8 Tips for Your First Carnival Cruiseby Kayla Becker | February 04, 2017
8. Leave your black ties at home.
Don’t show up decked out in a ball gown on this cruise line ... ever. These ships are generally pretty informal: Most people wear shorts and flip flops most days in the afternoon — and, to be honest, you’ll probably see some shorts on nights designated as "cruise elegant," too.
Kayla Becker is a New York City-based contributor to ShermansCruise and the assistant editor for the site.