These are some of the major cruise ports of the Mediterranean.
It is highly recommended to take out insurance to cover the costs of travel cancellation (for loss or theft of the documents prior to traveling, disease,...); hospitalization expenses abroad, repatriation, loss or theft of luggage, ...
Travel documents: A passport that is valid for at least six (6) months, beyond the end of their cruise, and all documents of citizenship of their country of origin in force (not expired). This information will be detailed by the cruise line operator.
If you make freely visits, you have to select what you want to see and control the time to return before the ship's departure. The departure time is delayed only if the organized excursions from the cruise ship arrive late. If a passenger misses the cruise ship, you must bear the costs of travel to the next stop.
It is important to wear footwear and comfortable clothes for excursions, bottles of water to stay hydrated, sunglasses, head protection from too much sun with hats or caps, you should also apply sunscreen when necessary.
When you visit museums, mosques, temples and churches, it is advisable (and in many cases mandatory) bring conservative clothing, such as shirts or long-sleeved shirts and pants or skirts that cover the knees.
Take precautions in places with crowds of people to prevent theft of handbags, wallets, cameras, ...
For food safety reasons, usually it is not allowed entering or removing food in the cruise ships. Alcoholic beverages purchased in ports of arrival or onboard shops will be stored onboard and is delivered in your cabin on the last day of the cruise.
World Health Organization,www.who.int Vaccines and diseases International travel and health
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,wwwnc.cdc.gov Cruise Ship Travel Destinations Notices
Vaccines.gov, a federal government Website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,www.vaccines.gov
Government of Canada,www.travel.gc.ca Advice for Cruise Travellers Vaccination
Australian Government, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,www.smartraveller.gov.au Taking care of your health Medical treatment for cruise passengers
UK Government, National Health Service,www.nhs.uk Advice for those going on Cruises Travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK Travel vaccinations
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs,www.travel.state.gov Alerts and Warnings
UK Government,www.gov.uk Foreign travel advice Guidance. Recognising the terrorist threat
Government of Canada,www.travel.gc.ca Country travel advice and advisories
Australian Government,www.smartraveller.gov.au Browse countries
Government of France,www.gouvernement.fr How to respond to a terrorist attack (video)
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