Have you ever thought about how much it costs to “park” a cruise ship? When you book a cruise, you’re paying not just for the ship’s staff, your meals, whatever they use to keep the brass railings so shiny, etc – but also taxes and fees, many of which cover the cost of the space and services used while in the port at which you’re starting and ending your cruise. Let’s look at who is being paid, what that money goes towards, and of course, how much it all costs.,, Read more about How Much Does It Cost to Dock a Cruise Ship?
Almost anyone who has cruised before will tout the value of cruising when compared to land vacations. Most cruises include your meals, entertainment, transportation (to various ports of call), and your accommodations. Nevertheless cruises are a big expense, so it's important to know about any expenses that aren't immediately apparent. Read more about Hidden or unexpected fees on cruises. What is not included in your cruise fare?