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Old March 1st, 2013, 03:06 PM
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Is it allowable to bring your own case of water onto the ship? If so, could you please advise as to how I would go about doing so. I would appreciate any response. Thanks in advance.
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For the most part, yes, its ok to bring a case of water onboard.

People use to "slap a luggage tag" on the case of water and have it delivered to their cabin with their luggage but Ive heard of Porters refusing to handle it that way now.

I would either plan on carrying it on or you could pack it in your checked luggage individually and hope for the best.
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I just did this on the Feb.4 sailing of Enchantment. Water arrived at my cabin with the luggage. No problems
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The cruise documents say no, it is not allowed, but anecdotal reports say that they rarely stop people from bringing non-alcoholic beverages aboard.
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Just tape luggage tag to case of water and you should be fine. It will be delivered to your cabin along with your luggage.
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Is it allowable to bring your own case of water onto the ship? If so, could you please advise as to how I would go about doing so. I would appreciate any response. Thanks in advance.
I made a "handle" out of duct tape and attached it to the case of water and then put a luggage tag on it. It made it easier for the porters to carry it. It arrived to our cabin with no issues.

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Just tape luggage tag to case of water and you should be fine. It will be delivered to your cabin along with your luggage.
one question....
What do you consider a "case of water"???
Is it a Big Bottle? or is it the 24 bottles package??

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one question....
What do you consider a "case of water"???
Is it a Big Bottle? or is it the 24 bottles package??

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I think of a case as the 24 bottle package.
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We never had a problem up until our recent FOS cruise. The porter would not take the packaged case of water. I brought it through security myself. It was thoroughly inspected and I held it until we were allowed access to the cabin.

I had previously tagged and had delivered a case of water at least a half dozen times. Not sure why there was an issue this time.
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I made a "handle" out of duct tape and attached it to the case of water and then put a luggage tag on it. It made it easier for the porters to carry it. It arrived to our cabin with no issues.

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We took a case of water and 2 12 pjs of sodas on the Mariner last week. Just used packing tape and put the case is water on top of the 12 packs, taped it ll together with a luggage tags and sent off with luggage and it arrived safely in our room.


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We were on the Mariner last week also. I put a cas in my luggage, they did not deliver that bag to the cabin. I had to go pick it up at security and let them see what it was. Oh well, I got my water!
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use a luggage tag
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