The True Cost of Cruising – Tips & Tipping, Tours, Drinks, Fine Dining

You can go on a cruise and enjoy just what was in the ticket price,

TAKING YOUR OWN DRINKS ON BOARD – and prices on board

We often see passengers shock, anger and disappointment

Antigua Jolly Harbour Beach – top marks, $2 on the public bus !

Download Local Tourist Map here    EC$ Eastern Caribbean Dollars (The will take US $) Antigua is a jewel in the Caribbean,

FIRST CRUISE – First blog to read – landing in Barbados

About to dive in on your first cruise and it all looks like a huge mess of the unknown.

CRUISE ROUTE – Canary Islands. Azura route, similar to A811, B809, N811 & others will be similar

Most Canary Island Cruises will follow this typical route, though Fred Olsen ships do take in the Moroccan coast. I have always wanted to see Rick’s bar in Casablanca. But, not on this version of the route. The Canary Islands itinerary is a favourite on many ships, no flying, no weight restrictions, often Southampton to Southampton. Add that […]

Essential packing for a cruise

Another cruise ship comedian,

Lady gets £50,000 bill for airlift because of in-effective insurance. And renew your EHIcard if out of date.

Joyce Kettle, 74, a great grandmother

First Cruise? New cruiser? What ship? Where to go? Dress Code?

This also explains fly-cruise into Barbados? 

P&O AZURA – Moves to homeport to Valletta for the Greek Islands & Croatia

A Doris Visits tool to see all AZURA Future Cruises on one page

Dress Code & Cruising – live and let live (within the CONTRACTUAL rules)

Cruising is about dressing up for most people, but you can dress down

Wheelchairs, access and mobility at sea; is it all changing? Will you be looked after by Robots?

Robots are now working on two cruise lines, and may soon be caring for those who need help.

P&O DRESS CODE on board ship

The dress code does catch guests out.

Don’t over spend on your cruise, especially if it is your first

Why not splash out? Well, you might just get addicted and want to book the next one,

Cruise Tip – Laundry, Ironing and the ship’s Tailor!

Whether you are on a long cruise

A Cruise is an education. Language, History, Culture, Art and more. Russia is just amazing!

LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings

P&O ship chat sites on Facebook

At Doris Visits chat sites we encourage everyone to share their positive cruise experiences

Discovering a destination the way film scouts do it

There is a knack to finding the best bits of a location. Postcards!