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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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...
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...
We often see passengers shock, anger and disappointment at airports because a traveller has bought a bottle in duty-free with all the intentions of enjoying their holiday, and as they change planes the bottle is confiscated. Where have we seen that? Numerous airports:- South Korea changing planes for Australia, Fiji etc, Canada changing planes for the Pacific or down...
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The dress code does catch guests out. We have seem some very embarrassed faces on Black Tie nights when some passengers realise people do make the effort. We have seen many buy black suit and ties in the shop to comply, and some sitting, determined that they will ensure it does not apply to them until the officers on...
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...
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I am pretty streetwise but I have been pick pocketed twice. Twice in the same place and it does not appear on the Trip Advisor top ten. Jean has been bag lifted once, again not on that list. So I thought I would run a Doris Visits slant on their pick pocket places top ten, and add to some...
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The Love Boat was a TV series that took cruising to a mass audience, see our history of Princess Cruises. One could argue that for most of the world, Game of Thrones put Dubrovnik on the map. We try and link cruise destinations with films and books, because we are entertainers and film makers. Books as Kindle versions are great...
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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