What to Bring on a Cruise
Going on a cruise is fast becoming a popular vacation stint for many people. On a cruise you can get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the relaxing ambiance of the ocean. You’ll be able to visit different countries in just once vacation while being able to enjoy the many amenities on the cruise liner. Plus the people, the shows and the food…It’s no wonder why many people find going a cruise immensely pleasurable. Going on a cruise is fun. But in order to fully enjoy everything you have to learn how to pack right. Otherwise you might miss out on a lot of activities. Cruise liners have a strict dress code. You wouldn’t want to miss out on a great party just because you weren’t able to bring the right outfit, right? Here are some of the things you should bring on a cruise.
- Day-time clothes. When the cruise liner goes to port, guests are given time to go site seeing. For this excursion it is best to wear something that you are comfortable in. So bring walking shoes, shorts and a shirt or a dress that you can walk around in comfortably.
- Sun protection. You must bring along items that can protect you from the harsh rays of the sun. Heat can dehydrate the skin and lead to pre-mature aging. Plus it can predispose you to skin cancer. Even if you are on vacation you should still continue to be vigilant in taking care of your skin. Some of the things you should not forget are sun glasses, a wide brimmed hat and sun block.
- Formal wear. Cruise liners usually have formal, black tie events in the evenings. And since they have strict dress codes you’d better not forget to bring along formal wear for occasions such as these. 5 day cruises usually have around 2 formal events. The itinerary will depend on the cruise so to be sure check out the program in advance.
- Beach wear. Cruise liners usually have a Jacuzzi and pool on board. In order to be able to use these facilities you have to be attired properly. This means bikinis for the women and swimming trunks for men.