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Can I bring alcohol on my cruise?

So you just booked your cruises and wondering what to pack to make your cruising experience a little more memorable. In the Chart below is a list of cruise line and there alcohol restrictions.

 

Cruise Line

 

     Alcohol Policy & Extra Fees

 

Azamara Club Cruises

  • Spirits, beer, and wine are allowed for private consumption in suites or cabins (with a limit of two bottles per cabin), as well as in any shipboard restaurant, bar, or dining venue.
  • Consuming alcohol in any shipboard restaurant, bar, or dining venue is subject to a corkage fee of $10 per bottle.

 

Carnival Cruise Line

 

  • One bottle 750 ml of wine or champagne per person 21 years of age or older is allowed on embarkation. No beer or spirits may be taken onboard for consumption. Alcoholic beverages that are purchased in ports of call will be held by the ship and delivered to the guest’s cabin on the last day of the sailing.
  • A $10 corkage fee per bottle applies for consumption in the main dining room; $14 at the steakhouse.

 

Celebrity Cruises

 

  • Two bottles of wine per cabin are allowed on embarkation. No beer or spirits may be taken onboard for consumption. Alcoholic beverages purchased in ports of call or onboard shops will be held by the ship and delivered to the guest’s cabin on the last day of the sailing.
  • Wine is subject to a $25 corkage fee per bottle when consumed in public areas.

 

Costa Cruises

 

  • No alcohol may be taken aboard at embarkation, and alcohol purchased in port or at the ship’s duty-free shop will be held and returned at the end of the cruise.
  • Extra fees – N/A

 

Crystal Cruises

 

  • Crystal Cruises are all-inclusive. That means alcohol are included in your cruise price. That goes for wine, liquor, beer and everything else.
  • If you have a special brand or a special bottle, you are allowed to bring that on board. There are no corkage fees.

 

Cunard Line

 

  • One bottle of wine or champagne per person is allowed during embarkation. No beer or spirits may be taken onboard for consumption. When purchased at ports of call, however, there is no restriction on wine, spirits, or beer being carried aboard.
  • A corkage fee of $20 per bottle applies when consumed in restaurants onboard.

 

Disney Cruise Line

 

  • No more than two bottles of wine or champagne (no larger than 750 ml), or six beers (no larger than 12 ounces), are permitted onboard. Outside alcohol cannot be consumed in any lounge or public area except for wine and champagne at Palo and Remy.
  • A corkage fee of $25 per bottle applies at restaurants.

 

Holland America Line

 

  • Wine and champagne are allowed onboard. Beer or spirits purchased on the ship or otherwise taken on the ship cannot be consumed onboard; bottles will be held for the duration of the cruise and delivered to the guest’s cabin on the last day of the sailing.
  • A corkage fee of $18 applies at onboard restaurants and bars.

 

MSC Cruises

 

  • No alcohol may be taken aboard at embarkation, and alcohol purchased in port or at the ship’s duty-free shop will be held and returned at the end of the cruise.
  • Extra fees – N/A

 

Norwegian Cruise Line

 

  • Wine and champagne are allowed onboard. No beer or spirits may be taken onboard for consumption.
  • Corkage fees of $15 for 750mL, $20 for 1,000 mL, and $30 for 1,500 mL bottles apply when consumed in any restaurant, public area, or stateroom.
  • While Norwegian observes a strict 21 drinking policy, guests 18-20 years old can purchase alcohol once the ship is in international waters if a parent or guardian is on the ship as well and signs a consent form. Even then, these underage guests can only drink wine or beer.

 

Oceania Cruises

 

  • Guests may not take beer and spirits onboard at embarkation. Guests are allowed to take up to three bottles (per cabin) of wine or champagne onboard.
  • A corkage fee of $25 per bottle applies for consuming wine in public areas.

 

Princess Cruises

 

  • Passengers are permitted one bottle of wine or champagne ( no larger than 750 ml) per person at embarkation; additional bottles will incur a $15 corkage fee, regardless of where you drink them. Alcoholic beverages purchased onboard or at ports of call will be held during the cruise and delivered to the cabin on the last day. No beer or spirits may be taken onboard for consumption.
  • A $15 corkage fee per bottle applies for consuming in the dining room or restaurants.

 

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

 

  • Guests are allowed to take spirits, wine, and champagne onboard, though most alcohol is included in the price of the cruise.
  • Extra fees – N/A

 

Royal Caribbean International

 

  • Two bottles (750ml each or smaller) of wine or champagne per cabin are allowed. No beer or spirits may be taken onboard for consumption.
  • A $25 corkage fee per bottle is applied when consumed in public.

 

Seabourn

 

  • Guests are allowed to take spirits, wine, and champagne onboard, though most alcohol is included in the price of the cruise.
  • Extra fees – N/A

 

Silversea

 

  • Guests are allowed to take spirits, wine, and champagne onboard, though most alcohol is included in the price of the cruise.
  • Extra fees – N/A

 

 

All information provided on this webpage is subject to change at any time without notice by the cruise line. Please check with your designated cruise line to ensure that information is still valid.