Little-Known Cruise Ship Tips to Save Money, Get Stuff, and Have More Fun

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Sea Sickness

If you are prone to sea-sickness, you don’t need to wait for an opportunity to visit the pharmacy when you land. Room service usually has a supply of motion sickness remedies, saltines and teas as well as their own individual concoctions which vary from ship to ship.

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One of the most expensive add-ons to a cruise trip is the Internet. Most people don’t know that there are usually Internet deals available upon request, like free trial cards for first day users. Be sure to ask.

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Special Dinner

The “Chef’s table” option is offered on Carnival cruise ships. It is an exclusive dinner option, (approximately $75 per person), and alcohol is included.



Keep Your Flight Boarding Pass and Get Discounts on Your Vacation

After boarding a flight, most people just stuff their boarding pass into their carry-on and forget about it. By doing this, you’re missing out on potential savings. Many airlines offer discounts and freebies for those who keep their boarding pass. Depending on where you land, you could score savings on tourist attractions, restaurants, wine, or even airport transfers.

The Most Common Scams from Around the World

There’s nothing like traversing the world and exploring new countries and cultures, but sometimes the experience is spoiled by dishonorable people preying on uninformed travelers. If you make an effort to learn about the classic scams, you’re unlikely to fall victim to them and can just enjoy the positive side of your trip. To help, here’s a list of common scams around the world for you to get acquainted with.

How to Make Friends During Your Trip

One of the biggest fears of people who want to embark on a solo trip is being alone. They think meeting new people will be a struggle, and if they can’t find a partner to travel with, they just cancel or postpone their adventure. The truth is that with a little bit of planning and initiative, it’s actually harder to be alone than you think. The travel community is extremely welcoming and one doesn’t need to try hard to be part of it.