I will not tell how much I paid.
Hope that it mkes someone happy.
I did get a free cruise to Vietnam some years ago. Did not have to tip or pay for shore excursions either.
Carnival Liberty New Year's Eve 2007
Liberty of the Seas 5/2008+11/2009
Allure 1/16/ 2011
Independence of the Seas 12/29/2013 Top-notch!