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Is There a Disney Cruise Drink Package?

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When you book a Disney Cruise, there’s plenty that will be included with the standard fare. However, you will need to pay for certain drinks separately while onboard.

Did you know that Disney Cruise Line is one of the few cruise lines that does not offer a traditional unlimited drinks package? 

Instead, you can enjoy a great discount compared to paying for each individual drink. 

If you’re looking for information on Disney Cruise drink packages, you’ve landed on the right post. 

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll break down the mechanics of each drink package option and cover the wide variety of drinks that they offer. 


Is There a Disney Cruise Drinks Package
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Overview of Disney Cruise Drink Packagesdisneycruisedrinking

When we talk about a drinks package here, what we mean is the type of cruise drinks package where you pay a flat fee for each day of your cruise and you can have unlimited alcoholic and/or non-alcoholic beverages.

Like this Princess Cruise Drinks Package.

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These all-inclusive drinks packages are often expensive and you have to drink a lot of alcohol to make it an economical choice.

For instance, Carnival Cruises offers a Cheers Program starting at $59.95 per day plus gratuity.

If you buy this drinks package you can have up to 15 alcoholic drinks per day (!). There are certain exclusions to this, but the bottom line is that most drinks are included.

It doesn’t take anyone very long to work out why Disney may not want to be a cruise line which sells a package which some would say, encourages cruisers to drink excessively.

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Who wants to be on a cruise where the guy on the table next to you is on his fifteenth drink of the day? Probably not those of us who sail on a Disney cruise.

There are no comparable Disney Cruise Drink Packages.

While some may be disappointed that there is no Disney cruise beverage package, we think that the price of drinks on a Disney cruise is very reasonable. 

Also, Disney cruise lines have many non-alcoholic drinks included and available all day every day for no extra charge.

There are plenty of soft drinks, coffee, and tea served during meals and free at the Beverage Station.

Certain drinks and alcoholic beverages, on the other hand, will incur an additional charge. Guests will find a wide assortment of smoothies, specialty coffees, beers, unique cocktails, and a diverse selection of wines.



There are plenty of places that you can enjoy an adult beverage or two on a Disney cruise.

It’s just that Disney does not have the approach of many other cruise lines.

Here you can see a Guide to Disney Wonder Bars.


Here are some things you need to know about drinks onboard a Disney cruise.

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Disney Cruise Alcohol Policy

Disney Cruise Line Alcohol Policy

Disney cruise lines have a generous policy relating to your taking your own bottles of wine and beer on board.

Disney Cruise Line Guests 21 years and older may bring a maximum of 2 bottles of unopened wine or champagne (no larger than 750 ml) or 6 beers (no larger than 12 ounces) on board at the beginning of the voyage and at each port-of-call.

For the Australia and New Zealand cruises guests aged 18 and older can use this perk too.

I know some people try it but don’t be tempted to sneak alcohol onto a Disney Cruise.

They will find it and they will confiscate it. 


This is a change from the previous policy where you could bring as much as you wanted.

However, it is still pretty generous within the cruise line industry where many lines do not allow you to bring anything at all on board without being charged.

You can enjoy the wine or beer in your stateroom. If you want to drink it in one of the restaurants there is a $25 charge.

You must put any wine or beer that you bring in your carry on luggage.

You want your bottles to be safe in your carry on so we use this 2-Bottle Neoprene Wine Bottle Tote

You can only bring wine or beer on a Disney cruise. There is no exception for bottles or miniatures of spirits such as vodka or gin. If you try and “smuggle” these onboard they will be found and confiscated.

We have written a complete guide to this policy which you can see by clicking on the link below.

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Disney Cruise Wine Package


The closest that Disney comes to offering a drinks package is the Disney Cruise Wine Package.

There are two wine packages available for your Disney Cruise and you can purchase. You choose from either The Classic and the Premium Wine  Package. You can buy 3,4,5 or 7 bottles within the package.

All packages are available regardless of the length of the Disney cruise you are sailing on. So you can buy a 3-night package if you are sailing on a 7-night cruise. Or a 5-night package if you are sailing on a 3 night.


Here are the prices for the Disney Cruise Classic Wine Package:

  • 3 Bottle Classic Wine Package $100.00
  • 4 Bottle Classic Wine Package $130.00
  • 5 Bottle Classic Wine Package $156.00
  • 7 Bottle Classic Wine Package $210.00

Here are the prices for the Disney Cruise Premium Wine Package:

  • 3 Bottle Premium Wine Package $150.00
  • 4 Bottle Premium Wine Package $199.00
  • 5 Bottle Premium Wine Package $244.00
  • 7 Bottle Premium Wine Package $320.00

A 15% service charge will be added to all Wine Packages.


You can save up to 25% on the per bottle prices if you get the wine package. Some bottles are more expensive than others, and it is possible to work the system so that you get maximum savings.

You can see our complete guide by clicking on this link – Disney Cruise Wine Package – Is It Worth It?

Disney Cruise Drink of the Day


The Disney Cruise Drink of the Day is not a package, but we wanted to include it so that you get an overview of the available drinks.

The Disney Cruise Drink of the Day is priced at a very reasonable $5.46 for the alcoholic cocktails which include a 15% gratuity.

There is always a non-alcoholic drink of the day which is priced at $4.89 including tax and gratuity. Note that tax is only charged if you order the drinks whilst you are in port. If you are out at sea this is not added.

The drinks of the day do vary but include Caribbean Dream, High Tide, Key Lime Margarita, Mai Tai, Paradise Cocktail, Pineapple Mojito, Stingray, and Yellow Bird.

Non-alcoholic drinks of the day include Lava Smoothie, Mango Crush, Mint Tea Punch, Parrot Song, Passion Cream Freeze, Princess Delight and Purple Basil Lemonade.

All of the Drinks of the Day are available in a souvenir cup for an extra charge. We usually get at least one of these as they make a nice souvenir to take home with you.

Disney Cruise Beer Mug

If you enjoy a beer once in a while this is a great deal.

You pay $16.95 for a Disney Cruise line glass beer mug. This includes 22 oz of whatever beer you want. Once you have paid for this you can get it refilled for the cost of a 16-ounce beer. So you are getting a free 6 ounces every time.

Don’t worry. You don’t have to carry around your beer glass. You have a token which you show at the bar so they know you bought the deal.

The glass mug makes a nice souvenir.

Disney Cruise Drink Specials

Drinks specials are not guaranteed, but they are often available on a Disney cruise. Always ask your bartender if there are any specials available.

hey are sometimes announced in your Navigator’s, but sometimes you may hit it lucky with an unadvertised deal, or one you may not have seen. It never hurts to ask.

Disney Cruise Beer Package

There is a Disney Cruise Beer Package which will give you a discount on a 6 pack of beer. You will pay for only 5 and get a 6 pack for $30. As with all Disney cruise beverages, you will have to add a 15% gratuity onto these prices.

The imported beer choices are:

6 Pack of Heineken Beer $30.00
6 Pack of Guinness Beer $30.00
6 Pack of Corona Beer $30.00
6 Pack of Pub Ale $30.00

If you prefer a Disney cruise domestic beer package here are your choices:

6 Pack of 16 oz Aluminum Bud Light $30.00
6 Pack of 16 oz Aluminum Bud Light Lime $30.00
6 Pack of 16 oz Aluminum Budweiser $30.00
6 Pack of 16 oz Aluminum Michelob Ultra $30.00
6 Pack of 16 oz Aluminum Miller Light $30.00
6 Pack of 16oz Aluminum Coors Light $30.00

How to Order a Disney Cruise Drinks Package


The beer and wine drinks packages are easy to order when you are on board the ship. However, you can also pre-order any drinks package at Disney Gifts and Amenities.

It is so easy to order onboard though we never do this. However, it would be useful if you need to budget prior to the cruise and know that your expenses are already taken care of.

Disney Cruise Beer Mug

If you are a beer drinker another way to save money is with the Disney Cruise Beer Mug. You buy a 22oz glass Disney cruise beer much initially. For all subsequent 22 oz drinks, you buy you get a break on the price as you will only be paying for a 16 oz measure. Free beer every time!

What if you don’t want to carry your Disney Cruise beer mug around with you all the time. Of course, Disney already thought about this.

You will be given a beer mug toke to use instead of having to carry around the beer mug with you. Simply show the bartender your token and they will give you the 22 oz refill at a discount.

 At the end of the cruise, you can use this to get a clean glass to take home with you as a souvenir.

Disney Cruise Free Soda


This is one of the things which will save you a lot of money on a Disney cruise if you are a soda fan. Whilst other cruise lines charge up to $10 a day for soda packages, Disney gives you a lot of this for free.

The free soda is available in either the buffet or on the pool deck. you can serve yourself with as much as you want. The pool deck location is open 24 hours a day. Teens can also get these unlimited beverages in Vibe.

The selection includes:

  • Coca-Cola
  • Coke Zero
  • Diet Coke
  • Water
  • HiC Fruit Punch
  • HiC Pink Lemonade
  • Fuse Ice Tea
  • Sprite
  • Sprite Zero

If you want any of these in a bar you will pay for them. However, it is so convenient just to get them from the pool deck.

Coffee and tea are also available for free.

As you can see, really there is no such thing as a Disney Cruise Drink Package in the sense that other cruise lines promote them.


However, with Disney, you have the advantage that if you really don’t want to pay anything for soda, you don’t have to as it is free. Also, the wine package, drink of the day and beer mug can all save you money.

What you don’t have the choice of is the “all you can drink” alcohol package. Really we commend Disney for this.

It’s usually a way for cruise lines to make a lot of money on alcohol and we think it encourages the “get your money’s worth” mentality of over-consumption. Not what we want on a Disney Cruise! We think that it is just fine not to have Disney Cruise alcohol drinks packages.

What do you think of the fact that there is no Disney Cruise Drink Package? Should Disney introduce one?

Final Words

While the Disney Cruise Line does not offer a traditional all-in-one drink package, you can still find many ways to save money on beverage purchases!

Aside from being able to bring your own alcohol at every port of call, guests on board can help themselves to unlimited standard refreshments for free at the Beverage Stations. 

When it comes to choosing the right beer or wine package at a Disney Cruise Line, we highly recommend assessing your consumption habits and balancing costs by setting a daily drink budget.

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Friday 6th of November 2020

We have cruised other cruise lines and get the non-alcoholic drink package so we get unlimited fancy virgin cocktails. My kids have always loved this and consider this one of the highlights of our trips. I have always liked that it's prepaid so I don't have to worry about cost. And the non-alchohol packages are reasonably priced, less than $30 per day. They can also try something with no pressure to drink it. If they take a sip and don't like it, they can just get a different drink instead. If they take a sip and love it, they can have many more.


Tuesday 20th of October 2020

Agree completely - I don't go to Disney to drink, but a glass of wine with dinner or a margarita pool side will be great! Disneyland has been fine for all these years (except recently of course due to Star Wars area) without alcohol - keep it Walt friendly!


Friday 18th of September 2020

If you purchase a wine package do you still have to pay the $25 to drink it in the restaurants? If not, do you just bring it to dinner with you? How does this work? TIA


Tuesday 22nd of September 2020

Thank you for asking the question. If you purchase the wine package and are drinking that wine, no there isn't an additional charge. To order from your wine package you just ask your assistant server at dinner and they will assist you. If you don't finish the bottle that evening they will save it for you.

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Friday 13th of March 2020

[…] Palo has an extensive wine menu. Of course if you already have the Disney Wine Package it can be served to you in Palo. If you have an unfinished bottle it will be brought to you in Palo […]


Wednesday 29th of January 2020

2 quick notes: Vitamin water (the red açaí berry flavor) is also a free drink option at the outdoor drink station. And for the beer mug, you can bring your mug (or token card) on your next cruise and keep taking advantage of the special without paying again.