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How are the prices for a bottle of wine in Singapore to bring on the ship.  Would it be cheaper to pay the ship's prices.

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12 hours ago, JJean said:

How are the prices for a bottle of wine in Singapore to bring on the ship.  Would it be cheaper to pay the ship's prices.

 

Wine is very expensive in Singapore. By the time you buy the wine and pay corkage it would work out more expensive than buying onboard. 

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20 hours ago, JJean said:

How are the prices for a bottle of wine in Singapore to bring on the ship.  Would it be cheaper to pay the ship's prices.

 

I can't remember the ship's prices, but yes, the prices of wine in Singapore are not low, primarily due to high liquor taxes.

 

If you are arriving at Changi Airport, you may want to check out the duty free wines at DFS (which is near the baggage claim area) to get some bottles, that would help save on some taxes.  These days when I return from overseas trips, I buy whiskey lol.  This is what a DFS store looks like, this one at Terminal 3.  The chart shows you the allowances (assuming you are arriving from outside Malaysia), per adult. 

 

 

 

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On 1/14/2019 at 1:54 AM, JJean said:

How are the prices for a bottle of wine in Singapore to bring on the ship.  Would it be cheaper to pay the ship's prices.

You can get Wines from SGD $15 onwards from the Supermarket :). 

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9 hours ago, cruiserinsg said:

You can get Wines from SGD $15 onwards from the Supermarket :). 

Thanks for all your info.

 

Do you know if the DFS at Harbourfront is available for use by departing cruise ship passengers ?

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Very interesting video on the wine prices.

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The $32 Coldstream Hills Chardonnay is around AU $25 at a major Australian bottle store, so that's not too bad given it's imported from Australia. However some of the other prices are way too high: The $40 Wynns Cabernet Sauvignon is around AU $11 here, and the $45 Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc is AU $17.

 

The Singapore dollar is fairly close to the Australian dollar - 1 SGD = 1.03 AUD at present.

 

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Thanks for the comparisons!

 

Alcohol in Singapore is very expensive because the taxes are high.

However, you can get duty free alcohol when you arrive at Changi Airport. 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Iluvcruising2 said:

However, you can get duty free alcohol when you arrive at Changi Airport. 

 

Do you know if the DFS at Harbourfront is available for use by departing cruise ship passengers ?

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