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Costa Cruises Alcohol Policy

Costa alcohol policy

Are You Legal?

Costa Cruises' drinking age is 21 for any cruise leaving from the United States. The drinking age is 18 on any vessel leaving from a non-U.S. port.

Bringing Booze Onboard

Bringing liquor onboard at embarkation: If found, liquor will be confiscated and held until the end of the cruise.

Bringing wine or Champagne onboard: No drinks purchased on land can be brought aboard Costa Cruises. If found, your wine or Champagne will be held until the end of the cruise.

Purchasing liquor in port: It will be taken and held until the end of the cruise.

Purchasing liquor in ships' duty-free shop: It will be held until the end of the cruise.

Free Drink Caveat

If pre-arranged with the casino division of Carnival Corp., high-rollers can receive free drinks in the casino. Alcoholic beverages are free at the invitation-only Farewell Cocktail Party.

Beer Onboard

Draft: Depends on itinerary. For instance, Beck's is available in the Caribbean and Carlsberg in Europe.

Bottled: Carlsberg, Corona, Beck's, Heineken, Franziskaner Weissbier, Peroni and Nastro Azzuro. Other bottled beers may be available, depending upon the sailing.

Specialty Bars

The cognac and cigar bars serve a fine selection of cognacs, rums and whiskies.

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