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Old September 6th, 2009, 05:33 PM
Master Chief Master Chief is offline
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Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Mechanicsville, VA
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We just returned yesterday from a 7 day cruise on the Liberty. I have in front of me my Sail & Sign Statement. The only service charges I had were the upfront "Service Gratuity" charges of $70 per passenger ($10.00 per day). CCL says it is distributed as follows:

$ 3.50 Per Day Stateroom Services

$ 5.50 Per Day Dining Room Services

$ 1.00 Per Day Alternative Services: distributed to other kitchen and hotel service staff

There were two folks servicing our room: the room steward and an assistant.

We had a main waiter and an assistant.

I didn't see any of my wait staff on the Lido deck. Most of what I saw were very friendly staff cleaning tables, bringing coffee and juices and helping disadvantaged folks in wheelchairs and with walkers.

So I don't understand what all the fuss is about, If joecru has a problem with the $7 dollars and how it is destributed, he can go directly to the pursor, have the charges removed and pay the staff directly what ever he wants to.

Guess I am just a little simple.

Need some cruise help?
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