Why Should You Never Cruise Without a Passport and Insurance?

cruise insurance passport Sep 22, 2023

Cruising is one of the most luxurious and relaxing ways to see the world. But what happens when unexpected events turn your dream vacation into a nightmare? The importance of cruising with a valid passport and comprehensive travel insurance cannot be overstated. Let's dive into why.

1. The Risk of Being Denied Boarding

Imagine arriving at the port, bags packed, ready for your cruise adventure, only to be denied boarding. This nightmare became a reality for a woman in 2017, when she was denied boarding on a Carnival Cruise from Miami because she lacked proper identification. The result? She missed the entire cruise.

2. The Nightmare of Being Stranded Abroad

During a recent incident with a cruise ship needing repairs, the cruise line chartered flight for the passengers to fly home.  The passengers on the ship that did not fly home were denied permission to leave the ship for the airport in the Dominican Republic ...

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Navigating the Seas of Accessibility: An Exclusive Chat with Virgin Voyages' Alex Zeitz

When it comes to accessible travel, Virgin Voyages is making waves in the industry. Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Alex Zeitz, the director of crew and sailor experience at Virgin Voyages. Our conversation delved deep into their commitment to accessibility, upcoming itineraries, and the overall sailor experience. Here's a peek into our enlightening discussion.

Meeting Alex Zeitz

Right from the start, Alex's passion for Virgin Voyages shone through. Residing in New York City, he shared insights about how Virgin Voyages operates, emphasizing the flexibility offered to him to stay connected with the ships and their many journeys.

Prioritizing Accessibility

Virgin Voyages is not just about luxury and exotic destinations; they are deeply committed to inclusivity. One of the most pressing questions I had was about the accessibility efforts Virgin Voyages has made. Alex provided a comprehensive overview, detailing the design and amenities onboard. From...

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