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7 Ways to Upgrade Your Budget Cruise

by Fran Golden | July 26, 2016

7. Get your stateroom decorated.

Regardless of the line you’ve chosen, you can prebook treats such as a bottle of champagne or a plate of strawberries, and have them waiting for you and your travel companion. Or, do something completely different and order cabin decorations (from $25 on Carnival, $49 on Royal Caribbean). It may sound cheesy, but welcome banners are sure to put a smile on the face of your cabin mates, especially the littlest travelers, and the signs on the door will help you find your cabin all week long.

Fran Golden

Fran Golden is a Cleveland-based contributor to ShermansCruise who also writes for USA Today.

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