Our list of embarkation day don’ts
We’ve just returned from a terrific Carnival cruise, and we’ve seen first hand how cruising has changed. In this podcast we’ll talk about some of those changes, and what not to do if you want to enjoy that wonderful first day- embarkation day! Today, we’re sharing 10 things you should NOT do on embarkation day.
If you are planning a cruise soon, you’ll want to give today’s podcast a listen. We’ve got lots of great cruise tips and a fare amount of silly side-tracking.
If you don’t have time for the whole podcast, you can get a peek at the list below.
- Not printing off your boarding docs & not completing pre boarding paperwork online
- Arriving too early, or before your assigned boarding time
- Not knowing your cruise line’s carry on beverage policy
- Not packing a small embarkation day bag
- Thinking the buffet is your only option for lunch
- Not exploring the ship
- Waiting to do the muster drill
- Missing sailaway
- Not confirming dining arrangements
- Not savoring the moment – don’t rush around so much that you don’t enjoy the day
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