The next time you're on board a cruise ship, I dare you to refer to the vessel as a boat. Go ahead, give it a try. The nearest crew member will almost definitely correct you. "It's not a boat, it's a ship!" To help prevent these embarrassing slip-ups, in this post I'll describe some of the most commonly heard cruise ship terms. You'll learn the meaning of a few important cruise ship terms, and in the process, learn how to sound as experienced as a crew member on your next cruise.
Cruise Ship Terms for First-time Cruisers
People on Board the Ship
Directions on Board the Ship
Places on Board the Ship
Amy is a former Disney Cruise Line cast member, Certified Cruise Counsellor and Vacation Specialist at Pure Magic Vacations.
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