CRUISE passengers often opt for bikinis and swim shorts when making the most of their holiday, although one item of clothing could see them arrested.
Cruise passengers have the luxury of being able to wear whatever they like onboard.
While some cruises will prevent them from wearing their swimwear for dinner, most passengers can wear their bikinis and trunks when relaxing on the decks.
However there is one item of clothing that passengers are not allowed to wear when travelling to certain destinations.
Wearing camouflage is illegal in many countries that are popular cruise destinations.
Many islands in the Caribbean, such as Antigua, Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago do not allow camouflage clothing.
It is also illegal in Zimbabwe and Oman, and could lead to dire consequences.
Civilians are not allowed to wear clothing that is associated with military or law enforcements.
It could mean jail time with tourists being arrested.
Cruises: Camouflage clothing is illegal in a number of destinations including the Caribbean
It’s an offence for anyone, including children, to dress in camouflage clothing
The UK government website warns: “It’s an offence for anyone, including children, to dress in camouflage clothing.”
A BBC report found that, in Grenada, convictions could be up to a year in jail or 10,00 East Caribbean dollars (£2,400).
Passengers should be aware of the local laws and customs when they make land, as they could break then without realising.
Cruise passengers can contact their cruise line or check the local government website.
Cruises: Even children are subject to the same clothing rule
One confusing aspect of cruise holidays can be getting the correct visas.
Many countries allow visa-free travel for 24 hours, meaning cruise travellers do not need to purchase one….
Source: www.express.co.uk (Kara Godfrey)
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