loader from loading.io

Cruise Tip 90 - Things to do at Night

Essential Cruise Tips

Release Date: 12/03/2015

I Sent My Friend To The Worst Mediterranean Cruise Ports. Why? (podcast) show art I Sent My Friend To The Worst Mediterranean Cruise Ports. Why? (podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

I was helping my friend Winnie plan her first Mediterranean cruise. She said she wanted a cruise that went to the best ports and avoided the worst. It was an impossible task so I sent her to these

info_outline
People Still Fall For These 5 Mediterranean Cruise Traps! (podcast) show art People Still Fall For These 5 Mediterranean Cruise Traps! (podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

I explore the 6 Mediterranean cruise traps and blunders that cruise passengers fall into when thinking of cruising in the Mediterranean. Inspired by when a friend of mine wanted to cruise the Mediterranean for the first time and I saw all the mistakes she was about to make.

info_outline
12 Things You Must NEVER Do In Your Cruise Cabin (Podcast) show art 12 Things You Must NEVER Do In Your Cruise Cabin (Podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

There are 12 things we are not allowed to do, or get up to, in our cruise cabin. Here is what they are and why

info_outline
7 Worst Cruise Advice Cruisers Are Given All The Time (podcast) show art 7 Worst Cruise Advice Cruisers Are Given All The Time (podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

l look at the 7 worst pieces of cruise advice that I hear, or see, being given to cruise passengers all the time – and what I you should do instead, and why.

info_outline
I Went From 2 To 10 Cruises A Year. Here’s What I Did (podcast) show art I Went From 2 To 10 Cruises A Year. Here’s What I Did (podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

I looks at how I manage to cruise so often, and although mine is an unusual situation, all the tips and tricks I discovered and use that any cruiser can use to cruise more or get more cruise out of their budget

info_outline
Don’t Even Think About Packing These For Your Cruise (podcast) show art Don’t Even Think About Packing These For Your Cruise (podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

The worst packing mistakes that I see cruise passengers make and cruise packing mistakes to avoid as they could get you into trouble, have you disembarked, affect enjoyment of your cruise or items confiscated.

info_outline
4 Cruise Lines Running Rings Around Their Competitors! (PODCAST) show art 4 Cruise Lines Running Rings Around Their Competitors! (PODCAST)

Essential Cruise Tips

I look at the best cruise lines in each of the 4 main cruising categories and why they are the best choice right now, and why smart cruisers are choosing them over the other options.

info_outline
Viking Ocean Cruises Is NOT All I Thought It Was (Podcast) show art Viking Ocean Cruises Is NOT All I Thought It Was (Podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

Returning to Viking Ocean Cruises, I discovered 4 things I hadn’t appreciated last time, making me rethink and reappraise Viking Ocean cruises. It had a big impact on my thoughts about if I would consider returning to cruise on them, and who I would recommend them to

info_outline
All The Things I Get Free On A Cruise Just By Asking (podcast) show art All The Things I Get Free On A Cruise Just By Asking (podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

I guarantee there are loads of freebies and free stuff you, and other cruise passengers, are missing out on your cruise. Free Things you can get on a cruising vacation simply by asking for them, or just by doing something simple. No matter how often you go on a cruise ship, there will be some free cruise stuff you did not know about in this video!   ABOUT TIPS FOR TRAVELLERS: If you want to get cruising right, Tips For Travellers makes it easy to plan and have the incredible cruise experiences you dream of every time. All my Tips For Travellers advice, tips and tricks tips draw on...

info_outline
5 Small Changes That Made A HUGE Difference To My Cruises (Podcast) show art 5 Small Changes That Made A HUGE Difference To My Cruises (Podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

There are a few small things I do that significantly transform my cruises, including one tiny thing I did this week for my next cruise that took me less than 3 minutes and saved me almost $2,000. I have pulled all these small but transformative things I do together as I want to share with you five small and simple things that you can do that, I genuinely believe will transform your next cruise. There are 5 small and easy changes I made that have had a huge positive impact on my cruises and on-board experience. They have really improved my cruising no end. You should try these 5 things as I am...

info_outline
 
More Episodes

In another episode of 60-Second Cruise Tips, Gary Bembridge, author of "The Cruise Traveler's Handbook", "Essential Cruise Tips" and "River Cruising Essential Tips and Tricks" shares another cruise tip. This time it is:

What is there to do at night?

You are usually going to be in port and off the ship during the day and sailing at night. As the ship departs for its next destination it comes alive, offering a myriad of things to keep you busy and occupied - throughout the night if you desire. Some new to cruise guests worry that they will feel trapped and bored at sea at night, but this is unlikely with the many options available.

Some of the things to do at night include:

  • Dining. Food is an important part of the cruise experience and the evening meal is when the cruise line lay on the multiple-course gourmet meals that are included in the fare in their main in dining rooms. They are leisurely affairs served by attentive waiters and a chance to share your day’s experiences with your table companions.
  • Production shows. Every night there will be at least one headline show or production show to attend. While many lines have their own theater companies that stage themed song and dance shows, others offer well-known Broadway and Las Vegas shows.
  • Live music and karaoke. There will be bands, pianists or string quartets playing in many of the bars and lounges around the ship. There is also likely to be karaoke in one of the bars or a piano bar where you can watch or take part in showing off your singing skills.
  • Theme night parties, dances and night club. If you enjoy dancing there will be many opportunities through your cruise, including theme night parties, more formal ballroom dancing in one of the lounges and a night club that will keep going until the last guest leaves.
  • Watching movies. You will be able to watch movies on the television in your cabin, and if in a premium suite borrow DVDs to play on the in-room player.  Most lines also run recent release films either on an open-air screen on warm itineraries or in a dedicated cinema or the theater.
  • Activities and games. Depending on the ship you are cruising on there may also be facilities including bowling lanes, ice rinks, crazy golf courses and other sports facilities to use.
  • Gambling. Once the ship is in international waters the casino can open and you can play the slot machines or tables.


Plenty to keep you busy and occupied at night. Of course you also need to find time to sleep!

 

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher Radio