Why Everyone Should Do A Pre and Post Trip Hotel Stay
Pre and Post Cruise Extensions are a relatively inexpensive option that can prevent a lot of stress and aggravation, allowing you to start and end your cruise relaxed and refreshed. We recommend them primarily because they give you a ‘buffer’ before and after your cruise but they also allow you to spend time in port cities you would otherwise miss.
We believe you should always take the opportunity to arrive for your cruise the day or evening prior, especially if you’re taking an overnight or long distance flight. When traveling far it generally takes a couple of days to recover and by doing so, you’ll be able to enjoy the first few days of your cruise relaxed and refreshed. Planning to get in the night before you cruise can also help during times with adverse weather conditions, when getting to your port early can make the difference between boarding your ship or missing it.
Arriving early allows you to relax, have a nice dinner and get a good night's sleep. Then you can leisurely get up the next morning and make your way to the ship. And we recommend the same scenario after you cruise, so you can casually disembark and relax at a hotel instead of hassling to get to the airport to catch a flight. Why not give yourself a day or two to explore one final city? Then finally after a nice dinner and some good rest you can catch a late morning or mid-day flight home and not feel the heavy exhaustion that comes from a full day of traveling.
Pre and Post Cruise Hotel Stays do not have to be very expensive but have the potential of making all the difference to your vacation. We think they are absolutely worth it and are happy to suggest some of our favorite hotels!
Traveling as a family?
Arriving a few days before your cruise sets sail allows you and your family to ease into your vacation, acclimate to any time differences and, more importantly, spend more time exploring a destination together. Many homeports are located in some of the most exciting, family-friendly destinations. Staying a few days after your cruise ends does much the same, allowing your family a few extra days to explore a new city even further for an extended vacation experience.
With our help, you can decide on the right family-friendly hotel or resort best suited for your family. Want a bit of sunshine? Consider a sun-drenched resort on the coast. Want to explore the history of a centuries-old European capital? Consider a family-friendly hotel in the heart of it all. We can also assist you with planning activities and excursions for your family to do while in town, from taking in the famous sites and eateries to exploring the history and culture of the city. Whatever your family decides to do, booking a pre- or post-cruise stay opens up even more possibilities and opportunities for enrichment, excitement, entertainment and relaxation during your travels.
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