Cruises Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Cruises activity »
  1. 1 Considering a Tauck river cruise
  2. 2 Crazy cruise complaints.
  3. 3 Perks for owning shares to cruise lines
  4. 4 Trip Report We're “Country Cruising”.. And Lovin It!
  5. 5 Trip Report Holiday Cruising with a toddler
  6. 6 Bucket List
  7. 7 Kudos to Royal Caribbean and SW airlines
  8. 8 Quick cruise beginning of March Bahamas vs Carribbean
  9. 9 Trip Report BEWARE OF VIKING RIVER CRUISES!
  10. 10 Viking Homelands cruise of Baltic
  11. 11 Suggestion on Cruise in the Great Lakes
  12. 12 European River Cruises - strategy
  13. 13 Booking directly with cruise line or through an agency?
  14. 14 European River Cruise Itineraries and Companies
  15. 15 tips on disney cruises
  16. 16 MSN made me so angry!!!
  17. 17 Baggage storage before cruise
  18. 18 Cabin Location: How concerned should I be?
  19. 19 RCCL, Independence of the Seas, Yea!
  20. 20 Quiet in the Forum
  21. 21 RIP FLL shooting Victims
  22. 22 Cruise ports in Northern Africa
  23. 23 Dry bag solution for Antarctica
  24. 24 Travel Agent recommendation
  25. 25 Trip Report Viking Switzerland to the North Sea
View next 25 » Back to the top

Need some help finding the right cabin

Jump to last reply

Hey everyone,

Despite the fact that I am relatively new to the forum, I wanted to see if you could help me with a few things that I was considering. I have done a number of Google searches but I wanted to see what you thought.

Location of the cabin – I know that stability is important, especially considering that I am going to travel with someone who claims that they tend to get seasick rather quickly. I have been told that being lower and centralized on the ship is the best bet if you are traveling with someone who is seasick. So the advice would be to find something on the lowest level? Even if it means that I will not have the same great views I suppose. I guess that it does mean that I will not have to worry about noise as much.

Is there anyone else who has had experience traveling with someone who does not handle being at sea well? Did it actually ruin your experience or were you able to plan around it and still make the most of it?

When to book – Another question I had was about securing the cabin type (and cabin location I suppose) that you want. The travel agent we were talking to recommends that you put down a deposit to ensure that you get that specific cruise. I have heard that some people are able to get a rebate in the event that prices for cabins in my category go down. Is there such a thing or should you be aware that what you are thinking about paying is actually what you will end up paying?

I have heard that it may be beneficial to wait until the last minute, but while we do have somewhat flexible travel plans, I guess it might not be a great idea if we are stuck in a particular cabin that would not suit our needs. Is there anyone who can give some suggestions on that? Thank you for any help or information that you experienced cruisers can provide.

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement