Whether it is your first sailing or your nth one, you have always something new to learn when you’re off on a cruise. To make things easier for you, we have rounded up few handy cruise ship tips.
Find and Complete the Online Check-in
It is advisable to go to your cruise line website and complete the given online check-in form. This will speed up the check-in process. Some cruise-lines may require you to complete this 6 or more days before the departure.
Make Sure to Review the Shore Excursions Promised by the Cruise-Line
Now, even if you don’t have any plans to take part in shore excursions, reading the shore excursion descriptions will be a tremendous way to learn more about a given port. On the other hand, if you have decided to take up a specific tour, then booking in advance would be a good idea so as to save yourself from disappointment if all the slots are sold out. Make sure not to over-book yourself with activities. You would want to relax during your vacation not exert yourself.
A Hard Copy of Your Cruise Documents and Other Confirmations
Make a simple folder to keep your flight information, cruise docs, hotel confirmation etc. This will come in handy and save you from a lot of trouble
Reviewing the Cruise’s Dress Code before Packing
The cruise will usually will plan out events for your stay, so pack your clothes according to the event. You wouldn’t want to be attending a Ball in ripped jeans. Casuals, workout clothes, formals – you will probably need them all. But, make sure not to overpack your luggage. You will have laundering service at the cruise.
Hope this helps during your next cruise!