In a pilot program, Carnival Cruise Lines is introducing items on its room service menu that will cost extra.

The items are in addition to a basic menu of free items, which will continue to be available.

Carnival said the fee-based choices include chicken wings, fried shrimp, quesadillas, personal pizzas and sushi on ships that feature Bonsai sushi restaurants. 

The free menu will still include seven  hot and cold sandwiches, three salad choices, three desserts and eight beverages, along with a Continental breakfast menu.

Carnival said the changes were introduced to broaden variety and choice. 

The pilot will start on Carnival Imagination, Carnival Conquest and Carnival Pride on April 12 and, based on guest feedback, may be expanded to other ships, Carnival said.

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