After taking care of cruise ship parking, reservations and tickets, what more is there to think about? There are a lot of things to consider and pack, which might feel overwhelming if one has never been on a cruise. Or if one has, use the list below as a guide so essential items are not forgotten.
Band-Aids and alcohol pads
A portable duffel for souvenirs
Extra water or non-alcoholic drinks so that one doesn’t have to buy overpriced beverages on the ship
A bag or backpack to contain a daypack when going on shore
Toiletries such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, and lotion if what they provide isn’t adequate
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Make-up and hair products
Entertainment such as books, magazines, puzzles, games, MP3 player, or other electronics
A bag to hold dirty laundry
Extra batteries or a charger for electronics
Shoes that can be worn in multiple settings and have multiple uses
Appropriate attire for outdoor settings on the ship, on shore, in the dining area and formal wear for dinner
Waterproof coat and sweats or warm clothes for bad weather
Ginger, Dramamine or anti-nausea medication for sea-sickness
FLL Park Safe provides airport and cruise ship parking in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.