Ready for a little riddle?
When is the cost of a drink package not really about the cost of a drink package? When that drink package is offered as a popular perk. Then, it becomes more about the sales pitch than it does the actual package being purchased.
Why The Package Can Be Pricey
Looking at the cost of the drink packages offered on Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian, you’ll find that the latter proves to be the most expensive by a pretty penny … while seeming to offer less bang for the buck.
After all, at $79 a day plus an 18 percent gratuity, the Norwegian Ultimate Beverage Package only covers drinks which come in at under $15 (as opposed to the $50 cap on Carnival), and does not include bo