Looking to get away this winter? Tips you need to know to avoid a nightmare cruise

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MILWAUKEE -- Lisa Pease from Fox World Travel joins FOX6 WakeUp with tips to avoid a nightmare cruise.

Tips to avoid a nightmare cruise:

  • Do your homework
  • Sail with premium cruise lines
  • Sail on newer cruise ships
  • Bring a Passport as opposed to the minimally required birth certificate/driver’s license
  • Pack medication in your carry-on as opposed to checked bag
  • Purchase travel insurance.
  • Use cruise line or agency approved tour guides for your onshore excursions
  • Use a travel specialist who can assist if you get stranded, miss the ship or become ill while traveling