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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

Keeping your hands subtle - Tips from our resident stuntman. That is often how I am introduced, so let's go with the physical connection because I would like you to take note of how much your hands are important. Hands can become so painful with age and of all the stretch classes I have been to at 7am on...
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...
You can go on a cruise and enjoy just what was in the ticket price, and why not, it is a great full-board holiday. You can still dine in the main restaurants, dress up and enjoy black tie nights and see the great acts all in your holiday cost. You may be able to, in some cases argue that...
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If you like sports or if there is a big event on like the world cup, the ship will show the event somewhere. If the event is big enough, everywhere. https://youtu.be/zRNNKM5ueVs Watching sport on board ship is electric. The recent World Cup was an example. In the quarter final against Sweden, every venue open for the World Cup on the Britannia...
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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 and common on many ships. Many clubs like golf clubs have bar...
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Going away before the end of the year, if you are thinking of using the city sight seeing red bus,we have a 10% discount, just print it, take and use it... or book on line before. <a data-fasc-href="10% Discount coupon for Hop on Hop Off Services" class="fasc-button fasc-size-large fasc-type-flat fasc-style-bold" target="_blank" style="background-color:#9e333c;color:#e3f02d;" data-fasc-style="background-color:#9e333c;color:#e3f02d;" data-fasc-id="fasc-button-tid-1542734778755"> 10% Discount coupon for Hop on Hop...
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LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings famously never sang. But, you can cruise anywhere with anyone.We try to be different here at Doris Visits. We are film makers and as you know we have hundreds of travel documentaries as well as having made feature movies like Freight for Netflix and Bula Quo in Fiji. We have...
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Another cruise ship comedian, Taffy Spencer, has been bemoaning lost his luggage .... well, as they say in the song, 'the days of Taffy Spencer' .... days with no clean pants! Manuel Martinez lost his flying back to do his 'live at the Apollo' and quick back to the Britannia. These guys are on planes at least twice a week....
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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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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...