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Old August 19th, 2009, 09:15 PM
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Default Alaska on September 9,2009

What to pack?? Are sneakers ok to wear?? Any input would be appreciated!!! Thank you!!!
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Old August 19th, 2009, 09:34 PM
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I went to Alaska in May 2005, if I can answer any questions, please ask away. I sailed on NCL Star. Sneakers were a must to pack. I wore them in port and around the ship. I changed into dress shoes for dinner.

Pack a sweater/sweat shirt for the theraters the A/C is freezing and I am typically never cold.

Make sure to have a rain coat packed, just a light weight one. Dress in layers while in port
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Old August 27th, 2009, 06:52 PM
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Sneakers are fine as long as they are nice and comfortable. If any glacier walks you'll need something a bit warmer, but for regular excursions and exploring towns, they will do.

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Old August 27th, 2009, 10:45 PM
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Yes, do pack your sneakers. We went to Alaska the second week in Sept 2008. It sure made walking in the ports nice. All the advice I received from cruisemates about dressing in layers made my trip very comfortable. I am glad I listened. For once, I did not overpack. Very good advice here.....
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