How do you spot first time cruisers

How do you know when you see first time cruisers?

Do you introduce your self and help them with any specific information?

23 Answers

Like what you see in Chinese retaurant. guess it doesn't occur to them they can go back. Wife and I have a system. grab a table, one at a time thru the line. same for going back again. not that I don't trust EVERYBODY in the buffet....nah.....but i dont leave stuff on the table to "hold it" while we're gone. Besides, usually i like to look around and see whats cookin first...

Your funny but completely correct

So true

Try to use cash in the store (forget about the sea pass)

Yes, I will help because everyone need's little help to go for something they want to do either we do..

They wear their cards around their neck.

Long before our first cruise, as I once mentioned, both wife and I worked competing casinos back of the house, management, but we both had the same ugly job.....we spent alot of time out on our respective casino floors, watching folks play. The ones who played slots almost always had one of those neck chain things allegedly to keep from losing em. It was universally agreed they always looked like they were donating blood. I can understand why some folks feel the need to wear em that way elsewhere. No pockets, or feel the need to show off their ", status". Either way, to us, it looks tacky, and I don't care how sexy it looked in the store. each his/her own. wear what you will..nobody cares anyway..but to us, its a dead giveaway.....on the other hand, watching folks "strolling", especially onboard, when 2/3 of the ship is "excursioning", and not wearing any ID, tells us they're experienced cruisers...and a smile or a nod almost always starts a conversation....

For some reason, they seem to find me! Ah, well, the more the merrier I guess!

i don't pay attention. let everyone have their fun and enjoy their moments.

probably the best advice yet...

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