Gift-o-Rama Day 6: Taking the Plunge

December 4, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Welcome to Day 6 of Cruise Critic’s Gift-o-Rama, in which we’ve been unwrapping our 2011 gift picks for the cruisers among us. Better yet: You can actually win some of our choices by simply being a Lido Deck subscriber. Today we bring you TravelSmith’s perfectly practical, Waterproof Caddy, a slim, easily portable and affordable travel pouch ideal for toting around your key card, camera, identification and more. Plus, you’ll have a chance to win a Cruise Critic swag pack.
Congratulations to rumbill, who receives a Cruise Critic swag pack. For more information on the cool stuff we’ve been profiling daily on our ever-growing gift-guide-in-the-making, click here.

Here’s the 411 on today’s gift-list-ready find:
What it is: TravelSmith’s Waterproof Caddy ($20)
Why we like it: TravelSmith’s waterproof caddy is one of those super-simple items that can make your cruise go just that much more smoothly. This slim, lightweight pouch measures seven inches by six inches and comes with a sealed inner compartment that is certified waterproof to 60 meters. That means it’ll protect such essential objects as your cruise key card, identification, camera, cell phone and more. Even better, you won’t have to worry about where to stow your belongings when you’re ready for a dip in the pool or a soak in the hot tub – just throw it over your shoulder or around your waist and go for it. And, of course, it’s great for water-based shore excursions like catamaran sailing and snorkeling.
Where to get it: Check it out here.
The fine print: We’ll be showcasing one gift each day through December 9 and picking a winner of either the gift itself or a Cruise Critic swag pack at random from among all subscribers to the Lido Deck. If you’re already a subscriber or you subscribe before 6 p.m. this evening (December 4), you’ll have a chance to win a Cruise Critic swag pack.
Check here for the rules, and be sure to come back each morning at 10 a.m. EST to see the gift du jour — and to find out if you won the previous day’s giveaway.
You have to be in it to win it: Subscribe to the Lido Deck now.
It pays to pack right from the get-go: Take a look at our Top 10 Cruise Packing Tips for a head start.
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    2 Responses to “Gift-o-Rama Day 6: Taking the Plunge”

    1. Laurie
      December 4th, 2011 @ 12:30 pm

      Wow I could really show cc off with that!! LOL

    2. Ron
      December 5th, 2011 @ 1:25 am

      How secure (waterproof) is this? Would you trust a valuable ($150) digital camera in it while you are snorkeling?

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