Updated July 25, 2019
Find all the details you need here regarding Crystal Cruises' alcohol policy:
What's the legal drinking age onboard Crystal cruises?
For hard liquor, the drinking age onboard is 21. For beer and wine, it's age 18 as the minimum. When docked or anchored in U.S. ports within a 3-mile limit, passengers must be at least 21 years of age for any alcoholic beverages on cruises.
Can I bring booze onboard a Crystal cruise?
Bringing alcohol onboard at embarkation: Crystal does not impose any limitations on alcohol brought onboard; alcohol brought on may be consumed in all public areas and staterooms, with no corkage fee.
Purchasing alcohol in port to bring onboard: It's allowed and may be consumed onboard without restriction.
Purchasing alcohol in ships' duty-free shop(s): Duty-free liquor that is bought onboard will be delivered to passengers at the end of the cruise, and is meant to be taken home.
Are free drinks available onboard Crystal cruises?
Crystal has an all-inclusive policy and offers complimentary fine wines, premium spirits and beer throughout the ship, open bar service in all lounges and prepaid gratuities for bar staff.
Are there any specialty bars onboard?
On Crystal Symphony and Serenity, the Avenue Saloon, a piano bar, specializes in cocktails, while the Connoisseur Club (additionally available on the riverboat Crystal Mozart) offers fine cigars and liquors, such as Remy Martin Louis XIII and W. & J. Graham 40-year port.