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:
- Travel sized first aid kit
- Strong magnets
- Toiletries and sunscreen
- Cabin decorations
- Cabin organization stuff
- Tealights and nightlights
- Clips of all kinds
- Travel sized popup hamper
- Hand sanitizer
- 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:
- Pill Cases
- Pens & Highlighters
- Games & Crosswords (for adults and kids)
- Magnetic white boards
- Accordion-style wallets/folders for receipts
- Travel Water Bottles
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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