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Nov 25th, 2005, 11:42 AM
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Cruise kit goodie bags)

I have been asked to prepare a cruise kit (goodie bag) costing less than $25 per bag for members of a large group that I will be escorting on a cruise. I would welcome your advice on inexpensive items that I could include in the cruise "goody" bags that the group members might enjoy and use while on the cruise.

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Nov 25th, 2005, 12:42 PM
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Highlighters for marking activities in the daily bulletin.
Sunglasses
Paperback book
Tape or ribbon or yarn to put on suitcases to make them easily identifiable
Water bottle with carrier to take on excursions
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Nov 25th, 2005, 02:26 PM
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Yellow highlighter and package of post-it-notes.
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Nov 25th, 2005, 07:31 PM
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A small flashlight to find your way to the bathroom in the middle of the night.

A few different sizes of ZIplock bags--multiude of uses.

A moisterizing lip balm.
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Nov 27th, 2005, 04:28 AM
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Hand Sanitizer
Playing Cards
Beach Safe or Waterproof Wallet
Waterproof Disposable Camera

All available at Dollar Stores or Walmart.

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Nov 28th, 2005, 11:24 AM
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Airline size bottles of their favorite liquor and packets of Alka Seltzer.
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Nov 28th, 2005, 12:07 PM
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Candied ginger.
Foil sample-sized packets of sunscreen.
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Nov 28th, 2005, 09:26 PM
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Everyone,

Thanks for your replies. Some good ideas. Any others would be appreciated, I have a month to put the cruise "goodie" bags together.

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Nov 29th, 2005, 05:22 AM
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adjustable Sun visor hat
Put all the goodies in a sturdy
(Canvas or equivalent material)
for pax to carry ashore
T-Shirt Silkscreened w/the group's
name (if apllicable)
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Dec 3rd, 2005, 02:07 AM
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If any will have cabin with balcony--bungie cords to hold the door open and get the ocean breeze at night. This is an idea I got on Fodors!
An 8 oz size water bottle which can be refilled (for free) later. Lots of ships charge for bottled water as you're leaving the ship for a day-trip to a warm port of call.
Have fun with your gang, CruiseGuy!!
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Dec 4th, 2005, 01:00 PM
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...this is a bit more work, but could be a fun memorable item....burn a cd with songs that fit the destinations i.e. caribbean, european, I am not sure where you are going...and have the label of the cd be the Group name and date...then they can listen later and always remember...Once you make it, burning supes would be easier although if the group is large it may be pricey...just a thought....
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Dec 4th, 2005, 10:18 PM
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Sunscreen, insect repellant, bandages, sunburn lotion, hand sanitizer (Purell), Kleenex, and trail mix (for a snack on excursions).

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Dec 10th, 2005, 07:57 AM
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How about disposable rain coats/ponchos
Much easier than trying to dry out when it rains.

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