Christmas Gift Ideas for Cruise Lovers

Christmas Gift Ideas for Cruise Lovers

Christmas Gift Ideas for Cruise Lovers

With Christmas just a few weeks away, you may be on the hunt for the perfect gift for your loved one or cruise bestie who loves to travel. Here is a list of ideas to help you gift the perfect thing they will love, and most importantly, make good use of on their next vacation!

  1. Waterproof Phone Case

    If your loved one’s phone isn’t waterproof, this is a great opportunity to buy them a gift they can use on and off the ship. A waterproof phone case or cover can be used while at the beach at a port of call while snorkelling, or by the pool enjoying a cocktail and not needing to worry about spilling anything on it or dropping it. You can buy waterproof pouches online or from an Australian Post Office for $16, or if you would like to invest in a durable, high quality phone case that is completely waterproof, we recommend a Pelican Case.

  2. Lanyard

    The perfect accessory for any cruiser!! You don’t need to carry your wallet and keys around with you when you are cruising, that is what your trusty SeaPass Card is for! Be sure not to misplace your card when on board by keeping it safe and accessible around your neck. Shop a variety of our crowd favourite lanyards here.

  3. Luggage Tags, Passport Holder and Document folder

    Seasoned travellers are no stranger to these, but these three items are often forgotten by first-time cruisers and keeping your things organised ensures optimal enjoyment for your cruise. You don’t need anything too flashy (unless if that’s what you think they will love!) but it is the thought and meaning behind the gift that will mean the most.

  4. Selfie Stick

    Don’t get caught out in the perfect photo spot without anyone to capture the moment for you. A Selfie stick is easy to carry and lightweight and will be your best friend at the ports of call and around the ship to make sure no memories are missed. You can purchase selfie sticks online from a variety of merchants, or simply from stores like JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks or Kmart.

  5. Cruise Tee

    You can never have too many and they make the perfect gift whether you are cruising or not! You can find a link to our official tees here.

  6. Sunscreen

    Don’t forget sun safety when on holiday! The recipient of this thoughtful gift will thank you when they walk past someone else who didn’t have sunscreen gifted to them while they sport a nice shade of lobster-red on their back! We have our own brand of sunscreen with proceeds supporting Skin Cancer awareness in Australia. The best part is, they can easily clip onto your lanyards so they won’t get lost. You can purchase CYC Sunscreen here for $9.95

  7. Portable Bluetooth Speaker

    Keep the party and the playlist going between gigs – a great thing to throw into your beach bag for days in port or in your stateroom to get you in the mood for the big day ahead. You can purchase Bluetooth speakers from any major retailer that sells electronics in store or online in Australia.

  8. Onboard Gifts & Vouchers

    Whether you are cruising with them or not, you can arrange for a series of gifts or decorations to be delivered to any room on board. From flowers and wine, to chocolates, cakes or room decor – this will surprise any guest! All you need to know is their reservation number, ship name and sailing date. Check out Royal Caribbean’s Gift Guide here.

  9. Stubbie Cooler

    What is better than an ice cold beer on board?! Keep it cooler for longer with a stubbie cooler which makes for a great stocking stuffer. Explore Stubbie Coolers & Accessories here.

  10. A Cruise!!!!

    Truly give your loved one the ultimate gift, a cruise like no other and a vacation they will never forget. Better yet, treat yourself and book a unique cruise truly like no other. For more information, call us on 1300 247 371 or email

By Caitlin Manov

I am the Project Manager for Choose Your Cruise, and have been working for CYC since 2011! I have since had over 250 days at sea and love working in such a diverse work environment that combines music and travel. I also love to write, and you may even catch me around the ship interviewing some of your favourite acts on board. If you have a question you would like me to ask them, you can email me for the hard hitting questions!!
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