Royal Caribbean officially launches new unlimited alcohol packages

In:
15Nov2013

After being reported earlier this week, Royal Caribbean officially launched made changes to its unlimited alcohol packages as well as added two new packages to the mix.  

The packages are available across Royal Caribbean's fleet on sailings 4-nights or longer. For North American departures it is available on board only from November 15, 2013. All other international departures it will be available from mid December 2013.

There are now four unlimited drink packages to choose from with changes to the Select and Premium packages (changes have been italicized)

The Royal Replenish Package

$20 per guest each day, includes:

  • Premium coffee 
  • Premium tea 
  • Bottled water 
  • Sparkling water (375ml) 
  • Still water (500ml) 
  • Fresh squeezed orange juice 
  • Non-alcoholic cocktails
  • Fountain soda with souvenir Coca-Cola cup

The Select Package

$40 per guest each day, includes:

  • Beer 
  • Wine by the glass (up to $8 value) 
  • Non-alcoholic cocktails 
  • Fountain soda with souvenir Coca-Cola cup
  • 20% discount on purchases of bottles of wine

The Premium Package

$55 per guest each day, includes:

  • Call and premium cocktails (up to $10 value) 
  • Frozen cocktails 
  • Beers 
  • Premium wine by the glass (up to $12 value) 
  • Non-alcoholic cocktails 
  • Still bottled water (500ml) 
  • Fountain soda with souvenir Coca-Cola cup 
  • 20% discount on purchases of bottles of wine

The Ultimate Package

$65 per guest each day, includes:

  • Premium coffee 
  • Premium tea 
  • Bottled water 
  • Sparkling water (375ml) 
  • Still water (500ml) 
  • Fresh squeezed orange juice 
  • Call and premium cocktails (up to $10 value) 
  • Frozen cocktails 
  • Beers 
  • Premium wine by the glass (up to $12 value) 
  • Non-alcoholic cocktails 
  • Fountain soda with souvenir Coca-Cola cup 
  • 20% discount on purchases of bottles of wine

The other major change to the unlimited alcohol packages is now any eligible guest in a stateroom may purchase a package. This is a change from the previous policy where all eligible guests in a stateroom had to purchase a package. 

The new unnlimited beverage packages will be available for guests purchase starting today, November 15th on all ships, and pre-purchase online the first week of December at http://www.royalcaribbean.com/beforeyouboard/cruiseEnhancements.do or by calling our pre-cruise planning specialists at 1-800-398-9819. Once available online, you can purchase them approximately 2 months before sail date.

All package prices include the 15% gratuity.  Also the the basic soda package and water package stay intact.

Guests who have already bought a ‘Classic’ package prior to the changes in November/December 2013, will receive the new Select package once on board and a refund to their onboard account for the $5 per day difference in pricing.

Guests who have already bought a ‘Premium’ package prior to the changes in November/December 2013, will receive the new Premium package once on board.  If they wish to upgrade to the new Ultimate package, this can be done at a cost added to their onboard account of the $10 per day difference in pricing.