Use this reader tip to save money on cruise excursions

Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Angela, who tweeted a tip for cruisers who go on cruise excursions during a recent #TravelSkills chat (which I will co-host again each Friday in 2020). Here’s Angela’s tip:

“Order chips and sandwiches from room service for free in the morning of your beach excursion and throw them in the soft sided cooler you pack. Then you are not wasting time finding and paying for lunch, more beach time! I always bring zip lock bags too for keeping clean ice.”

If you enjoy hunting for and finding local restaurants when you travel, then this tip may not be for you. But if you prioritize saving money and time, it’s a good one!

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1 Comment On "Use This Reader Tip to Save Money on Cruise Excursions"
  1. Erin Young|

    I do the same thing but when we go to all inclusive resorts on land. I bring ziplock bags for food and ice. We usually have a mini-frig that we can keep food in over night or that day.
    I also plan my own excursions. I research the place that I am going and then the things that I want to do. With Google Maps I am able to figure out driving time and distance between locations of things that we want to do. I then get the phone number of the driver that picks us up at the airport and we contact his boss directly. Often we are able to do 2 or 3 days of resort excursions in one day. We are able to leave the resort when we want, stay as long or short of time at any place and be on our own schedule. We enjoy it much more than doing the resorts excursions that are more money, time and with more people.

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