Packing For A Cruise? Know What Essentials To Carry On Your Getaway


If you're going for a cruise vacation, picking the right things is essential. Here is a list of few things that you need to carry while packing for a cruise

Written By Vaishnavi Navalka | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Vacationing on a cruise is like going on a trip to a big resort surrounded by the sea. You are also likely to experience different climate changes in one vacation. If you’re looking for what to pack for a vacation on a cruise. Here are a few items you need to carry for your trip.

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Things to pack while travelling on a cruise

Identity proof

Carry your identity proof whenever travelling. Legal documents like passport, aadhar card, pan card or your driving license are some examples of legal documents.

Portable charger

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If you carry electronic devices like a mobile phone, laptop, or cameras, make sure to carry a portable charger or a multi-plug to charge your electronic device.

Health kits

For those who face the problem of seasickness or any other health-related issues, it is advised to carry their medicines with proper prescriptions from their doctor. Also, carry a few antibiotics or tablets to avoid vomiting

Bathroom essentials

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Carry extra bathroom essentials like a toothbrush or a small tube of toothpaste, soap, body wash and moisturizer. Carry napkins and towels and also an extra pair of undergarments.


You will be surrounded by sea 24*7. If you are someone who would want to study the surroundings, you can carry a pair of good binoculars to have a look around and search for pirates.


Most of the time, you will be exposed to the sun and the humidity of the sea. Carry sunscreens to protect yourself from getting a tan or sunburns.

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Sweaters or cardigan

During the evening, when it turns a little breezy, you might feel a little cooler. Carry warm clothes to keep yourself warm.


The most difficult part of packing for a cruise is to pack for clothes. For the day, you can carry shorts, tank tops or a shirt or a swimsuit. For the night, you can pick up clothes depending on the event. If it is a formal event, carry formals clothes like a suit or a formal dress and if there is a party, you can carry short dresses, jumpsuits or collar neck t-shirts. Make sure you pick clothes that can dry quickly. While swimsuits are optional, carrying flipflops is mandatory.

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