Not only jet lag but getting ill on a ship is also cut down the frequency of those who love traveling. And even on a large cruise ship, passengers are close enough in proximity for communicable diseases to pass easily from one to another. It’s so obvious that older cruise passengers are at higher risk of contracting infectious diseases, such as flu or Legionaire’s disease. Here are some basic precautions that can help:
- Be careful with your hands:
Use plenty of soap and water when washing your hands. Wash them frequently and keep hands away from your face. Carry a disinfectant hand cleaning product to use if soap and water are not handy.
- Choose food and beverage wisely:
Avoid uncooked foods, drink only bottled water, and do not eat cooked food if it has cooled enough to reach room temperature.
– Avoid being dehydrate: Drink a lot of water and avoid drinking too much alcohol, which has a dehydrating effect…etc
– Protect against sunburn:
Tips to avoid sick on cruise shipDon’t get a headache that urges getting sick to come easily just because of your love of being outside too long.
– Sensitive but important: Use only safe-sex practices, if sexually active onboard.
– Contact restrict: Avoid close contact with passengers who appear visibly ill. Don’t feel sorry or you will waste your wonderful time on such a cruise!
– Take enough sleep:
Understand how significant sleep is to your heath and make sure you get sufficient sleep even when you are just at home!