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Q How long must passengers passports be valid for?
A Passports should be valid for 6 months after your return date.
Q Are Visas required?
A It is the passengers responsibility to check visa requirements. Please check with the relevant consulate or contact us and we will be happy to advise.
Q What vaccinations are required?
A Please check with your local G.P. for up to date information on vaccinations.
Q Can passengers smoke on board?
A Smoking is permitted in designated areas on deck & in the Tropical Bar.
Q Are there towels provided?
A Towels are provided for swimming and in the cabin.
Q Is there a laundry service?
A Yes, information on this is in the cabin on your arrival.
Q Is there a dry cleaning service?
A Only Royal Clipper has this service; information on this is in the cabin on your arrival.
Q Pools on board — are they salt water or fresh water?
A The pools on all of the ships are salt water.
Q Is there air-conditioning on board?
A The dining room and inside bars have air-conditioning. Cabins have their own controls.
Q What are the electrical currents on board the ships?
A Star Clipper & Star Flyer – 110 volts and requires an American adapter. Royal Clipper – 220 volts and requires a European adapter.
Q What attire is suitable on board Star Clippers?
A Evenings – casual elegance (Jackets and ties are not required – no shorts and t-shirts). Daytime – casual.
Q Are hairdryers available on board?
A Hairdryers are in all cabins except cat 6 on the Royal Clipper.
Q Can you work as crew on the ships?
A Star Clippers have their own crew, but they do allow passengers to help at set times. This is not a working holiday.
Q Are there facilities to telephone & e-mail onboard?
A All cabins have a direct dial telephone. There are e-mail facilities on board, where you can send e-mails.
Q Are gratuities included?
A No, these are to be paid at the end of your sailing. The suggested amount is euro 8pppn (euro 56 for a 7 night cruise).
Q Are there facilities onboard to change money?
A No, there are no foreign exchange facilities onboard.