Princess Cruises has raised the service charge added automatically to guests' shipboard accounts.
Passengers will be able to pre-pay their gratuities at the current rate until October 15. Beginning January 2016, guests staying in interior, oceanview and balcony staterooms will pay US$12.95 per person per day (up from US$11.50). Those in suites and mini-suites will be charged US$13.95 (up from US$12). All charges include children.