Advice please on how to pack for a long San Fransisco to Austrailia cruise in August

Will be on Sun Princess in August 25 days San Fransisco to Sydney then a 10 day Great Barrier Reef cruise how do you estimate how many evening outfits to bring?

4 Answers

Princess does formal nights on longer cruises, usually on the first sea day following a port. Now this may change. So I would phone princess, or have your TA call and ask,

Also they have a laundry on board so you can clean clothes on a long cruise. I hope you enjoy the trip and please post your thoughts when you get back.

I would suggest that you check with the cruise line for the number of formal nights on the 25 night trip. I can remember my mom would pack a dark pants suite and a different tops to go with it. On long trips she would wear the same top a few times and change scarf and accessories for color.

There is no way to pack 25 evening outfits and 25 day time outfits (it would look like the old movies with steamer trunks packed). The ship does have laundry and dry cleaning, I'd rather pay to have clothing washed then pay for a second checked luggage on the air lines and have to lug it around.

Have a great trip and please do a review when you get back.

Thank you!

We recently took two extended cruises, 28 night Hawaii and So Pac and 30 days Panama Canal. We had two formal nights per week. In order to pack efficiently, I brought a couple pair of nice black slacks and a few different blingy tops. Those got me through the entirety of both voyages.

Thank you


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