Passengers will now only be allowed to bring non-alcoholic drinks on board on embarkation day. Beverages can not be checked and must be brought on board using hand luggage. The cruise line posted the following update that will go into effect on the 1st of September:
“We will have an update to our non-alcoholic beverage policy for guests, beginning on September 1st, 2018.
Our guest policy will change so that guests be able to bring small quantities of non-alcoholic beverages in a carry-on or hand luggage onboard only on boarding day.
Checking in non-alcoholic beverages will no longer be permitted.
- Non-alcoholic beverages brought onboard may not exceed 12 standard (17 oz) cans, bottles or cartons per stateroom.
- Distilled water or specialized beverages such as, milk for medical purposes, dietary or infant use, are permitted.
- Our policy regarding alcoholic beverages remains the same.”
Royal Caribbean sent out the memo to travel agents informing them of the upcoming change.