We do not expect increases in assessments beyond the CPI
Home at Sea assessments is carefully calculated to accommodate shipboard operational, shoreside operational, and support costs of the vessel. Full insurance and a necessary reserve are also budgeted to accommodate unforeseen mechanical failures.
Fuel is the biggest cost that is somewhat out of our control, global fuel costs fluctuate, but Storylines' unique slower style of cruising, spending many more days in port, and 12-month, advance fuel purchase contracts mean we do not expect increases in assessments beyond the CPI*.
*Storylines reserve the right to require a special assessment in special circumstances.