All-Inclusive Cruises? Not Really

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John and Mary were thrilled with the bargain price of their first cruise. They would sail from Florida and visit three Caribbean ports -- all for the average cost of a hotel room in their area and a few meals at a nice restaurant. They would have dining, entertainment and travel, along with their cabin on the ship. The couple had a great time. But when they were ready to disembark, they were stunned. When they went to the purser to settle their account, John and Mary found that they had run up a bill that nearly doubled their bargain fare. Does this really happen? Yes. Is it necessary? No. Read on to see where John and Mary went wrong.