Neil and Ida Down - Answered a Question by Howlett (14 May 08 19:44)

The answer is that you might get the odd day when T shirts are ok but be prepared for cooler weather and probably some rain. Ketchikan for instance has 23 feet of rain a year and a lot of the others are not far off this. It will be very cold if you go up The Pass at Skagway. Take layers of clothing that way you can always take stuff off (and some rainwear). Just to brighten it we had a superb cruise, the last one of the season, in September with some brilliantly warm days and some wet days and some cold days so don't despair it's a great place to go. ...Nei.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
overfield - Answered a Question by Howlett (15 May 08 07:27)

We cruised in September on the same ship and wore t shirts, but on some days needed a sweater. Cruising up to Hubbard Glacier needed every amount of warm clothing you had got!!!! Did go in the outdoor pool too. Very mixed temperatures, but overall very pleasant. I would suggest you take clothing as if you were holidaying in the UK!!! (a bit of everything.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Miller - Answered a Question by Howlett (15 May 08 09:42)

It can be quite warm so t-shirts may be the order of the day. Take plenty of insect repellent as the mosquitoes(non-malarial) can be ferocious. It's a beautiful place.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report

Daily Top 10 Deals

  • No Fly Barcelona, Florence & Corsica

    P&O Cruises – Oriana - 30 Oct 17 - 14nts

    Southampton : Alicante : Barcelona : Marseille : Florence/Pisa : Ajaccio (Corsica) : Gibraltar : Seville (Cadiz) : Southampton

    Now from £813pp Was £1065pp

    • Oceanview Cabin from £997pp 
    • Exclusive Free Port Parking on the highest grade of balcony & above worth £120pc

    Click here to view all 2017 P&O Cruises >>


  • No Fly Barcelona, Rome & Corsica

    Princess Cruises - Crown Princess - 29 Jul 17 - 14nts

    Southampton : Barcelona : Corsica (Ajaccio) : Rome (Civitavecchia) : Florence/Pisa (Livorno) : Genoa : Marseille (Provence) : Gibraltar : Southampton

    Now from £999pp Was £2019pp

    • Exclusive Port Parking on the highest grade of balcony & above
    • Exclusive Low Price!
    • Includes All Meals & Entertainment On Board

    View More 2017 Princess Cruises >


  • No Fly Half Term Spain & France

    Royal Caribbean - Navigator of the Seas - 19 Oct 2018 - 7nts

    Southampton : Bilbao : La Coruna (Spain) : Cherbourg (France) : Paris/Normandy (Le Havre) : Southampton

    Now from £585pp

    • FREE Port Parking OR Pre Cruise Stay on Select Balcony Cabins & Above
    • All Meals Included
    • Kids from Just £395!

    View all 2018 Royal Caribbean Southampton Sailings >>

Show More Deals
Gina Rowan's blog

Port Or Starboard? Whats t...

By Gina Rowan

I wish I had a pound for every time I have been asked this question. I could have sailed around the world in Luxury! Aah yes! but would I choose Port or Starboard for my cabin? Or left side versus the right side of the ship?I suppose it depends on where you’re headed. I know that quite a few seasoned cruisers swear by the Starboard side. Although it really depends on what type of cruise you are on.For instance, if you are sailing in one direction, North or West generally people pr...

Read More

Apr 27 2017 09:55:50:000AM


A Majestic Atrium the heart of the ship.

By DJ Weatherall

DJ Weatherall's blog

Majestic and her stunning atrium is the heart of the shipThe Plaza on Majestic is on Deck 5 – from here you can access 3 decks either by marble staircase or Panoramic Lifts – it is without doubt the heart of the ship. There are restaurants and bars, cafe’s and lounges, speciality tea and coffee takeaway or sit down areas and the all important shops.I know some lines prefer to have a royal promenade that runs along the centre of the ship – but Majestic just like Royal a...

Read More

Apr 25 2017 06:25:44:000PM

MSC Loyalty Match scheme a hit!!

By Brad Smith

Brad Smith's blog

MSC have launched a new incentive to attract new customers and reward existing clients with an offer of matching customers loyalty level with competitors. Rather that just stop at matching cruise line loyalty levels, they have gone as far as matching loyalty levels for hotel chains and tour operators too.Clever move in my opinion, as I have many customers that specifically stick to a specific company as their loyalty levels are at the top level, so they love the perks they receive from their ...

Read More

Apr 24 2017 08:38:07:000AM