You have been planning your cruise for months and you finally booked your trip. What now? Well, now is the time to actually organize your trip down to the last detail to make sure everything goes smoothly. Let the planning begin!
Things to do before a cruise
The first thing you need to do before a cruise is to check your travel documents and make sure that everything is in order. Withdraw some cash from the bank for your travels even foreign exchange if needed and arrange roaming for your phone or buy a prepaid card. Then you need to learn all there is to know about your cruise ship, its rules, regulations, and restrictions. You must also arrange your transfers and make on board reservations for dining, shows, activities or special events ahead of time. After making the above arrangements you should learn a bit about the locations you are planning to visit, research and book shore excursions, private tours, and activities that you wish to enjoy. Don’t forget to also check out the weather.
Things to do on a cruise
While on a cruise, try to make the most out of the experience by savoring every moment to the fullest. Make sure to try the various dining options and check out the shows and events. Lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing massage in the soothing area of the spa, head to the gym, watch a movie or plan a casino night. Admire the views and partake in many of the organized fun filled activities and adventures. There are so many fun things to do on a cruise ship that you really wouldn’t know where to begin.
Things not to do on a cruise
While on a cruise don’t forget to switch your mobile data off to avoid being overcharged and turn it to flight mode. Don’t show up late or lose track of time during your stops. Don’t bring any alcohol, unprescripted medicine or smoke in your cabin or balcony. If you are travelling with kids, don’t ever let your kids run around unsupervised.
Things to do Ashore
There are plenty of things that passengers can enjoy ashore. From connecting to a Wi-Fi or making a phone call from a land station to shopping, dining, or going for a swim at a nearby beach, joining an activity or excursion, exploring the land and its surroundings, choices are endless.
This is just a sneak peak of some of the best things to do on a cruise ship or even ashore. Those may vary depending on the ship line or itinerary you have chosen. So, make sure to study your itinerary well to see what really suits you best.