Cruise Packing List

It's pretty impossible to build a one-size-fits-all list for any cruise. A cruise to the glaciers of Alaska will have different needs than one which goes snorkelling at Grand Cayman. Here's a starting list, though, to customize to fit your needs. Note if you're going on a long cruise and the ship has a laundry program, you might want to consider doing that. You could get by with only half the clothing.

Clothing
Shirt for each day
1-2 pairs of pants / skirts
outfit for formal night
swimsuit
cover-up for suit if appropriate
PJs
comfortable shoes / sneakers
dress-up shoes
underwear for each day + 1 extra
bra for each day + 1 extra (for those who wear them)
sock pair for each day + 1 extra
hose as needed (for those who wear them)
light waterproof jacket with hood

Toiletries
shampoo
conditioner
soap
deodorant
razor
shaving cream
toothpaste
toothbrush
floss
brush / comb
nail file
tweezers
dramamine
aspirin
ear plugs
prescription drugs as needed

Accessories
smartphone (check rates and plans)
sunglasses
suntan lotion
books (either physical or virtual)
camera / memory sticks / charger
binoculars
2 watches (just in case one stops)
alarm clock / batteries
power strip
passport / ID

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