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ARHL999 February 23rd, 2007 01:05 PM

Taking Alcohol on Board
 
Hi Is it fairly easy to carry alcohol on board a ship (to save on the alcohol they charge you)

Thanks.

rinker250 February 23rd, 2007 01:09 PM

Nope...booze is number one on the no-no list on NCL and HAL.
I hear Oceania allows booze to be brought on board.

Just get a bar set (other thread for this) and pay double the street price but 1/4 the bar price.

Have fun!

Fern February 24th, 2007 09:23 PM

Hi ARHL999,

Welcome to Cruisemates!

I see that you're cruising on Carnival. I'd suggest that you pack your liquor in your checked luggage, packed in a zip bag and bubble wrap. It should make it to your cabin :wink: !

Have a wonderful cruise!

Caribbean-Ria March 18th, 2007 10:54 AM

We wrapped ours as a gift and put it in our checked bag,got there fine.

ekathleeng March 18th, 2007 07:06 PM

We plan to bring some in a checked bag also--does anyone know if Princess allows passengers to bring on alcohol?

Thank you!

LisaK March 19th, 2007 01:38 PM

Princess allows you bring aboard wine and champagne

Floridanamaw March 19th, 2007 01:48 PM

If you do take wine or whaterver and they find it in your luggage what do they do with it?

LisaK March 19th, 2007 01:52 PM

they will make you take the alcohol out of your luggage, they will store it for you until the end of the cruise, you will get a "claim check" to pick-up your alcohol at the end of the cruise

Fern March 19th, 2007 09:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Floridanamaw
If you do take wine or whaterver and they find it in your luggage what do they do with it?

Here's the link to Carnival's policy:

http://www.carnival.com/CMS/FAQs/Liq...on_Policy.aspx

It looks like you'll be charged a "corkage fee" for wine. If they find any other liquor, see LisaK's post :) !

Hi ekathleeng,

We've successfully brought a small amount of liquor on Princess in our checked bags. That doesn't mean you won't get "caught", though :) !


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