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Cheaper place to buy liquor at...?

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Cheaper place to buy liquor at...?

Is it cheaper at the duty free inside the Aruba Airport or at a supermarket along the way to my hotel?

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1. Re: Cheaper place to buy liquor at...?

Duty Free at the airport has always been cheaper IMO.

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Is wine cheaper at the airport too? Or just hard liquor?

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Good question MP25. I forgot to ask about wine too.

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Let me give you some local advice! Get a cab, ask him to take you a to a mini-market in Dakota, and you'll be able to buy alcohol at the price we locals pay for it, which is about 30% less than at the supermarkets and about 15% less than at duty free.

Enjoy Aruba!

Jason Margarita (http://www.everafteraruba.com)

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Thanks Jason! Where is Dakota located? The only reference I find is that the old airport was named Dakota. I am hoping to find it on my own. unless it is only a couple of dollar ride from the Marriott Surf Club. Else I may end up paying the 15-30% savings on the cab ride.

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Jeff

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What is the name of the mini market in Dakota? Is their only one and will a cab driver will automatically know of it? The savings may be eaten up by a taxi ride unless you are buying a ton which you plan on consuming during your stay.

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I find that the super markets have a great variety of wines at good prices. In the strip mall where Certified is, they have a liquor store which is separate and I found some great wines in there too.

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