Topic No. 458 Educator Expense Deduction If you're an eligible educator, you can deduct up to $250 ($500 if married filing jointly and both spouses are eligible educators, but not more than $250 each) of unreimbursed trade or business expenses.
Make an installment toward your booked cruise and receive up to US$250 onboard spending money per booking. Treat yourself to specialty dining, spa services, gift shop purchases, beverages and more. Sign up for Holland America's payment plan (EZpay) and receive US$250 onboard spending money per booking.
Each line gives a minimum of $50 for a short cruise and up to $250 for cruises around two weeks or longer. Only one person per cabin can do this, but you can do it for as many cruises as you want. I personally do it for every single cruise I go on and have received thousands of dollars of free on board credit.
Military Benefits: Up to $250 Free Onboard Spending Money* *Free onboard money is in the form of an onboard credit. The onboard credit is converted to the operational currency onboard the vessel and is applied to the folio of the veteran or active duty personnel's stateroom.
There are several ways of getting OBC, but most commonly, it’s received as a booking incentive. A cruise line will often offer some onboard credit (as little as $25, up into the thousands of dollars) to incentivize you to book a certain cruise. This means that if your cruise costs $1500 for just the cruise fare and taxes, but you get $200 in OBC, the first $200 you spend on the ship will
The experience is often much sweeter when the tab for said colorful drink is being covered by free onboard credit. But onboard credit can be the gateway to so much more than a free bar tab. From simple vacation cocktails to luxurious spa experiences, using your onboard spend can really take your cruise vacation to another level.