Ordering alcohol for the cabin

I'm looking for comments (good or bad) for pre-cruise ordering of alcohol for the cabin?  Considering it!

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We do it all the time. You don't get a price break but you do get first dibs at some of the choices. In other words if they don't have a good stock of such and such only those preordering are going to get it.

Pre-ordering it and having it on hand will lessen the strain on the wallet at the bars. You can top up a glass of whatever in your room and drink anywhere on the ship or at least we did.

We found it very convenient. The last nightcap can be acquired in your p.j.'s or sipping a drink while the other person is getting ready for dinner. Plus you can make it as strong (or weak) as needed.

I enjoy having a bottle of scotch in my room. I will order it before the cruise and there it is when I arrive.

What cruise lines allow this? Holland America did.

We have done it in the past, and ended up taking most of it home. The bottle was huge and we just weren't in the room enough on one cruise.. But it does help lessen the strain on your wallet for sure. I would fill a cup up with vodka before we left the room, stop on the lido and add lemonade and be good to go while sitting by the pool.

We've done that before. My husband ordered some kind of rum or whisky. He also carried a small flask with him and would fill it up before we left the cabin. Then he would just buy a coke and spike it. He liked doing this most often when we went to shows because the theater was usually dark.

We save money for sure by pre-ordering alcohol. We bring cans of soda on board and then mix and go or mix and stay! Or mix with tea/lemonade on Lido.

On Princess---Pre-order or Cabin Service https://www.princess.com/learn/cruise-gifts-celebrations/gifts-and-services/

Spirits Cognac Courvoisier VSOP 350ml bottle Item #0489 $33.04

Bourbon Jim Beam 375ml bottle Item #0486 $17.70 Crown Royal 375ml bottle Item #0484 $23.60 Jack Daniel's 375ml bottle Item #0485 $28.32

Scotch Cutty Sark (350ml bottle) Item #0488 $17.70 Johnnie Walker Red Label 375ml bottle Item #0487 $25.96

Vodka Skyy 375ml bottle Item #0491 $17.70 Absolut 375ml bottle Item #0490 $21.24

Rum Bacardi White 375ml bottle Item #0492 $17.70 Cruzan Coconut Rum 375ml bottle Item #0493 $17.70

Gin Gordon's 375ml bottle Item #0495 $17.70 Bombay Sapphire 375ml bottle Item #0494 $23.60

Carnival and Princess do. Not sure about others.

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