I have bought booze in ports before on my first 2 cruises and brought them back home, but that was when I drove to the ports (NJ). This time I am flying into Ft. Lauderdale and need to fly back to MD. Any tips/tricks for flying back with bottles? Do you usually have a separate checked bag? Keep the bottles in the carrier boxes? 
I'm debating buying the Jet Bags on Amazon as extra packaging:  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FLK2IU/ref=s9_simh_gw_g79_i1_r?ie=UTF8&fpl=fresh&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=desktop-1&pf_rd_r=005C3KY72415CE7JTW9M&pf_rd_t=36701&pf_rd_p=2437869742&pf_rd_i=desktop 

Also contemplating a separate bag for booze only. Do I have to advise the airline when checking the bag for any security reasons that there are bottles in the luggage?