The question many cruise fans in North America are asking now is, when will they be able to get back on the high seas. While a few cruise ships have resumed operations in Europe, most of these vessels remain off limits to Americans. On August 16th, Europe-based MSC Cruises became the first major cruise line to restart sailings in… Continue reading When will cruising resume?
Carnival Cruise Line canceled more of its 2021 voyages and announced the sale of two older ships as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect cruise travel around the world. The company sold the Carnival Fascination and Carnival Imagination, both launched in the mid-1990s, as it moves to remove “less efficient ships from its fleet.” The… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Carnival Cruise Line Voyages Cancelled Until Spring 2021
Freeport, Bahamas For the disabled cruiser visiting Freeport, the activities are spread out so you’ll need transportation to reach them as there are no accessible activities/attractions within walking/rolling distance of the cruise port. The island is flat with new construction so wheelchair access is considerably better than other hilly, cobblestone-covered islands. There is step-free access to… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Freeport, Bahamas
Oranjestad, Aruba The disabled cruiser visiting Oranjestad will enjoy that the Cruise ships dock in the middle of town. The cruise terminal in Oranjestad has a wheelchair ramp and the exit to the port has flat access. Many of the sidewalks in Oranjestad have drop curbs located at the street intersections. If you need a vehicle… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Oranjestad, Aruba
Ocho Rios, Jamaica The disabled cruiser visiting Ocho Rios, Jamaica can encounter some of the biggest disabled access challenges of any of the Caribbean islands. Mountains, steep wheelchair ramps, and rough terrain are a few of challenges that the disabled cruiser will have to deal with on their visit. Ocho Rios has accessible exits to… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Ocho Rios, Jamaica