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A Guide to Royal Caribbean Drinks Packages

13 March 2024

Royal Caribbean crew making cocktails

Royal Caribbean has three main drinks packages on offer for their cruise guests: the Classic Soft Drinks Package, the Refreshment Package and the Deluxe Drinks Package. No matter whether you’re looking for a soft drinks option or an alcoholic one, Royal Caribbean’s drinks packages offer flexibility and a wide variety of drinks to choose from. Each of the drinks packages can also be used in every onboard restaurant, bar (but can’t be used for room service or in cabin mini bars) and on Royal Caribbean’s private island resorts

Giving you peace of mind that you can relax and unwind with a drink in hand without having to pay for each one, Royal Caribbean drinks packages are a great upgrade for your next getaway. 

Royal Caribbean's Bionic Bar
Royal Caribbean's Bionic Bar

Let’s take you through the different Royal Caribbean drinks packages available, with handy information about what’s included, what’s not included and the top terms and conditions of them. 

The Classic Soft Drinks Package

With Royal Caribbean’s Classic Soft Drinks Package you’ll be able to take advantage of a range of soft drinks throughout your cruise and will receive a Coca Cola souvenir cup. 

Coca Cola
Coca Cola

Royal Caribbean’s Classic Soft Drinks Package includes: 

However, the following drinks aren’t included in the Classic Soft Drinks Package:

The Refreshment Package

The second option available onboard Royal Caribbean cruises is the Refreshment Package. With this drinks package, you’ll be able to enjoy a variety of non-alcoholic drinks throughout your getaway. Similarly to the soft drinks option above, you’ll receive a Coca Cola souvenir cup that you can use throughout the trip. 

Milkshake
Milkshake

Royal Caribbean’s Refreshment Package includes: 

However, the following drinks aren’t included in the Refreshment Package:

Deluxe Drinks Package

The most premium drinks package available on Royal Caribbean is the Deluxe Drinks Package. Offering unlimited options with a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to choose from (up to $14 in value), plus a 40% discount on bottles of wine under $100 and 20% off of bottles over $100, this is a flexible and convenient option. 

Cocktail at the Bamboo Room on Mariner of the Seas
Cocktail at the Bamboo Room on Mariner of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Deluxe Drinks Package includes: 

However, the following drinks aren’t included in the Deluxe Drinks Package:

Additional Royal Caribbean Packages

Royal Caribbean also offers additional packages that you can purchase alongside your drinks package. 

Speciality coffee
Speciality coffee

Café Select Coffee Card

With this additional package, you can enjoy up to 15 speciality espresso-based coffees throughout your getaway at any time of the day. With the Café Select Coffee Card you can also save up to 50% on other individually priced coffees. 

The Café Select Coffee Card is available from $31 per package. 

Evian Bottled Water Package

With the Evian Bottled Water Package, you have two options: either order your water to be delivered to your cabin so it’s there when you arrive on the first day of your cruise or have it delivered later on in your cruise. You can order either 12 or 24 one-litre bottles to enjoy. 

The Evian Bottled Water Package is available from $39 per package. 

Classic Soft Drinks Package + VOOM Device

Not only can you enjoy the Classic Soft Drinks Package, but VOOM high speed internet with this flexible bundle. A great option for those wanting to take advantage of the soft drinks included in this package whilst staying connected throughout their cruise, you can unwind with a refreshing drink in hand as you surf the internet!

The Classic Soft Drinks Package + VOOM Device bundle is available from $26.99 per guest, per day. 

Deluxe Drinks Package + VOOM One Device

With the Deluxe Drinks Package + VOOM One Device bundle, you’ll be able to take advantage of a range of cocktails, beers and more whilst connected to high-speed internet. 

The Deluxe Drinks Package + VOOM One Device bundle is available from $97.99 per guest, per day. 

Royal Caribbean Drinks Packages FAQs

Here’s some of the top frequently asked questions for Royal Caribbean drinks packages, including how many drinks you can order at a time, information about gratuities and more! 

How Much Are the Drinks Packages on Royal Caribbean?

The cost of drinks packages on Royal Caribbean can vary depending on your sailing or the ship itself. 

However, currently the Classic Soft Drinks Package typically ranges between $12-$15 per person per day, the Refreshment Package typically ranges between $38-$40 per person per day and the Deluxe Drinks Package between $55-$105 per person per day. 

How Do You Purchase a Royal Caribbean Drinks Package?

Drinks packages can be purchased up to 72 hours prior to your sailing using Royal Caribbean’s Cruise Planner. Alternatively, you can purchase it on the first day of your cruise onboard either at a bar or at a drinks package kiosk. Once you have purchased a drinks package, a sticker will be placed on your SeaPass indicating the type of drinks package you have. 

If you change your mind about your drinks package, you can cancel it on the Cruise Planner and receive a full refund up to 48 hours before sailing. 

Can You Order More Than One Drink at a Time?

As drinks packages are individual, only one drink per guest is allowed. Drinks packages can’t be shared with multiple people. If you have purchased a Deluxe Drinks Package, all guests in the same stateroom of legal drinking age must also purchase the drinks package. However, if you don’t want to purchase a drinks package, you will be able to ask for an exemption.

Are Gratuities Included in the Cost of a Drinks Package?

Every Royal Caribbean drinks package includes gratuities when you purchase it, so there's no additional tips for any drink that’s included in your chosen package. You will see a "service charge" that comes with the drinks package purchase, which includes the automatic 18% gratuity.

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Royal Caribbean Drinks Package Top Terms and Conditions

*The price of the drinks packages can change. 

**The minimum drinking age for all alcoholic beverages on all Royal Caribbean cruises are:

***Drinks can vary depending on availability. 

Other terms and conditions may apply.

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