Smile for the birdie! Embarkation day begins with a photo-op.
Once the planning, packing, and anticipation are behind them, veteran cruise passengers sometimes view embarkation day as anticlimactic. However, for first-time cruise travelers, embarking on their first ship can be more than exhilarating—it can be downright intimidating. What exactly can you expect?
As a first-time cruise passenger, you are sailing into uncharted waters and want to have at least some idea of what your cruise will be like. One thing is always true—even on the same ship, no two cruises are identical. Are your expectations realistic? CruiseDiva.com shares What to Expect On Your Cruise from embarkation, through days in port, days at sea, and disembarkation.