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What to pack for your cruise

If you are planning your first cruise, you might be wondering what to pack for a cruise vacation. It is difficult to provide a list that covers everything for everyone, but we wanted to share some good cruise packing advice.

Cash

Just like on land, you will need some cash for tips, money to spend while touring on shore and other miscellaneous charges. 

Trump administration bans people-to-people travel to Cuba

Effective today, the Trump administration imposed significant new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens that appears to mean the end of cruise ship visits to the island.

The Treasury Department announced that the U.S. will no longer allow cruises to Cuba or the group educational and cultural trips known as “people to people” travel to the island. This ends a heavily used form of educational travel.

Top first time cruise mistakes to avoid

If you are going on your first cruise vacation, here are ten rookie mistakes to avoid. Not only will these tips help you have a better vacation, but you will feel like a cruising pro!

Booking a flight too early after the cruise

Typically we see first time cruisers book a return flight home that cuts things too close.  The problem is guests see that the ship returns to the port at some early hour, like 6am, and assume that is when they can get off the ship.

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