Cruise Luggage Rules You Need to Know

There are many things you’ll want to bring with you when you set sail on a cruise. However, you and your cruise luggage need to follow specific rules.

Failure to follow the rules could land you in hot water with the crew. They may even make you walk the plank. While that may be extreme, knowing the rules for your cruise luggage is essential.

Every cruise line has its policies when it comes to baggage allowances. As mentioned, two checked bags per passenger and a carry-on item is the norm.

Baggage Allowance

Carry-on items must be 22 to 24 inches long and 14 to 16 inches wide. It must be able to fit through the X-ray screening machines.

Carry-On Luggage

Most of these are common sense items like firearms, explosives, illegal drugs, and sharp objects. However, there are some not-so-obvious items that you can’t bring.

Prohibited Items

They not only want you to purchase your liquor from their bars but they also want to keep all passengers safe.

Liquor and Beverage Policy

You’ll typically find no restrictions on oversized items for cruises. However, it must be able to go through standard airport security X-ray machines.

Oversized Items

Knowing cruise luggage rules can help you have a smooth and relaxing sailing.

Know the Rules for Cruise Luggage Before Setting Sail

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