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Cruise passenger be advised: Switch your phone to flight mode


  • Tech News
  • Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018

Getting access to the Internet on a cruise ship is expensive. One family had to learn the hard way with a phone bill of close to €12,000 after streaming videos while out at sea. — dpa

Getting access to the Internet on a cruise ship is expensive. One family had to learn the hard way with a phone bill of close to €12,000 after streaming videos while out at sea. — dpa

Passengers on cruise ships are usually made aware that an Internet connection on a ship can be expensive. But is it risky just to do a quick online trip? 

The answer: Yes, access to the ship's satellite connection can cost you some serious money. That's why experts recommend that travellers switch their tablets and smartphones into flight mode. 

   

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