i was wondering where to buy rum vodka? last cruise i noticed the best price for absolute was right on the ship. but i was wondering if anyone has found any other hot spot in st martins or st thomas or the bahamas? please let me know
We like to buy liquers so we have found St Maarten to be the best. There is an electronics /Jewellry store on the main street there, and also a grocery type store that you pass if you walk fromt he pier to downtown. Both are cheap. Kahlua 8.99 litre , Baileys 9.99 and Grand Marnier $20. Now just for Comparison sake that makes the Kahlua cheaper than most places in Mexico and the Grand Marnier at the Duty free at the US / Canada border is $32 USD a bottle. Can someone tell me how they can call it a tax and duty free store when there is obviously a lot of tax/profit or duty on it?
Beer to buy and walk around with in a can, is 50 cents from most little stores in St Maarten(cold , obscure Dutch brands but good).
I did not price any other French or Dutch Liqour (except the Grand Marnier) but I would expect similar low pricing.
Right on the pier in St. Maarten there is a liquor store in the main building. I found the Mango Rum I was searching for and it was $5 cheaper per bottle than what it was when I spotted it in St. Thomas the next day. St. Maarten has some great deals on liquor as does the ship. Make sure to pick up a flyer from the onboard liquor store telling you what the prices are and then you can search for better deals on the islands.
I found that run in San Juan was an amazing deal. I got fifths of higher end Bacardi and liters of regular Bacardi for $4. Captaon Morgan and other flavored rum was even cheaper. This was in the dutyfree near where the ship docks.
St Thomas had good prices on a few other liquors, but didnt beat San Juan for rum...