This cruise line offers an unlimited annual pass for $899

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You can cruise through 2023 — literally — with an all-you-can-sail annual pass from Margaritaville at Sea.

As the cruise-line offshoot of the Margaritaville collection of resorts, restaurants and retirement communities, Margaritaville at Sea specializes in short jaunts to the Bahamas.

For $899, cruise fanatics can book as many trips as they can handle in a year. They can bring a guest, too, without paying an additional fare.

Margaritaville at Sea claims “The Ultimate Paradise Pass” is the first of its kind in the cruise industry. Pair it with Frontier Airlines’ $1,999 annual pass and you’ll have your vacation travel sorted for the year!


Margaritaville at Sea operates out of Palm Beach, Florida, offering three-day, two-night, out-and-back cruises to Grand Bahama Island on its ship, Paradise.

The pass snags you an ocean view or inside stateroom aboard the ship along with additional perks, like 10% off excursions and packages and exclusive invitations.

However, cruisers don’t get to choose the type or location of the room — an available spot is assigned at check-in.

Another wrinkle: Pass tickets can only be booked three days in advance or less. Hence, pass holders have to be extremely nimble with their plans.

The pass includes fare for two in a double-occupancy stateroom; taxes, fees, gratuities, drink packages and other expenses aren’t included. Finally, pass holders can’t cruise eternally — back-to-back sailings aren’t allowed.


OK, enough of the fine print. Here’s more fun stuff.

The Paradise, Margaritaville’s recently refurbished cruise vessel, features all the classic cruise activities: live entertainment, a casino, a spa, two pools, a jogging track, multiple restaurants and bars and a coffee shop.

Three kids’ clubs, grouped by age, provide full afternoons and evenings of action for cruisers ages 4 to 17. Select a full-day package or pay $15 an hour for a shorter break.

Once on Grand Bahama, guests can sign up for a day pass at a local resort for swimming, dining and other activities. Then it’s back aboard the Paradise for the return trip to Palm Beach.

Visit Margaritaville At Sea for all the details and get ready to set sail!

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