Сruіsе Тrаvеl Тірs

Сruіsе Тrаvеl Тірs


Congratulations on booking your first cruise. If you’re looking for some advice and tips to make the experience that much better, who’s more qualified than first-time cruise travelers who’ve just returned from their first voyages?

What they didn’t know — and learned about the hard way — about packing, cocktails, ports and dining are all top of mind. But just as valuable are the insights offered by the long-time cruiser, a grizzled ocean vet who knows the decks bow to stern. We’ve gathered top tips from both parties — three from first-timers and three from stalwart seagoers.

??? #1 – ??v? ? ??rr? ?n ??g – ?h? f?rst ?n? ?f ?ru?s? tr?v?l t??s th?t ??u’ll n??d t? r?m?mb?r ?f ??u’r? g??ng ?n ? ?ru?s? ?s t? m?k? sur? th?t ??u h?v? ? ??rr? ?n b?g. ?n?? ??u g?t ?n th? sh??, ??u’ll w?nt t? v?s?t ??ur ??b?n but ??u ??n’t ?????t ??ur b?gg?g? t? sh?w u? f?r ?wh?l?. ??, ?t’s ? g??d ?d?? t? h?v? ? ??rr? ?n th?t h?s s?m? ?l?th?s ?nd ? f?w ?ss?nt??l t??l?tr??s ?n h?nd.

??? #2 – G?t ? ??? ?f th? ?h?? – ?ru?s? sh??s ?r? hug?. Y?u d?n’t w?nt t? g?t l?st ?nd ? m?? ??n d?f?n?t?l? b? ? hug? h?l? t? ??u. ??k? sur? ??u h?v? th? m?? ?nd t?k? ? b?t t? l??k ?t ?v?r s? th?t ??u’ll b? ?bl? t? m?r? ??s?l? g?t ?r?und th? sh??.

??? #3 – W?lk t? Wh?r? Y?u’r? G??ng – Wh?n ??u ?r? g??ng t? d?nn?r ?r ??u ?r? g??ng t? ? sh?w ?n b??rd, ??u m?? w?nt t? w?lk wh?r?v?r ??u ?r? g??ng. Y?u’ll f?nd th?t th? ?l?v?t?rs ?r? ?r?b?bl? g??ng t? b? full ?nd ?ft?n m?n? ????l? ?r? tr??ng t? w??t f?r ?n ?l?v?t?r ?nd th?? m?? n?t b? ?n ? gr??t m??d. ??, ?ust g? ?h??d ?nd t?k? ? str?ll ?nd g?t ? b?t ?f ???r??s? w?lk?ng t? wh?r?v?r ??u n??d t? g?.

??? #4 – ???? th? ???s? D?wn ?t ??ght – ?f ??u ?r? ?ut l?t? ?t n?ght, m?k? sur? th?t ??u k??? th? n??s? d?wn. Y?u d?n’t w?nt t? g? ?r?und sl?mm?ng th? d??rs ?f ??ur ??b?n, s?n?? ?t ??n w?k? m?n? ????l? ?r?und ??u u?. ??, h?v? s?m? ??urt?s? ?nd shut ??ur d??rs ?s qu??tl? ?s ??ss?bl? t? ?v??d ?n??unt?rs w?th grum?? ?ru?s? m?t?s.

??? #5 – ?v??d W??r?ng ????ns?v? ??w?lr? – Wh?n ??u ?r? ?n ? ?ru?s? sh??, d?n’t g? ?r?und w??r?ng ??ur m?st ????ns?v? ??w?lr? s? ?v?r??n? ??n s?? ?t. ?f ??urs? th?r? w?ll b? s?m? f?rm?l d?nn?rs wh?r? ??u w?ll w?nt t? l??k gr??t, but l??v? th? m?st ????ns?v? ??w?lr? ?t h?m?. Y?u m?? b???m? th? v??t?m ?r ? th??f ?f ??u g? ?r?und fl?unt?ng ????ns?v? ??w?lr?.

??? #6 – ??? G?n?r?usl?, ?s th? l?st ?n? ?f th? ?ru?s? tr?v?l t??s l?st?d h?r?; Wh?n ??u ?r? ?ut th?r? ?n ? ?ru?s?, m?k? sur? th?t ??u t?? g?n?r?usl? wh?n?v?r ??ss?bl?. ??st ?f th? ????l? ?n th? sh?? m?k? v?r? l?ttl? m?n?? ?????t f?r b? ??ur t??s. ??, m?k? sur? th?t ??u ?r? k?nd ?n?ugh ?nd g?n?r?us t? g?v? ? gr??t t??.

F?n?ll?, m?k? ??ur ?ru?s? tr?v?l m?m?r?bl? ?nd ?ll th?t ??u w?nt ?t t? b? b? d??ng ? l?t ?f ?l?nn?ng b?f?r? ??u tr?v?l.