Tips for First Time Cruisers

Posted on October 18, 2016 By

images-8Sailing in the vast blue expanse under the star lit sky, is an opportunity that one awaits with much eagerness and enthusiasm. To put it simply, cruising is everybody’s dream. For first time cruisers, this dream can well turn into a nightmare if you don’t consider a few tips. Even an airy and a swanky room on the cruise can seem fusty if you get seasick. So now if you have booked a cruise of yourself the easiest part is over. The tough part is to ensure safe sailing.

Tip #1
If you have really saved up a lot this year, then cruising is the way to spend it. Cruising, in the lap of luxury is the ideal vacation that one can ask for. It does come with a price tag, but you need to book in advance to enjoy the special discounts and offers. While booking the coveted cruising vacation, see to it that the accommodations, meals, child care, entertainments, and the facilities you are looking for are included in the cost.

Tip #2
Cruising won’t allow you to get bored even for a minute. From yoga to aerobic, multi cuisine restaurants, insane shopping malls, golf clubs, and tennis courts, name it and you have it. An action-packed cruise trip is what you can expect. All these activities are optional. So if you don’t wish to indulge in the all the action, you can get yourself a book and read to your heart’s content as you soak up the sun.

Tip #3
Most of the first time cruisers worry about getting sea sick. Leave this worry at home, and just enjoy your trip because with the latest technology, your cruising experience will be extremely smooth. You don’t need to worry about carrying any bags or medicines. In case you are still worried about getting seasickness, you can keep a few medicines that have been advised by the doctor.

Tip #4
Food will be available all throughout the day. So if you wake up hungry in the middle of the night, you will be well looked after. Getting food at odd hours while cruising is perfectly possible. Restaurants will be open 24 hours. However, if the food cost is included in your price cost, the alcoholic beverages and sodas won’t be. So make sure you check what is included and what is not.

Tip #5
While you are booking your cruise tickets, check what the itinerary is. If you book your cruise trip in advance, you will know the ports will you be seeing. This will give you an added advantage of planning the things you’d like to do at the port.

Cruising is an experience of a lifetime. Book yourself in, if only you are keen on it and not under a pressure from your partner. This can totally wreck your trip even before it starts. Lastly, you don’t have to be all dressed up to go cruising. It’s a casual affair, so keep it as informal as possible. Keep a little black dress with you, just in case you need it for a formal dinner party. Finally, just kick back and relax. It’s just a short jaunt, nothing more!

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