There is always a risk of weather related problems when cruising during hurricane season.
Purchase travel insurance. This can cover the costs of delay, catching up to the ship or other covered problems.
Be sure to have a passport with you. If you miss the ship for some reason, you may be able to catch it in the next port. But, if you don’t have a passport, you won’t be allowed entry into many countries.
Visit the website of the cruiseline for up-to-date information on delays, early departures, itinerary changes and cancellations.
Remember that nobody can predict the weather. You need to be extra flexible if you cruise during the hurricane season.
If you have already boarded the ship and know that there is a hurricane forecast, you should consider staying on board.
Be sure to the phone that you left as the emergency number is switched on.
Keep the cruise line contact number that came in your documents handy.
To prepare for the possibilities, there are some precautions that you should take: