They can also be a great help when it comes to drying wet clothes as passengers who hang clothes off the balcony are taking a risk.
Cruise ships often pick up a lot of wind when they’re out at sea and clothes could end up lost to the ocean.
Ashley added: “This tip might not be for everyone, as cruisers often like to disconnect on their vacations, but I rarely travel without my laptop.
“As such, I also bring an HDMI cable. In the event that I feel like a lazy day lounging in my cabin, I’m able to plug my laptop into my cabin’s television and watch shows or movies via my computer.