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Cruise-onomics: 12 money-saving tips

Did you know that cruise lines get most of their revenue from the things passengers buy aboard ship? Yep. That’s why they aggressively peddle their photos, spa services, art auctions, shore excursions, jewelry, casino and drinks of the day. If you’re not careful, you can easily spend more for onboard extras than you did on your cruise fare. Here are some tips to help keep your cruise budget afloat.

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Tipped off – computer glitch stiffs couple

The Johnsons from Utah had dreamed for years about their Alaska cruise. While scanning Cruise.com’s Web site they found a great deal on a 7-day Inside Passage cruise that included pre-paid gratuities. But a few days into the cruise the couple learned the tips weren’t prepaid and they would have to pony up an additional $147 they hadn’t planned on.

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