January 14, 2013 | Finz & Finz, P.C.
You’ve packed your bags, brought the proper attire for dinner at the Captain’s table, and scouted out which ports you’ll visit. Does this sound familiar? The upcoming spring marks the start of the cruise-travelling season. It’s estimated that a whopping ten million people cruise from the United States each year, some veterans and others novices. Why so popular? Cruises present a multitude of activities for those of us who want to travel the world, while keeping all our belongings in one place while we do so. Without having to disembark, the cruise ship offers golf, bungee jumping, and snorkeling, shopping, gambling, activities for the kids, and a never-ending array of 24-hour international cuisine. We place our lives, trust and vacation enjoyment in the hands of the expert cruise liners and experienced crew. But, as we all know, something could go wrong.
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