8 Essentials for Cruise Excursions

A well-packed excursion bag is essential for any cruise. Whether you plan on snorkeling in the crystal waters or strolling through city streets, a few must-have items equal stress-free adventures! Here are a few items that belong in your day bag!

Waterproof iPhone Case

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The highly-rated JOTO Universal Waterproof Smartphone Case will be your best friend while on the beach, fishing, snorkeling, and boating. The clear window lets you take pictures and check messages, and the lock access protects your phone from water, snow, dust sand, and dirt.


Be prepared for any unexpected aches and pains. Bring along pain reliever, motion sickness tabs, and anti-diarrhea or stomach medications, Benedryl, bandaids, and any prescription medications you take during the day. We recommend only taking the pills you need for the day, leave your bottle in the cabin in case something happens to your day bag.

Selfie Stick & Tripod All in One

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The Selfie Stick & Tripod Fugetek all in one selfie stick & tripod quickly flips and locks so you can take insta worthy pics in a flash. Collapsed, the built-in tripod folds to 19 inches; extend it reaches up to 51 inches. The selfie stick and tripod are surprisingly lightweight, only one pound, and is bluetooth compatible.

Collapsible Water Bottles

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It is crucial to stay hydrated while on your excursion. The lightweight Calacone collapsible water bottle easily rolls up when empty. It’s safe, made of 100% FDA approved food grade silicone and free from harmful chemicals. Even better, it’s leak-proof, has a full mouth design for ice, and keeps liquids hot or cold for hours. Tough enough to withstand drops and vigorous activity makes the Calacone water bottle perfect for excursions.


Bring your passport with you on your excursion, but always keep a photocopy of your documents in your cabin in the event that something happens to your original.

Portable Charger

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Your iPhone is not helpful if the battery dies, so be sure to bring a portable charger. With leading technology, this high-speed charger comes with a travel pouch and charges your iPhone up to seven times, galaxy up to 5 times and iPad mini two times.

Disposable Rain Poncho

You never know when you’ll be caught in the rain. These disposable rain ponchos are small and individually packed to fit in your day bag for those unexpected downpours. Although they are thin, the Lingito rain ponchos are 100% waterproof. Just toss after use.

Quick Dry Towel

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Youphoria super absorbent and fast-drying towels can hold up to five times their weight in water and dry ten times faster than regular towels. Each towel comes with a carry bag, are odor-free, mildew resistant, and repel sand and debris.

Of course, if you’re heading to the beach, be sure to pack the essentials: sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses, towels, etc. These ten overlooked essentials will make your excursion stress free. If you are searching for a day bag, check out one of our favorites here!

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