If you’re thinking about taking a cruise, there are some things you should know. Some are good — like how to get a deal. And some are not so nice, but we’ll leave those towards the end. All in all, these 20 cruise ship secrets will help you save money, stay healthy and open your eyes a little.
Get great cruise deals via email
For more ways to save on your next trip, check out these 10 tips to avoid paying too much for travel.
Save on a repositioning voyage
The cruise ship won’t wait
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Grab the free stuff
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Escape the kids
And if you don't have kids yet, take advantage by visiting these 10 spots you need to check out before you have children.
Save on food
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Watch the extras
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Save on cruise drinks
Pack a power bar
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Book the right cruise cabin
Avoid peak season
Find a quiet spot
Read on for 19 other expert tips that will make travelling so much easier.
Wash your hands often
Go online on land
16. Cheap Labour
Tested.com says most ships aren't regulated by our labour laws and staff are worked hard for very little. Most employees that interact with passengers receive better salaries, but domestic staff rely on your tips to make a decent living.
There’s a morgue
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