Here's a twist...

What do you miss about your pre-cruise trip? Not about planning and saving and figuring out logistics... Once that is done. What do you miss.  My example is staying at the Comfort Inn at Cocoa beach.  It's a fun town and the hotel is nice and good staff.  I miss leaving the place.  I stay for three days prior and enjoy myself.  Then the cruise which is the best partHappy  Thanks.

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I enjoyed my pre-cruise stay in San Pedro, CA Double Tree Hotel. I enjoyed taking a walk in the area around the wharf. Visiting the USS Iowa. The restaurant I went to, Grinder, had an excellent Buffalo Burger and friendly waitress. It was a relaxing day before boarding the Island Princess. I'm looking forward to sailing out of San Pedro again and will definitely stay at least one day before, maybe two.

Good answer JC...

Your question is a good thought provoking one. Happy

We’re always planning our NEXT, next cruise, so even during one cruise we’re in pre-cruise mode for the next! I do love that you extend your vacation with a pre-cruise land stay – that’s definitely the way to do it! Happy cruising!

I'm not sure that we miss anything because we have 3 vacations in one. We have pre cruise days in the port city, the cruise and then several days post cruise to stay on land again. It's like having the best sandwich . Pre and post cruise stays are the bread - the cruise is the middle with the ports being the condiments/veggies mixed in. I can relate most things to food. Happy

I miss the anticipation of boarding the ship--it's like being a kid on December 24th :)

In October, I'm getting to FLL two days early to shop and get things I can't take on the airlines or what TSA will not allow me take and the flight down the day before gets in at 11 at night giving little room for any lost luggage flight delay or......

Eating at McDonalds in the morning before boarding ship. Get the last taste of land lubber food

Not me.... I'm waiting until board to eat on embarkation day.

We have breakfast at the hotel, since it's included, and then look forward to lunch on the Lido deck.


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