Thought we'd share this article from Retire Fabulously. It's called Could You Retire on a Cruise Ship?
There's some really interesting ideas here. This one's particularly important if you're considering it:
On most cruise ships, you pay extra for alcoholic beverages and sodas. Internet service, which is a lifeline for most permanent cruisers, is very expensive. Similarly, cell phone roaming charges will mount quickly. Some lower-end cruise lines may offer free self-serve washers and dryers, but most cruise ships charge for laundry service.
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