Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Cruise Lines > Carnival Cruise Line
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  
Search

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2007, 09:10 AM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 37
Default
i'm trying to narrow it down from four suitcases to two and a carry on. any suggestions
on how many is acceptable for a three night cruise.what about a list. do anyone have a list or rule that they follow when packing
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2007, 09:20 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 230
Default
it is hard and there is no rule .we had to down size and we took two large suitcases and two carry ons for a seven day cruise. hope this helps. have a great time
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2007, 09:40 AM
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 410
Default
We used to overpack too...until we realized it's royal pain to unpack and then 2 days later pack again. You'll probably live in bathing suit on at sea days, shorts and shirt for in port days, slacks and nice shirt for dinner, tux/suit and/or gown for formal night (use a carry-on) and thats about it. Toiletries ok, but they give you alot too. PJs maybe...be creative!!! No need to over pack.
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2007, 11:37 AM
blackvinyl's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 59
Default
Here are some packing suggestions.

http://cruisediva.com/pack_it.htm
__________________
Free Cruise Tickers
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 05-13-2007, 02:32 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Posts: 11,612
Default
Wifey told me to pack my own and would leave me half of each suitcase. That was the plan.. Need I say more?

I expected my half to be less because she has frilly and fluffy stuff. Even with my little space, I did not wear it all

Give me clean underwear and t-shirts, a few pair of shorts and shirts and I am good to go. She packs my dress shirts and pants
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 05-13-2007, 06:56 AM
LHP's Avatar
LHP LHP is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,560
Default
On our last 4 day cruise, we had 2 suitcases and a hanging bag that rolls and one carry on for 3 of us.

All these years later and I still over pack. I just don't want to get somewhere and not have what I want!!
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 05-13-2007, 07:35 AM
IBCRUZIN''s Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: The Big Apple
Posts: 268
Default
Quote:
Originally posted by LHP:
On our last 4 day cruise, we had 2 suitcases and a hanging bag that rolls and one carry on for 3 of us.

All these years later and I still over pack. I just don't want to get somewhere and not have what I want!!
I agree totally. I would also hate to have to purchase something that I already have at home.

I am a confirmed heavy packer. For my 8 day cruise in less then two weeks I am taking 3 pieces of wheeled luggage. This is b/c of the new lower weight restrictions on the airlines. I had a 30" duffle but if packed full it is over 50 pounds. So this time I am taking (1) 25" for my clothing; (2) 22" for my shoes and toiletry items. These will be checked with the airline and the ship. Finally, (3) I am taking a 20" which I will carry with me right up until I get into my cabin. In the 20" will be enough clothing, etc. to last me 24-36 hours just in case my luggage does a peek-a-boo with me.

Sounds like a lot but none of these bags will be filled to busting so that I can bring back liquor, smokes or any other souvenir I may find that I like.

It is far better to bring it and not use/wear it than to leave it home and desperately wish you had it.

JMHO!!
__________________
I B CRUZIN'
(solo cruzin' ** design)

Upcoming Cruzes
CCL Victory, CCL Imagination, CCL Victory

Past Cruzes: RCCL Navigator, RCCL Majesty, CCL Destiny,
Glory (2007),Liberty (2007), Fantasy (2007), Destiny (2006), PofAm (2005), Inspiration (2005), Fascination (2004), Victory (2004), Fascination (2004), RCCL VOS(2003), Fantasy (1999)
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 05-13-2007, 05:18 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: New York
Posts: 1,790
Default
hi shondie. Welcome

Start by laying out all of your cruise wear on your bed and then... put back 1/2 of it.

You need to come to the realization that you will basically live in a bathing suit for the week.

Another good rule to follow is... if you do not wear it at home, you will not wear it on a cruise. Leave it home.

Roll, don't fold, your clothes. It takes up less space and you'll have less wrinkles.

A'ndrea
 
Closed Thread

Tags
allure, cruise, day, packing

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
packing kls General Cruise Chat 3 02-23-2010 08:13 AM
packing help jwcruiser General Cruise Chat 6 12-25-2009 07:01 PM
packing help gabbyw Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 10 02-23-2009 04:47 PM
packing Jerome Carnival Cruise Line 5 05-09-2006 12:00 PM
PACKING Nita Carnival Cruise Line 10 04-25-2006 01:22 PM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
 

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:01 PM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2