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?
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
Falmouth, Jamaica The disabled cruiser visiting Falmouth can spend the day in Jamaica visiting a historical plantation in the mountains before swimming with the dolphins or visiting an accessible beach. With that said, Jamaica disabled access presents some of the biggest challenges in any of the Caribbean islands. Mountains, steep wheelchair ramps, and rough terrain are… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Falmouth, Jamaica