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A Guide to Carnival Cruise Line's Drinks Packages

10 April 2024

People enjoying drinks on Carnival

Carnival Cruise Line is beloved for its fun and exciting voyages, sailing to international destinations including North America, the Caribbean, Australasia and beyond. Boasting an array of family-friendly activities and amenities, from thrilling water parks and slides, to enchanting entertainment and a myriad of dining options, Carnival Cruise Line is a fantastic option for those looking for a unique cruising experience that's fun from start to finish. 

With 26 ships currently in the fleet, there’s a Carnival Cruise Line getaway for every budget and taste, whether you’re looking for a week-long escape or a more extensive break with your family in tow. 

Onboard, you can enjoy a wide selection of drinks including coffee, hot chocolate, lemonade, ice tea and more all included in your fare within the buffet restaurant. However, if you’re looking for a more extensive variety of drinks, then you might want to consider one of the Carnival drinks packages that are available. 

In this guide, we’ll take you through the different Carnival Cruise Line drinks packages available, including the prices, inclusions and answers to a selection of the top FAQs surrounding their drinks packages. 

Keep reading to find out more!

Carnival’s Bottomless Bubbles Drinks Package 

Whether you’re travelling with little ones or you’re simply looking for an alcohol-free option, Carnival’s Bottomless Bubbles drinks package is ideal.

Soft drink
Soft drink

Prices from: $6.95 per day (for children), $9.50 per day (for adults) 

With this option, you’ll be able to enjoy a wide variety of soft drinks throughout the day, including during meals, whilst watching theatre performances or in other areas of the ship (such as in every bar).

Take advantage of unlimited juices and soft drinks throughout your cruise, including:

However, the following drinks aren’t included in the Bottomless Bubbles drinks package:

Carnival’s Cheers! Drinks Package

Alternatively, you might opt for the Cheers package. With this drinks package, you can access a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Suitable for guests 21+, the Cheers package will be added for all guests in the stateroom that are over 21 in select staterooms.

Glass of whisky
Glass of whisky

Prices from: $59.95 per person, per day 

With the Cheers! Package, you can enjoy the following drinks throughout your cruise:

However, the following drinks aren’t included in the Cheers! drinks package:

By pre-booking your drinks package ahead of your cruise, you’ll be able to unlock savings of up to 10%. 

Cruise the Vineyard Wine Package

If you’re a wine enthusiast, then the Cruise the Vineyard Wine Package ticks all the boxes. After collecting the wine package coupons at Cherry on Top, you can use them either at the main bars, speciality restaurants or in the main dining room to benefit from tempting discounts on bottles of wine. 


Prices from: $81 per person

A great option for those looking to try a selection of wines, the package includes an array of wines from Armenia, California, Chile, France, Argentina and beyond. With this package, you can delight in wine selections including:

There are two options, 3 bottles or 5 bottles.

Cruise the Vineyard Premium Wine Package

Alternatively, if you’re searching for a more premium wine option, then the Cruise the Vineyard Premium Wine Package is perfect for you. With this extensive package, you can indulge in a variety of premium wines.

Glasses of wine
Glasses of wine

Price from: $124 per person

Similarly to the above, you can collect your coupon from Cherry on Top onboard. With this package, you can enjoy discounts on a variety of wines from a range of international destinations including California, Chile, France and beyond. 

There are two options, 3 bottles or 5 bottles. 

Carnival Cruises Drinks Package FAQs

How many drinks do you get with the Carnival drinks package?

Whilst you're allowed unlimited drinks with the Bottomless Bubbles package, with the Cheers drinks package, you’re permitted to get up to 15 alcoholic drinks in a 24 hour period. Only one drink can be ordered at a time. 

Guests on Carnival enjoying drinks
Guests on Carnival enjoying drinks

Is it worth getting the drinks packages on Carnival?

If you’re looking for a more inclusive option, then a drinks package on Carnival is worth the money. Even though you get a wide selection of drinks included at the buffet and you can opt to pay for drinks as you go, if you want to enjoy a drink in the other bars, restaurants and more throughout your cruise without having to bring your wallet out, then you might want to consider purchasing a drinks package.

How to book a Carnival Cruises drinks package 

There’s two options when it comes to booking your drinks package on a Carnival cruise. You can either do this at the time of booking (which also comes with a discount attached), on the evening prior to your cruise via the Carnival portal or onboard at a myriad of bar locations.

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Top Carnival Drinks Package Terms and Conditions

Bottomless Bubbles

Cheers! Drinks Package

Other terms and conditions may apply. 

Cruise the Vineyards 

Other terms and conditions may apply.

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