booze cruise


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booze cruise

n
informal Brit a day trip to a foreign country, esp from England across the English Channel to France, for the purposes of buying cheap alcohol, cigarettes, etc
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It started with a "booze cruise" on the River Tyne before the crowd made their way up to St James' via the Northumberland Street Sports Direct store.
We are told they have chartered a boat for a booze cruise around the Costa del Sol.
Another officer, who works near the Border, said a bus was operating a "booze cruise" to exploit the difference between English and Scottish laws.
It's like going on a booze cruise without sailing, just a 30 minute car journey.
"It took a while for the passengers to catch on, seeing as it was a booze cruise."
Shopping with Keith Lemon ITV2, 10pm Keith takes Amanda Holden on a booze cruise to Calais and goes guitar shopping with rock band Busted, chatting about their lives and careers along the way.
More than a thousand fans will enjoy a "booze cruise" in the capital ahead of this afternoon's fixture at Fulham.
It turned out to be a 'booze cruise.' Finns buy liquor by the crates in Tallin since the Nordic region has ultra-strict alcohol laws.
"I remember the booze cruise activity to Calais in France years ago by UK residents, and we may well see this happen at the border at Berwick."
"We can see a return of the 'booze cruise' after Brexit with people using the port to travel either from here to Ireland for cheaper alcohol or the other way round.
A BOOZE cruise is setting sail around Manchester, promising cheese and wine by the boatload.