Before You Depart for your Next Carnival Cruise, Review These Tips from a Cruise Ship Lawyer
It is hard to imagine that an idyllic cruise to distant ports could be anything but the vacation of a lifetime. You should take certain steps before you embark to ensure that you are prepared to handle any mishaps along the way. Our cruise ship law firm offers the following tips to help you before, during and after your journey.
Medical Attention Abroad
If you are injured on board a cruise ship, a local hospital can provide more complete care than the ship’s infirmary. To prepare for potential injuries abroad:
Personal Safety Abroad
Traveling to foreign countries in today's security-conscious world presents unique challenges. The State Department’s website can help you become acquainted with local customs and law. The State Department provides country-specific safety information to consider before your travels as well as tips for traveling abroad. You can also sign up for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), a free service by the U.S. Government to citizens traveling abroad so that the State Department can more quickly assist you in the event of an emergency.
8 Steps to Take If You Are the Victim of a Crime on a Cruise Ship
Cruise ships pack thousands of people onto one vessel. During the course of the cruise, a variety of employees, including butlers and cleaning staff, will have access to your cabin. Crimes aboard cruise ships sometimes occur. If you are the victim of a crime during the course of your cruise, you should:
Review our Cruising Guide
If you are interested in learning even more, please read our firm’s “know-before-you-go” cruising guide. It is available upon request from our cruise injury law firm. Download it and take it with you on your smartphone, iPad or Kindle.