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Old August 5th, 2014, 09:30 AM
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Yesterday, I did a price comparison on what we would normally spend on the cruise and if the $899 would be of value or not.

Normally, we would have dinner in four specialty restaurants on a seven day cruise.

Do no ship's excursions.

Pay around $300 - $350 for drinks

Never drink the wine (especially if it's the same swill they give you when you are in a suite)

Buy zero or one photo.

Do pay the gratuities.

With what we spend on a seven day cruise, on NCL, $899 would cover both of us and it would not be worth it.

I love the idea of being all-inclusive but I think they should trim the "crap" out of it and just make it: Dining, beverage and gratuities. I don't know how much that would lower the price but it would fit in with us. Until then we'll just go "al a carte".

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