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Old December 3rd, 2000, 10:40 PM
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Which is the best place to buy liquor? We will be going to San Juan, St. Thomas and St. Croix?
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Old December 3rd, 2000, 11:38 PM
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scuppers,

It depends upon what liquor you want to buy. It's always best to buy liquor in the place where it's made.

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Old December 4th, 2000, 04:30 AM
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I was looking for which port generally had lower prices.
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Old December 4th, 2000, 11:29 AM
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Just returned on 11/25 from Eastern Carribbean. Without a doubt the duty free store in the pier terminal in San Juan is the best and absolutely cheapest. We also visited St. Thomas, St. Maarten & Nassau, so say San Juan from experience. A bottle of Absolut Vodka as $9.50 and Bacardi was $6.50, Bailey's Irish Cream was $14.99!!
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Old December 4th, 2000, 02:03 PM
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St Maarten had a 40 0z. bottle of tequila , the one thats a golden colour, square bottle "E'Special", for $12.95. But the terminal in San Juan is good too! I noticed most people bought their liquor in St Thomas, we did't because we are Canadian and so are not allowed to bring back that much. I'm told the St Thomas was the place to buy because it is US. duty free as opposed to another countries duty free, if that makes any sense. When we got back on board in St Thomas the line to register your liquor purchases were enormous, and they had trolleys of liquor that was going to be held till after the cruise.
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