We have been doing the "split" for probably 20 years now. I always figured I'd rather show up with half my stuff than none of it if my suitcase was lost or delayed.
Just make sure you pack the "colors" together. Don't put the blue outfit and the red accessories in one bag and the red outfit in the other bag!!
One bathing suit in each bag - one formal night, and so-on.
So far, it has worked great for us.
1979 NCL Skyward, 1981 NCL Starward, 1984 NCL Starward, 1989 Carnival Tropicale, 1989 NCL Starward, 1992 NCL Norway, 1993 Regency Regent Sea, 1995 NCL Windward, 1997 RCCL Legend, 1998 RCCL Legend, 2002 RCCL Grandeur, 2004 HAL Ryndam, 2004 RCCL Explorer, 2005 RCCL Splendour, 2005 RCCL Serenade, 2006 RCCL Vision, 2007 RCCL Freedom, 2008 RCCL Monarch, 2009 RCCL Mariner
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