It’s that time of year again, time to escape the winter weather, and head down to the Caribbean for some fun, sun, and your long-awaited, long-deserved cruise. Because any offshore injury lawyer are our firm knows all too well that disasters can happen on a ship, we want to make sure that your experience is delightful and, above all, safe. Here are a few tips to help make your cruise experience a memorable and safe one.
First and foremost, check your itinerary. Weather and other circumstances sometimes affect itineraries and cause certain ports to be canceled. It’s important to check these things ahead of time so you don’t get an unfortunate surprise at the port. Passengers should also double check that they have packed their passports and any visas they may require for their cruise. There are times when travelers have not been allowed to disembark or re-board their ship at a foreign port of call because they forgot crucial identification. Being left behind at a port can mean a ton of expenses to return home and can place passengers at risk for criminal attacks, so be sure to compile a list of important identification needs to cross out before departing.