Traveling can be one of the greatest educational experience. It really opens you up to a whole new ideas. To experience it yourself instead of watching it on television or seeing it in a book, to take in the smells, is truly the opportunity of a lifetime.
Use an ATM to obtain spending cash in the local currency. Banks get better rates for exchanging currencies than you may get. This can end up saving you a ton.
Leave your additional valuables at home.
If you drive to any port city prior to going on your cruise,drive there the night before and stay at a hotel that has free parking. Ask the staff of the hotel where you stay about parking deals they may offer.