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Value Comparison

So you've decided to go on vacation but can't choose between a land vacation and a cruise vacation. Besides the many perks of a cruise vacation, one of the major advantages of cruising to the destination of your dreams is a more flexible budget and an overall lower cost for your vacation.

Here is a comparison chart of how a cruise vacation compares to a tradition hotel/resort experience:

Vacation Details Caribbean Resort Caribbean Cruise
Accommodations
(Including tax)
$1,833 pp $1,350 pp
Air & Transfers
(Average)
$739 pp $575 pp
Food & Beverage
(Three meals daily, snacks,
room service taxes, and gratuities)
Included Included
Entertainment
(Name entertainment and/or
lavish variety productions)
$100 per person, per production Included (Broadway-style productions,
name entertainment, variety acts, and much more)
Grand Total
(Per Person)
$381/day $275/day

The information above was researched and put together by Expedia CruiseShipCenters and is based on a seven night stay in March. Prices listed are in U.S currency.

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  • Cruise Cuisine

    Dining is one of the best bonuses of cruising today, with celebrity chefs and extensive menu offerings, even the most discerning palettes will be pleasantly surprised. With so many options for dining; buffets, main dining rooms, premium restaurants, bars, and room service, there's something for everyone.

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  • Live Entertainment

    Enjoy the extensive offering of entertainment featured while cruising. With many cruise lines boasting Broadway-style shows you will think you've been transported to the stages of Las Vegas and New York. Be sure to take in the shows available onboard your cruise for a complete entertainment experience.

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  • Duty-Free Shopping

    Take advantage of fantastic savings on a wide range of products you've been admiring. Onboard and at port you will find there's no shortage of shopping opportunities to fulfil your shopping desires. You will find everything from designer accessories and apparel to electronics and spirits.

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Gordon Doxsee
Cruise & Vacation Consultant