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Kids at Sea: What To Know About Onboard Childcare

Cruises are often family affairs, with parents bringing their children along so everyone can seek out adventure in far-off places across the ocean. But just because you may bring your family doesn’t mean you have to stick together 24 hours a day for the entire cruise. Often, parents want to get away for a little fun of their own – which is why onboard childcare is an option with many major cruise lines.

Sailing with children can pose many risks that many families don’t consider. There are simple things parents should be concerned about when leaving their children with the onboard childcare – and other dangers they should know about cruise ships and children in general.

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What Is Needed to Prove a Jones Act Case?

When most people get hurt on the job, they have worker’s compensation to help them. It can help pay for medical bills and cover the wages they lose out on as they recover.

However, the story may be much different for maritime workers. That’s because the rules for work on the water differ from those on land. If you get injured on the job, you must seek compensation through the Jones Act, a specialized area of maritime law.

Here is what you need to know about the Jones Act and what you need to prove to be successful in your claim.

What Is the Jones Act?

Congress enacted The Jones Act to protect those injured while working near or on

Don’t Skimp on CFAR Insurance!

If there’s one thing you can take away from the COVID-19 pandemic when it comes to cruising, it’s that you should always say yes to “cancel for any reason” insurance!

Let’s face it, cruise vacations aren’t inexpensive. Often, you must pay a pretty penny to reserve the cruise – and then invest more money a few months before when you make the final payment. You need to protect that money, and cancel for any reason insurance can help you do that.

Here is what you need to know about CFAR insurance, including what it is, what it’s not, and how to obtain it for your next cruising adventure.

What Is Cancel for Any Reason Insurance?

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