Cruising - Frequently Asked Questions
This section is created so you can see questions and answers to some common queries about cruising. Click on a question and an answer page will open in a pop-up window.
I'm thinking about taking a cruise vacation, but I'm not sure.
How affordable are cruises?
Are there seasons for cruising?
What about cabin location and motion sickness?
How long are cruises and where can I go?
What are the extra costs of a cruise?
What about tipping?
What about dining times and dining apparel?
Will I need a passport?
What is embarkation?
What should I pack for a cruise?
What do I do with my luggage?
What are the cabins or staterooms like?
What is the lifeboat drill all about?
I've heard they take a lot of photos, is that true?
Can I call home or send and receive e-mail?
What kind of medical facilities are available?
Is there non-smoking dining and lounge areas?
Is dry cleaning and laundry available onboard?
What is there to do when I am in port?
What do I need to know about shore excursions?
What kind of nightlife is available on a cruise?
What do I need to know about the ship's casino?
I'm a "Man," will I get bored on a cruise?
Do I have to participate in scheduled activities or can I just relax?
Are there activities for children on a cruise?
I'm taking mt first cruise, do you have a things to do list?
Why should I use a travel agent to book a cruise?
Do you have a list of cruising terms?