10 Things Avoid To Do While On Halong Bay Cruises

Discovering Halong Bay by cruise is the top choice of many domestic and foreign travelers. If you are the first timer, there are some notes you need to know before taking a cruise in order to have a safe and enjoyable trip. In this post, we would like to share 10 things avoid to do on halong bay cruises. Let’s find out.

1, Don’t miss the cruise

Most of tourists choose to book a Halong Bay cruise online via website or travel agencies; however, before going, you have to make sure that you have completed all things related to booking online to avoid some unexpected troubles during your trip. You should arrive at least 90 minutes ahead of sailing time. If you travel by airplane in Halong Bay's nearest airports, we recommend you to book your flight 1 day in advance; otherwise, the risk of being late is very high.

2, Don’t wait for anything

In case you are in unexpected troubles or accident on the way getting to the pier, do not do anything! Let’s contact with the cruise or travel agencies immediately, they will help you to deal with this problem.

3, Don’t pick the wrong cabin

Picking the right cabin is very important so you should spend some time to search carefully the cruise and its cabins. In order to choose the most suitable cabin, do not hesitate to contact with the cruise and require them to provide all necessary information about their cruise. They are always ready to help and give you useful advices for your Halong Bay trip.

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4, Don’t bring these items

Like at the airport, your luggage will be checked at the pier. There are some certain things that you do not bring on the cruise such as weapons, alcohols, beers, candles, and swimming floats. You also do not leave your passport in the checked luggage because you have to show it to go through the dock. Let's read here to know about what to avoid when booking Halong bay cruises

5, Don’t forget to bring the items

You definite do not forget to bring these following items:

  • Visa, passport, birth certificate, ID card, vaccination certificate, boarding pass, and airline e-ticket.
  • If you are pregnant, you should bring your doctor's note.
  • Credit card or cash
  • Luggage tag
  • Medicine
  • Swimsuit, sunscreen, clothes
  • Personal hygiene items

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6, Don’t forget to turn off the phone

An important thing you need to avoid to do on cruises is forgetting to turn off the mobile phone. You may want to post immediately nice photos, share every beautiful moment in Halong Bay with your friends on Facebook, Instagram,… but the cost for 3G or international roaming service is very high. Some cruises also offer free WIFI but it is often too slow and unstable.

7, Don’t skip breakfast

Breakfast is very important; it will provide energy for us in whole day. Moreover, during your trip, you will participate in many outdoor activities such as kayaking, swimming, squid fishing,… which all are energy-intensive activities. So, do not forget the breakfast time and check the breakfast menu to choose a tasty and energetic meal.

8, Don’t eat too late at night

Eating too full or too late is a very bad habit, harmful to your health. We recommend you to have light meal at night; you can eat salad and drink a glass of hot milk before going to bed.

9, Don’t drink too much

Remember that we are here to relax and enjoy the amazing beauty of Halong Bay. Do not drink too much in order to avoid affect your surrounding people and protect your safety.

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10, Don’t keep the door always open

The last thing you also need to avoid to do on halong bay cruises is keeping the door always open. It is amazing if you stay at a cabin owning a private balcony. You can be enjoyed the breathtaking view of Halong Bay, one of 7 wonders of the world without any disturbance. However, remember to close all the doors when you leave your room, especially at night because the weather at sea is very different from the mainland; insects, strong winds, rains,… sometimes can cause unexpected injuries or problems.

This is the list of 10 things avoid to do on cruises. If you concern Halong Bay tours compare and other travel guides, please visit our website: 5 stars Halong bay cruise. Hope that with our shares, you will have a great Halong trip. Like and share if this post is useful for you. Thank you!