Arriving at FLL airport - question

We're flying into FLL airport the day of our cruise. Looking for a place to purchase 12 packs of soda to take on board the cruise. Is there any place at the airport or near by?

10 Answers

Might want to check your cruise line- I think some allow, NCL doesn't appear to?

NCL- Effective for sailings July 15, 2016 and beyond, guests are prohibited from bringing any beverages -- including liquor, beer and non-alcoholic drinks such as water, soda and juices -- on board either as carry-on or checked luggage, with the exception of purified or distilled water in factory-sealed containers for use in conjunction with medical devices or for the reconstitution of infant formula; and fully sealed and/or corked wine bottles for personal consumption onboard that is subject to screening and a corkage fee (for guests 21 years of age or older). Open beverages of any kind must be consumed or discarded at the security check-point, on embarkation day and at any port of call. This revised policy brings the company in line with other best practice travel security protocols and reduces the need for individual time consuming screening and package inspection of large volumes of beverages.

How dyou know they're cruising on NCL? might be nice if they said what line they're crusing on. If its CCL, the policy is very vague. You can bring a "small quantity" of cans on board, supposedly "in" your carry on bags. They seem to define small quantity as a 12 pack per person. Personally, I think its more trouble than its worth.

But, to answer directly NOTHING "at the airport" is a bargain. AND how did you plan to stop at a "nearby" Walmart anyway? Bang some keys and decide if drink or soda packages are for you. GOOD LUCK!!

I don't know, hence, "Might want to check your cruise line-" I was simply trying to help.

Yes, well...I made the same mistake. read your reply and got into "drink policies et al"...the OP didn't ask for any of that. just wanted to know where to buy the stuff at the airport or nearby. I have no idea. do you?

Sorry, we're cruising on Carnival Conquest this coming February. Our last cruise we drove to the port so obtaining the 12 packs were not an issue. TIA

I will try to remember to look around the FLL airport next week when we get there. If I notice anything I’ll let you know. Depending on how you are getting to the port, you may be able to stop along the way. For example Uber or taxi may be willing to wait while you run into store. If you are taking a shuttle, less likely.

Walmart at 2500 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL

I knew someone would be wise enough to have the answer!Big Smile

There are a few rite aids and walgreens on A1A where it surrounds the port

There is a Publix Grocery store at 1940 Cordova Rd. which is near the ports. That is probably going to be your best bet. Get a sub from the deli if you are hungry, Mmmmm

Walmart on Broward is out of the way.


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