One of the main reasons people enjoy cruising is the perception that everything is paid for, including all the foods and drinks. However, it is very easy to spend a lot more money that you orginially intended to spend, and this can be a nasty shock when it comes to paying the bill.
According to cruise data, on average each person spends around $2,200 on a cruise holiday, and nearly $600 of that amount is the onboard costs and excursions. Suddenly cruising does not seem like a value for money holiday.
The first major additional expense is the excursions. Once the cruise is booked it is easy to become over excited when you...Read More