Your On Board/Sea Day Tote?

Cruise Fashions & Beauty

Deck yourself out for your next cruise! What clothes should you bring, and what should stay at home. Offer up packing tips, and savvy shopping info, too
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
All times are GMT -4.
The time now is 09:27 PM.
#21
1,074 Posts
Joined Jul 2003
I bought this bag before our last cruise and found it was perfect for me! It had more than plenty space for my Kindle, husband's book, phone, ear buds, Yeti tumbler, sunglasses case and more. Outer zipper, zip top and inner zipper compartment with slots for cups or water bottles on each end. Very light weight and easy to carry on shoulder. Clipped handles and my towel to pool chair using Boca Clips keeping it from getting wet as it dangled from the back of the chair.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
Debbie

Carnival Fascination 5/96 - Southern Caribbean
RCCL AOS 8/03 - Southern Caribbean
RCCL Nordic Empress 11/03 - Western Caribbean
RCCL Grandeur 6/04 - Western Caribbean
RCCL Grandeur 8/04 - Western Caribbean
RCCL Voyager 12/04 - Western Caribbean
HAL Zuiderdam 5/05 - Western Caribbean
RCCL Jewel 12/05 - Western Caribbean
RCCL Enchantment 8/09 - Western Caribbean
Carnival Fantasy 12/11 - Bahamas/Key West
RCCL Vision 11/12 - Southern Caribbean
Emerald Princess 11/13 - Eastern Caribbean
Carnival Valor 5/14 - Southern Caribbean
Ruby Princess 11/14 - B2B Caribbean
Celebrity Summit 10/15 - 11/15 - B2B Southern Caribbean
Caribbean Princess 11/16 - B2B Southern and Western Caribbean
Celebrity Summit - 10/17 & 11/17 B2B Southern Caribbean
Caribbean Princess - 1/18 Panama Canal
Caribbean Princess - 5/18 Eastern Caribbean
Caribbean Princess - 9/18 Eastern Caribbean
#22
Southern Ontario, Canada
850 Posts
Joined Jan 2008
Great ideas. I don't carry any tote onboard...only my room card. If I need something, I simply go back to my room. I take books on the cruise, but rarely read them, as I end up watching the people around me and enjoying that atmosphere.
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
Linda

NCL Epic - Mediterranean - Spain, Italy, France - May 2018
NCL Gem - Canada/New England - September 2016
Carnival Victory - Southern Caribbean - May 2011
Carnival Liberty - Eastern Caribbean - May 2010
Carnival Destiny - Southern Caribbean - May 2008
Carnival Victory - Eastern Caribbean - May 2006


#23
Richmond, CA
175 Posts
Joined Jul 2008
I love this thread! I am leaving for Alaska in 31 days and not sure what I am taking yet. I sell bags/purses so I have a ton to choose from!

I want to use my phone as my camera and not all of my clothes will have pockets so I am thinking of using a small crossbody I have. I'll use it on the ship and for excursions and sightseeing. I'll probably bring a tote too for going to the pool/lounge chairs!
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
Tina in Pinole, CA
Grand Princess to Alaska - July 5-15, 2018
#24
1,256 Posts
Joined Jan 2006
For around the ship, I use a small Vera Bradley zip-up wristlet. I typically carry my room key, lip balm, a couple of tissues, reading glasses, and my phone (camera.) Also, I can fold the daily activities list and carry it.
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
Libby
#25
Charlotte
3,772 Posts
Joined May 2007
I use a casual tote bag with pockets as my carryon with a small crossbody purse or wristlet in it along with other carryon stuff. I then use the tote bag in port. I usually pack one of the large lightweight foldable totes (takes up very little space and weight) which can use as a second tote in port if needed and also I use it to transport laundry.
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
7/99 Carnival Imagination
6/01 Carnival Paradise
6/03 RCI Sovereign of the Seas
7/06 RCI Adventure of the Seas
12/08 Holland America Westerdam
6/10 Carnival Glory
6/12 Carnival Ecstasy
6/15 Carnival Victory
7/16 Carnival Magic
1/17 Carnival Conquest


#26
5,428 Posts
Joined Oct 2000
If I'm going to the pool. I put my "stuff" (towel, book, sunscreen) in a tote bag.

When going off the ship for a tour, I use a small cross-body purse. for just walking around the ship, I keep my key card on a lanyard.
#27
SoCal
3,307 Posts
Joined Dec 2005
I have an approximately 5 by 7 flat crossbody purse that I bought onboard for $10. I use it to carry my iPhone that I use either for the kindle app to read or as a camera. I also carry chapstick, eye drops, Kleenex and my ship’s card.

In port I carry a small purse and add various necessities such as a camera.

We take a backpack for water bottles, snacks, sweatshirts, etc.


Sent from my iPhone using Forums
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
Viv and Harold - geocaching name: HawaiianHairball

Alaska - 7 days - Ryndam - 2006
Mexico - 7 days - Vision of the Seas - 2007
Mediterranean - 12 days - Oosterdam- 2009
South America - 14 days - Norwegian Sun - 2010
Galapagos Legend - 4 days - 2010
South America - 30 days - Rotterdam - 2011
Asia - 14 days - Zaandam - Feb 2012
Caribbean - 14 days - Nieuw Amsterdam - Dec 2012
Caribbean - 14 days - Jewel of the Seas - Dec 2013
Balkans - 10 days - Aegean Odyssey - Aug 2014
Transatlantic - 20 days - Eurodam - April 2015
Caribbean - 21 days - Oosterdam - Oct/Nov 2015
Nile - 4 days - Sonesta Moon Goddess - Feb 2016
Mediterranean - 24 days - Oosterdam - Jun/Jul 2016

Mexico - 7 days - Miracle - Aug 2016
New Zealand, Australia to Hawaii - 29 days - Noordam - Apr 2017

Transatlantic - 15 days - Koningsdam - Oct 2017
Caribbean - 10 days - Costa Deliziosa - Feb 2018
Alaska - 7 days - Island Princess - Jun 2018
#28
Lancaster, Ca
773 Posts
Joined May 2005
CC used to sell fanny packs, I still use mine so my hands are free.
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
Tina and


11-17-2012 Sapphire Princess to Mexican Rivera
09-24-2011 Sapphire Princess to San Francisco
06-06-2003 Carnival to Mexico
10-15-2005 Sapphire Princess to Mexican Rivera
09-25-2006 RCCL to Alaska
10-17-2008 Sapphire Princess to Mexican Rivera