5 Ways to Spend Onboard Credit on a Costa Cruise


Aboard Costa there are so many incredible activities in store for guests. A wide range of them can be experienced using complimentary onboard credit that’s included with select bookings. Here are a few of the most popular ways guests can use their “OBC”:

1. Excursions
Excursions are an exciting way to spend onboard credit and Costa has over 2,000 to choose from. From whale watching in the Canary Islands to checking out how master craftsman produce Murano glass in Venice, the best way to experience a destination is by trying something new. Explore Costa’s excursions at http://www.costacruise.com/usa/excursions.html.

2. Spa Treatments
The Samsara Spa features rejuvenating treatments that reawaken the senses. Aroma stone therapy, nourishing full-body wraps and thermal baths are some of the most divine options available. For guests who wish to achieve pure well-being at sea, learn more about what the Samsara Spa offers at http://www.costacruise.com

3. Fitness Classes
Guests are also able to spend their onboard credit at the fitness center. From yoga and Pilates to group cycling and personal training, Costa’s state-of-the-art gyms are complete with everything needed to have an incredible workout.

4. Specialty Dining & Drinks
Costa’s cuisine is pure decadence. Michelin-star Chefs Fabio Cucchelli and Bruno Barbieri have created authentic regional menus featuring 252 unique Italian dishes. To offer guests an even stronger taste of Italy, Costa has partnered with Barilla, Illy Caffé and Ferrari wines. Beyond the buffet and main dining rooms, sumptuous flavors can be sampled at the Gelateria, as well as cheesy masterpieces at the Pummid’oro Pizzaria. The Teppanyaki Restaurant is also a crowd favorite with delicious Asian fusion dishes.

The refined selection of wines expertly chosen by the Italian Sommelier Association is equally as impressive. There’s also four beverage packages to choose from. The most complete package—Intenditore—is complimentary for guests staying in Suites and features all drinks priced 9€ and under, including a vast selection of premium brands. View the beverage packages at http://www.costacruise.com

5. Kids Activities
Costa’s children’s program, the “Squok Club”, offers two incredible packages for younger guests that parents can purchase with onboard credit.

For little girls who dream of being a Princess, this dream will come true with the “Princess for a Day” package. The girls will get their hair, makeup and nails done by our professional animators. They’ll also wear a gorgeous crown and dress for professional portraits and the Princess Parade.

“Captain for a Day” gives kids a chance to learn what the Captain’s duties are on board. From navigating the high seas with their own map and compass, to learning the ins and outs of the ship and nautical terms, they’ll experience it all. With this once-in-a-lifetime package, they’ll also receive an invitation to dine at the Captain’s Table in the main restaurant for dinner as well as professional photographs they can cherish for years to come.