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You are here: Home > cruise jobs > Life on board Working on a cruise is an unforgettable experience. However, before you submit your application must take into account that many of those jobs are hard to get and very demanding. You should consider the pros and cons.


  • Working on a cruise allows you to travel to many attractive destinations and visit interesting places and even though he spends most of the time on board, it is possible to go ashore and see some sites.
  • Meet people from all over the world and can start lasting friendships.
  • You can earn enough money to spend the possibilities are slim, you can save most of this.
  • Your lodging and feeding no cost and not have to pay sevicios.


  • It is very difficult to get a job of this nature.
  • The working day is long: 12 to 14 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • The accommodation is modest, the cabins and bathrooms are small and shared by two or more people. In most large cruise cabins have TV. Most of the cabins on the lower decks encuentan with no windows. You will have to give up some of their habits and get used to their roommates.
  • At sea you can find all kinds of climates. If you have dizziness, maybe I should get a job on land but lijeros dizziness are common even among experienced sailors.

After signing the contract is usual to have to pass a course in occupational safety, first aid and health. If you face health problems, receive free medical care provided by insurance purchased by your employer, current at the time of his contract. This insurance is based on international conventions relating to employment at sea.

On most ships, cruise staff has several facilities for relaxation, such as gym, fitness center, pool, bar and meeting room. These are exclusive facilities for employees. Employees are not allowed to socialize with passengers in free time, or use its facilities.

Most cruise lines shipped in the United States. May well be required to pay the cost of travel from their place of origin to the port of embarkation. Similarly, many of the lines want their expenses empledos take trip ticket travel deposit will be refunded when the contract. However, in case you decide to leave work before the end of the contract, or if you're burned, you will be refunded the deposit, and this will be used to purchase a return ticket to their country of origin. In order to ensure their departure from the United States and ensure that there remain in this country illegally, you will be escorted to the airport. The deposit is usually between 300 and 500 dollars. To avoid incurring new employees, some of the larger cruise lines do not require the payment of deposit (eg, Carnival Cruise Lines Inc.)

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