Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Third Mate

2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

All the extras

Sail Date: July 20, 2013

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/older children

Room Type: Balcony

Cabin: 10656-59

I enjoyed the crew as they were exceptional. I didn't enjoy having to learn that very little besides the main dining room and buffet were free. We had to pay for sodas even. They were nearly $5 for a class. On other cruises that I have gone on with Royal Carribean, there was no extra tip charge, most everything was all inclusive including sodas. The cost for the extra tips was $12 per day per person and I took 8 people with me. That was nearly $700 additional dollars at the end of the cruise for tips. I think that it should be included in the price so you aren't hit with the backend costs that were somewhat hidden until the last day of the cruise. I won't go with them again very likely.
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Use the Italian restaurant to sit for breakfast and lunch. It's easier to find a seat.

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