A Virtual Trip To The Dollar Store

A trip to the dollar store

There’s nothing quite like a trip to the dollar store for cruise shopping.

In this episode we’re taking a virtual trip to the dollar store. Shopping has always been a great way for us to get amped up for a cruise, but we always have to be smart about spending. Dollar stores can be a good option for this. Since we can’t get out now, we thought a virtual trip via podcast might be fun.

We’ve put together a companion article about a trip to the dollar store, and 10 awesome dollar store finds for a cruise, but here is a quick look at that list:

      1. Dollar store shopping for a cruise antibacterialTravel sized first aid kit
      2. Strong magnets
      3. Toiletries and sunscreen
      4. Cabin decorations
      5. Cabin organization stuff
      6. Tealights and nightlights
      7. Clips of all kinds
      8. Travel sized popup hamper
      9. Hand sanitizer 
      10. Shower cap

It doesn’t stop there

Stopping at 10 items is HARD. We could go on all day about the treasures that await you at the dollar store. Here are a few other goodies you may want to consider:

      • SnacksDollar store shopping for a cruise sticky notes
      • Books
      • Pill Cases
      • Flashlights
      • Pens & Highlighters
      • Games & Crosswords (for adults and kids)
      • Magnetic white boards
      • Accordion-style wallets/folders for receipts
      • Travel Water Bottles
      • Toys

Want more? Dollar Store Shop With Us!

If you’d like to roam the aisles with us on our trip to the dollar store, check out this fun video! We find some unexpected treasures, and discover great values! Stay til the end to see our dollar store shopping haul!

Have you ever been to Five Below? Join us on our first ever trip to Five Below to budget shop for a cruise! There are some REAL treasures at this store!

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Sheri and her family are California based cruise content creators focused on providing practical tips and advice to new and seasoned cruisers. CruiseTipsTV’s audience enjoys following Sheri and her family as they travel the world by ship creating travel films. Sheri has visited destinations like Japan, Mexico, Alaska, Europe and the Caribbean, and has experienced 33 cruises on 6 cruise lines. She was named one of Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 10 Travel Influencers Changing How We Vacation in 2018 and 2019. Sheri has been quoted in the New York Times, CNBC, Forbes, Prevention, and Business Innovator Radio. Her YouTube Channel, CruiseTipsTV has over 87,000 subscribers and 17 million views.