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Costa Cruises Alcohol Policy

Cruise Line Alcohol Policies

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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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