Can I use my Cash Passport on a cruise ship?
Yes. Your Cash Passport can be used at ATMs, pay merchants, or pay your final bill onboard most cruise ships.
However, Cruise Ships often charge a security bond by pre-authorising your card to cover incidentals, similar to hotels. Such pre-authorised funds cannot be used whilst onboard or until those funds are released by the cruise company (sometimes for up to 30 days after the cruise has finished).
Therefore, it’s suggested that you use another means of payment (such as a credit card) to cover any such pre-authorised amounts and Cash Passport can be used at ATMs or at merchants onboard where MasterCard is accepted.
Your Cash Passport can be used for any day trips off the cruise ship where MasterCard is accepted.