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Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

BajanBlood
February 26, 2016 08:02PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 74

I did a search and could not find a fresh answer for this. Does anyone know? Thank you in advance.

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

Jumbie
February 26, 2016 08:21PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 672

Nothing has changed with the airlines. You are allowed 6 bottles of liquor as free checked luggage. To be duty free you only need 1 bottle of the 6 to be rum that was produced on St. Croix.

Jumbie

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

BajanBlood
February 26, 2016 08:26PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 74

Thank you Jumbie!!! My brother is coming to visit and I wanted to know what he can take back with him. thumbs up

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

fidodog
February 26, 2016 11:27PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 12

Yep. This is my kind of forum. silly smiley

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

Scubadoo
February 27, 2016 12:28AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,968

Yeah I don't know why AA doesn't have anything for that on their website.

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

stxisbest
February 27, 2016 07:14PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 174

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Scubadoo
Yeah I don't know why AA doesn't have anything for that on their website.


Because we don't exist. Oh wait, we must as somewhere there is 1.3 BILLION dollars recently added to the VI coffers yet we still need millions in borrowing. Sounds about like BS.

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

OldTart
February 27, 2016 07:29PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 6,524

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Scubadoo
Yeah I don't know why AA doesn't have anything for that on their website.

Maybe because it's neither a legality nor a corporate policy bur rather an agreement between the company and the VI Government?

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

Scubadoo
February 27, 2016 11:05PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,968

Is the policy specific to the VI? Do they have it for PR?

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

OldTart
February 28, 2016 12:20PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 6,524

I don't believe the free checking of liquor applies to flights leaving PR. As mentioned, it's a particular agreement entered into between the VI Government and the airline on flights originating in the territory.

Re: Is American still allowing 6 bottles of rum as free checked luggage????

Bassman
February 29, 2016 05:54PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 206

It used to be the same out of PR years ago when we cruised out of San Juan back in the early 2000's. Don't know if it has changed. All bottles were supposed to be bought in a US territory and the 6th bottle produced in the Caribbean basin, central, south America or any one of the islands.

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