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Old February 22nd, 2007, 03:04 AM
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Default Galveston~ Take liquor off ship?

I have never used Galveston's port. I was told that you could not disembark w/liquor purchased at other ports or from shop onboard ship ... is this true??? Are Texas laws different or something? I had no problems w/liquor purchased in Jamaica, etc., and disembarking in Miami ... of course I claimed it and planned to do same in Galveston.
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Old February 22nd, 2007, 08:22 AM
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Default Yes, you can disembark with liquor purchased in ports...

and onboard liquor purchases as well in the Port of Galveston. TEXAS residents have a 1 liter of liquor limit according to the signs posted on Ecstasy.

I just came back from a 5 day cruise on Ecstasy and my group had no problems bringing back alcohol.

So do not despair. Enjoy your cruise!

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Old February 22nd, 2007, 12:25 PM
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Kathie is correct. The 1 liter limit per person applies to TEXAS residents only. For all other states, I believe the limit is 2 liters per person. But yes, you can either carry it off with you or pack in securely in your luggage. Bon Voyage!
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Old February 22nd, 2007, 03:44 PM
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