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Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

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Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

Do they have a good selection of whiskies at the airport? I am holidaying with a friend and part of the deal with my husband is that I bring him back a good bottle of malt whisky!If its a small duty free with not much selection the I will buy at gatwick on the way out.

Grateful for any info - thanks.

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1. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

There wasn't a good selection of whiskies at the airport and what they had was pretty expensive.

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2. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

Skip the airport. Buy your liquor at the liquor stores in town. Duty Free just the same and much cheaper with better selection.

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3. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

Thanks for your help

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4. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

Hi there, just supporting Jaybird's comment, forget about the duty free stores, just go to any liquor store in the island since the price is the same.

Remember, that taxes are almost (if not completely) non existant in Margarita.

I recommend going to either Sigo or Rattan since they have a good selection of liquor amongst many other items.

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5. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

Those were MY comments CV.

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6. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

We are quite partial to dark rum, I take it it the same advice goes for purchasing rum as well? Anyone recommend any particular brands worth buying?

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7. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

Anniversario is one of the best! There's a couple other good brands as well, but their name escapes me at the moment. Can't go wrong with Anniversario. I'll guarantee it!

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8. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

Gran Reserva is a very good dark rum. Annivesario is also very good.

For a great after dinner drink add Annivesario rum to an ounce of strong coffee. Then add&stir in enough sugar to take away the bite of the rum. If done right you will have a delicous coffee to sip on after enjoying dessert.

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9. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

Rums I like are:

Pampero Aniversario.

Diplomático.

Same advise for rums. Go to any liquor store in the island.

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10. Re: Duty Free - Porlamar Ariport

I've discovered another new rum here in Margarita called Real Carupano Oro.

It appears to be only available in the larger stores like Sigo, Rattan or Bodegon Johnny in Playa El Agua.

It is a VERY smooth rum and is of moderate cost - Bs.20.500 at Johnny's & Bs.23.000 at Sigo.

Try it - you'll love it.

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