Carnival Cruises to Ban Carry-On Water

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Carnival is banning customers from bringing bottled water onto its ships, but he cruise line says the problem is booze, not water.

The company says that the new policy is designed to halt travelers from trying to smuggle alcohol on board.

It says when behavioral problems happen on board and investigated, smuggled alcohol often appears to be a factor.

In addition, the company says the change should speed up the boarding process.

Carnival says because of the change of policy, it is lowering the price of bottled water that customers can purchase on board.

The new policy takes effect on July 9.

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