Contributor Level: Cruise Director

Review by gabriellemitchell

More information is always better....

In response to review, JohnsonL says ...

Thank you for the note and tip on price matching of duty free items by the ship. ‚ We usually work the opposite way though. ‚ We check the on-board prices early in the cruise and although there are 'special' sales towards the cruise end, it is hard to complain about a small difference, from either source, when the savings are still great compared to the on-shore prices. ‚ We also try to include the purchase of local products‚ in our shopping so there is usually not‚ a direct competition for some of the items.‚ 

Tags: Royal Caribbean Caribbean - Eastern Allure of the Seas

2 Answers

Contributor Level: Captain

I did not know about the price matching, so that is good to know. I tend to shop and buy stuff at the port I know I can't get on the ship or in the states.

Contributor Level: Captain

In most ports, you should be able to haggle your way to a better price. You can't use the revised price as a basis for the price matching on the ship, but if you are on shore and get a lower price, why not buy there?


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