Do You Feel Safe on a Cruise Ship?

One of the things I enjoy about cruising is being able to wander about in the middle of the night without fear of being raped, robbed or plundered.  I might toodle down to the International Cafe for a late night snack, or swing into the casino, or sit on the deck watching the waves. I have no qualms whatsoever about roaming around alone on a cruise ship. Do you feel safe on board?

23 Answers

I actually do. Although I have heard of events that tarnish the industry.

Mostly, I believe in not getting into situations that can lead to something unpleasant.

Always do. I've never felt afraid for myself or my kids. That's one of the reasons why I love cruising. Most nights I'm back in the cabin before they are. Now I get them a cabin for themselves.

Never any concerns on board – very safe.

I always feel safe walking around the ship..... then I feel safe at home and go for a walk at midnight or 2 AM.

Absolutely! I feel a lot more safe wandering around the ship than I do wandering around some cities I have been in.

I agree, especially the second part.

I do feel safe, but agree with not putting myself in a sketchy situation.

Never had a problem on board. If I do see an issue that might escalate I just leave the area. I have only seen it one or two times. Usually a drunk. Never felt like I was threatened or a potential victim. I also am not one to reckon with as well.

I've always felt safe on a ship. A lot more safe than some places on land.

Like those who have posted, I don't put myself in "stupid" situations, so I feel safe. I am totally comfortable wandering the ship alone and hope that feeling never changes.


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