Q. How much should I pay for tips?

During your time on board, you'll be looked after by lots of people - waiters, buffet staff and cabin stewards, who'll go out of their way to make each moment of your holiday special. 


But, we know that rewarding good service every time it happens just isn't convenient. So, our Service Reward Programme is a simple, one-off way for you to say ‘thank you’ for all the service you receive. A discretionary daily amount of £6.00 is added to your on-board account for each guest aged 12 and over.


The Service Reward appears on your folio as a ‘service charge’ and is confirmed in your holiday information booklet, accessed through your Cruise Personaliser. Of course, if you want to personally reward a crew member in addition to this, feel free to do so.



Pre-Payment of Tips

It is not possible to pre-pay tips prior to boarding the ship, however should you wish, you may pre-purchase on board spending money which can be used to cover the cost of the service charge added to your on board account and other costs you may incur on board.

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