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Princess daily gratuities will increase aboard Golden Princess, too.

Another Cruise Line About to Increase Daily Gratuities

It was bound to happen.  Following in the footsteps of Carnival, Holland America and Norwegian, Princess Cruises daily gratuities are about to increase. New Princess gratuities charges Beginning on May 1 and beyond, every passenger will see a $1 per day increase in their automatic gratuities, beginning on all cruises that depart on May 1 […] Read more…

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Royal Caribbean Increases Gratuities…Again.

It’s official.  Beginning today, January 2, Royal Caribbean is raising their automatic gratuity charges across all of its ships. The new charge for guests is $14.50 per person per day for inside, oceanview and balcony staterooms.  If you are lucky enough to cruise in a suite, you’ll now pay $17.50 per person per day.  It’s […] Read more…

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Guess Which Cruise Line is Raising Gratuities…Again?

Norwegian Cruise Line announced that it’s raising the cost of their gratuities next month.  April 1 to be exact. While it won’t break the bank, the new rate will go from $13,50 per person per day to $13.99 pppd.  This applies to any category of stateroom from inside to mini-suite.  Guests in full suites or […] Read more…

Holland America Raises Gratuities…But Not Too Much

If you’re cruising with Holland America before May 1, 2017, you could save a few dollars.  As of May 1, 2017, the cost of daily gratuities aboard all of Holland America’s ships is going to increase. How Much? Gratuities will increase from $12.50 per person per day to $13.50 per person per day.  That’s if you’re in […] Read more…

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Cruise Line Gratuities Prices are Going up Again

Princess Cruises is raising their daily gratuity amounts. Cruise ship tipping seems to be in the news a lot lately.  Last January, Princess raised the price of their daily gratuities to $12.95 per person per day.  Just announced, beginning December 15, 2016, guests aboard any Princess Cruises ship will pay a wee bit more for […] Read more…