Cruising tip of the day

Oh the stories I could tell you....


But the tip of the day is Please don't put your paperwork and and passport in your luggage and believe it is a carry on..... Porters are quick to grab bags, and before you know it you could be in the terminal on the verge of being denied...



Oh and also... Getting loud with people will not help your cause... And neither will getting loud with security.... Just be smart people. 

18 Answers

So true. Great Tip.

I always tell people to pace themselves and don't try to do everything.

Keep calm and keep on cruising!

Here's a tip - don't put your passport/paperwork at the bottom of a 50 lb tote bag filled with ten bottles of OTC meds, last week's grocery list, 2 weeks of mail, extra undies, etc. so you can dump out the whole bag looking for it while everyone enjoys waiting for you!

Luckily, THAT hasn't happened at the counter yet, but who know...

We keep a folder with all our reservations, boarding passes, etc placed in the order we will need them. Works like a charm for us.

That's what I do. Carry on over my shoulder and the folder with docs and PP in hand.

If you are driving to the port, leave a day early if possible. You don't know what the weather & traffic conditions will be. And the same thing if you are flying. Try to book a flight the day before if possible.

Totally agree. Never travel on cruise day unless you are a local resident of the port area. I have stated before I like to stay 2 or 3 days at a beach hotel before the trip. Its a mini vacation.

Along with all of the above.....Keep all medicines and medical devices you need with you and not in your "checked" luggage.


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