What is/are your priorities once on board?

What is your priorities once on board?---Ours, (usually)

1. Check out cabin and meet new room stewart when he brings us our glasses of champagne and let him know if we are missing something in the cabin, like pre-ordered bathrobes, also, we usually need additional coat hangars and let him/her know it is nice to have the ice bucket full by 5:00 PM daily.

2. Call room service if pre-ordered liquor and beverages need adjusting and to make mini-bar set up changes.

3. Call dining reservations and make specialty reservations for all formal nights on the voyage.

4. If it is a ship we haven't been on before, when our luggage arrives, I put the bags on the bed and get out of the cabin letting the boss take care of it, then I do a recon and evaluation of the vessel.

5. If my timing is on, I get back and put the empty bags under the bed, then I give her a rundown on what I discovered about the ship out on our balcony, relaxing, she with a cocktail, I with my red and discuss what we are going to do for dinner. We try to avoid the MDR hassle the first evening and make it informal.

6. Life boat drill is next. Afterward, we go back to our balcony and drinks, as we take in the sail away from our balcony, I love sail aways. All, before dinner.

7. Dress for dinner, then I give her a tour of some of the more interesting features on the vessel that might interest her. Also, we check out all the ship's dining venues, maybe even make reservations or maybe even eat there for dinner that evening. After dinner we usually check out the ship's amenities a little more and if need be make reservations for stuff like the lotus spa, etc.

19 Answers

Find out where to eat

Start exploring the ship

When I reach a place to stop and have some food, I'll stop and have some food.

(During my meal I'll look over the ship schedule to find out what time is the muster drill)

Continue exploring the ship

Go back to cabin and unpack

1) clean the cabin

2) grab a bite

3) meet the steward

4) explore the ship, if it's new to us

5) unpack

1- Find the bar

2- tip the bartender

3- everything else.

1. Cabin, drop off carry on. Wipe down cabin. Unpack. Meet cabin steward and request ice bucket.

2. Find Lunch

3. Find a bar

4. walk around the ship to get to know her,

Drop off our carry on bags, thanks to having FTTF

Enjoy Lido lunch, likely a grilled Rueben from the deli

Wander the ship or outside decks in the sun

Muster drill

Watch sailaway and hang out on an outside deck till its time to get ready for dinner in the MDR


Get a drink

Drop bags off in cabin

Get a drink

Tour the ship, making sure to know how to get to each bar in an emergency

6. Find gym, so I can eat moreHappy

Who's Jim ? ( turn your spell check on ) And why do you need him to eat more ?

I think that Jim might be the dungeon-master in charge of the torture chamber.

Rumor has it that if you keep him well fed, he will go easier on your torture sessions.


Find muster drill location

Unpack when luggage arrives

Explore the ship



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