Travel Tip: How to Ship Your Luggage to Your Cruise Ship
The shipping company Luggage Forward now has a program that lets you send your luggage to and from your cruise ship.
They’ve partnered with 40 different cruise lines, and can deliver luggage to 169 ports worldwide.
If for some reason your bags don’t arrive on time, they’ll refund your money and give you up to $500.
Specific cruise lines may also offer delivery. Princess Cruises has a Luggage Valet service that delivers your bags to your cabin and back home again via DHL.
These services come at a cost, but when you factor in checked bag fees on airlines and the time saved, it may be worth it.
Just be aware that you may have to have your bags packed and ready to go at least a week before you depart for your cruise, so plan accordingly.
For more information about cruise travel, check out:
- How You Can Take a Test Cruise
- Cruise Lines are Adding New Ports
- Planning Excursions Before & After Your Cruise
Keep reading for more travel tips.