10 Ways to Get Freebies on Your Cruiseby John Roberts | May 16, 2017
1. Embrace the warm welcome.
While "Welcome Aboard" cocktail hours and other related events aren't common on mega ships, some cruises kick off a sailing with a captain's toast or a welcome-aboard cocktail hour. They’re a great way to get in a festive mood for your cruise — thanks to the complimentary Champagne and appetizers some lines offer.
John Roberts is a New Jersey-based writer for ShermansCruise who worked at The Virginian-Pilot.