If you recently got your very own professional-grade camera drones. You probably have wondered if you are allowed to bring your drone with you on a cruise ship for flying and taking beautiful aerial shots. In this case, we researched each individual cruise line’s policies on drones to determine what you can do and can’t do with a drone onboard. First, we will cover the basics of drones and we will dive into the policies regarding bringing your drone with you.

Definition of a Drone:

By the general definition, a drone means an unmanned aerial vehicle that can be remotely controlled without a human pilot onboard. According to these cruise lines, they distinguish between two types of drones: drones that can carry cameras or video recording devices, and recreational or hobby drones that are similar to radio-controlled airplanes.