Princess Cruises Dress Code

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Princess Cruises Dress Code

With its emphasis on dining as you like and when you want, Princess Cruises is more informal than some cruise lines but it also recognizes that some people enjoy dressing up for formal nights, which are included on every cruise longer than a few days.

Smart Casual: Dress as you would for a fine restaurant at home. This attire includes skirts/dresses, slacks, and sweaters or blouses for ladies and pants and open-neck shirts for men. Jacket and tie are optional unless it is a formal night in the main dining room. If you want to avoid this type of evening, dine in the buffet restaurant or order room service.

In the dining room, items such as cutoff T-shirts, shorts, halter tops, and jeans are not permitted; shoes must be worn at all times.

Formal Wear: Princess does have formal nights (see the chart below). Appropriate attire for such occasions includes evening gowns and cocktail dresses for ladies and tuxedos, slacks with dinner jackets, or suits for men. Princess can arrange formal wear rental before your cruise.

Length of Cruise

Number of Formal Evenings

Number of Smart  Casual Evenings

1-3 Days



4-6 Days



7-13 Days



14-20 Days



21-28 Days



29+ Days

5 minimum


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