Law everyone should know before going

Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Mexico

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
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4 Night Baja Mexico (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 26, 2007
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 11 years ago
There is a Law called the Jones Act, that I think everyone should know that the cruise line fails to aware the public! The Jones Act says that coast wide trade is illegal in the US, and will not passengers board in a US port if they do not return to that US port. Basically, we missed boarding our cruise in LA, due to flight delays, and decided to board at the next stop in San Diego, and because we were not returning to San Diego,,,,, we were forced to disemabark the ship in in an international port, Mexico. So Royal Caribbean had no problem stranding 2 young females in another country, but fail to let us know of this Law when we purchased the cruise.

Pros: we did have friendly staff though

Cons: getting kicked off in Mexico

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? No.

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