RCI new Drink Packages

So RCI launched some "new" but really revamped drink packages. They essentially got rid of 2 lower alcohol packages and have one "deluxe" package and is offering 2 refreshment packages....

You can see the comparisons here: https://secure.royalcaribbean.com/royal/media/royal/shared_assets/pdf/new-beverage-flyer-cruise-planner.pdf

Well I was curious because I booked under the old packages... The one I got for the BF (Premium) will be bumped up to the new deluxe (which is cheaper than the deluxe package right out) and then my Ultimate package is a lateral switch to the Deluxe package... I did some math and they are running a better deal so I was able to have them cancel my old package and book the new one for a savings of about $25 (every dollar counts for me!)

I also inquired about the other packages and they said if you had booked the beer/wine package, they will honor it, so it is good news for anyone who already booked it, bad news for those that did not.

All in all, another positive experience with Customer Service with RCI!

Tags: RCI Drink Packages Changes.

9 Answers

I hope they will put it into our package

My biggest thing with drink packages is that it include coffee specialty beverages. Aside from that, I don't get too bunged up about changes in the plans because they really seem to be more interested in turning a better profit for the company than providing a better value to the customer. I'm a bit jaded.

I'm excited about this! Glad I now basically get truly all-inclusive with coffee, soda, and bottled water.

I was just happy that I was able to get a cheaper price, and even better, my BF got "upgraded" and I paid an even cheaper price!

I missed out on the deal ! Trying to work out is it better for us to just pay as you go ! Any one no what beer /ale oasis have on board ??

Give them a poke. Can't hurt to ask. Worst they can say is no ..... then you can always complain Wink

I don't understand drink packages. You either drink or you don't. I just pay along the way....

I have gotten in the habit of doing the drink packages.

I find that I tend to want to imbibe on a cruise. Needing only 6 alcoholic drinks in a 24 hour period to break even on the cost, I find that I usually do that, so the package is cheaper in the long run.

Add to that the sodas, milkshakes, water and juices that are also included saves a bit more money.

And on top of that, having it prepaid I do not have to figure out whether that $10 cocktail is worth it, allowing me to have a bit more fun.

Glad to read that you got a better deal. We don't drink enough to make it worthwhile. We don't even drink coffee. Enjoy your drink package.

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