Pregnant woman denied onto Disney Cruise escorted off by armed officers | Cruise | Travel

A pregnant woman had her holiday ruined after she refused entry onto the ship for being ‘too pregnant’. Emily Jackson, 25, had flown with her family to Miami where they hoped to board a six-day Disney Cruise.  However, upon arrival, Emily who is pregnant with her third child, was denied entry and was escorted off the ship. Ms Jackson reports that the reason she wasn’t able to board was because she had “missed the pregnancy cutoff”. A cut off mark that doesn’t allow passengers on board that are over 24…

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Cruise deals: THIS trick helps your money go further on cruise holiday | Cruise | Travel

According to an annual report compiled by the UK and Ireland cruise industry; British passengers took almost two million cruises in 2017.  This is a new record for the cruising industry with the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) declaring there were 1,959,000 cruise passengers last year. With such a range of luxury cruise lines and the accessibility a cruise ship offers holidaymakers, it’s not surprising this figure is on the rise.  However navigating a cruise deal can be a bit of a minefield with so much information to shift through…

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What NOT to do on your first cruise holiday | Cruise | Travel

Cruising is a fantastic way to travel the world in comfort and style but for those that are about to set sail for the first time, there are a few things you should know. Regular cruisers may know how to work the system but they have had to learn the hard way. A cruise ship offers passengers a variety of leisure activities on board from daily entertainment and spa facilities to exercise suites and Michelin-starred restaurants. Therefore it comes as no surprise that first-timers often feel overwhelmed when stifling through…

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Cruise ships failed cleanliness checks at highest rate on record | Cruise | Travel

Cruise ships regularly undergo sanitation inspections to ensure that the liners are kept to a high standard. Due to their contained design, it means illnesses such as norovirus can easily spread when one person is struck down. The popularity of cruises is only increasing with 27.2 million passengers expected to take to the seas in 2018. Last year, cruise liners faced their worst year on record when it came to passing the relevant health checks. Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed 14 cases failed inspections, out…

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Cruise ship P&O to increase tipping charges onboard | Cruise | Travel

Cruise holidays are a great way to see the world without the hassle of booking flights and hotels. They can also be a pricey trip with many costing thousands of pounds. Many may not realise what the tipping etiquette is when it comes to being on a cruise ship. Do you tip on a cruise holiday or not? Tips on a cruise ship are often added onto the price, meaning passengers should offer a tip to the people working on the ship and their room steward. Cruise ship P&O Cruises…

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