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Old February 9th, 2006, 01:30 PM
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Yes, I have read that when you get to the dock you should have your luggage locked at this time. Do they not check it and want to search some??? Just curious. I have cruised 3 times and I can't remember if I locked them or not.
Also, taking along a 3 -plug for extra outlets. Need to be 3-pronged??? Thanks!!
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At the pier the luggage is put through X ray machines, but they don't ask us to leave it unlocked... like airports. I'd go ahead an lock it.
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I usually put a twist-tie on mine (like you get with garbage bags). I don't have to worry about a key that way, and I figure it might just make them skip my suitcase and search the next one if it is easier to get into! Just a bit of a deterent.
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Hi Sunlover,

We always lock our luggage before giving it to the porter at the pier. If they x-ray it and see anything "suspicious" they'll call your cabin or page you and have you come unlock it.

They scan your carry-on and may ask you to open it. We don't lock these.

Yes, you need the 3 prongs. We take a power strip with 5 outlets because we have so much "stuff" that needs to be charged!

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If you read the "Welcome Aboard" booklet that comes with your documents, you'll see that Carnival says to be sure and LOCK your luggage before handing it over to the porters at the pier. These guys are not Carnival employees, but work for the port authority. Also, make sure you lock them again before putting in the hall the night before debarkation.

Your checked luggage goes through x-ray, just as your carry-on luggage does. IF they see something suspicious, they have the right to look inside your luggage. They may call you back down to the loading area to unlock it.
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I believe you can have it locked at that point. When are you going on the Liberty? I go on March 12.
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Thanks, we are going on the March 4 sailing!!!!
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