We have never flown to as cruise but if we needed to I would definitely fly the day before. The farthest we have driven was 8 hours to Charleston and for that we drove up the day before. Did not want to be exhausted when boarding.
My grandson works on the NCL Pride of America and NCL flies him to Hawaii (from Tampa) the day his contract starts, they do that with all the crew. In order to make his first flight he has to get to the aiport by 4am so when he does finally get to Hawaii he is exhausted and so are most all of his freinds.
Star Princess 2005, Sun Princess 2005
Caribbean Princess 2006, MSC Lirica 2006 , NCL Pearl 2007, Majesty of the Seas 2008, Carnival Destiny 2008, MSC Lirica 2009, Carnival Valor 2009,Carnival Legend 2010, Carnival Liberty 2010,Carnival Fantsay 2011,Carnival Valor 2012, MSC Poesia 2012, MSC Poesia 2013, Carnival Legend 2013, MSC DIVINA 2014, MSC Divina 2014, Carnival Liberty 2015, MSC Divina 2015, Carnival Ecstasy 2015, NCL Star 2016, Carnival Glory 2016, MSC Divina 2017