Q. What is the smoking policy on board?

For the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all of our guests, and in view of the UK legislation banning smoking in public spaces, our policy on smoking on board our ships is as follows:  



Smoking is not permitted in cabins, on cabin balconies or in public rooms. It is permitted in designated areas of the open deck. E-cigarettes, including those which do not emit smoke/vapour, are permitted in designated smoking areas only. 

E-cigarettes are illegal or banned in some countries and governments are changing their laws as new research is revealed so always check where you can use them before you sail.

You may find the following question useful Do you allow the use of electronic cigarettes in non smoking areas on your ships?


Travelling to the United Arab Emirates

Please note that the use and possession of electronic cigarettes is illegal in the United Arab Emirates. If you are arriving and/or leaving the country by plane, please be advised that any electronic cigarettes will be confiscated at the airport and you may face a penalty. If you are visiting any UAE ports as part of your cruise, please do not take electronic cigarettes ashore.


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