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taking liquor onboard


Kris Majors

Hello I need some help. I know when you buy liquor in ports they take it from you as you board and hold it until the last night of the cruise. My questions is do they take it from you at initial boarding if it is in your carry-on? Thank you for your help.


I always just pack a bottle of rum in my suitcase, not a carry on, and I've never had trouble getting it on board. I always have a huge bar bill at the end of the cruise, so I really don't feel like I am taking away revenue from RCI.


Lady Jag(Bobbie)

If it's in your carry-on and they see it, they'll most likely take it. If you pack it in your suitcase, they won't take it, in our experience.