Insurance Policy

Insurance

Holiday insurance

MSC Cruises recommends that every passenger undertakes an adequate insurance policy which covers them sufficiently from the time the holiday has been confirmed as booked to the end of the cruise.

Holiday insurance

Insurance policy

CRUISE INDUSTRY PASSENGER - BILL OF RIGHTS

CRUISE INDUSTRY PASSENGER - BILL OF RIGHTS

Cruise Lines International Association passenger rights:


1. The right to disembark a docked ship if essential provisions such as food, water, restroom facilities and access to medical care cannot adequately be provided on-board, subject only to the Master’s concern for passenger safety and security and customs and immigration requirements of the port.

2. The right to a full refund for a trip that is cancelled due to mechanical failures, or a partial refund for voyages that are terminated early due to those failures.

3. The right to have available on board ships operating beyond rivers or coastal waters full-time, professional emergency medical attention, as needed until shore side medical care becomes available.

4. The right to timely information updates as to any adjustments in the itinerary of the ship in the event of a mechanical failure or emergency, as well as timely updates of the status of efforts to address mechanical failures.

5. The right to a ship crew that is properly trained in emergency and evacuation procedures.

6. The right to an emergency power source in the case of a main generator failure.

7. The right to transportation to the ship’s scheduled port of disembarkation or the passenger’s home city in the event a cruise is terminated early due to mechanical failures.

8. The right to lodging if disembarkation and an overnight stay in an unscheduled port are required when a cruise is terminated early due to mechanical failures.

9. The right to have included on each cruise line’s website a toll-free phone line that can be used for questions or information concerning any aspect of shipboard operations.**

10. The right to have this Cruise Industry Passenger Bill of Rights published on each line’s website.

** Where available and feasible for all countries in a region with access to the website.