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What to bring to Cabo....

Heading to Cabo this weekend for the first time ever - going with a girlfriend that has a time share and has been going to 10 years. She told me to pack wine - cuz it's too expensive there and can not get the American brands.....my suitcase is way heavy....and I don't mind paying a couple f extra bucks to save me from lugging it around - thoughts....

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1. Re: What to bring to Cabo....

Your girlfriend is ... an 'overplanner'? similar to some TA members here on the forum? too set in her ways?

I recommend going to a store and buying some excellent wine. We already replied to your other thread and recommended shopping at La Europea.

Where is the timeshare?

Lincoln, California
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2. Re: What to bring to Cabo....

Only one thing you need to bring to Cabo in excess........MONEY! : )

Altoona, Iowa
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3. Re: What to bring to Cabo....

I'd rather pay a few bucks more for the wine once I got there vs. paying an arm and a leg in "overweight" baggage fees at departure time. Then there is the risk of broken bottles in your luggage.

Lodi, California
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4. Re: What to bring to Cabo....

My friend that usually comes down when I'm there brings the splits of her favorite, as it is expensive I guess, at least at restaurants with a meal........by the bottle at least. So, it sort of depends on if you want just a glass with dinner, or want to have a small supply in your room.........All I remember is her having to pay somewhere in the price range of $30 for a bottle a couple of years ago! And it was something like a white Zin................if La Europa has good prices, and you want more than a 4 pack of splits, I'd definitely not pack it-or leave something home and pack one of the box wines..............

Washingtonville, NY
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5. Re: What to bring to Cabo....

Bring sunscreen! And lots of money!

Eagle River, Alaska
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6. Re: What to bring to Cabo....

Agree...Bring lots of $$$!! And, you can get some very good quality wines for $10-$15 at La Europea, next to Walmart. The are some other "drinkable" wines there (like Antares) for $5-$9.................

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7. Re: What to bring to Cabo....

Wines are not that much different in price in Cabo than here at home. Lower cost wines like Barefoot are about $6.50 at Walmart, and I got a couple of bottles at La Europa for less that that. No need to pack wine. Now, packing tequila to bring back home is another matter. I bring sheets of bubble wrap and a roll of box tape and bring home the good stuff.

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8. Re: What to bring to Cabo....

There is also a beverage delivery service called Cabo Kruzer and he will get you what you want and deliver it to your villa so you don't even have to go to the store.

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