Tips to Planning the Ultimate Caribbean Cruise

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Looking forward to your Caribbean cruise? You should look forward for your days to be filled with a tremendous amount of relaxing time and lots of fun in the sun.

What to do on a cruise?

There are lots of different activities to take part as this will be the vacation of your dreams.

You will have opportunities for forge new friendships and could wind up participating in a romantic adventure while on board. Your real life will seem like a distant memory, and you will be caught up.


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All you need to do to prepare is pack which cute bathing suit or those beautiful swimming trunks along with your packing will be done, but there are a few tips which you ought to follow to get the best out of your Caribbean cruise vacation.

You should decide which Caribbean Cruise line you would like to sail with – the list is very long and each offers their own unique way of sailing and island hopping across the Caribbean.

When is best time to book a cruise?

It is highly recommended that you take the time to plan your trip long in advance – include which cruise line, what are the schedule stops and is your budget for this trip.

It can be rather difficult to book a cruise, especially if you are aiming for a cruise around major holidays – like Christmas, New Years, Easter and March Break.

You want to be assured your spot on the boat of your choice – booking early can get you great package deals as well your ideal ocean view

Pick a time of the year which you would like to be on the cruise and in the ocean. You can find cruises, and most individuals tend to enjoy a cruise more so, if they are currently leaving cold weather behind. The cruises that run in the summer months are usually much lower in cost, and there are usually great bargains to be found.

Are you passionate shopper?

Take some time. If diving is a passion for you or if you just want to spend time shopping in the shops on the cruise then you will need to be sure that your selection of Caribbean cruises takes you to the locations that you’re currently looking forward to visiting.

Selecting the idea cruise destination

Most Caribbean cruises are from 3 nights all the way to your long cruise of 10 nights’ voyage.

The shorter of the Caribbean cruises will take you to the Bahamas and Key West, Florida. If you go on a week cruise, you’ll have choices of Southern, Western and Eastern Caribbean islands – like Bridgetown Barbados, St Kingstown Vincent, and Castries St Lucia.




Consider that if you extend your vacation time, you’ll be able to visit more places. The trips typically will take you to places in Mexico and even in Central and South America.

Some very important things to keep in mind

  • You should contact your insurance agent or agency to ensure you have adequate health and emergency medical coverage if you should get sick while on the vessel or at any of proposed destination.
  • Make arrangements (Pets, house, work) beforehand as telephone or any method of communication while on ship can be extremely expensive.
  • Most travellers want to have a private cabin. If you speak to the cruise line, this can be arranged in most cases and yes you should make the request. Be ready to pay a higher fee for the cabin that was personal as the costs may vary from ten to one hundred percent higher per person.


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The travel agents that know a whole lot about Caribbean cruises are immense resources for information about the cruise.

Speaking to a knowledgeable agent about your needs before leaving, as well as their recommendations about what to do when you’re on the cruise will go a long way in making your cruise a time of your life.

Cruises are one of the best forms of holiday, and one you may want to take with your family. It will surely enhance the greatness of the vacation if you bring along your family and friends for a time of a life time.