Cruising can be a lot of fun. From the food to the entertainment, there are a lot of benefits a cruise vacation can offer over a land-based escape. But it while cruising does have its perks, our cruise attorneys here at LMAW know that costs can quickly add up on the high seas. Below are three tips that can help curb the extra expenses that can be incurred while sailing aboard a ship.
Bring a Care Package
Our cruise lawyers have often blogged about how expensive it can be to obtain medical care while on board a ship. Even something as minor as aspirin can cost you well over what you would expect to pay at a land-based pharmacy or drug store. But it doesn’t stop there. Regular every day essentials like bottled water and toothpaste can cost you an arm and a leg if you’re purchasing them on board. If you’re going on a cruise, make sure to pack a first aid kit with supplies like bandages, alcohol pads, and headache medicine so you can avoid incurring extra fees. Also, remember to pack basic toiletries, including hygienic products, cologne, and other commodities to avoid extra charges. Continue reading