Cruise secrets: Why passengers should always shut their windows at night (Image: Getty)
Cruises are a favourite of the older generation who enjoy seeing a number of destinations without the rigmarole of booking flights.
Being at sea for so long also means remembering a lot of information when it comes to going on a cruise holiday.
Packing the correct items and acting in the correct way are all difficult things to remember.
Passengers should always make sure to close their windows when the ship has docked.
In the morning your ship may be moored cheek-by-jowl with another ship which arrived during the night
Cruises, in particular, river cruises, travel through much smaller sections of water compared to the open ocean.
This can prove particularly difficult for popular destinations when there are multiple ships, meaning lots of ships docked at one moment.
Travel writer Brad Crouch told Herald Sun AU why making sure windows and blinds are always shut is important.
“River ships on busy waterways tie up alongside each other at limited dock space, so guests have to traverse one, maybe