00 each.

Carnival's is 51 prepaid per day or 56 on board and includes drinks up to 20.00 each.

 

As I stated above, it was probably the upgrade cost. 

it was an upgrade we had a balcony room. cost of the cruise is very close to the same price. with that drink package, we also received 400 in onboard credit between the 2 of us. it was a smoking deal. I love Celebrity much better for a lot of reasons.  

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4 minutes ago, lv2bgoing said:

it was an upgrade we had a balcony room. cost of the cruise is very close to the same price. with that drink package, we also received 400 in onboard credit between the 2 of us. it was a smoking deal. I love Celebrity much better for a lot of reasons.  

I knew what you had since I have cruised on Celebrity multiple times in the past and will be on the Edge in January.  You just can't state that the drink package only cost you 300 and that Carnival only gives you 11 drinks.  You'll be called out on the incorrect information.  Happy sailing.

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5 minutes ago, SNJCruisers said:

I knew what you had since I have cruised on Celebrity multiple times in the past and will be on the Edge in January.  You just can't state that the drink package only cost you 300 and that Carnival only gives you 11 drinks.  You'll be called out on the incorrect information.  Happy sailing.

  • rules for drink package for Carnival Cheers 
  • Must be 21 or older to purchase and agree to not give to minors.
  • Each adult assigned to the same stateroom must purchase the program.
  • Guests must purchase the program for the entire cruise.
  • Only one drink at a time may be ordered.  No sharing is permitted.
  • There is a 5 minutes wait time between ordering drinks.
  • Program allows for up to 15 alcoholic drinks per 24 hour period (6am-6am).
  • Guests sailing from Galveston will not be able to activate the CHEERS! program until Day 2.
  • Program only applicable for onboard purchases during regular operating hours.
  • European voyages may require VAT tax, when applicable this will be charged onboard.
  • Not offered on 2 day cruises and cha

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