One of the aspects of cruising that seems to surprise newcomers the most is all the little extras that add up. The gratuities, the shore excursions, the specialty restaurant charges, and of course, the alcohol.
Something to keep in mind about cruises: They include a lot, but they're far from all inclusive.
But some cruise lines seem to be moving in the all-inclusive direction, at least when it comes to alcohol. Ranging from included in the price of a cruise to more than $50 per night per...Full Story