What to Pack for a Caribbean Cruise

As we near mid-December and the temperatures reach an all-time low, there's no better time than now to escape and set sail on a Caribbean cruise. Just imagine lying next to the pool, sipping on piña coladas, and soaking up the sun—sounds pretty amazing, no? We don't blame you if you are, right this very minute, booking your cruise ticket. Now, while the end destination is usually, in a word, blissful, getting there is anything but. It's important you're adequately prepared before setting foot on the ship, and that's why today, we've curated a list of exactly what to pack for a Caribbean cruise. Ahead, see everything to pack into your carry-on, from the perfect pants to the best shoes.