8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Cruise Without Overspending

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The moment you pay for your cruise ticket, you already spend too much. No one said that travelling on a cruise ship is cheap. We all knew that cruising is a luxury. So, when you are lucky enough to travel on a cruise ship, you must be worried that stay in the cruise for a long time would drain your pocket. Now, here is a tip. You can enjoy cruising even without spending too much. How? Well, a cruise is a place where you can stroll around for free. Let’s take a look below where the photos speak for themselves!

1. Dining

Forget the fancy restaurants, and go for the cheap eateries on board. Anyway, there is always a free dinner at the venue where every passenger gathered at the opulent table to dine. The meals are prepared by the cruise chef, and guaranteed first class in terms of taste.

Voyager of the Seas
Photo By: Walter Lim (Creative Commons)

2. Sunset

Enjoying the setting of the sun over the ocean is for free. Make the most of it.

Princess Cruises
Photo By: Damian Gadal (Creative Commons)

3. Movies

You can watch free movies in a lounge or on the ships open deck and the best part of it is, you can bring your own food and blanket. See? You can enjoy the movie as if you are in your own home.

Movies Under The Stars
Photo By: Shannon Hurst Lane (Creative Commons)

4. Snacks

You will have your free toiletries and milk and cookies in the afternoon at the poolside. So you don’t have to go to a diner for a snack.

Celebrity Equinox
Photo By: Joe Ross (Creative Commons)

5. Shows

You can watch a Broadway show, but with cheaper ticket than the Broadway in the city.

Show Lounge
Photo By: Josh Friedman (Creative Commons)

6. Dance

Join the dance lesson for free at night and you can dance to your extreme satisfaction.

Dance Class
Photo By: Miss Shari (Creative Commons)

7. Jogging

In the morning, you can jog around near the railings instead of going to the gym. It is more practical and more enjoyable, since you can feel the morning breeze while you jog. Or you just lie down feeling the heat of the sun on your skin.

Cruise Ship Jogging Track
Photo By: Joe Ross (Creative Commons)

8. Activities

Most cruise ships also have free activities, don’t miss it. Almost all ships also feature all kinds of different games onboard. Adults and kids can enjoy some fun in the sun at no extra cost.

Onboard Game
Photo By: Trisha Fawver (Creative Commons)

When travelling on a cruise ship, you will be able to visit different places as the ship docks in every port. You will have the chance to explore. Plus, while on the cruise ship. There are lots of free things that you can do during the travel without spending your money. Do not bother on buying things such as toiletries, for you can get it for free on the cruise.  Travelling  on a cruise ship, doesn’t mean that you have to spend a lot just to be with the flow. It is your life, it is your choice on how to make the cruising a memorable experience for you. You can have the time of your life without emptying your pockets.

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Michelle Gabudao
Writing is my passion!!! Every time i start to write, my mind begins to wander. And I love that feeling. My goal is to produce good and useful articles that could somehow contribute useful information for others.


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