If you have just booked your first cruise vacation, you might be thinking about what you will need on board. Bearing in mind that you are likely to travel at night and day, visit different cities and take part in evening entertainment programs, you will need a variety of clothes. Further, to allow yourself to have fun, you will also need loads of swimming costumes and comfortable clothing. Below you will find a list of five items you should not forget to pack for your cruise vacation.
1. Swimming Costume and Towels
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Most luxury cruises will have an on board pool and Spa. You will need a variety of swimming costumes and accessories, so you don’t turn up in the same bikini every day. You will also need more comfortable swimming suits for going on the beach or visiting one of the closeby islands by taking advantage of the miami yacht rentals offered by the tour operator. You will also need to allow your wet costumes to dry, so 3-4 pairs are necessary.
2. Evening Dress
Your cruise is likely to offer evening entertainment, shows, and a casino on board. These events often have a dress code, so you will need to look elegant. Depending on how many nights you would like to spend in the restaurant and at the bar, you will need a couple of outfits to combine during your vacation. Make sure you take advantage of the laundry service, or bring dresses that don’t require ironing.
3. Makeup Bag
You absolutely need to have your makeup bag handy all the time. When planning your travel packing, use a small pocket of your luggage for your makeup, so you can access your lipstick and foundation without having to dig through the entire bag. Cabins can be relatively small, so you don’t want to make a bigger mess than necessary. Comfortable Clothes for Sightseeing
4. Comfortable Clothes for Sightseeing
The best thing about cruises is that you can jump off regularly to stretch your legs and explore different beaches and cities. However, if you are given a few hours free time, you don’t want to be walking around in your stilettos. Get some loose clothing packed, as well as sneakers and sports sandals, so you can see as much as possible of the destination in the shortest possible time.
5. Zip Bag for Wet Clothes
You are likely to stop at different beaches and on islands for a few hours or half a day, and you might want to try the water. Get a large zip bag for your wet clothes and keep it in your beach tote all the time, so you don’t get everything damp. You can use the same bag over and over again, making sure that you have a clean and dry set of swimming clothes ready for the next destination.
Going on a cruise is an adventure that offers plenty of new scenes and experiences. Make sure you pack wisely and are ready for each adventure. Consider the itinerary when choosing your clothes.
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Keep on cruising the world,