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Do Cruise Ships Offer Accessible Features?

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We want to ensure all passengers taking a cruise with us have an opportunity to enjoy all the amazing facilities onboard. For this reason, it is important that all ships cater to those needing accessible features. Take a look below to find out what cruise lines have to offer when it comes to accessibility.

Royal Caribbean International – Royal Caribbean offer wheelchair accessible cabins onboard with wider doors and adjusted toilets and showers. Corridors onboard are wide enough for wheelchair users to turn and move.

Celebrity Cruises – Corridors are wide enough for passengers in a wheelchair to get around hassle free and elevators are also big enough. They also offer accessible cabins and bathrooms.

Norwegian Cruise Line – Norwegian Cruise Line accommodate disabled passengers onboard all their ships. Most services are available upon request so ensure you mention any requirements on booking.

Carnival Cruise Line – Carnival offer accessible elevators on each ship, as well as accessible routes. Onboard the majority of their fleet, there are diagrams showing passengers where the accessible and emergency exit routes are. There are also accessible cabins available.

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines – The cruise line ask that anyone with a serious physical impairment brings someone who can assist them. There are some adapted cabins available onboard and most decks are wheelchair accessible.

MSC Cruises – All MSC ships have accessible cabins available for those who have a disability or mobility issues. These tend to be larger and offer more space for movement when compared to other cabins. Guests requiring these facilities must request on booking. All decks and public areas are designed to be accessible for all passengers.

Princess Cruises – Accessible cabins and staterooms are available onboard Princess, although they’re not suitable for all wheelchair users because of the fixed dimensions in each room. It is best to enquire in the onboard Tour office to ensure all needs are accommodated for. Onboard elevators are also accessible to passengers with reduced mobility.

Speak directly to a cruise expert 0800 655 6601