“How did you ever get that job?” people ask me, and my response is always the same:
Cruise line jobs are often advertised as “Tax-Free Income”, and what
they really mean is that they do not withhold any taxes, big difference.
Bring Money, and be prepared to “pay your way”
Yes, cash is king, and everyone will quickly explain how the bribery and kickbacks work
Be prepared that the ship will sail without you, and you can find yourself in some pretty
You will be essentially confined to crew quarters, because you are not allowed to go to
the Casino, the shows, the pool, or the shops.
You’ll find yourself turning down sex, just so you can get some actual sleep!