We don’t need to tell you that buying booze onboard is expensive. For some, it’s not a big deal to abstain in order to save money, but for others, alcohol goes hand-in-hand with vacationing. So, we were curious how much the average cruiser spends per sailing for beer, wine, liquor and fruity drinks.
What we asked: About how much do you spend on alcohol per cruise?
What they said: Most people — 34 percent — said they spend between $50 and $200 per sailing. Another 33 percent said they spend less than $50 a cruise. One-quarter of voters said they spend more than $200, and just 7 percent said it depends on the cruise.
What it all means: It’s no surprise that most people seem to fall in the middle ground on this one, but we’re amazed that so many — about 1,000 in this case — spend more than $200. And, since so few said it depends on the sailing, we wonder if that means those who spend more than $200 would still do so on a three-nighter.
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