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Old 10-02-2009, 08:46 PM
Sammee Sammee is offline
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Nov. 20 will begin my first cruise, a 10 day East Meditterean cruise out of Civitavecchia, Italy. I like to indulge in alcoholic beverages, but I see that the advice is not to purchase them in or near port. So you are saying that whenever I order this beverage at meal time, I am subject to paying some kind of a tax on top of that 15% gratituity? Is purchasing the beverage on land allowed to be brought on board the ship so I can indulge it in my room then?