As fun as cruises are, there are a few things you will probably want to avoid. Cruise ships try to cater to everyone, but there are some things that are just a bad idea, so hopefully these tips will help you to avoid making the same mistakes as many other people. Even if you are not a first time cruiser it’s easy to make the same mistakes.
The ever-growing list of things to avoid on a cruise:
1. Avoid Shopping Talks
Almost every cruise ship has these, especially if it is going to the Caribbean. It’s a little seminar that involves giving you tips about shopping on the islands. They lure you in by promising a free jewelry gift if you attend, but we found out that we could have gotten the gift without ever wasting our time at the seminar. They also want you to buy a coupon book that allows you to get free jewelry and gifts on the islands. But every store you go into tries to “guilt-trip” you into buying more and makes you feel bad if you don’t. This talk can last for over an hour so spend that time soaking in a hot tub instead.
2. Avoid the Buffet
There is nothing wrong with eating at the buffet, but the quality of the food in the main dining room is much bet