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

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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). Normal rules don't apply to cruise ships, you cannot expect to cruise while pregnant, and whatever your health, you have to have cruise insurance for the area...
  Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites,and we add as the the suggestions are made by you. Some are very active, some not so, but they are all there for you to dip in and out of. The knowledge base of the members is huge and they are willing to share. Also there are often meet ups, the first night,...
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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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Alternative Cruise Parking is one we have used and been very pleased with. They and others are just out of Southampton and they will coach you to the ship without problem. We have always had excellent service. Although now we have discovered the coach from Victoria, which we took while making this film as a cruiser's guide, we have never...
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Whether you are on a long cruise or a short cruise a huge part of the holiday is the ability to dress up. If you are going on your first cruise we have tips inc dress code here. Whether evening or cocktail dress, smart casual or open neck shirt there might just be a need to run a iron...
Single, and cruising alone? - Cruising is very solo cruiser friendly and our chat community is also here to help - All the cruise lines take great care of all guests and that includes passengers travelling by themselves. However, it can be a minefield typing single into the internet, because so many of the websites do not reach out for...
CRUISING can be all about dressing up Getting Suited and Booted and the Ladies looking Divine  Many people with disabilities in chairs also make the effort, so what is DRESS CODE? When and where does it apply on Marella? At TUI MARELLA CRUISE lines they publish the following advice, and we quote.... Each of our restaurants has a Beachwear, Casual or Smart dress...
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Marella Cruises - Cruise Partner - click here for the site, of use the links on we have made to find specific pages on their web site that are appropriate to our articles Thomson | Cruise
CRUISE TRAVEL INSURANCE FOR ALL - HOLIDAY EXTRAS MAKE AN ON LINE QUOTE EASY
P&O CRUISES - Cruise Partner - click here for the site, of use the links on we have made to find specific pages on their web site that are appropriate to our articles
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