Cruise Tips

Cruise Tips

Here are some short tips for cruises, whether new or old. If you have a tip, please post them in the comments. We will try and add as many cruise tips as we can

Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites, Scroll down to find your favourite ship'Click' the box or picture you want to join. We add more ships as the the suggestions are made by you. Why join a chat site? To share your information base with others. MARELLA CHAT - JOIN THE CHAT FOR YOU FAVOURITE SHIP Click to join  Our Chat Site...
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On-board Spend - Is a sum of money you have in credit due to the way you booked, the deal you got when booking, or other factors and there are many. You can get more! This article is broadly based around P&O, but the system is not unusual. Many clubs like golf clubs have bar spend, it is all similar...
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LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings famously never sang. Whatever your reason for cruising that is fabulous, but without doubt travel broadens the mind and education, enlarges understanding and breaks down barriers. Hearing travel messages in multiple languages is something we are used to in the UK whether at stations or at airports, so why not...
Is dependent on three things doctors advice, your insurance company's terms and conditions and restrictions, and the cruise line's policy. Some want a letter of 'fit to travel' at any pregnancy length but all have the same cut off point; 24 weeks. They all seem to suggest that the day you become 24 weeks pregnant, you must leave the ship. If...
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A cruise is a chance to eat well, but it can be about avoiding the volume. Given the selection of food and all the sweets and treats how do you not put on weight? here are two contrasting typical buffets. https://youtu.be/CuYo3EGhhUg It is all about choice, control, and walking the stairs. It starts before you get up, from 0630 hours there is...
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Every place on a ship is different which makes it so interesting. Just looking for the cheapest cruise price may not be the best answer to cheapest price. There are many things to consider on a ship which can be a small village or a large city, and you get what you pay for. Cruises costing £1,000 per night offer...
Joyce Kettle, 74, a great grandmother from Blyth, Northumberland, has been hit with a £50,000 bill for an airlift to hospital from a Marella Discovery 2. (according to the Telegraph 31st January 2018). You must be properly insured and check it is, and update your EHICard. Martin from the money program is shouting about this too now as over 5...
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When you finish your transit flight, your bags go to the ship. You are not normally immigrated to the country, especially in Barbados etc when going to the Caribbean. You are taken on a bonded coach, like bonded cargo to inside the shipping terminal, so still not in the country. There you queue to be immigrated onto the ship, your...
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Cruising is about dressing up for most people, but you can dress down, it's all about choosing the right area of a ship or the right ship and understanding the contract. Those who do dress up to enter dress code areas, expect the cruise operator to enforce the contractual terms they were promised. Those who do not wish to...
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There is often a discount for booking in advance on line,  for the Hop On Hop Off Red City Sightseeing bus! It is worth clicking through to see if they are offering a deal. If you are off to London, Lisbon, Barcelona, Edinburgh, Berlin we have some great advance purchase prices for the Red Bus, City Sight Seeing bus tour....
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CRUISE TRAVEL INSURANCE FOR ALL - HOLIDAY EXTRAS MAKE AN ON LINE QUOTE EASY
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Great cruise dramatic stories about Violet Beckett, a Bridget Jones like character. Romantic with bouts of embarrassing laughter CHOICE of KINDLE or PAPERBACK or AUDIOBOOK