Only drug smugglers or murder suspects get kicked off cruise ships, right?
Wrong! Ordinary people like you and me can also get the boot off our hard-earned, much-anticipated cruise vacations. Perhaps it's because we lose control and do something stupid. Maybe it's the result of a simple mistake, or—and this stings the most—it's actually through no fault of our own. While it's rare to be debarked mid- or even pre-cruise, it nevertheless happens more than you think. And if you're the one escorted down the gangway, don't expect a refund for the days you missed on board.
To make sure your cruise does not end prematurely, here are 11 things you absolutely should not do.