A popular item many experienced cruisers pack are cruise magnets. There are different types of cruise magnets for different uses.
Cruise magnets can be used to:
- Decorate your cruise cabin door
- Organize your cabin (stateroom)
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Cruise door magnets – decorations
Cruise magnets are the perfect way to decorate the outside of your cabin (stateroom) door. They are light weight, durable and take up hardly any space in your luggage. Personalized magnets for cruise ship doors are even more special.
Most cruise ship doors and walls are metal, making cruise magnets the easiest way to decorate. Cruise magnets are instant stateroom decorations.
Stateroom door decorations are most popular on Disney Cruise Line, however you will also find them on Royal Caribbean cruises, on Carnival Cruise Line, and others.
However, not all cruise lines allow cruise cabin door decorations. It is said that Norwegian Cruise Line no longer allows stateroom door decorations. I looked for confirmation of this on their website, however couldn’t find any information on door decorations. Be aware that there may be different cruise line rules.
Other uses of magnets for cruise ship doors you may not have thought of:
Use the cruise magnets on your fridge as a fun way to build excitement for your upcoming family cruise vacation.
Above you can see a few examples of Disney cruise door decorations that can be personalized. Such great ideas to remember their Disney Dream cruise vacation.
Decorate your cruise cabin door – Magnets for cruise ship doors
Cruise door decorations not only up the fun on your cruise but makes it easy to recognize your cabin (stateroom). When you walk down a long corridor of identical stateroom doors you will be glad you brought your own door decorations.
Kids will absolutely love putting their personalized cruise magnet on their cabin door.
Above is a Disney cruise cabin door decorated with different personalized magnets. The Disney cruise doors with the porthole designs are perfect for mickey ears magnets. It is a lot of fun for the entire family.
I have seen some cruisers put a magnetic small whiteboard on the outside of their door so fellow passengers can leave a hello message. A small magnetic whiteboard can also be used inside your stateroom as a message board.
Cute magnets for cruise ship doors are a great way to celebrate a special occasion or a holiday such as:
- Family reunion
- Christmas cruise
- Halloween cruise
- Group cruise
- First cruise
- New Year cruise
- Family vacation
A word of caution about decorating your stateroom door with a pineapple magnet, as you may attract unwanted attention. It is said that a pineapple door decoration symbolizes the willingness to swing. I’m not sure if that is true, but I’m not willing to take the chance.
Personalized cruise keepsake
Personalized travel magnets make a great keepsake. Seeing your cute magnet will bring back fond memories.
The magnets for cruise ship doors that can be personalized often have options to include the ship name, your family name, date, or first names of your family members.
Surprise cruise reveal
What a great way to reveal to your kids or loved one that you are going on a cruise, especially if it is your first Disney cruise. Wrap up a cruise magnet personalized with the ship name and date. How great would that be?
Another fun way to tell the family you are going on a cruise is to set up a cruise countdown on the fridge (see above). See how long it takes the kids to notice.
Where to buy personalized cruise magnets
You can click any of the below pictures to check pricing and for more information.
There are some really cute cruise magnets for any occasion whether it is a family cruise, Disney cruise, graduation celebration, a birthday cruise or even your first cruise vacation.
If you are considering other cruise door decorations, they must be made of flame retardant materials and not just sprayed with flame retardant, for safety reasons.
Magnets for stateroom organization
Cruise cabin organization hack – use magnets
Magnets are one of the smallest and most inexpensive cruise cabin organizers you can buy.
Cruise magnets to organize your stateroom
Experienced cruisers often use magnets to help organize their stateroom and to create extra space in their room by creating wall storage. While magnets won’t take up much room in your bag they can make a big difference in keeping your cabin tidy and clutter free.
There are two types of cruise magnets you should add to your packing list.
Magnetic clips can be used to help keep your cruise stateroom clutter free. There is a lot of paper delivered to your cabin (stateroom) daily, you can use magnetic clips to keep this organized and off the counters. Use strong magnetic clips to keep your daily cruise schedules handy and in one place.
While magnets weren’t something you probably initially thought to pack, hopefully this has shown you that magnets can make a big impact in your stateroom. So, go ahead and get yourself some cute magnets for your cruise ship door. This could be a fun new tradition.
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