Main 2023/ Early 2024 Season Drinks Packages

To allow for greater savings and better budgeting, we highly recommend one of our onboard packages, which include service charges and gratuities.
These can be purchased upon booking so that the hassle is taken out of your hands straight away.

Launch Fare Bonus - 20% discount on Explorer Drinks Package! 

If you make a new booking for a Launch Fare on the new Ambition and Ambience 2023/24 season and add an Explorer Drinks Package at the time of booking you can receive an additional 20% discount on the below Ambassador Explorer Package prices.*

Service/Item Ambassador Experience Package Ambassador Explorer Package Ambassador Expedition Package Ambassador Adventurers Package (Children)
Gratuities & service charges for the duration of your cruise Yes Yes Yes  
Non-alcoholic beverages including unlimited soft drinks Yes Yes Yes Yes
House brands from the bar list (by the glass)   Yes Yes  
House wines (Red, White, Rose)   Yes Yes  
Premium wines (Red, White, Rose)     Yes  
Premium drinks from the Bar List (by the glass)     Yes  
Premium teas & speciality coffee     Yes  
50% discount on premium beverages from the bar   Yes    
Short Cruises Prices
2 Nights Pre-Cruise Price Per Person, Per Cruise £65.00 £109.00 £129.00 N/A
Onboard Price Per Person, Per Cruise £85.00 £129.00 £149.00 N/A
3 Nights Pre-Cruise Price Per Person, Per Cruise £87.00 £142.00 £175.00 N/A
Onboard Price Per Person, Per Cruise £107.00 £162.00 £195.00 N/A
4 Nights Pre-Cruise Price Per Person, Per Cruise £109.00 £186.00 £219.00 N/A
Onboard Price Per Person, Per Cruise £129.00 £206.00 £239.00 N/A
Standard Prices
5-29 Nights Pre-Cruise Price, Per Person, Per Night £18.00 £33.00 £38.00 £11.00
Onboard Price, Per Person, Per Night £20.00 £38.00 £44.00 £13.00
Longer Cruises Prices
30-69 Nights Pre-Cruise Price, Per Person Per Night £16.00 £30.00 £35.00 N/A
Onboard Price, Per Person Per Night £19.00 £37.00 £42.00 N/A
70 Nights and over Pre-Cruise Price, Per Person Per Night £15.00 £28.00 £33.00 N/A
Onboard Price, Per Person Per Night £17.00 £33.00 £37.00 N/A

Terms and Conditions          

  • The Ambassador Drinks Packages are only available to purchase for the entire duration of the cruise and if all occupants of the cabin purchase the same package.                        
  • Drinks are for the consumption of the package purchaser/s only.                                                             
  • All Ambassador Drinks Packages exclude drinks/snacks from the cabin/suite mini bar and bottles of water (large and small). Tea and coffee ordered at the bars are also excluded from the Ambassador Drinks Packages, with the exception of the Ambassador Expedition Package. Additionally, the package cannot offset the cost of, or be a substitution for, special or private events such as cocktail parties, blessings or similar.                                                                    
  • Premium teas and speciality coffees are included in the Ambassador Expedition Package only. Please note that any speciality coffees that include alcohol are included within your 15-beverage limit.     
  • For the avoidance of doubt, for cruises of 2, 3 & 4 nights, prices are per person per cruise. For cruises of 5 nights or more, prices are based on per person per night. Ambassador Explorer & Expedition packages are only available to guests aged 18 years and over.         
  • Ambassador Drinks Packages may be booked up to 7 days before the sailing date. If within 7 days of sailing, packages can only be purchased onboard, and the ‘Onboard Price’ will be applicable.                   
  • Full payment is required 90 days before the sailing date, or at the time of booking if less than 90 days.                                                                   
  • Once within 14 days of departure, the cancellation of any ancillary items including Ambassador Drinks Packages, will be charged at 100% loss of monies and no refund will be applicable.
  • The Ambassador Adventurers (Children) Package is only available on advertised multi-generational cruises and subject to all adult occupants purchasing an Ambassador Drinks Package. Charges apply to children aged 3 to 17 years old at the time of sailing. Infants under 3 will not be charged and no package needs to be added.                                 
  • Only one drink per person at any time may be ordered (minimum 15-minute wait between orders).     
  • Alcoholic drinks are limited to 15 beverages per 24-hour period (6 am to 6 am). Alcoholic drinks requested above the daily limits will be charged with a 50% discount.                         
  • All packages purchased once on board are STRICTLY non-refundable or transferable.            
  • All drinks within the Ambassador Drinks Packages are served by the glass only.                            
  • Please note that gratuities & service charges cannot be removed or adjusted if purchased within the package.                                                                        
  • Please note that the Ambassador Drinks Packages are only available for beverages served on board and does not extend to pre or post-cruise arrangements, hotels, flights or any establishment ashore. The cost of the Ambassador Drinks Packages are calculated on the cruise duration and not the entire holiday duration.                                                                        
  • Onboard purchase of the Ambassador Drinks Packages must be made within 24 hours of boarding the ship. For the avoidance of doubt, a cut-off date and time will be stipulated in the daily programme.                                                                   
  • The quantity of drinks that the ship can carry onboard is limited by the size of the vessel and certain drinks included within the Ambassador drinks packages may be unavailable from time to time, in which case no refund is allowed.                                                                     
  • No discounts are offered on bottles of wine, champagne or spirits.                                
  • For the avoidance of doubt, available drinks included within each package are highlighted on the bar menus.                                                                      
  • Packages do not apply to the purchase of bottles of spirits, bottles of wine or any items offered in shops onboard.                                                               
  • Ambassador Cruise Line reserves the right to introduce exclusions or limitations without prior notice.    
  • Ordering a double shot or a large glass of wine is not permitted under the programme as it counts as two drinks.                                                                          
  • Any bottles and cans will be served opened.             
  • The ship's management reserves the right to refuse the service of alcohol at any time in accordance with our policy for the Responsible Service of Alcohol.                                  
  • A loyalty discount will be applied when purchasing an Ambassador Drinks Package. Please note loyalty discount is not in addition to the advertised 50% discount on premium beverages from the bar, included within the Explorer or Expedition packages.                    
  • The drinks package applies to the full advertised cruise duration, other than the day of disembarkation where drinks will be charged at the standard bar menu rate. For the avoidance of doubt if the cruise is advertised as a 7-night cruise, then 7 shall be applied as the multiplier to the price of the package.                                                                    
  • Standard spirit measures are 40ml    
  • In line with our responsible service of alcohol policy, bar staff may refuse service if a guest appears to be heavily intoxicated.

*for bookings made on new 2023/24 Season Launch Fares booked between 19/05/2022 and 01/08/2022, when booking a standard launch fare and adding an explorer drinks package.