Originally Posted by doopydozer
If we paid them a decent American wage what would the cost be of a cruise?
We normally pay about 200USD/day . Would the fare be 500/day or 1000/day.
If the fares where that high , who could afford to cruise
? If no one cruised the cruise lines wouldn't exist and these people from Indonesia , Malaysia etc wouldn't joibs.
Thats why ships are foreign flagged.....they can pay the cheap wages and count on guests to fill the gap !
$100.00 per day is our guideline for cruising....and am usually able to have a nice balcony stateroom for that per diem when sailing in off peak times.