fashion & what to wear

One of the most difficult areas of cruising can be what to pack; does the cruise have formal nights, casual night, and what should you wear?

There are so many options, and so many cruise liners to suit any fashionista!

Cruise Line

On-board Dress Code

Formal Nights

Non Formal Nights

Day Wear

Not Permitted in Restaurants

Azamara

  • Resort Casual

Formal evening wear is not expected nor required, but can be warn if wanted

  • Polo Shirts
  • Trousers
  • Dinner Jacket
  • Shirt
  • Casual Dresses
  • Separates
  • Trousers
  • Casual
  • Swimwear
  • Sports Wear
  • Jeans
  • No Bare Feet
  • Tank Tops
  • Swim Wear
  • Caps
  • Shorts
  • Jeans

Carnival

  • Cruise Casual
  • Cruise Elegant
  • Suits
  • Tuxedos
  • Dinner Jacket
  • Evening Gown
  • Dress
  • Formal Separates
  • Jeans
  • Long Shorts
  • Polo Shirts
  • Casual Dress
  • Trousers
  • Blouses
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • T-Shirts
  • Summer Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Beach Flip Flops
  • Swimwear
  • Cut-off Jeans
  • Sleeveless Tops
  • Caps

Celebrity

  • Formal
  • Smart Casual
  • Tuxedo (Optional)
  • Suit (Optional)
  • Evening Gown (Optional)
  • Polo Shirt
  • Trousers
  • Dinner jacket
  • Dresses
  • Skirt
  • Blouse
  • Trousers
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Trousers
  • T-Shirts
  • Jeans
  • Casual
  • T-Shirts
  • Swimwear
  • Robes
  • Tank Tops
  • Beachwear
  • Shorts
  • Flip Flops

Costa

  • Resort Wear
  • Suits
  • Cocktail Dresses
  • Jeans
  • Polo Shirts
  • Shirts
  • Summer dresses
  • Casual separates
  • Skirts
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Jeans
  • Sports Wear
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Swimwear
  • Flip Flops

Cruise & Maritime

  • Formal
  • Dinner Jacket
  • Suit
  • Evening dress
  • Suit ( no tie )
  • Casual dress
  • Casual separates
  • Sensible shoes
  • Warm jacket
  • Deck clothing
  • Shorts
  • Swimwear

Cunard

  • Formal
  • Semi Formal
  • Elegant
  • Black tie
  • Dark suit
  • Evening dress
  • Jacket — no tie required
  • Polo shirts
  • Dress
  • Blouse
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Swimwear
  • Exercise clothing
  • Shorts
  • Swimwear
  • T-shirts

Disney

  • Formal
  • Casual
  • Tuxedo
  • Suit
  • Evening gown
  • Suit
  • Dinner Jacket
  • Polo shirt
  • Casual separate
  • Blouse
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Cover ups
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Tank tops
  • Shorts

Fred Olsen

  • Formal
  • Tuxedo
  • Dark suit with tie
  • Evening dress
  • Skirt/trouser suit
  • Trousers
  • Open shirts
  • Casual dresses
  • Casual separates
  • Casual shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear

Holland America

  • Formal
  • Smart Casual
  • Tuxedo
  • Dark suit
  • Evening gown
  • Collared shirt
  • Trousers
  • Dresses
  • Separates
  • Casual clothing
  • Shirts
  • Shorts
  • Walking shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Swimwear
  • Tank tops
  • Shorts

Hurtigruten

  • Casual

N/A

  • Jumpers
  • Long sleeves
  • Jackets
  • Cargo trousers
  • Layers are the key!
  • Warm Ski wear
  • Thermals
  • Jumpers
  • Warm Jackets
  • Scarves & Gloves
  • Walking boots

N/A

MSC

  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Dinner Jacket
  • Suit
  • Cocktail dress
  • Lightweight jacket
  • Polo shirt
  • Summer dresses
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Swimwear

NCL

  • Casual resort wear

N/A

  • Smart trousers
  • Shirts
  • Polo shirts
  • Dresses
  • Casual separates
  • Shorts
  • Sundresses
  • Swimwear
  • No faded or ripped jeans

Oceania

  • Elegant casual

N/A

  • Smart trousers
  • Shirts
  • Dresses
  • Casual separates
  • Blouses
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Cover ups
  • Jeans
  • Shorts
  • Swimwear

P&O

  • Evening casual
  • Black tie
  • Polo shirt
  • Casual trousers
  • Casual dresses
  • Casual separates
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Casual Shirts
  • Swimwear
  • No swimwear
  • Shirts /tops must be worn

Princess

  • Formal (Optional)
  • Smart Casual
  • Tuxedo
  • Smart Suit
  • Tie
  • Evening gown
  • Cocktail dress
  • Trousers
  • Open neck shirt
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Blouses
  • Swimwear
  • Cover ups
  • Jeans
  • Warm clothing for colder climates
  • Cut — off T-shirts
  • Shorts

Pullmantur

  • Smart Casual
  • Suit
  • Cocktail dress
  • Trousers
  • Open collared shirt
  • Casual dresses
  • Separates
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

Regent

  • Elegant Casual

N/A

  • Collared shirts
  • Dinner jacket
  • Dresses
  • Blouses
  • Skirts
  • Elegant day wear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Swimwear
  • Active wear
  • Jeans
  • T-shirts
  • Caps
  • Trainers

Royal Caribbean

  • Formal
  • Smart Casual
  • Casual
  • Tuxedo
  • Suit and tie
  • Evening dress
  • Jacket
  • Shirt with tie
  • Dress
  • Casual separates
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Active wear
  • Shorts
  • Caps
  • Swimwear

Seabourn

  • Elegant casual
  • Tuxedo
  • Dark suit
  • Cocktail dress
  • Trousers
  • Shirt
  • Dress
  • Skirt or trousers
  • Blouse
  • Shorts
  • Jeans
  • Swimwear
  • Jeans

SeaDream

  • Yacht Casual

N/A

  • Jacket
  • Stylish casuals
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Jeans
  • Shorts

Silversea

  • Formal
  • Tuxedo
  • Dinner jacket
  • Cocktail dress
  • Gown
  • Jacket — tie optional
  • Trousers
  • Shirt
  • Casual dress
  • Separates
  • Swimwear
  • Sportswear
  • Jeans
  • Baseball cap

Star Clipper

  • Informal

N/A

  • Long sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Separates
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Dresses
  • Deck shoes
  • Shorts
  • Swimwear

Thomson

  • Formal
  • Casual
  • Suit
  • Cocktail dress
  • Long Trousers
  • Open collared shirt
  • Casual dress
  • Casual separate's
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Summer dresses
  • Jacket for evening
  • No jeans

Voyages To Antiquity

  • Smart Casual

N/A

  • Polo shirt
  • Trousers
  • Casual dress
  • Separates
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cotton shirts
  • Dark jeans
  • Swimwear
  • Caps

Windstar

  • Casual Elegance

N/A

  • Trousers
  • Collared shirts
  • Informal cocktail dress
  • Swimwear
  • Deck shoes
  • Lightweight shirts
  • Jeans
  • T-shirts

The above information is to be used as a guide only. Please check with individual cruiselines or your cruise consultant before booking a cruise. Each cruiseline reserves the right to change their policy at any time without notice for which www.CRUISE.co.uk cannot be held responsible. The information is compiled and calculated by www.CRUISE.co.uk - this information is not to be reproduced without prior permission.

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