Cruise line currency

In the guide below you can find out which currency each cruise line operates with. This may help you make decisions about how much foreign currency to bring with you if you’d like to settle your account by cash before you disembark at the end of your cruise or tip the ship employees by cash.


Cruise Line / Currency

Azamara Club Cruises - US Dollars (USD)

Carnival Cruise Line - US Dollars (USD)

Celebrity Cruises - US Dollars (USD)

Costa Cruises - Euros (non Caribbean itineraries), US Dollars (Caribbean itineraries)

Cunard - US Dollars (your account can be converted into British Pounds (GBP) at a 3% conversion charge)

Fred. Olsen - British Pounds (GBP)

Norwegian Cruise Line - US Dollars (USD)

P&O Cruises - British Pounds (GBP)

Oceania Cruises - US Dollars (USD)

Princess Cruises - Australian Dollars (Australian itineraries), US Dollars (all other itineraries)

Royal Caribbean - US Dollars (USD)

Holland America - US Dollars (USD)

MSC Cruise Line- Euros (for Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Northern Europe, United Arab Emirates and Eastern Caribbean itineraries), US Dollars (for South America, South Africa, Caribbean cruises departing from Miami and transatlantic cruises going to Europe)