Are you looking for gifts for someone going on a cruise?
Cruising is incredibly popular these days – you are sure to know someone who is sailing soon.
Cruise Gift Ideas
What is a good gift for someone going on a cruise? Here is our guide to help you choose what to buy for someone going on a cruise.
Cruise Packing Gifts
The excitement of sailing on a cruise starts before you even leave home. Packing for a cruise is all part of the process!
Here are some great gifts for a cruise lover which will make packing much easier.
Packing cubes revolutionize packing for any trip! It is so much easier to keep things organized when you use packing cubes.
Some cruise cabins can be tight on storage space. It is great just to be able to put a packing cube directly into a drawer so you know exactly where things are. No more searching for socks at the bottom of the suitcase.
Wine Bottle Carrier
Some cruise lines, like Disney Cruise lines, allow you to bring a select amount of wine or beer on board the ship.
You have to pack wine bottles in your carry-on luggage so you want to make sure that they aren’t going to break. No one wants red wine spilled all over the contents of their bag!
The solution? A wine carrier makes a great gift for friends going on a cruise.
It is always better to be safe than sorry, which is why this Anti-Theft Travel Bag makes a great gift for someone sailing on a cruise.
This great value cross-body anti-theft bag is slash-resistant and also includes RFID-blocking pockets and slots. It is large enough to carry the essentials but small enough to be convenient to take on shore excursions.
It is very lightweight and even has a tethered LED light included. It is available in a large range of different colors so there is something to suit everyone.
Hanging Toiletry Bag
Space is often tight in cruise staterooms. Particularly in the bathroom!
This useful hanging toiletry bag is a great gift for someone sailing on a cruise. It is available in lots of different colors and is very reasonably priced.
It has 7 open pockets and 3 large zippered compartments so you can easily keep items organized.
Luggage Digital Scale
With weight limits on airlines getting even smaller you really need to know that you aren’t going to go over the limit. That can be a costly mistake.
When you are sailing on a cruise you are very likely to want to bring back some souvenirs.
You can check that you haven’t tipped your luggage over the weight limit with these portable digital scales. Makes a great gift for someone who loves to cruise.
Reusable Drinking Straws
Many cruise lines including Disney now ban drinking straws on their ships. The solution? These reusable drinking straws make a great present for someone going on a cruise.
These stainless steel drinking straws are of excellent quality and will last for years.
Cruise Gifts For the Beach and Excursions
If you are sailing on a cruise it is likely that you will be going to spend some time on a beach or enjoying an excursion.
What you need most of all is a great beach bag. You will need something to carry all your beach essentials such as Sun Screen.
There are many designs of beach totes available:
We think that this is a great idea for any kind of travel.
It has room for lots of items including your phone, camera, passport, wallet, sunglasses, and cruise ID.
You can wear it outside your clothing or underneath for added security.
It can be a pain taking a purse out with you when you go on cruise excursions. This solves the problem!
It can get pretty hot at a lot of cruise destinations, particularly in the Caribbean and Bahamas. A cooling towel is a fabulous gift for someone going on a cruise to warm climates!
All you do is wet the towel with clean water. You then squeeze out the water until it isn’t dripping wet. Then swing the towel in the air to activate it’s cooling properties!
It really works like magic. Soon all the family will want one and it’s a great inexpensive gift for someone sailing on a cruise.
If you are cruising there will be some great port stops or even a cruise line private island like Disney Castaway Cay.
Snorkeling is a great adventure. Taking your own snorkeling gear on a cruise can save you the cost of renting.
This snorkel set is highly rated. It has an excellent anti-fog lens to give you clear vision under the water.
Portable Travel Lockbox Safe
When you are on the beach it is difficult to know what to do with your valuables when you want to go into the ocean.
You can just leave things in your bag and hope for the best, but that really isn’t a good idea.
A Travel Lockbox is an ideal solution.
You can use it to safely store your phone, money, passport, cruise ID, and camera. Even the new Paperwhite Kindle will fit in there!
You can attach it to something like a beach lounger or table as it has a strong cable with a combination lock.
It is made from strong plastic so it is virtually unbreakable as well as being water and sand-resistant.
Lounge Chair Towel Clips
We love these cocktail-themed towel clips!
They are a great idea for the beach of the cruise pool deck. It can often get pretty windy at sea – so you will be glad you had your towel clips with you!
Cruise Themed Gift Ideas
These cruise-themed gift ideas are ideal for friends who are addicted to cruising!
Cruise Themed Mug
Bring the magic of a cruise vacation home with this novelty cruise-themed mug. If you aren’t on a cruise you are probably counting down the days to the next one!
Which is your favorite Gift For Someone Going on a Cruise?
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Alison Meacham is the founder of EverythingMouse Disney Blog. For over 15 years she has shared her love of Disney Parks, Disney Cruises and Universal Orlando. In over 30 years of Disney Travel she has spent countless months in Disney Parks and has sailed on over 45 cruises. A British native and now a United States resident she splits her time between California, Florida and the UK. And spends a serious amount of time sailing the seven seas. She helps over 200,000 people per month follow their Disney travel dreams.