Posted November 7th, 2011, 02:34 PM
Check with you cruise company to see what they provide esp Wellies and parka. Dress in layers - socks, pants and tops. Fleece works much better than wool. You will need good gloves too. A water resistant back pack for landings.
I am not surprised that some of the ships were sold out. We were on the Minerva which was served by A&K. If your ship also has A&K service you will have a great time.
Have a great trip!
Thank you pke-atlanta and dileep,
The Ponant is providing parkas and having us rent the "Wellies" from ShipToShore. Per pke-atlanta's advice, we will buy gear from shiptoshore. I am tempted to buy from the local Dick's Sporting Goods to save money, but my wife is insistent that we should not take a risk and should by proven gear.
Aside for that, we have to buy our trip insurance and a good camera. Any tips?
Thanks in advance.