Unlimited alcohol packages

Royal Caribbean adjusts unlimited drink packages pricing

In:
25Aug2015

Royal Caribbean has changed up how it advertises the cost of its unlimited alcohol packages and unlimited beverage packages.

Royal Caribbean is now including the 18% service charge into the daily cost of the package.  

Previously, Royal Caribbean would advertise a lower rate for the packages and then add the service charge upon purchase.

The new pricing for the unlimited alcohol packages is as follows

  • Select package: $42 per person, per day
  • Premium package: $57 per person, per day
  • Ultimate package: $67 per person, per day

SHOULD YOU BUY THE UNLIMITED ALCOHOL PACKAGES?

In addition, the new pricing is reflected in the Royal Replenish and Royal Refreshment packages as well.

  • Royal Refreshment (soda package)
    • $8 per adult, per day
    • $5.50 per child, per day
  • Royal Replenish package: $22 per person, per day

The new pricing allows the total cost of the package to be more transparent to guests and without the surprise of a service charge added on just prior to purchase.

Do you like that the service charge is now part of the daily price? Share your thoughts in the comments!

In-depth look at Royal Caribbean's Select Drink Package

In:
10Aug2015

If you consider yourself a beer and wine fan, Royal Caribbean's Select drink package offers a great variety of beer and wine for one fixed price.

The Select Package has been offered by Royal Caribbean since the cruise line started selling unlimited alcohol packages back in 2013.  It is the first tier of the unlimited alcohol packages and is the least expensive.

You can read more about what the different unlimited alcohol packages are and how they work.  We also have an in-depth look at the Ultimate drink package if you want something that has it all.

What does the select drink package include?

Guests that purchase the Select drink package can choose from unlimited beer, wines by the glass (up to $8 value), non-alcoholic cocktails , fountain soda with Coca-Cola souvenir cup.  

Guests will also receive 20% off bottles of wine.

How much is the select drink package?

The base price is $42 per person, per day including the service charge.

This means the daily price you pay covers all the drinks in the package as well as gratuity.

Who is the select drink package best for?

Guests who just want to drink just beer or wine by the glass are perfect for this package.  

While wine by the glass is included, most guests who purchase the select drink package are beer drinkers and are not interested in purchasing a more expensive drink package that includes mixed drinks and liquor.

The select drink package also includes fountain sodas, which is an often overlooked benefit of all of Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages.

What is the difference between the select drink package and other drink packages?

The primary difference between the select package and the premium or ultimate drink package is the select package does not include any liquor, cocktails with alcohol or mixed drinks.  

In addition, the wine by the glass for the select package only covers wines up to $8 per glass, but the premium and ultimate packages include wines up to $12 per glass.

Which beers are not included in the select package?

Bottles or cans of beer that are more than 12 oz are not included in the select package.

Beers that come in bottles or cans such as Fosters, Chimay and Guiness are not included in the package because they come in large cans.  If the beer can be served as a draft (such as Guiness), it will be included in the select package.

Guests may pick a beer that is not included in the select package, but they will pay full price for it.

Can I purchase the select drink package and share drinks with someone I know onboard?

No, sharing beverages on any of Royal Caribbean's unlimited drink packages is strictly prohibited.

In-depth look at Royal Caribbean's Ultimate Drink Package

In:
01Jul2015

At the top of Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages is the ultimate drink package, which offers the greatest variety of beverages for one fixed price.

Since Royal Caribbean introduced the ultimate package in November 2013, it has become a popular choice for guests who wish to "have it all" and lock in their price.  Beer, wine, cocktails, coffee, water and more are all included in this package and purchasing the ultimate drink package means you will know your cost for drinks in advance and be able to lock it in now.

You can read more about what the different unlimited alcohol packages are and how they work.

What does the ultimate drink package include?

Guests can choose between beer, wine by the glass (up to $12 value) , mixed cocktails, frozen cocktails along with premium coffee, premium tea, bottled water (sparkling and still) , fresh squeezed juice, fountain sodas with the Coca-Cola souvenir cup.

How much is the ultimate drink package?

The base price is $67 per person, per day including the service charge.

This means the daily price you pay covers all the drinks in the package as well as gratuity.

Who is the ultimate drink package best for?

Guests who want to be able to pick from the widest variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will want the ultimate package.  

Royal Caribbean advertises the ultimate package as having "virtually unlimited options" and that is pretty close to the truth.  Guests who can consume a lot of cocktails, beers, coffees, juices and more are well-suited for this package.  

A common scenario we hear about is a guest who likes to drink a lot of coffee and/or juice in the morning, and then enjoy alcoholic beverages during the day and evening.

What is the difference between the ultimate drink package and the other drink packages?

Essentially, the main difference between the ultimate drink package and the premium drink package is the ultimate package is a combination of the premium package benefits along with the Royal Replenish drink package.

It includes a combination of unlimited alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic beverages for less than purchasing both packages on their own.

Can I upgrade to the ultimate drink package from the premium drink package?

Guests who have pre-purchased the premium package can upgrade to the ultimate package onboard. Guests will be charged the $10/day price difference.

Can I get souvenir mugs while using the ultimate drink package?

You can get drinks like Labadoozies, Coco locos, after dinner shots or the drink of the day with the ultimate drink package but does not include the souvenir mugs/glasses they are often served in.

You should tell your waiter or bartender to get the drink without the souvenir cup to avoid being charged extra for the souvenir cup.

Can I purchase the ultimate drink package and share drinks with someone I know onboard?

No, sharing beverages on any of Royal Caribbean's unlimited drink packages is strictly prohibited.

Should you buy the unlimited alcohol packages?

In:
02Apr2015

Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages have been very popular with passengers and many guests looking to take a Royal Caribbean cruise wrestle with the idea of if these drink packages are a good value.

There are many factors that go into deciding if any of Royal Caribbean's drink packages are "worth it" and so this article will help give you the facts you need to know to make an informed decision.

Understanding how Royal Caribbean's drink packages work

All of Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages have the same basic concept: instead of purchasing each drink throughout your cruise and then having a bar tab at the end of your cruise to deal with, Royal Caribbean offers a few unlimited alcohol packages that will give passengers the option of paying for their drinks up front and then having the convenience of not dealing with the costs of each drink.

In early 2015, Royal Caribbean generally increased the prices of its beer and mixed drinks that are being sold a la carte, which changed up the value prospect of these unlimited alcohol packages.

We wanted to do the math and figure out how many drinks one would need to order per day in order to theoretically "break even".  By breaking even, we mean having enough drinks that would cover the cost of the package if they had ordered the same amount of drinks but opted to pay for them a la carte.

Royal Caribbean has three unlimited alcohol packages to choose from. The Classic Beverage package costs $35 per passenger, per day, and features beer (priced $6.25 or less), house wines by the glass, all nonalcoholic cocktails, soda and juices. The Premium Beverage Package, at $49 per passenger, per day, includes all of the above plus all beers (no price limit), frozen drinks and cocktails made with premium brand alcohol. The Ultimate Package, at $55 per passenger, per day includes all of the above as well as premium coffee, premium tea, bottled water, sparking water (375ml), still water (500 ml), and fresh squeezed orange juice.

Bottled water and minibar items are not included in either package. Prices are not inclusive of service charges.

Time for the math!

Select Beverage Package

$35 per person, per day.  On a 7-night cruise, this comes out to $289.10 per person (with gratuity).

Beers: $5.50 - $7 (before gratuity)

House wines (by the glass): $8.00 (before gratuity)

Soda: $1.95 (before gratuity)

Juices: $3.95 (before gratuity)

To break even on beer alone, you would need to drink about 6 to 7 beers per day.  Or you could drink about 3 beers, 1 glass of wine, 2 sodas and 1 juice per day.

Premium Beverage Package

$49 per person, per day.  On a 7-night cruise, this comes out to $404.74 per person (with gratuity).

Mixed drinks/cocktails, martinis, frozens: $12.00

Beers: $5.50 - $7

House wines (by the glass): $8.00 - $12.00

Soda: $1.95

Juices: $3.95

To break even on mixed drinks alone, you would need to drink about 5 to 6 mixed drinks per day.  Or you could drink 2 mixed drinks, 1 beer, 2 sodas and 1 juice per day.

Ultimate Beverage Package

$55 per person, per day.  On a 7-night cruise, this comes out to $454.30 per person (with gratuity).

Mixed drinks/cocktails, martinis, frozens: $12.00

Beers: $5.50 - $7

House wines (by the glass): $8.00 - $12.00

Soda: $1.95

Juices: $3.95

Fresh squeezed juice: $4.95

Premium coffee: $3.95 - $4.95

The reason to get this package over the Premium package is you want access to unlimited alcoholic beverages as well as premium coffees, teas and juice.  

To break even on the ultimate beverage package with mixed drinks and coffee alone, it would take about 5 mixed drinks and 2 premium coffees per day.  

Conclusion

Based on the breakdowns and the a la carte price increases of early 2015, the unlimited drink packages can be a reasonable value, provided you can drink that much every day of your cruise.

It is important to note that while the drink packages do work on Royal Caribbean's private islands of Labadee and CocoCay, they do not work while you are in other ports of call.  The more ports of call you visit, the less time you have onboard to take advantage of the drink packages.  However, if your itinerary has mostly sea days, it becomes easier to get the value from the package.

What we often hear from other cruisers is over the course of longer cruises (7-nights or longer), it becomes more and more difficult to maintain the level of drinking required to get the value from the package.  

From a financial standpoint, if you can drink enough every day of your cruise to make it worth it, then go for it.  But if it sounds like too much, then stick to paying cash. Or better yet, take the money that the unlimited alcohol packages would cost, save it and then deposit it in your onboard account to offset the cost of your drinks.  Any leftover money can pay for other onboard purchases or you can take the extra money and keep it!

To break even on mixed drinks alone, you would need to drink about 5 to 6 mixed drinks per day.  Or you could drink 2 mixed drinks, 1 beer, 2 sodas and 1 juice per day.

Royal Caribbean raises gratuity amount on unlimited alcohol packages

In:
10Feb2015

Royal Caribbean's popular unlimited alcohol packages have had a small change in the total price, with the gratuity amount going up on each package from 15% to 18%.

Pricing any of the unlimited alcohol packages in Royal Caribbean's Cruise Planner software reveals the base price of the packages are the same but when added to your cart, the total price now reflects an 18% gratuity service charge included.

In addition, the Royal Replenish package and the Royal Refreshment package have had its gratuity amount increased to 18% as well.

Until now, Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages had included a 15% gratuity since the packages' inception.  The base price of the packages remains the same.

The new gratuity amount appears to be in effect for all new purchases on all sailings we could test.

Which Royal Caribbean drink package is right for you?

In:
06Jan2015

You may have heard about Royal Caribbean's drink packages and wondered which package is right for you?  There's a number to choose from these days and here's your guide to knowing what the packages include and if they will benefit you.

Unlimited alcohol packages

If you enjoy a having a few alcoholic drinks per day on your Royal Caribbean cruise, then there's a few options for you.  Each package offers a little something different to cater to what suits you.

All the unlimited alcohol packages include non-alcoholic cocktails, a souvenir Coca-Cola cup and 20% off bottles of wine.

Select Package - $35 per person, per day

This package includes beer and wine by the glass (up to $8 value). 

If you want just beer and wine, this is the least expensive alcohol package and requires the least amount of drinks per day to make the package with it.

The chief downside of this package is it's limited to just beer and wine, so no mixed drinks or shots.

Premium Package - $49 per person, per day

This is the next step up from the Select Package and includes beer, wine by the glass (up to $12 value), premium cocktails (up to $12 value) and frozen cocktails.   You will also get bottled water still (500ml).

With this package, you get everything in the Select Package but with the addition of cocktails.  Now, you can get mixed drinks of nearly every kind in addition to beer and wine.  

While there's greater variety of drinks, you will also pay an extra 40% for that luxury.  Still, it's the best overall package for longer cruises where more choices are always welcome.

Ultimate Package - $55 per person, per day

For the person that wants it all, it's everything you get in the previous two packages: beer, wine, mixed cocktails, frozen cocktails along with premium coffee, premium tea, bottle water and fresh squeezed juice.

In short, the Ultimate package has the most to offer and it combines the Premium Package along with the non-alcoholic Royal Replenish package.  

To make your money here, you will need to be drinking a lot but it doesn't all have to be alcohol.  As Royal Caribbean describes it, it's virtually unlimited options.  Of course, it comes at the highest price of any package.

Unlimited beverage packages

If alcohol isn't your thing or you're just not old enough to be drinking yet, then Royal Caribbean has a number of beverage packages perfect for you.  

Royal Replenish - $19 per person, per day

With the Royal Replenish package, you will get premium coffee, premium tea, bottled water (sparking or still), fresh squeezed juice, non-alcoholic cocktails and a Coca-Cola souvenir cup.

If the drinks Royal Caribbean provides complimentary aren't enough to quench your thirst, this is the best choice for how much you get.  It especially appeals to coffee drinkers, where on certain ships we've seen the package work with Starbucks drinks.

The cost of $19 may not sound like a lot, but for a 7-night cruise it's still a few hundred dollars.  Like the alcohol packages, it's best for those that enjoy having a number of drinks per day.

Royal Refreshment - $4.50 per person, per day (Ages 17 & under) or $6.50 per person, per day (Ages 18 & over)

This package is simple, it's all the soft drinks you can drink during your cruise.

Coke, Sprite, root beer and all the other carbonated drinks that are available from the self-serve machines, restaurants and bars are at your disposal. 

To purchase a can of your favorite soft drink onboard otherwise, will cost you about $2, so the package requires the least commitment to get your moneys worth.

A word about all the drink packages

It's important to note about all the drink packages that if you want them to make financial sense for you, you should be able to drink enough during your cruise to essentially "break even" on the package cost.

Each package is above the cost of just one or two drinks per day and over the course of your cruise, drinking enough to make the packages worth it is critical for the up-front investment required.

It's also worth noting these packages work best when you're onboard the ship, so port days when you spend a majority of the day off the ship result in less time to enjoy the package's benefits.

At a minimum, the unlimited alcohol packages all require around a half dozen drinks per day, every day to be a good value for you. Reading this, you will have instantly thought to yourself, "That's a lot of drinking" or "That's not really that much" and that is when you know if the packages in general may be a good choice for you.

What did you decide?

Will you get a drink package on your next Royal Caribbean cruise?  Still on the fence about it? Share your thoughts on why or why not a drink package makes sense for you in the comments!  If you have any questions, ask them there, too.

Royal Caribbean changes unlimited alcohol package pricing

In:
08Nov2014

Royal Caribbean has found a gold mine in offering its passengers unlimited alcohol packages but has recently changed the package pricing.  To be exact, the packages are now priced without gratuity.

At first glance, it look like Royal Caribbean lowered the prices across all of its unlimited alcohol and non-alcoholic drink packages by about $10 per day.

New unlimited package pricing

Old unlimited package pricing

The truth is, the packages are still about the same price.  The difference is Royal Caribbean has separated out the package price from the automatic gratuity included when you buy the package.  

We priced out the Premium Drink package in Royal Caribbean's Cruise Planner to confirm the changes and you can see the package price along with an additional service charge.

With the new pricing, the real package prices have changed by a few dollars.  We calculated the prices via the Cruise Planner for an upcoming cruise we had booked and here's what we found.

  • Royal Replenish package: $21.85 per person, per day ($1.85 increase)
  • Select drink package: $40.25 per person, per day ($0.25 increase)
  • Premium drink package: $56.35 per person, per day ($1.35 increase)
  • Ultimate drink package: $63.25 per person, per day ($1.75 decrease)

How to purchase Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages

In:
22Sep2014

Are you ready to pull the trigger on ordering one of Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages? There are a couple ways to order the packages so you can have it ready for your cruise vacation!

Pre-order online or by phone

In terms of convenience, pre-ordering Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages is the way to go.  It allows you to have the drink packages ready to go the minute you step onboard.

To pre-order the drink package online, go to Royal Caribbean's Cruise Planner and choose which drink packages you want to order.

 Alternatively, you can book the unlimited pacakges by phone by calling the pre-cruise planning specialists at 1-800-398-9819.

In either case, guests should be able to purchase these packages approximately 2 months before sail date.

By ordering the unlimited alcohol packages online in advance, you get to not only save time but also break up the cost.  

For a seven night cruise, prices for the unlimited alcohol packages start at $280 per person for the entire cruise, but if you pay in advance you can pay off the drink packages before you have to pay the rest of the cruise bill when you get home from your vacation.

Ordering onboard

Of course, you can always purchase the drink package onboard your Royal Caribbean cruise.  There will be dedicated stations selling the drink packages as well as any bar or lounge location can sell you the package.

Purchasing onboard the ship will let you use any onboard credit you may have gotten towards the package.  By waiting for the cruise, you can check out the drink menus and bars and evaluate if you think the package will make sense for you.

In addition, while not publicly advertised, if you were to wait a day or two before ordering the unlimited drinking package, Royal Caribbean will often sell you the package at a prorated price.  We need to mention we've heard from plenty of cruisers who have said that worked for them but you should not count on that happening.

Royal Caribbean Drink Package: What you need to know

In:
14Jul2014

Royal Caribbean's unlimited drink packages are the popular options available to cruise passengers as a way to enjoy as much alcoholic beverages as they want. For many, these drink packages have become a necessity but if you're wondering which package is right for you, then this is your guide.

Royal Caribbean's drink packages come in two basic varieties: those that include alcoholic drinks and those that do not.  The packages that include alcohol start at $45 per person, per day and go up from there.  The unalcoholic drink packages can cost just a mere few dollars per day, per person.  With all the packages, there is no limit to how many drinks you can have per day or throughout your cruise vacation.

The drink packages are fairly simple in terms of how to use them.  You sign up either online before your cruise or onboard your cruise.  You will get a sticker to put on your SeaPass card indicating which drink package you purchased.  Then all you have to do is show your sticker to any bartender or waiter and you can order any drink included in your package without any further cost.

The drink package rules have gotten easier since the packages first debuted.  Every adult in a stateroom can opt to order any drink package they want, or none at all.  However, you may not share the benefits of a drink package with anyone else.  Royal Caribbean stipulates the drink packages are soley for the person purchasing it.

From time to time, Royal Caribbean will offer the drink packages for free as a promotion to booking select cruises.  When Royal Caribbean offers a free drink package deal, it's for sailings that need to have rooms filled.  Typically these are ocean voyage cruises that cross the Atlantic or other very long cruises.  In addition, the free drink package promotion is usually in lieu of any other discount on the cruise.  

All drink package prices include a 15 percent gratuity. Packages must be purchased a minimum of four days before the cruise ends. 

Royal Caribbean drink package overview

Classic Beverage Package

This is the lowest tier of the Royal Caribbean drink packages that include alcohol. It only includes beer and wine, and does not include mixed drinks.

Cost: $45 per person, per day

Includes:

  • beer
  • wines by the glass (up to $12 per glass)
  • non-alcoholic cocktails
  • fountain soda with Coca-Cola cup
  • juices
  • 20% discount on purchases of bottles of wine

Premium Beverage Package

This is the most popular tier of the Royal Caribbean drink packages that include alcohol because it includes mixed drinks in addition to beer and wine.

Cost: $55 per person, per day

Includes:

  • frozen drinks
  • all cocktails including premium brands
  • beer
  • wines by the glass (up to $12 per glass)
  • non-alcoholic cocktails
  • fountain soda with Coca-Cola cup
  • juices
  • 20% discount on purchases of bottles of wine

Ultimate Package

This is the upper echelon of Royal Caribbean drink packages.  It essentially a combination of the Premium drink package and the Royal Replenish Package (see below) and includes every drink you could possibly order on the cruise ship that is included in any beverage package.

Cost: $65 per person, per day

Includes:

  • frozen drinks
  • call  and premium cocktails
  • beer
  • wines by the glass (up to $12 per glass)
  • non-alcoholic cocktails
  • premium coffee
  • premium tea
  • bottled water
  • sparkling water (375ml)
  • still water (500ml)
  • fresh squeezed orange juice
  • fountain soda with Coca-Cola cup
  • juices
  • 20% discount on purchases of bottles of wine

Royal Replenish Package

This package offers unlimited non-alcoholic drinks and is great for someone who does wants to enjoy a greater variety of juices and other beverages without paying a lot for it.

Cost: $20 per person, per day

Includes: 

  • premium coffee
  • premium tea
  • bottled water
  • sparking water (375ml)
  • Still water (500 ml)
  • fresh squeezed orange juice
  • non-alcoholic cocktails
  • fountain soda with souvenir Coca-Cola cup

Are the drink packages worth it?

The most common question about the drink packages is if they are worth it.  This is a very subjective question and depends largely on the person asking it but there are some basic guidelines we advise.

The drink package benefits those that enjoy at least a few alcoholic drinks per day and want to indulge in their cruise more often than not.  For those looking into the alcohlic packages, the premium drink package makes the most sense since it includes mixed drinks as well as beer and wine.  The unlimited package is a better value since it includes, well, everything and the greater variety with these packages, the easier it is to "break even".

The Royal Replenish Package is a great value for most people because of its affordable price and the variety of non-alcoholic drinks included.

Conclusion

Overall, Royal Caribbean's drink packages are a good deal depending on who is purchasing it.  There are a lot of varibales involved and it's not fair to say it's right for everyone but hopefully the consideratiosn above can help with your decision.

It's chief benefit is it allows for a convenient way to enjoy a lot of drinks without worrying about what the final bill will be. It also allows guests to try new drinks without the fear of "wasting money" on a drink they did not enjoy.  

The other consideration is the price for these packages requires you to drink quite a bit every day.  In most cases, the alcohol packages require about 6-8 drinks per day to get your moneys worth.  This may be easy enough on a sea days, but on port days getting your moneys worth may be more difficult. 

The drink packages are definitely a better fit for cruises that have a lot of sea days or for itineraries in which you do not anticipate spending much time off the ship.  In order to get the package's benefits, you must be onboard the ship (excluding CocoCay and Labadee, where the packages are included).

Your Thoughts…

What is your experience with Royal Caribbean's drink packages? Thinking about using it? I would love to hear what your thoughts are about the drink packages , and how it works–or doesn’t work–for you, in the comments! If you have any questions, ask them there, too.

Top 5 Royal Caribbean unlimited alcohol package drink values

In:
06Mar2014

On my last cruise on Navigator of the Seas I noticed Royal Caribbean offers a lot of alcoholic drinks to choose from and the prices of each vary considerably.  It got me thinking, "Is there a strategy to maximizing the unlimited alcohol packages faster?"

Obviously no one wants to spend money on something they know in advance is a waste of money and there is a physical limit to the amount of drinks anyone can drink.  So I took a look at the most recent Royal Caribbean drink menu to figure out which drinks would give passengers the best value if they are using the unlimited alcohol packages.

What are Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages?

Royal Caribbean's unlimited alcohol packages are optional add-ons you can purchase to allow you as many beverages as you like for a flat fee per day.

If you do decide to indulge in one of the packages, consider these five drinks as the best ways to get your moneys worth from the investment!

Any margarita from Sabor Modern Mexican - $12

The brand new Sabor Modern Mexican restaurant on Navigator of the Seas specializes in Mexico's most famous liquor, tequila.  Their selection of margairtas is both tasty and a great value for those on the unlimited alcohol packages.

Click here for my review of Sabor Modern Mexican restaurant.

Their margaritas all cost $12, which is by far the most expensive drink we ran across included in the unlimited alcohol packages. 

Besides being a good value for those on the package, it's also a really, really good drink!  The Sweet and Spice Margarita and Sabor Grand Margarita are made at your table for ultimate taste.  The other margaritas offered are also the same price and worth your time as well.

Elderphire - $10.25

If you're a fan of gin, try this drink that was a Bacardi Cruise Competition winner. Bombay Sapphire gin, elderflower, sugarcane and fresh lemon make this a great drink and a great value on the drink package.

Photo by Bacardi Cruise Competition

Ultimate cosmopolitan - $9.50

For something a little smoother, the ultimate cosmopolitan is a great choice and also available fleet-wide.  It's sweet and does the trick for someone who enjoys a good cosmo in the evening.

Photo by Calvin Timothy Leong

Sparkling Peach Martini - $10.50

Vodka and wine, together again.  That's what makes up this drink and when you start combining multiple kinds of alcohol, you drive the price up.  At just over $10, a couple of these will help get you to the "break even" point on your daily alcohol package quest that much easier.

Patron Perfect Margarita - $9.25

While we love the margaritas from Sabor, if you're not on Navigator of the Seas, try the Patron Perfect Margarita that is available on all Royal Caribbean ships.  As the name implies, it uses a better brand of tequila to give you a strong drink.

Photo by Quick_Fox

Honorable mentions

These drinks didn't make our list of the best values but they are still good choices for maximizing your unlimited alcohol package value

  • Red Bull & Vodka - $9.00
  • Long Island Iced Tea/Long Beach Iced Tea - $9.50
  • Hendrick's Gimlet - $9.50
  • Luxury martini - $9.50
  • Appletini - $9.50
  • The Grand Margarita - $9.25
  • Grolsch beer - $6.50

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