273 Westerdam Tips


Nov 07, 2018

Go to the Gallery Bar and meet Roland, Gin and Lou. They will make your trip memorable.


Nov 05, 2018

Be respectful and friendly towards all the staff and treat them like family.


Oct 21, 2018

Book the Rudi Sel De Mer pop up in the Pinnacle Grill. I regret having bought the Elite Beverage package as the better (only 2) white wines by the glass were only available in the main dining room and pinnacle grill, not at the other bars, and no bar tender outside the pinnacle grill offered to get them for me.


Sep 23, 2018

You don’t need to pack as much clothes as


Sep 18, 2018

Enjoy the crows nest, relax on comfy chairs and watch for whales....and go wherever the naturalist is speaking ( usually outside on deck 10)!


Sep 17, 2018

Hold your nose, the ship smells terrible


Aug 28, 2018

be prepared for heavy sales pitch before and after your spa services


Aug 28, 2018

Go to the bow on deck 4 to see the glaciers at Glacier Bay.


Aug 19, 2018

Decorate the door. It will help you find it.


Aug 11, 2018

Take the time to walk through the ship and see all the art objects.


Aug 05, 2018

Laid back casual environment. If your looking for a crazy party crowd, go somewhere else.


Jul 30, 2018

If you enjoy seeing and hearing about the local wildlife, don't miss the opportunities with the naturalist on the observation deck everyday.


Jul 25, 2018

Pack less and use the $49 laundry. We sent laundry out every evening and had it back by the following afternoon.


Jul 21, 2018

leave 1/2 of your clothes at home


Jun 24, 2018

Very little swaying -- minimal problems with motion sickness/queasiness.


Jun 10, 2018

Don't bring so much. They have great laundry service for 20.00. all you can fit in the bag


May 31, 2018

If sailing out of Canada Place in Vancouver going to the port around 1:30 will get you through much quicker. If you are ok with waiting for your food the dining room has a great breakfast.


May 30, 2018

mid-ship stateroom seems to be best for easy access to everything and the least motion.


May 15, 2018

Five days at sea is too much. If you’re visiting Hawaii, fly over there and cruise around the islands.

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