Anthem of the Seas cruise forced to turn back early after 130 fall ill

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Anthem of the Seas cruise forced to turn back early after 130 fall ill

Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, has returned early from its 12 night Caribbean voyage after an outbreak of illness, suspected to be Norovirus, struck down over 130 guests.

  • Cruise ship heads home early following illness outbreak
  • Almost 150 passengers and crew reported to have fallen ill
  • Previous Royal Caribbean voyage cut short due to storm

If you have been affected by an outbreak of illness on board Royal Caribbeans Anthem of the Seas you may be eligible to make a no win no fee claim for compensation.

Call Your Holiday Claims today on 0330 100 2851 today to speak to a dedicated cruise ship claims solicitor and discover what your claim may be worth.

Anthem of the Seas hits headlines once again following illness outbreak and storm warning

Luxury Royal Caribbean cruise liner, Anthem of the Seas, has made headlines once again as an outbreak of illness left 132 passengers ill during its February 2016 voyage of the South Caribbean.

The ill-fated voyage was reported by the MailOnline, who claim the cruise ship was “turned around because of a norovirus outbreak and possible severe storm” heading toward the luxury liner.

The latest report arrives just weeks after the cruise liner was turned around early due to 30 foot waves and hurricane force winds left panicked passengers “clinging to their beds” in their cabins.

Up to 150 passengers and crew of the cruise liner, which commenced its voyage on 21st February 2016, are reported to have suffered symptoms of vomiting and diarrhoea on board the ship.

One passenger commented on the Royal Caribbean Blog: “Myself and my son did get this virus and our family were quarantined to our room for 3 days.

“I had to take my son to a medical centre on board while he was vomiting because they didn’t come to the cabin to see ill passengers (makes no wonder it spread so fast).”

Anne Thomson, Head of Travel Law at Your Holiday Claims, commented: “Unfortunately outbreaks of illness are an increasingly common occurrence on cruise ships and at Your Holiday Claims we have assisted numerous British travellers after their once in a lifetime cruises were ruined by illness.

“At Your Holiday Claims, we are currently appealing for those affected on board the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship to come forward and seek expert legal advice as they may be entitled to make a claim.”

Contact Your Holiday Claims

To find out if you could be eligible to make a no win no fee claim for compensation, contact the cruise ship illness claims solicitors at Your Holiday Claims today on 0330 100 2851.

Alternatively, you can complete our 60 second contact form and a member of our friendly travel law team will be in touch as soon as possible.

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If you would like more information on how to make a claim for holiday illness, or would like some advice to determine if you could have a successful claim, speak to our team of professional experts who cover a wide range of legal matters, from loss of income due to holiday illness to serious injury claims. Contact us today on 0330 100 2851.

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If you or any members of your family have fallen ill on holiday in the last 3 years, or been involved in an accident abroad, you may be entitled to compensation and we are here to help.

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Anthem of the Seas cruise forced to turn back early after 130 fall ill