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Can I buy cans of soda while  in the ports we visit to bring back on the ship?  I know I can bring them when we embark, but I have so much luggage I would rather wait until we get to one of the islands. Thank you. 

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6 minutes ago, ruff said:

Can I buy cans of soda while  in the ports we visit to bring back on the ship?  I know I can bring them when we embark, but I have so much luggage I would rather wait until we get to one of the islands. Thank you. 

 

We have always brought back 6 packs of mixers, ginger ale/coke etc.  Never had a problem.  

 

The mixers are a lot cheaper on the islands/ports....compared to the ship....but still a bit overpriced IMHO!

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16 minutes ago, ruff said:

Can I buy cans of soda while  in the ports we visit to bring back on the ship?  I know I can bring them when we embark, but I have so much luggage I would rather wait until we get to one of the islands. Thank you. 

Yes you can...we always bring more on from ports.

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Since cans are allowed at embarkation, they don't seem to care if you grab more at the ports. Bottles will attract attention though.

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We like to restock our ginger ale in San Juan where there is a Walgreens across the street from the piers

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Thank you. We will get it in San Juan. 

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A small quantity of non-alcoholic beverages (i.e., sparkling water, sodas, energy drinks, juice, and milk) packaged in cans or cartons may be brought on board on embarkation day and must be in the guest's carry-on luggage. A small quantity is considered a maximum of 12 sealed, unopened cans/cartons of 12 ounces each or less per person.
I'm not sure how aggressive if at all they enforce it at port stops, but it's there.
That's the text from the Carnival website and link below:
https://help.carnival.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2633/~/liquor-and-beverage-policy

Edited by BallFour4

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47 minutes ago, summersigh said:

We like to restock our ginger ale in San Juan where there is a Walgreens across the street from the piers

 

I was about to say something about this. I found out about it from my own research for our upcoming cruise that makes a stop there and from what I've seen, the prices are not much different than those in the states and better than prices I've seen on other islands in the past.

 

https://www.walgreens.com/offers/offers.jsp?view=weeklyad&store_code=16409#/weeklyad

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5 hours ago, schazzy said:

 

I was about to say something about this. I found out about it from my own research for our upcoming cruise that makes a stop there and from what I've seen, the prices are not much different than those in the states and better than prices I've seen on other islands in the past.

 

https://www.walgreens.com/offers/offers.jsp?view=weeklyad&store_code=16409#/weeklyad

We found many/most of the prices in the San Juan Walgreens were in line with continental US prices.  I paid around $3.89 for a 12 pack of 8 oz Sprites.  Much cheaper than buying soft drinks on the ship. :classic_rolleyes:

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1 hour ago, summersigh said:

We found many/most of the prices in the San Juan Walgreens were in line with continental US prices.  I paid around $3.89 for a 12 pack of 8 oz Sprites.  Much cheaper than buying soft drinks on the ship. :classic_rolleyes:

 

Yeah, that's why I figured that will be the best place to get anything we need that we may have forgot. Some of the prices I've paid on the ship or in some ports on my past cruises for forgotten toiletries or otc meds were ridiculous!

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