Going cruising? Well before you board, you need to know what to bring and how to pack. Print up this foolproof checklist for a six-night cruise and don't forget to watch our video series, Cruisin' Made Simple.

Women's Packing Check List for a Six-Night Cruise

1. Plenty of underwear — two pairs per day
2. Pajamas — a cool pair for hot nights and warm ones for air-conditioned rooms
3. Workout clothes — decide how often you'll be working out and pack accordingly
4. Three bras — convertible bras are great and can be easily changed for different outfits and worn more than once
5. Four swimsuits — make sure to include full piece suits for swimming and water sports
6. Two swimsuit cover-ups
7. One pair of jeans
8. Two wraps or sweaters
9. Four polo shirts — for daily activities
10. Four pairs of shorts — for daily activities
11. Two T-shirts — for cruise excursions, such as rock climbing and hiking
12. Two pairs of comfortable shorts — for cruise excursions
13. Walking shoes
14. Two pairs of sandals
15. Tennis shoes
16. One evening gown
17. Two dresses — for informal evenings
18. Two pairs of nice heels — choose shoes that can be worn with several outfits
19. Two skirts or slacks — for casual evenings
20. Two blouses — for casual evenings
21. One small purse — for evening
22. Sunglasses
23. Waterproof tote — for port visits or carrying items to and from the pool
24. Sundries and toiletries — don't forget tweezers, make up remover, cotton balls, nail clippers, etc.
25. Jewelry
26. Hat
27. Rain jacket or coat














Men's Packing Check List for a Six-Night Cruise

1. Plenty of underwear — two per day
2. Pajamas — a cool pair for hot nights and warm ones for air-conditioned rooms
3. Work out Clothes — decide how often you'll be working out and pack accordingly
4. Four swimsuits
5. One pair of jeans
6. Two sweaters
7. Four polo shirts — for daily activities
8. Four pairs of shorts — for daily activities
9. Two tee shirts — for cruise excursions such as rock climbing and hiking
10. Two pairs of comfortable shorts - for cruise excursions
11. Walking shoes
12. One pair of flip flops or sandals
13. Tennis shoes
14. One tuxedo
15. Two suits or sports jackets and slacks and two ties — for informal evenings
16. One pair of dress shoes
17. Two pairs of slacks and collared shirts — for casual evenings
18. Sunglasses
19. Waterproof tote — for port visits or carrying items to and from the pool
20. Sundries and toiletries — don't forget tweezers, cotton balls, nail clippers, etc.
21. Hat
22. Rain jacket or coat

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