How to pack for a cruise

Let's face it, packing for a cruise is never going to be stress free...

Have you packed everything? Is there anything you've forgotten? A lot of items you might forget can be bought on the ship itself but it will always be cheaper to bring it from home and some items, like your passport, are irreplaceable! Why not use our handy little check list below to make sure you've got everything ready?

So what have you forgotten?

Passport – If you don't pack this you won't be getting on the ship!

Photocopy of passport for emergencies

Phone chargers/tablet chargers/electric razor charger

Plug adaptor

Range of warm/cold day wear in case the weather changes

Snacks for day trips

Sun cream


Sensible walking shoes

Swimming costumes

Swim cover ups


Toothbrush & toothpaste

Travel Documents – Entry visas etc. where needed

Tote bag

Travel insurance documents

Alarm clock



Curling irons

Destination guides

Extra water bottles

Extra memory cards for your camera

Flip flops

Foreign currency for the different ports you'll visit

Formal and informal evening wear

Gym clothes

Hair dryer

Hand sanitizer

Light jacket

Light rain coat



Click here for a printable version of the check list

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