Do You Need A Drinks Package When Cruising Royal Caribbean?

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Do you have a Royal Caribbean Cruise booked? Are the drinks package worth it? This quick guide to the latest Royal Caribbean Drinks Packages, menus, and alcohol drink prices will help you decide if a drinks package is for you.

What Are the Different Types of Royal Caribbean Drinks Packages and How Much Are They?

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There are four drinks packages on Royal Caribbean, but the prices vary wildly depending on the sailing;

  • The Deluxe Beverage package costs between $63.00 and $98.00 plus daily gratuities.
  • The Refreshment Package is between $29.00 and $38.00 plus daily gratuities.
  • The Classic Soda Package is $12.99 – $15.00 plus daily gratuities.
  • The Water Bottle Package can be ordered in 6,12, and 24 cans, but prices vary.

Classic Soda Package on Royal Caribbean Drinks Package

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The Classic Soda Package costs $12.99 – $15.00 plus daily gratuities and Includes unlimited soda fountain refills in your souvenir cup.  Great for teens! There are tons of different sodas on the soda machines throughout the ship. Choose from Coca-Cola, Fruit flavours and energy drinks using the Coca-Cola souvenir cup you get with your package.

The Royal Caribbean Refreshment Package

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The refreshment package is excellent for those who do not wanting to purchase alcohol. The refreshment package is non-alcoholic but includes non-alcoholic Cocktails and smoothies and costs between $29.00 and $38.00 plus daily gratuities.

Whats Included In The Royal Caribbean Refreshment Package?

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Photo Credit: Royal Caribbean.
  • Non-alcoholic cocktails (mocktails)
  • Fountain soda and refills at any venue
  • Coca-Cola Freestyle beverages from the freestyle machine
  • Coca-Cola souvenir cup
  • Bottled still and sparkling water
  • Premium coffees and teas
  • Fresh-squeezed juices
  • Johnny Rockets Shakes

Whats Included in the Deluxe Beverage Package on Royal Caribbean

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The deluxe drinks package is excellent value and includes all of the following in with the price of the package; on our sailing, this was for drinks up to the value of $13.00. Get a full list of what spirits are included here.

  • Wine by the Glass, Beer and Cider
  • Cocktails and Mocktails
  • Vodka, Gin,Tequila/Mezcal
  • Scotch,Whiskey/ Bourbon, Cognac and Spiked Seltzers
  • Fountain soda and soda refills at any venue
  • Coca-Cola® souvenir cup (we had to request ours)
  • Still and sparkling water (by the can)
  • Premium coffees and teas, but not from Starbucks
  • Freshly squeezed juice and Johnny Rockets Shakes

Beer Prices On Royal Caribbean

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  • Amstel Light, $8.25
  • Coors Light, $8.25
  • Daura Damm (Glutten Free) $8.25
  • Strongbow $8.25
  • Bud Light, $8.25
  • Heineken, $8.25
  • Heineken 0% £7.75

Cocktail Prices

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Photo Credit: Cruising For All.
  • Sidecar, $15
  • Old Fashioned, $15
  • Tom Collins, $15
  • Lavender Daiquiri, $15
  • Goombay Smash, $15
  • Mint Berry Delight $15

Wine And Fizz Prices On Royal Caribbean

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  • 536 Castle Rock Pinot Noir, $12
  • 671 Castle Rock Cabernet Sauvignon, $10
  • Pinot Grigio, $11
  • Sauvignon Blank, $13
  • Chardonay, $12
  • 223 Chandon Brut, $14
  • Prosecco, $10

Spirits, Bourbon And Liquors Prices on Royal Caribbean

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  • Absolut Vodka, $9.50
  • Bombay Saphire Gin, $10.50
  • Malibu $9.50
  • Bacardi, $9.50
  • Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, $9.50
  • Patreon Reposado, $13.00
  • Remy Martin, $12.00
  • Jack Daniels, $9.50
  • Aperol, $10.99
  • Baileys, $10.50

Soft Drink Prices Or Royal Caribbean

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  • Coca Cola and other soft drinks, $3.50
  • Mocktails $7.00
  • Tonic, $3.50
  • Red Bull, $4.95
  • Fresh Juice $3.50

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