Liquor Buys in Nassau??

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  1. PoohJen

    PoohJen <font color=green>Willing to share a Mickey Bar?<b

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    HI Everyone!

    I know St. Thomas was supposed to be a good port for buying quality alcohols cheaply; when we sailed there in 2004, I also got some great flavored rums as thank you gifts for folks back home.

    And yes, the duty free shop on the ship has some very good prices/sales.

    But I am wondering, is the Bahamas (i.e., Nassau) also an inexpensive port for liquor? I am sailing the Wonder in December and was hoping to find some good buys for gifts.:flower3:

    (yes, Hannosmom, gifts! :rolleyes1 :laughing: )

    TIA!!!:cheer2:
     
  2. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

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    Depends on liquor prices in your area. Price competition here is huge, so prices aren't much of a bargain for us. And these days, the big hassle is getting booze home on a plane.
     
  3. PoohJen

    PoohJen <font color=green>Willing to share a Mickey Bar?<b

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    Here the stores are state regulated, no competition. On my last 2 cruises, I found Baileys, for example, to be significantly cheaper than in the US.

    But you are right, I completely forgot about the flight home; I usually drive to Florida, but not this trip. Hmmm...need to think about this...:rolleyes1
     
  4. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

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    I discovered how little hard liquor we actually drink after our first cruise with a stop in Nassau in 1983.....we brought home one bottle of rum, and there are still about 3 ounces left in that bottle right now!!

    I almost bought a bottle of Baileys last week at the grocery store they wanted $13 for for the small bottle, and $18 for the big one, BevMo however had the same sizes for $11 AND $16. What does Bailey's run in your area?
     

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