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Shopping Ashore

Shopping Ashore

Going on a cruise has so many exciting aspects to look forward to. Besides staying in a luxurious ship at sea, complete with entertainment and relaxation amenities, shopping is one thing that many travelers look forward to. It is simply so convenient because you get to visit various countries and cities in a single trip, therefore being exposed to many goods you won’t find at home, or that you can find while shopping at ports for a much cheaper price.
Savvy travelers who love to shop have the option of planning their cruise itineraries based on the shopping reputation of various [...]

Shopping And Getting What You Want

Shopping And Getting What You Want

Cruise ships and their ports of call offer so many choices for shopping. It’s easy to get blown away and go impulse shopping because of all the pretty things you’ll encounter. Especially in certain ports that are specialized in producing certain items, such as jewelry and colorful beach clothing in a different environment, you might get carried away.
Its best to think before making any purchases, because although you may not mind paying for souvenirs, these items may actually be cheaper back home. Many islands in the Caribbean offer cheaper alternatives for shopping, and are also tax and duty free. Before [...]

Bringing Things Home From Your Cruise

Bringing Things Home From Your Cruise

Cruise adventures are packed with numerous shopping options from the many places you’ll visit, not to mention shopping on the ship. There are so many interesting purchases to be found, from clothing, jewelry, souvenirs, and other items. However, there are certain rules and regulations from the US Customs Department that you must adhere to, regarding bringing things back home.
To avoid any further hassles, it’s best that you do your research. Read the Customs’ “Know before you go” pamphlet, and ask your cruise liner for any information beforehand. Not all items are allowed for entry within the United States, so check [...]