Tips for Healthy Cruising
If you're sick, report your illness.
Before your voyage:
- Ask your cruise line if there are alternative cruising options.
- Consult a doctor to find out whether it is safe for you to sail.
During your voyage, call the ship's medical facility and follow the medical staff's recommendations.
Wash your hands often!
Why: Avoid exposing yourself and others to anything that may cause illnesses and spread germs.
When: Wash your hands often but especially after using the toilet and before eating or smoking.
Take care of yourself.
Get plenty of rest and drink plenty of water.
Why: Resting helps rebuild your immune system. Drinking water helps prevent dehydration.
- Page last reviewed: June 17, 2013
- Page last updated: January 14, 2016
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