Drink Packages

Are beverage packages available on all sailings, fleetwide?

Yes, drink packages are available on all MSC Cruises ships, excluding ships sailing in South Africa and China

Do the drinks included in drinks packages vary depending on the ships, destinations or seasons? 

Yes, the brand of the products vary depending on destination and season.

If guests wish to dine together at the same table, whether traveling in separate cabins as individuals or as part of a group, is it necessary for them to reserve the same drinks package?

Yes, in order for all guests to dine together at the restaurant, they must all subscribe to the same drinks package.
This means that if one guest chooses a certain drinks package, all other guests who wish to dine together with them must book the same type of drinks package (Easy, Premium, ...).
This ensures a consistent dining experience for all members of the group. This includes minors, for whom the Minors Package must be booked.

Which packages are available for my cruise? 

The following packages are available:
•  Easy Package
• Easy Plus Package
• Premium Extra Package
• Alcohol-Free Package
• Minors Package

To check which drink package you can add to your cruise, log into My MSC Area.

Are gratuities included in the drinks package cost?

Yes. All MSC Cruises' pre-paid and post-paid drink packages include gratuities.

Can drinks packages be used on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve?

Yes, all drink packages can be consumed in Ocean Cay island and on Sir Bani Yas in Emirates. The islands beverage offering may not include the full onboard beverage selection.

Will you serve alcohol on cruises calling on Saudi Arabian ports?

Please be advised that in respect to the Saudi Law, alcohol will not be served during the Calls in Saudi Arabian ports. Alcohol will be available to our guests when the ship sails in International Waters.

Which packages can be used in Specialty Restaurants?

All packages can be used in Buffet Restaurants, main Restaurants and Bars. But only the following ones can also be used in the Specialty Restaurants:

• Easy Plus Package
• Premium Extra Package

Minors package can be consumed in specialty restaurants too if the minor’s family/group purchased the Easy Plus or Premium Extra packages.

If an adult purchases a drinks package, are underage guests required to do the same thing as well?

Yes, the Minors Package must be purchased for all underage guests travelling with adults who purchase a beverage package. Applicable for minors aged 3-17 on European itineraries and 3-12 on North American and Caribbean itineraries (Alcohol-free package available for minors 13-20 years old).

Can I upgrade my drink package?

Yes, this option is available to all our guests. In pre-cruise sales, the upgrades are available only for the guests with the package included in their cruise promotion, furthermore at discounted price. On board, all upgrade options are open for all guests at full price.

I booked a Grand Voyages cruise or an MSC World Cruise. Is there any drinks package included?

- MSC Grand Voyages

On Grand Voyages cruises the packages are not included per default but may vary according to your travel agency offer/promotion.

- MSC World Cruise

On MSC World Cruise the Dine & Drinks package is included. It includes: house wines, draught beer, soft drinks and mineral water that can be consumed during lunch and dinner in our main restaurants and in the buffet.

What drink package is included in the MSC Yacht Club?

The Premium Extra Package is included for all cruises booked in MSC Yacht Club.

Can I purchase a drink package before my cruise?

Yes, all drink packages can be purchased before the cruise by benefiting of an up to 15% discount vs onboard prices.