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Our cruise booking comes with NCLs all inclusive beverage. What does this actually entitle us to?

 

We’ve previously paid for the Ultimate, is it the same? Or do we get less that that?

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You basically get the UBP plus a bottle of water each per day (delivered to your room on day 1) and coffee with meals, and something about juice.. The water, coffee and juice are in addition to the UBP, rather than the package itself being different. Your card will have UBP+C+J (UBP plus coffee plus juice) written on it.

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42 minutes ago, KeithJenner said:

something about juice.

 

I'm glad I'm not the only one, I still have not worked out what the "Juice" entitles me to either. I'm sure I'm not missing anything big but just wish I knew what it was.

The card always says UBP+C+J and I make full use of the coffee, ordering a specialist coffee in MDR and even an in o'sheehan's with a snack, the "J" always bugs me though.

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You basically get the UBP plus a bottle of water each per day (delivered to your room on day 1) and coffee with meals, and something about juice.. The water, coffee and juice are in addition to the UBP, rather than the package itself being different. Your card will have UBP+C+J (UBP plus coffee plus juice) written on it.

Perfect, thank you!

And good to know coffee is only at meals, not at the coffee shop.

Am I right in thinking you can’t get bottled water from bars/coffee shop at any other time of the day, you just get your room bottle?

I love that everyone is confused about the juice!!
I feel like I’ve seen something about it including all juice except the fresh press juice from the coffee bar... does that sound right?


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1 hour ago, stitchcreek said:


Perfect, thank you!

And good to know coffee is only at meals, not at the coffee shop.

Am I right in thinking you can’t get bottled water from bars/coffee shop at any other time of the day, you just get your room bottle?

I love that everyone is confused about the juice!!
I feel like I’ve seen something about it including all juice except the fresh press juice from the coffee bar... does that sound right?


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You are right, you can't get coffee at the coffee shop without an upcharge.

You get your whole allowance of water in your cabin on day 1, 2 people on 10 day cruise, you will find 20 1L bottles on arrival! 1L a day is the allowance and you can't order additional bottles at the bar but you can of course have a glass of water everywhere.

We take two empty 500ml water bottles on board so we can top them up from the cabin supply to keep with us while off ship, empty them before returning to ship so they are not taken away.

I just Don't know about the juice, I think everyone with UBP can get juice everywhere except at coffee shop anyway. Maybe it is just NCL "smoke & mirrors" to make you think you are getting more in the all inclusive.

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To help determine the value of the "Ultimate", does anyone have details about "juice" including tomato, V8, grapefruit, orange, mango that is provided:

 

what is provided for no charge in the dining rooms and buffet and when - breakfast, lunch, or dinner

What is provided in bars for a charge

 

Thanks.

 

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54 minutes ago, ziggyuk said:

 

You get your whole allowance of water in your cabin on day 1, 2 people on 10 day cruise, you will find 20 1L bottles on arrival!

I am very much looking forward to the scene when the three of us get to our cabin in August for our 15 night cruise. 🙂

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18 minutes ago, KeithJenner said:

I am very much looking forward to the scene when the three of us get to our cabin in August for our 15 night cruise. 🙂

 

OMG 45x1L bottles LOL, that will take up some space :classic_blink:

I don't think we even got through half of ours, you should set up a stall outside your stateroom selling it :classic_laugh:

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I didn't realize we will get some bottled water.  We chose the UBP as a free perk for our Bliss sailing in Alaska in June.  Our group of three cabins was going to buy a case of water to share, but now I don't know if it's necessary.  I understand soda is also included, but you cannot ask for a can of soda to take back to the room?  

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29 minutes ago, RedwingHockeyFan said:

You can get coffee at meals for free right now.  Is it specialty coffees?

 

23 minutes ago, ZsaZsa2019 said:

I didn't realize we will get some bottled water.  We chose the UBP as a free perk for our Bliss sailing in Alaska in June.  Our group of three cabins was going to buy a case of water to share, but now I don't know if it's necessary.  I understand soda is also included, but you cannot ask for a can of soda to take back to the room?  

 

Guys,

Please note, these are UK sailings, we sail "All inclusive" we pay more but get:

 

UBP

1L bottle water a day PP

All Gratuities including UBP

Specialist coffee (with food)

 

I think it's good as I normally walk off with a zero bill but all this is included in the base price, it's not like we are getting more for free.

 

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1 hour ago, KeithJenner said:

I am very much looking forward to the scene when the three of us get to our cabin in August for our 15 night cruise. 🙂

You have the same problem we will have - 24 days between two of us = 48 bottles. We won't drink half of that - gotta leave room for the booze!

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3 hours ago, SteveH2508 said:

We won't drink half of that - gotta leave room for the booze!

Never has a truer word been spoken.  

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