Friday, September 26, 2008

Tips for Cruise Travel

Traveling on a cruise is like a dream come true for many people. It is considered as one of the most sophisticated and luxurious way of traveling. It is one in a lifetime experience helping you to take an extravagant vacation which would surely become one of the most memorable vacations of your life time. Traveling in a cruise is expensive but it gives you plenty of time for relaxation and helps you to enjoy your stay to the fullest.

Here are few essential tips that you must follow during your time aboard on a cruise ship. These tips will surely help to make your vacation an adventurous and exciting experience.

  • When planning for a cruise with your travel agent, be sure to add an extra day or two to your schedule in case you face any flight delays or cancellations at the last moment.
  • Your cruise ship will stop at excellent islands and countries on a daily basis so be up to date with the cruise reviews to find out what fantastic experience each port has to offer.
  • Travel by cruise often brings people of different nations together, in such an environment diseases like measles, rubella and influenza. Etc. can spread from one person to another person very easily. In case of any such circumstance one should immediately seek medical attention on board.
  • People planning cruise trips should get the necessary health insurance, this document is very important in case of people above 65 years of age and pregnant women.
  • While packing for a cruise you should be careful to pack an extra charger and extension cord because cruise ships have only one outlet, this would create problems in case you are using more electrical devices than one.
  • Before packing your clothes for the trip you should make a daily clothing plan list. This will help you from over packing. You should also label your belongings very carefully, in case they are lost or misplaced during your vacation.
  • A cruise ship provides you with many interesting recreational activities, so you should keep a track of all the activities taking place during a day, this would make your stay more adventurous.
  • Organize your daily plans in the morning each day so that you get adequate time to enjoy your meals, explore the exotic ports, do shopping and also take part in various activities of the cruise.
  • Make the best of your stay and always use your common sense, don't walk in dark alley ways, be sure to safely lock your money inside the room and where ever you go, its a must for you to carry an identification and number of the cruise ship you are traveling on, in case you get lost, it would provide you with a lot of help.

These tips will definitely provide you with essential guide lines for all the does and don't when you are on a holiday aboard a cruise ship. They would also help you to spend a pleasurable and enthralling time during your vacations.

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