My father-in-law will be traveling with us on the Grand and he uses a CPAP (for sleep apnea) at night with some distilled water in the base. Would he be able to get distilled water on the ship, or should he plan on bringing his own.
Nana: Have your travel agent contact Princess to let them know in advance that your father-in-law uses a C-PAP and will need distilled water for his machine. They should be able to provide it for you. We cruise with friends who use a C-PAP. They just remind the cabin steward of this request and it's brought to their cabin.
The best thing that I used were the Rubbermade 1 liter bottles that you can purchase in Wal-mart, K-mart or Target. They(2) fit in my CPAP carrying case and one lasts for a two week cruise.
With new flight restrictions I have only been allowed one liter on board the aircraft. It seems silly, since one was OK but the other had to be dumped.
The biggest problem was finding white vinegar to clean the thing after seven days of a fourteen day cruise. I was able to obtain some from the galley.
In regard to having distilled water delivered to the stateroom: It's a nice thing to request but I wouldn't "gamble" on having it there. I would make sure you have a backup. Distilled water is available if needed but it isn't standard issue.
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