Tips to Cruise By: Packing, Drinking and Cash Handshakes

January 29, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

When a Cruise Critic member takes the time to write a bang-up review, we all benefit. Earlmarie, one of five member reviewers of the week, cruised on Ruby Princess to “de-stress and relax with no schedule.” There was one thing she planned on doing: help future cruisers. Sprinkled throughout her comprehensive write-up are packing tips (bring a hangable mesh shower organizer), money-saving tips (3 – 6 p.m. for $3.99 cocktails!) and, er, tipping tips (a $20 handshake with the room steward seemed to enhance everyone’s experience). Earlmarie and our four other winners — including cruisevacatoday, glomarrone, cod and criag403 — receive a Cruise Critic tote bag for their efforts.
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    One Response to “Tips to Cruise By: Packing, Drinking and Cash Handshakes”

    1. Steve
      January 29th, 2012 @ 11:42 pm

      I have changed my tipping policy! Now…

      1. Meet the person!
      2. Ask if they work alone or have assistants!!
      3. If they have assistants have him gather them up so you can meet them all!
      4. If you like what you see, tip what you feel is right. If your very happy/able tip $20 each (assuming team of 3 like I recently had)! Or maybe $10. ($30-60)
      5. Be friendly and have fun!!!!

      Their job is to make your VACATION a MEMORY!

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