Lots of possibilities to spend your money while at sea
Tradewinds is a typical duty-free shop, and only open when the ship is at sea. It’s divided into two big stores and several smaller ones that are all connected. It’s one of the only duty free shop at sea to have a small Guess boutique (Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas, notably, has its own Guess store). You can also get sports gear, accessories, knickknacks, and souvenirs. Prices range from a few dollars to thousands of dollars for brand-name jewelry, watches, glasses, and the like. Special sales are available almost every day.
Duty-free cigarettes, some prescription-free drugs, and alcohol are available in a smaller shop midship, next to the barber shop.
The Epic’s photo gallery makes the traditional shipboard procedure of searching for your pictures much easier: you simply put your key card into a slot and all the pictures taken by the ship’s photographers appear on a screen. You can print them out or get them on CDs and DVDs.
At the Mandara Spa, passengers can purchase all kinds of creams, lotions, facial masks, and exfoliations. All products are from Elemis, with prices starting at $49
On sea days, weather permitting, a part of deck 15 is transformed into a market place. The duty free shop offers the same products as Tradewinds, and there are no special prices.