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How to Ensure Your Shore Excursions are Safe and Fun

A great cruise wouldn’t be complete without a memorable shore excursion. However, sometimes those shore excursions can be memorable for all the wrong reasons – like getting injured.

Choosing the right shore excursion can be a tricky business. You have to know what to look for to ensure that it’s safe and to understand what you should do if something goes wrong. Here are a few tips to help you find the best shore excursions for your next cruise, plus what you can do if something on your excursion doesn’t quite go to plan.

Planning Safely

If you want to choose a shore excursion that is right for you, then the best place to start is with safety. To ensure you’re booking excursions that are safe, you should:

Do Your Research

This might sound like a no-brainer to the safety-minded traveler, but some people

Cruise Personal Injury: How Long Do You Have to File a Claim?

Cruising is big business. People just love to cruise, as evidenced by how much more popular cruising is now than it was just 15 years ago.

In the last decade, the number of people cruising has doubled, and over 30 million people cruise each year. To meet this increased demand, cruise lines have built humongous ships that can hold thousands of passengers and crew members. This has led to an increased number of injuries aboard cruise ships for passengers and crew members alike.

If you are injured on a cruise ship, there’s a lot to grapple with, including how to file a lawsuit and how much time you have to do it. Here is what you need to know if you are injured on your next cruise.

How Much Time Do You Have to File a Suit?

If you are injured aboard a cruise

What Rights Do Cruise Ship Crew Members Have?

For some people, working on a cruise ship is a dream come true. They can travel the world and be at the center of the action out at sea.

But there are real dangers to working on a cruise ship, and those who do must understand their rights when working onboard. If you don’t know your rights, after all, how can you possibly understand when they are being violated, or what you should do in an emergency or injury when out at sea?

Read on to learn what those who work on cruise ships need to know about their rights.

The Risks to Crews

There are several potential risks faced by those who work onboard cruise ships. It’s important to note that workers have the right to be secure and safe as much as an employer can reasonably ensure. Hopefully, accidents on board are

Don’t Cruise Without Knowing These Facts

Many people love to go on a cruise, but they don’t realize all the industry regulations that work to make your cruise safe and secure. You’ve probably heard stories about passengers going missing or criminal activities on board. The truth is that bad things do happen on cruise ships, which makes understanding the regulations in the industry even more important.

If there were no regulations in this industry, then it would be a lot more dangerous to go on a cruise. Here are some important facts surrounding cruising that everyone who steps foot on a cruise ship should know. Read on to find out some of the most important information for every cruiser to stow in their minds.

Who Regulates Cruise Lines?

There are several authorities that regulate cruise lines. They have enough power to constantly review and change standards related to health and

What Are the Most Dangerous Cruise Ports in the World?

Arriving in town on a cruise ship isn’t exactly a quiet way to go somewhere. These enormous floating cities sail right into the port, and every local knows that soon the town will be swarming with tourists and large groups going on excursions. Unfortunately, the inability to come into port unnoticed puts passengers at risk for crimes at ports – some places more dangerous than others.

The destinations to which cruise ships sail have an economy based on tourism, so they want to keep people coming. But not all of the ways people make money in these ports are legit, and some include crimes that can end in an injury like armed robberies.

What are the most dangerous cruise ports in the world, and how can you avoid becoming one of the unfortunate statistics when traveling there? Read on to find out.

Dangerous Cruise

Avoid These Risks On Your Next Cruise

Many people love cruising. For every person with a lot of experience onboard these massive cities on the sea, there’s someone who is brand new to the world of cruising.

Vacations onboard a cruise ship are a great opportunity to relax and get a little rest, but one mistake could undermine your plans for a relaxing vacation. Sure, you can plan what you should do when on your cruise, but most people don’t make a plan for what they should not do.

Here are some of the most important things not to do on a cruise that will help keep you safe – physically and legally!

Forgetting Your Research

Booking a cruise may seem easy online, but you should really make sure to do your research before booking. Not only do you have to look up destinations, ports, and prices, but also the best

Wrongful Death at Sea: What You Can Do

Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, cruising remains popular. Sure, there may be more hoops to jump through in order to sail now, but, for many people, it’s worth it to get back to cruising again. In fact, every year millions of people around the globe go on a cruise.

With so many people traveling on the high seas, bad things do happen – injury and even death. If a loved one is killed at sea in a wrongful death case, it’s vital to understand what your rights are.

Here’s what you need to know about wrongful death and maritime law.

Wrongful Death at Sea

If you’re mourning the loss of the loved one in any situation, it’s difficult. If that death occurred because of the negligence of another person on a cruise ship, then that can feel even more overwhelming. Maritime law can be