Bottled Water or Tap on Cruises?

I was wondering if you drink the tap water on cruises or do you opt for bottled water?

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As you know, Carnival no longer permits you to bring aboard bottled water. You can, though, purchase it on board. I find that usually the first day of the cruise, the tap water tastes strongly of chlorine. So I bring some liquid or powdered mix to add to the water. It helps.

Bottled... prefer sparkling with meals and still otherwise.


I will drink both.

I will drink both. I have taken a Britta Water bottle that has a small filter in it. On Carnival it is is very cheap to buy a 12 pack pre-cruise and then you do not have to carry it on to the ship.

I should probably mention that I rarely drink tap water at home, either, so it's not just a ship thing.

My daughter likes the sparkling water too. Thanks for replying.

At home we have Poland Spring delivered. Well, that's changing because of the move. We bought a Berkey filter. I've heard good things about them.

I do also.


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