Russell - Answered a Question by whitby (03 Oct 08 13:13)

I agree I have been to all of the islands on the cruise plenty of times (I worked on a cruise ship for 4 years) so no vaccinations are needed just sun cream the Brits always burn on the first few days thats how we reconised them!!!!

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Wilba - Answered a Question by whitby (22 Jul 08 17:34)

You do not 'need' vaccinations, but of course you can of your own choice. I think a poll of most people on this site would say they don't bother.

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maclennan - Answered a Question by whitby (25 Jul 08 18:02)

No idid this cruise only 4 wks ago no special requirements just go and let the staff spoil u freedom of the seas is 100percent fantastic u have to see to believe this ship.

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