Alcohol policy by cruise line

Adventure Smith Explorations

Alcoholic beverages other than wine and beer can be purchased with lunch and dinner.

AmaWaterways

Europe: Alcoholic beverages are available at additional cost. During dinner, local wines soft drinks and beer are available on a complimentary basis.

Russia: Alcoholic beverages are available at additional cost. Complimentary wine and beer included with every dinner on board the ship

Vietnam & Cambodia: Complimentary house brand spirits and local beers available during the cruise. Free flowing wine with every lunch and dinner on board. Imported wine and premium alcoholic beverages are available to purchase at an additional cost.

Africa:  Complimentary wine and beer is served with all lunch and dinners on board. Premium alcoholic beverages as well as drinks outside of meal times are available at the bar for additional cost.

American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines provides complimentary wine and beer during lunch and dinner service. A complimentary cocktail hour with full bar is hosted each evening before dinner.

American Queen Steamboat Company (formerly Great American Steamboat Company)

Select wines and beer are included with dinner.

The sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages will be limited to Guests who are 21 years or older. American Queen Steamboat Operating Company will refuse and prohibit the sale or service of alcoholic beverages to Guests under the age of 21 years. Guests are kindly reminded to consume alcohol in moderation. American Queen Steamboat Operating Company reserves the right to prohibit and retain all liquor brought aboard the Ship.

Alaskan Dream Cruises

A selection of fine alcoholic beverages, beer and wine are available aboard ship for independent purchase, but not included in your cruise fare. There is a good selection of wine available aboard, and you may purchase a bottle and have the unfinished portion capped and held for you.

A-ROSA Cruises

A-Rosa river cruises include complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages throughout the ship.

Avalon Waterways

Choice of complimentary wine and beer will be included with dinner on Avalon Europe river cruises. On the Yangtze wine is included with all dinners. On the Mekong complimentary local beer/spirits is available throughout the day and wine is included with dinner.

Should you wish to bring your own wine on board and drink it in the dining room or lounge, the maître d’hôtel or bartender will be happy to serve it to you; a corkage fee will be charged. All inclusive drink packages are also available.

Azamara Club Cruises

The minimum drinking age for all alcoholic beverages on all Azamara ships is 21. However, on ships in Europe and South America, where the legal drinking age is 18, a parent sailing with children between the ages of 18 and 20 may sign a waiver allowing them to consume alcoholic beverages. The waiver may not apply when the vessel is in certain territorial waters. Please note that an individual’s age on the date of sailing determines his or her status for the entire voyage vacation.

Any guest for whom a waiver has been signed must agree to comply with Azamara’s policies. This includes an agreement to not provide alcoholic beverages to any other person, regardless of age. This policy is subject to change without notice.

Azamara Club Cruises® offers a wide selection of international liquors, beer and fine wines onboard. You may bring your own favorite liquor, beer or wine for private consumption in your suite or stateroom. If you wish to consume your liquor, beer or wine in any shipboard restaurant, bar or dining venue, each bottle is subject to a corkage fee of $10.

If you are given a bottle of wine that was purchased from Azamara’s Bon Voyage Gift selection, then no corkage fee will apply. If you are given a bottle of wine from an outside vendor and/or travel professional, and the bottle was not purchased through Azamara’s Bon Voyage selection, then a $10 corkage fee will apply if the wine is consumed in the dining room or other public area. All corkage fees will be added to your onboard account.

Alcoholic beverages purchased from onboard shops will be stored by the ship and delivered to guest staterooms on the last day of the sailing. Alcohol will not be delivered to any guest under the age of 21.

Guests who violate alcohol policies (over-consume, provide alcohol to people under age 21, or demonstrate irresponsible behavior) may be debarked or not allowed to board, in accordance with our guest conduct policy. In such cases, no voyage costs, airfare or any other expenses will be reimbursed.

Azamara reserves the right to revoke or otherwise restrict drinking privileges of any guest, regardless of age. Shipboard personnel may elect, at their discretion, to refuse waivers to 18 to 20-year olds or to withhold alcohol from other guests.

Blount Small Ship Adventures (formerly ACCL)

Complimentary wine and beer is served with lunch and dinner on all cruises.

In addition to serving wine and beer with meals, the company’s popular “BYOB” policy is still in effect.  This unique “bring your own bottle” policy gives guests the freedom to enjoy their preferred beverages without a costly bar tab at the end of the trip.  Mixers, snacks, barware, refrigeration, and bottle storage space are provided around the clock.

Bora Bora Cruises

Wines are served with lunch & dinner. Eclectic alcohol and special wine selection, fine Champagnes are available for purchase

Captain Cook Cruises

Captain Cook Cruises has adopted the following House Policy, which provides a framework for the “Responsible Service of Alcohol” which will be monitored and modified on an on going basis:

  • In order to prevent underage access and drinking Proof of Age must be provided when requested. The only proof of age that will be accepted are: a current photo drivers’ license; proof of age card; or passport.
  •  Persons who are intoxicated will be refused admission to our premises
  • Signs will be displayed and refer to intoxication signs in order to support a responsible attitude and meet the requirements of legislation
  • Any patron in Captain Cook Cruises premises will be denied service if they are considered to be intoxicated
  • Staff and patrons will be educated as part of their policy to ensure that they understand the implications and abide by our responsible service of alcohol policy
  • Support and actively promote initiatives to minimize drink driving in order to safeguard the wellbeing of our patrons

In NSW various Acts control the sale and service of alcohol. There are four basic points, which are relevant to responsible serving practices.

  • A person shall not sell or supply liquor to a person under the age of 18 years
  • A licensee shall not permit intoxication or any indecent, violent or quarrelsome conduct on their licensed premises
  • A person shall not sell or supply any liquor to any person who is at the time in a state of intoxication
  • Where a person is intoxicated on the licensed premises the licensee shall be deemed to have permitted intoxication on the premises unless they and their employees took all reasonable steps to prevent intoxication on the licensed premises

Carnival Cruise Line

Bringing Alcohol On Board – Embarkation Day:

Guests are prohibited from bringing alcoholic beverages on board. However, at the beginning of the cruise during embarkation day, guests (21 years of age and older) may bring on board one bottle (750ml) of wine or champagne, per person, only in their carry-on luggage.  A $10 corkage fee per bottle will be charged should you wish to consume this wine in the main dining room; $14 corkage fee per bottle in the steakhouse. (A corkage fee is a charge exacted at a restaurant for every bottle of liquor served that was not bought on the premises)

On embarkation day, each guest may bring a small quantity of non-alcoholic beverages on board and only in their carry-on luggage. A small quantity is considered a maximum of 12 bottles and/or cans, 20 ounces each or less.

All alcohol/hard liquor/beer (sealed, unopened bottles/cans), wine/champagne over the allowable 1-bottle per guest (sealed, unopened bottles) or excessive quantities of non-alcoholic beverages (over 12 per person, sealed, unopened bottles/cans) will be confiscated and stored for safekeeping until the end of the voyage. The retained item(s) will be available for collection onboard in a designated location on the morning of debarkation.  Unsealed liquids that are prohibited will be discarded, as well as any unclaimed items left after the voyage, and no compensation will be given in either case.

Large cooler restrictions:

Carnival Cruise Lines does not allow guests to bring large coolers on board its ships. However small, personal-sized coolers, no larger than 12”H x 12”L x 12”W for the purpose of housing small quantities of non-alcoholic beverages and/or medications are permitted as carry-on luggage. Screening and movement of large coolers through embarkation is an impediment to the boarding and security screening process. Therefore, large coolers are not permitted as carry-on or checked luggage.

Ports-of-Call:

Alcoholic beverages of any kind purchased in any Port-of-Call will be retained at the gangway, stored on board and held by Carnival until the end of the voyage.

Gift Shops On Board:

Alcoholic beverages of any kind purchased in the ship’s gift shop will be stored on board and be retained by Carnival until the end of the voyage.

Drinking Alcohol On Board:

The minimum age for the purchase and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages in the bars, lounges and gift shops is 21 years of age.  In the event that Bar/Restaurant/Gift Shop staff are in question that a guest is less than 21 years old, they shall request picture identification, prior to serving the drink or selling the bottle of liquor.

Carnival reserves the right to refuse the sale of alcoholic beverages to anyone.

Celebrity Cruises

No beer or hard liquor may be brought onboard for consumption. If you wish to bring personal wine onboard with you at the beginning of the cruise, you may do so, limited to two (2) bottles per stateroom. When enjoyed in any shipboard restaurant, bar or dining venue, each bottle shall be subject to a corkage fee of $25. The only exception to this policy is on our “Wine Cruises. Those who book a company-sponsored winery tour are permitted to bring two bottles of wine from the winery onboard per stateroom on the day of the tour. When enjoyed in any shipboard restaurant, bar or dining venue, each bottle will be subject to a $25 corkage fee.

If you receive a bottle of wine that was purchased from our Bon Voyage Gift selection, no corkage fee will apply if the bottle is enjoyed in the dining room or any public area. If you receive a bottle from an outside vendor and/or travel agent, and the bottle was not purchased through our Bon Voyage selection, then a $25 corkage fee per bottle will apply if you wish to enjoy the wine in the dining room or any other public area. The fee will be applied to your onboard account.

Alcoholic beverages purchased in ports of call or from onboard shops will be stored onboard and delivered to your stateroom on the last day of the sailing.

Costa Cruises

The minimum drinking age onboard is 21 years old for cruises departing from U.S. ports and 18 years old for cruises departing from non-U.S. ports.

It is strictly forbidden to bring any kind of drink on board in hand or cabin luggage.

Any drink, including items purchased during excursions and visits during the call, will not be admitted on board. Local regional products eventually purchased will be kept in custody by ship officers upon arrival and released at disembarkation.

Crystal Cruises

Guests must be at least 18 years old to be served wine and beer, and at least 21 years old to be served spirits. When docked or anchored in U.S. ports, within the three-mile limit, guests must be at least 21 years old to be served any alcoholic beverage.

The all-inclusive Crystal Experience adds a dash of joie de vivre to the variety of bars and lounges aboard ships. Each venue features a unique style and atmosphere as well as differing hours of service, with fine wines and premium spirits included in your cruise fare. You may have alcoholic beverages delivered to your stateroom by calling Room Service. Wines and specialty spirits from our Connoisseur Menu will be charged to your shipboard account.

Cunard Line

No alcohol may be purchased or consumed by any Guests under the age of 18, except when in waters of the U.S., in which case no alcohol may be purchased or consumed by any Guests under the age of 21.  Guests agree not to bring alcoholic beverages of any kind (except wine and champagne) on board for consumption. You must surrender alcoholic beverages that are purchased duty free from the ship’s gift shop, or at ports of call, to Carrier, which will be delivered to your stateroom on the last day of the voyage. A corkage fee of $15.00 U.S.D. per bottle (which is subject to change without notice) will be applied to wine and champagne brought aboard by you and consumed in the ship’s restaurants.

Disney Cruise Line

Alcohol is permitted on board. However, any fragile items (including alcoholic beverages) must be hand-carried on board in the carry-on of an adult Guest – age 21 or older (dimensions can’t exceed 22″ wide, 14″ high and 9″ deep).

Alcohol brought on board may not be consumed in any lounge or public area.

Guests who arrive in the dining room, including Palo and Remy, with a bottle of champagne or wine will be charged a corking fee of $20.00 per bottle.

Please be advised: Disney Cruise Line reserves the right to remove fragile items (including beverages) from checked luggage. In such cases, items will be stored and returned at the end of the voyage. Beverage containers are considered fragile and have previously caused damage in checked luggage. All fragile items must be transported inside carry-on luggage.

The drinking age aboard ship is 21. Valid photo I.D. is required. Disney Cruise Line reserves the right to refuse sale and/or service to anyone.

In recognition of the expectations of our multi-national guests, for roundtrip cruises departing from European countries, where the legal drinking age is lower than 21, a parent or guardian who is sailing with his or her son(s) and/or daughter(s) and/or ward(s) who is between the ages of 18 and 20, may sign a beverage waiver allowing the 18 to 20 year old to consume alcoholic beverages while onboard. Parents or guardians may complete the beverage waiver in the Guest Ticket Booklet or inquire about the waivers upon check-in. Please note: The 18 to 20 year old must comply with all laws and Disney Cruise Line policies related to the consumption and distribution of alcohol in Europe, including among other things, agreeing to not provide alcoholic beverages to any other person, regardless of age. This policy is subject to change without notice.

Ecoventura

House wine and local beer served during dinner.

Emerald Waterways

If your Itinerary includes booking on a Emerald “Star-Ship,” all standard beverages are included in the tour price during lunch and dinner while you are on board. This includes beer, wine and soft drinks. It also includes daily replenishment of specific designated cabin minibars. Selected items, such as spirits, and French champagne, are not included and will be subject to an additional charge. Otherwise, beverages will only be included when listed on the Itinerary.

European Waterways

Included is all good regional wines served throughout the cruise, open bar with a large selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages.

Special vintage wines, Premier and Grand Cru wines can be purchased at cost.

Farah Nile Cruises

Alcoholic beverages are not included in your fare.

Fantasy Cruises

The alcoholic beverage policy is to host wines, beer and liquor during a daily cocktail hour (normally around 5pm) and during dinner (please note, the bar is closed after dinner). These liquors are not “Top Shelf,” so if your tastes are more refined, you are welcome to bring something special, should you choose. In the evening there may be a movie, kayak, or perhaps visit a local town or community. When kayaking is in your evening plans, we ask that you refrain from any alcohol.

Festiva Sailing Vacations

Meals aboard include wine and there is an open Standard Bar throughout your charter week. Special Requested Liquors are available at an additional cost.

France Cruises

Included are wines with meals, liqueurs and bar drinks on board.

Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines

It is not permitted to take your own alcohol aboard your cruise ship.

Any alcohol which is purchased whilst ashore will be placed in a secure hold area and will be returned to you at the end of your cruise holiday.

French Country Waterways

During the cruise, you will be offered more than two dozen different wines, representing many of France’s major wine growing districts. Wines are chosen for consideration directly from the properties of the growers, and the final list is selected during an annual tasting of over two hundred, estate-bottled labels. More than half of the wines will bear well-known labels from Grand Cru and Premier Cru vineyards, such as Gevrey-Chambertin, Meursault, and Puligny-Montrachet. You will also be introduced to wonderful vintages from distinguished, family-owned properties whose limited production is rarely sold for export. Drawing from this rich and varied selection, each French Country Waterways cruise offers the perfect opportunity to sample and compare the noble wines of France.

GAP Adventures

There is a bar on board where juice, soft drinks, wine, beer and a basic selection of liquor can be purchased.

Haimark, Ltd.

Haimark makes every effort to stock our ships with the finest local and imported beer, wine, and spirits available in each country. In Myanmar, only locally made beer, wine, and spirits are available, by law. Details on included beverages varies by ship.

Hapag Lloyd Cruises

Passengers are not permitted to take on board alcoholic beverages intended for consumption during the cruise.

Hebridean Island Cruises

House wines and spirits, champagne, beers are included in the cost of the cruise throughout each ship.

Holland America Line (HAL)

Except for wine and champagne, guests cannot bring hard alcohol on board for private consumption. Hard alcohol purchased on board in the duty free shops or in port will be collected, stored for safekeeping and delivered to your stateroom on the last day of the voyage.

Guests can bring as much wine and/or champagne as they choose on board at embarkation or purchased in port. A corkage fee of US$18.00 applies to wine and champagne brought to the shipboard restaurants or bars for consumption. Wine and/or champagne brought on board cannot be consumed in any public venue. If a guest is drinking a beverage carried on board and in a public venue they will be asked to return it to their stateroom.

Room Service offers reduced-price stateroom beverage packages for in-stateroom consumption of alcoholic beverages. A 15% Service Charge on all beverage items and packages with beverages will be added.

Persons under 21 years of age are not permitted to consume alcoholic beverages.

Hurtigruten

Only alcohol that has been purchased at the restaurant or at the bar may be consumed on board. Alcohol bought in the on board shop or on land must be stored until your return. According to Norwegian law, only persons over the age of 18 may purchase beer and wine. Liquor may only be sold to people over 20 years.

Island Cruises

Alcohol will only be served to adults.

Where the fare paid by a Passenger includes meals on a breakfast only, half board or full board basis, it does not also include wines, spirits, beer, mineral waters or other liquors. These are available for purchase on-board at fixed prices and Passengers are not permitted to take on-board any such liquors for use during the voyage whether for consumption in their own cabins or otherwise.

The Carrier and/or its servants and/or agents may confiscate alcohol brought on-board by Passengers. Such alcohol will be returned to the Passengers at the end of the cruise.

The Carrier and/or its servants and/or agents may refuse to serve a Passenger alcohol or further alcohol where in their reasonable opinion the Passenger is likely to be a danger and/or a nuisance to himself, other Passengers and/or the Vessel.

Lindblad Expeditions

Alcohol is available on the ship for purchase and you’ll have the opportunity to taste craft beers and local wines on board.  The drinking age aboard the ship is 21.

Louis Cruises

Drinks from the bar and the restaurant are available at an additional cost. Minors are not allowed to purchase or consume alcohol.

MSC Cruises

Liquor, including wines, spirits, beer or other liquors are available for purchase onboard the vessel at fixed prices. Passengers are not permitted to take onboard any such liquors for use during the voyage, whether for consumption in their own cabins or otherwise.

The Carrier and/or its Servants and/or Agents may confiscate alcohol brought onboard by Passengers.

The Carrier and/or its Servants and/or Agents may refuse to serve a Passenger alcohol or further alcohol where in their reasonable opinion the Passenger is likely to be a danger and/or nuisance to himself, other passengers and/or the Vessel.

North Star Cruises Australia

Generally BYO drinks are not permitted onboard as the True North operates a licensed bar. However, passengers may be permitted to BYO drinks in instances where the desired drink is not available from the ship’s bar but ONLY with prior written approval. Corkage will be applied to all BYO drinks. Contact the reservation staff at cruise@northstarcruises.com.au for the latest wine list.

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL)

Passengers must be 21 years of age or older to purchase or consume alcohol.
With the exception of Alaska and Hawaii itineraries, Norwegian permits young adults to purchase and personally consume wine and beer only while onboard and with the consent of an accompanying parent. Authorization will be given only when the accompanying parent completes the Young Adult Alcoholic Beverage Waiver form. This form can be obtained and completed at the Guest Services Desk upon embarkation of the vessel. However, passengers 18 years of age or older are permitted to consume alcoholic beverages when sailing on round-trip European voyages without having to complete the Young Adult Alcoholic Beverage Waiver form.

Please note that with the exception of Wine and Champagne, all guests are prohibited from bringing alcohol on board ships. If you purchase any alcohol at any ports-of-call or in an onboard shop, it will safely stored and either on the final night of the cruise or the morning of debarkation it will be available for pick up in a designated area.

Guests may bring bottles of wine and champagne on board. When bottles are brought on board and served or consumed in any restaurant, public room area or in their stateroom, a corkage fee will be charged according to bottle sizes noted below.

750 ml Bottle: $15.00
1,500 ml Magnum: $30.00

Wine or champagne sent directly to the ship by travel agents, friends, family, etc. or from another retail source, are subject to the same fees. Box wines are not allowed on board.

Norwegian encourages the responsible use of alcohol and accordingly reserves the right to permanently or temporarily revoke the drinking privileges of any guest who violates Norwegian’s Guest Code of Conduct or who is deemed a danger to himself, herself or others by vessel management. Continued abuse of alcohol while sailing and/or violation of Norwegian’s alcohol policy may result in immediate disembarkation.

Oceania Cruises

The sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages will be limited to guest aged 21 years or older. Oceania Cruises will refuse and prohibits the sale or service of alcoholic beverage to guest under the age of 21 years. Guest are reminded to consume alcohol in moderation. Oceania cruises reserves the right to prohibit and retain all alcohol bought ashore for consumption onboard the vessel.

Pandaw River Cruises

Local spirits are free of charge. Only imported spirits and liquors and wines will be charged.  A complimentary daily cocktail will be served made by local spirit.

Paul Gauguin

Complimentary beverages, including select wines and  spirits, served  throughout the ship. Only premium liquors, specialty wines, and certain Cognacs incur an additional charge.

P & O Cruises

There are a variety of bars on board each ship, offering a range of drinks at competitive prices, and drinks can also be purchased in restaurants. P&O Cruises reserves the right to take alcohol at the gangway, if brought on board, to return to passengers at the end of their cruise. It is not the intention to invoke this policy as a matter of course and it will implemented only when it is considered likely that the health, comfort, safety and enjoyment of passenger may otherwise be compromised.

Should you wish to take wine or Champagne on board to consume in a restaurant, you will be charged a corkage fee per item (any size) per occassion.

Should you wish to take wine or champagne on board to celebrate an event, the number of bottles you may take on will be at the port authorities discretion and you will be charged a corkage fee.

It is prohibited to attempt to purchase alcohol for those under 18 in bars and shops on board (21 years in American Waters). 16 and 17 year olds may be brought beer, cider or wine to drink with a meal in the restaurants when accompanied by an adult only. Alcohol purchased ashore by under 18’s will be confiscated at the gangway.

P & O Cruises Australia

P&O Cruises Australia is committed to the responsible service of alcohol. There may be times when they consider it appropriate to refuse the service of alcohol to a passenger for any reason. Passengers must be 18 years or over to purchase or consume alcohol. Government issued photo identification may be requested . Any alcohol purchased ashore will be collected at the gangway for safe keeping and will be returned to you on the last day of your cruise.

Ponant

Complimentary wines included at lunch and dinner.

Poseidon Expeditions(formerly Expedition Cruises)

Wine offerings include a wide range of fine wines from France, Italy, and Chile. There is also a selection of sprits available in the bar. Alcoholic beverages are not included in the fare.

Princess Cruises

Passengers agree not to bring alcoholic beverages of any kind onboard for consumption, except one bottle of wine or champagne per adult of drinking age (no larger than 750 ml) per voyage, which will not be subject to a corkage fee if consumed in the stateroom. Additional wine or champagne bottles are welcome, but will incur a $15 corkage fee each, irrespective of where they are intended to be consumed. Liquor, spirits or beers are not permitted. Please remember that luggage will be scanned and alcohol outside of our policy will be removed and discarded.

Alcoholic beverages that are purchased duty free from the ship’s gift shop, or at ports of call, will be collected for safekeeping and delivered to the passenger’s stateroom on the last day of the cruise.  A member of the ship’s staff will be at the gangway to assist passengers with the storage of their shoreside alcoholic purchases while our Boutiques staff will assist passengers with shipboard alcoholic purchases.

The legal drinking age of 21 years is always observed onboard and proof of age may be required. All onboard staff are trained to take their responsibility to not serve alcohol to underage passengers seriously. The age restrictions are clearly posted in the bars.

Regent Seven Seas

Guests agree that the purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages will be limited to Guests who are 21 years or older and no Guest will attempt to purchase or consume such beverages in violation of this policy under any circumstances, either for themselves or others. Carrier will refuse and prohibit the service of alcoholic beverages to Guests under the age of 21 years. Guests are reminded to consume alcohol in moderation and Carrier reserves the right to refuse such beverages to any intoxicated or underage Guest. Carrier reserves the right to prohibit and retain all liquor brought aboard the Ship.

Enjoy a welcome Bottle of champagne and unlimited, complimentary beverages including fine wines, spirits and the daily replenishment of your in-suite mini-bar.

Royal Caribbean International (RCI)

Effective immediately on all sailings, the minimum drinking age for all alcoholic beverages on all Royal Caribbean International is as follows:

The minimum age to consume alcohol on Royal Caribbean International ships on sailings originating in North America is twenty-one (21).

The minimum age to consume alcohol on Royal Caribbean International ships on sailings from South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand is eighteen (18). The minimum age to consume alcohol at all private destinations remains twenty-one (21) without regard to where the sailing originated. The Company retains the right, on rare occasions, to raise the minimum age of alcohol consumption on any sailing when local laws require or permit such a modification.

Guests may bring personal wine and champagne onboard only on boarding day, limited to two (2) 750 ml bottles per stateroom. When consumed in any public area, each bottle shall be subject to a corkage fee of $25.00. Alcoholic beverages that are purchased in ports of call or from onboard shops will be stored by the ship and delivered to guest staterooms on the last day of the sailing. Security may inspect containers (water bottles, soda bottles, mouthwash, luggage etc.) and will dispose of containers holding alcohol. Royal Caribbean’s Guest Conduct Policy may be enforced, up to and including disembarkation, if a guest violates any alcohol policy. Guests under the age of 21 will not have alcohol returned to them.

Guests who violate any alcohol policies, (over consume, provide alcohol to people under age 21, demonstrate irresponsible behavior, or attempt to conceal alcoholic items at security and or luggage check points or any other time), may be disembarked or not allowed to board, at their own expense, in accordance with the Guest Conduct Policy.

Saga Cruises

Alcoholic beverages and wine are not included in the fare but are available for purchase.

Scenic

Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ now provide All-Inclusive beverages – a generous selection of complimentary fine wines and spirits throughout the ship, including an open bar service in the lounges.  Guests are welcomed on board with Moët & Chandon, which is also available daily at breakfast. Even the beverages in your mini-bar are complimentary.

Sea Cloud Cruises

Table wines are included at meal time.

Seabourn

Persons under 21 years of age are not permitted to consume alcoholic beverages. Complimentary fine wines at lunch and dinner, and open bars throughout the ship.

SeaDream Yacht Club

Open Bar with selected premium brands is included in your fare. Also included is a daily selection of wines to accompany lunch and dinner.

Semester at Sea

Students who are 18 years of age and older are able to drink moderately both on the ship and in port.

Do no pack alcohol to bring onboard.

Silversea

Passengers must be 21 years of age or older to purchase or consume alcohol. Silversea reserves the right to refuse to serve anyone who in its sole judgment may be under the influence of alcohol or for any reason necessary to preserve the health and safety of passengers and employees.

An extensive selection of fine wines, spirits, champagne are yours to enjoy not only with meals but throughout the ship. Your preferred selections are even stocked in your suite…compliments of Silversea.

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines

Alcohol is available for purchase at the bar.

Star Clippers

Guests are prohibited from bringing alcoholic beverages for consumption on board the ship. Alcoholic beverages purchased in ports of call will be retained and returned at the end of the voyage.

Star Cruises

There is a nominal corkage charge if you bring your own alcoholic beverage to any of the dining outlets. The fare does not include spirits, wines, or beer. Guests must be 18 years or older to purchase or consume alcohol on the Vessel.

Swan Hellenic Discovery Cruises

Please note that bars may have to be closed for the sale of alcohol and cigarettes in certain waters. Only alcohol purchased in the ship’s bars and restaurants may be consumed on Minerva.

Tauck River Cruising

Unlimited complimentary beverages including regional wine, beer, and premium spirits. The legal drinking age aboard the riverboat is 21 years old.

Thomson Cruises

Alcohol will only be served to adults.

Where the fare paid by a Passenger includes meals on a breakfast only, half board or full board basis, it does not also include wines, spirits, beer, mineral waters or other liquors. These are available for purchase on-board at fixed prices and Passengers are not permitted to take on-board any such liquors for use during the voyage whether for consumption in their own cabins or otherwise.

The Carrier and/or its servants and/or agents may confiscate alcohol brought on-board by Passengers. Such alcohol will be returned to the Passengers at the end of the cruise.

The Carrier and/or its servants and/or agents may refuse to serve a Passenger alcohol or further alcohol where in their reasonable opinion the Passenger is likely to be a danger and/or a nuisance to himself, other Passengers and/or the Vessel.

Un-Cruise Adventures (formerly Innersea Discoveries and American Safari Cruises)

Spirits are strictly prohibited, and will be confiscated by vessel crew. This is due to our license and state regulations. Bringing wine on board is permitted under our license, however may be subject to a corkage fee. $20.00 for 750ml and $30.00 for boxes and magnums. Crew will continue to control consumption as needed, including confiscation of wine when required. With our Luxury and Heritage Adventures, premium spirits, wine, and beer are included in your fare. For our Active Adventures, alcoholic beverages range from $4 to $8, with top shelf brands running slightly higher.

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

in 2014 fares include unlimited fine wine, beer, spirits. The minimum age required to consume alcoholic beverages onboard all Uniworld river cruise ships is 21 years of age.

Variety Cruises

Wine and alcoholic beverages are not included in the fare.

Viking River Cruises

Complimentary wine and beer are served with lunch and dinner. You may bring local wine aboard and enjoy it with your meals—there is no corkage fee. The minimum drinking age on all Viking River cruises is 21 years of age.

Voyages of Discovery (formerly Discovery World Cruises)

Only alcohol purchased in the ship’s bars and restaurants may be consumed on board. The serving of alcohol may be restricted in certain countries.

Voyages to Antiquity

The minimum age for the purchase and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages onboard is 21 years of age. The purchase of alcoholic beverages for guests under the minimum age is prohibited. Except for wine and champagne, alcoholic beverages purchased in the vessel’s shops or otherwise brought on the ship cannot be consumed on the ship.

Bottles and other containers will be collected for safekeeping and returned upon disembarkation. Certain shore excursions include winery visits, and wines purchased on such excursions may be brought on board for your consumption and will be subject to a corkage fee of $12. Guests are kindly reminded to consume alcohol responsibly and in moderation. The onboard staff reserves the right to refuse the sale of alcohol to any guest who displays disruptive or irresponsible behavior as a result of consumption.

Windstar Cruises

Bottles or other containers of beer and other alcoholic beverages purchased in the vessel’s shops or otherwise brought on the ship cannot be consumed on the ship, with the exception of wine and champagne. If the beverages are purchased from the vessel’s shops or at ports of call, they will be collected for safekeeping and delivered to your stateroom on the last day of the voyage. The staff will make arrangements to store the items for you during the cruise. Guests can bring wines and champagne purchased from outside the ship onboard for consumption in their stateroom. For consumption in the restaurants or bars, a corkage fee will be applied to the guest’s onboard account.

Your Cuba Cruise

Alcohol and specialty beverages are not included in the fare, but are available for purchase onboard.

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