There are certain things you should consider before packing your clothes for a cruise:
Length of the cruise
Ship activities you will be doing
Cruises range anywhere from four days up to three weeks. Naturally, the longer your cruise the more you will have to pack. However, the other two factors can help you make more practical decisions when it comes to packing your clothes for a cruise. Your itinerary will affect your clothing options. For example, if you are going on a Caribbean or Bahamas cruise, the tropical weather will require lighter clothing and beachwear, while an Alaskan cruise would require layers [...]
If you are a first time cruiser, you will need to know what to pack for cruise activities to avoid making the mistake of over packing. Or even worse, packing the wrong clothes for your first ever cruise vacation.
Cruise ships are like roaming hotels and five star resorts. Just like at home, these types of places would require certain types of dressing, which is why it is important you dress well on a cruise and abide by the required dress code. Except for sun bathing and swimming where you’re allowed to wear swimwear, you should dress decently in other areas [...]