What Are Essential Emergency Items to Bring on a Cruise?

There are several essential items to have on a cruise. Always make sure your medications are currently filled, and you have copies of your written prescriptions. You shouldn't assume there will be a way to easily refill your prescriptions at sea or in a foreign port. Make sure you have more than one form of payment available. Have cash on hand but have a debit card or traveler's checks, too. Bring your cell phone if it has international coverage. Many phones without existing international coverage can be upgraded with a new SIM card.

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