Dec 9, 2016

Top 5 Tips: Making the most out of your Cruise Experience



The stunning landscape of Sicily! (Photo courtesy of Nadine at

A few weeks back, our Travel Specialist and team member, Nadine shared her experience with Celebrity Cruises 10 day Italy and Greek Isle Cruise.

There are ways to make your cruising experience truly unforgettable. After her personal experience with Celebrity Cruises, here are a few tips that Nadine has for any discerning cruiser!

Beautiful Acropolis! (Photo courtesy of Nadine at

Beautiful Acropolis! (Photo courtesy of Nadine at

Give yourself some wiggle room: Give yourself plenty of time prior to the actual cruise! It will make for (slightly) stress-free travel, especially if delays arise. Not only does this extra time allow you to arrive at the port of call safely, but it also gives you the opportunity to explore the area and shake off any of that pesky jet-lag!


The Early Bird gets the Worm: Cruising also provides travellers the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful and popular destinations around the globe. If you happen to arrive early at a port of call, waste no time exploring what it has to offer! Popular destinations inevitably get busier throughout the day - beat the crowds of bustling tourists by heading there early in the morning. This leads me to my next tip...

Hidden gem of a place found at Rhodes. (Photo courtesy of Nadine at

Hidden gem of a place found at Rhodes. (Photo courtesy of Nadine at

Wear comfortable shoes: You’ll be seeing lots of great sights and exploring a variety of great destinations during your cruise. This may be a simple tip, but footwear is crucial in ensuring that your adventures remain a comfortable one!


Don’t be afraid to diversify: One of the great features on a cruise is their day excursions. These guided tours take you to some of the most noteworthy places in a destination. This cruise feature is fantastic, especially if you prefer a more hassle-free approach to travelling. However, I also encourage exploring some of these areas on your own! Not only does this allow you to enjoy the destination on your own pace, but you’ll have a greater likelihood of discovering some of its hidden gems!

Pedro is a local favourite at Mykonos. (Photo courtesy of Nadine at Escapes)

Pedro is a local favourite at Mykonos. (Photo courtesy of Nadine at Escapes)

Try cruising for yourself!: Cruising is a truly unique way to see the world. Not only are you able to enjoy the sights and sounds of the seas but it allows you to look at some of these destinations from a different light.

Book your next cruise experience with Nadine! Contact her at 1-888-685-6888 ext. 539 or email her at

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