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Packing List For All Voyages

•  Swimwear and cover-up
•  Sleepwear, undergarments, socks
•  Exercise attire and sneakers
•  Dress/evening shoes
•  Casual shoes, sandals
•  Comfortable walking shoes
•  Brimmed hat or cap
•  Sun protection and sunglasses
•  Accessories including belts and handbags

•  Blouses, tops and shirts
•  Jacket, sweater or wrap
•  Skirts, slacks, shorts
•  Informal cocktail / dinner attire
•  Evening or cocktail dress

•  Sweaters and shirts
•  Slacks and shorts
•  Sports Jacket
•  Tuxedo or dark suit


•  Carry-on bag with change of clothes
•  Cell phone and charger
•  Prescription medications (carry-on bag,  duration of travel +2 weeks supply)
•  Proof of any required vaccinations and health tests
•  Camera, battery, charger, memory card(s) (carry-on bag)
•  Mini sewing kit (checked bag)
•  First aid kit with aspirin
•  Toiletries and hygiene items
•  Foldable tote bag for tours / shops
•  Laundry bag and zip-lock bags


Please pack weather-appropriate outerwear and accessories if you plan on participating in shore excursions at port. For Expedition voyages, refer to your destination-specific packing list above.

Dress Code


Daytime: Casual, resort-style attire, including shorts and jeans, is welcome in all lounges and dining venues. Swimsuits, brief shorts, cover-ups and exercise attire should be reserved for poolside, on deck or in the spa and fitness center. 

Evening (after 6pm): Elegant Casual. The following is the nightly dress standard for all dining venues:

    Men: Slacks with a collared dress shirt or sweater; Jacket Optional.

    Ladies: Slacks / skirt, blouse, pant suit or dress.

Elegant jeans are welcome in all dining venues. 



Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Ovation

In the Restaurant, Men: Tuxedo, suit or slacks and jacket required. Ladies: evening gown or other formal apparel. Dress in other dining venues is Elegant Casual. Jeans are welcome in all dining venues during the day, but not appropriate in the Restaurant after 6pm.

The itinerary in the preliminary document booklet will inform you of the number of Formal evenings to expect during your voyage. As a rule of thumb, Formal evenings are scheduled as follows: 

  1. Seabourn Venture and Seabourn Pursuit: Zero Formal Evenings 

  2. Cruises up to 13 days: One Formal evening 

  3. Cruises of 14 to 20 days: Two Formal evenings 

  4. Cruises of 21 or more days: Three Formal evenings 

(Note: World Cruises, Grand Voyages, Holiday voyages and Crossings may be scheduled differently.) 



Packing clothing that can be layered is the best way to plan for cruising in virtually any climate.

For tropical cruises, bring light, loose-fitting garments that can be paired with a lightweight jacket or sweater.

For cooler climates, pack extra layers of warmer garments such as a light top coat and some sweaters.

When dressing to go ashore, it is helpful to be aware of the customs of the countries you are visiting. In some ports men and women should not wear shorts. Many cultures prefer that women wear dresses or skirts when visiting shrines, churches, mosques and temples. 

Some of our more adventurous destinations like Alaska and Antarctica voyages have additional special packing requirements. 

  1. Packing for an Alaska Cruise

  2. Packing for an Arctic or Antarctic Cruise

Please Note: Firearms, explosives, fireworks, other weapons and knives or sharp blades over 2.5 inches long and illegal drugs of any kind are prohibited without exception. 



For safety reasons drones and any other remote controlled aerial devices/toys, as well as hoverboards or similar devices are not allowed on board our ships.