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Old August 18th, 2011, 07:30 AM
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So I'm going on my first cruise next summer and that's all I can think about at the moment! And I got to wondering about something.

We are going on NCL and will be stopping over at Great Stirrup Cay and also Nassau.

My question is, when you are at the beach, what do you do with your belongings? Like your purse, ship key card, etc. while you are swimming? It's going to be just my daughter and I.
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Keep what you carry off, to a minimum to start with...you can buy small waterproof little water safe to use...I can't remember if they have lockers here..most people just use these.



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As Triplet said: Keep the things you take ashore to a minimum. Stuff like towels, sunscreen, cover ups aren't going to be a target for another passenger to walk off with. Just have a beach bag and put that stuff in it.

The water wallet is good for your ship card and/or credit card. The private beach/island is just that so there is a "lesser" chance of things being stolen but there are still the ship's passengers who will be there and not everyone is honest.

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Thank you both. I had wondered about something water proof. Don't plan on taking very much off the ship with me. But I knew I was going to need at least my ship card with me.
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Thank you both. I had wondered about something water proof. Don't plan on taking very much off the ship with me. But I knew I was going to need at least my ship card with me.
One nice thing is that the ship's card, credit cards, work even after they get wet. If you have a pocket in your swimsuit or another place you can just put it there while swimming.

Also; I've never had anyone turn down wet money.

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The beach bag is a great idea, I use them even for other shore excursions or walking through town, for camera, etc. Another good idea is a fanny pack too for all your small stuff, a limited amount of cash, for the day. Keep everything else in your cabin safe, only take what you need for the day.
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PDJ..as an aside..when we were there we had a cabana..[orange] right near the food pavillion, and, restrooms, so this would be a convenient place to plunk a blanket down, if you are not purchasing a cabana, or, clamshell.

This beach is a slice of paradise for sure..
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a beach tote or back pack of some kind for your towels, sunscreen etc. On the private island you won't need any cash, just your ships card. On Nassau, most beaches will have lockers
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