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If you want to be able to have fun in the sun and get away from all of the hectic chaos of daily life, consider taking a cruise. Cruises provide ultimate relaxation. You need to properly plan for a cruise if you want to be able to get the most bang for your buck and have the best time that you possibly can. The guide that follows walks you through a few things you can do to ensure you plan for your cruise as well as you possibly can.

Purchase an All-Inclusive Cruise

When you go on a cruise to Costa Rica, the costs can add up very quickly. In order to know exactly how much, you are going to spend on the cruise, it’s best to choose an all-inclusive option. When you go on a cruise, the cost of the drinks can be very expensive. An all-inclusive cruise allows you to pay one lump sum for drinks. You will be allotted a specific number of drinks per day that will be covered by the payment. The amount is typically far more than the average person drinks in a day, so you don’t have to worry about not having enough to drink.

Decide How Long You Want to Be Gone

The amount of time that the ship is out to see can vary when it comes to cruises. You need to decide how long you want to go on vacation for before choosing a cruise on This will allow you to narrow down the cruise options to find the perfect one for you.

Decide What You Want to Do During the Cruise

When you go on a cruise, there are often a lot of excursions available when you arrive at your destination. Excursions typically have a limited number of spots open and they often fill up rather quickly. If possible, attempt to book all excursions you want to participate in before you head out on the cruise. If there are any that are not available to book online, go to the excursion desk right when you get on the ship to book the excursions you want to take.

Meet with Your Doctor Before the Trip

There are many people who suffer from motion sickness when they are on a cruise ship. Rocking back and forth can upset some people’s equilibrium and cause them to feel very nauseous. Make an appointment to meet with your doctor before your trip to get medication prescribed to you that you can take to combat seasickness. This will make it easier for you to be able to enjoy your time on the ship. If the medication that you were prescribed doesn’t work, you can go to the infirmary on the boat and try a different treatment option.

Determine Where You Want to Leave From

There are many different ports that cruises depart from. You need to determine which port you want to leave from so that you can narrow down the cruises based on where they depart from.

When you pack for the cruise, it is important to take clothes for warm and cool weather. The temperatures can change greatly as you move throughout the ocean and you need to be sure that you can be comfortable regardless of the temperature. The ship will have all linens you’ll need so you don’t have to worry about packing sheets or towels with you.

John Shallo
John Shallo
John Shallo is the founder and editor of Cruise Addicts. Since 1999 it has been a leading destination for cruise travelers and self professed Cruise Addicts looking for the latest news, ship reviews and travel tips.

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