Why Do You Want to Work on Cruise Ships Interview Question And Answer

Why do you want to work on a cruise ship is a very important question, If you are looking for a job on a cruise ship then you must need to prepare a good answer to this. This question (why do you want to work on a cruise ship) can ask you twice during your cruise ship job.

They can ask you at the time of your Cruise ship job interview and second, they can ask you about Immigration as well. If you failed during Immigration in this question then they may send you back home. So here I will let you know the best answer.

Why Do You Want to Work on a Cruise Ships Best Answer

There are many answers to this question and you can give your best answer but If you really want to work on a cruise ship then you must need a correct answer.

I recently did a community post about this question and you will not believe only 26% of people guess the correct answer and all the rest choose the wrong answer. Here I gave four options to choose the best answer.


  • To earn Money, So that you can support your family.
  • To improve your skills and Knowledge.
  • To Earn money and At the same time, you can roam/travel around the world.
  • I have my own reason.

The Question is very easy and the answer is also very easy but you need to choose the best answer for this. So that you can get your dream job and you can fulfill your’s all dream.

Why do you want to work on Cruise Ships and the best and correct answer is “TO EARN MONEY, SO THAT YOU CAN SUPPORT YOUR FAMILY”.

See, If you answer like this then the interviewer or immigration officer will think yes he/she thinking about family and for sure he/she will come back to home country for their family and will not cheat with company.

Because some of the people join cruise ship to jump over the company which is really very bad for the whole nation. Because of few narrow-minded people, whole country people get suffer. If someone does like this then the hiring company does blacklist him/her and they do not take any more new crew from that country.

So whenever you join cruise ship jobs please be loyal to that company and make your country proud of you.

In 2016-17, Many Indian crew members jump ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE LINE which was very shameful for all Indian seafarers. During that time all the cruise companies stop hiring any fresh crew from India because of this.

Many of the fresh crew members did not get the next assignment because of that, So guys please do not do anything like that which makes us suffer for all Indian seafarers.

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Airborne Recruiting Pvt. Ltd.

The Airborne Recruitment Pvt. Ltd. is India’s leading cruise line recruitment agency. They are currently working for lots of overseas clients. Norwegian cruise, Apollo group, Carnival cruise line, Aida cruise line, Viking cruise line, Regent cruise line, Disney cruise line etc.

They are providing a very iconic and passionate crew to the leading cruise line. In the past three decades they provide over 30,000 crew on board.

The Air Borne Recruiting Pvt.Ltd. is also providing training classes in all core area like Food and Beverage Service Training, Bar Training, Galley Utility Training, Housekeeping Training and Culinary Training, etc.

These all training will help a lot to job seekers for cruise line. Most of the freshers do not aware about the working style on cruise ship but just because of the perfect training fresh crew are also familiar with basics.


The best way to contact air borne recruitment is through website. Just go to google chrome and type official page of Airborne recruitment pvt.Ltd. www.airbornerecruiting.com.

How to apply for cruise ship job by airborne recruitment agency

STEP 1. Open Google Chrome, type www.airbornerecruiting.com

STEP2. Click on LOGIN icon at right side on top

STEP3. Be ready with your all documents like your qualification, experience and resume.

STEP4. Click on New Registration, and complete your profile at one time which helps to short list your profile. if you are not completing your profile at one time then may be your profile will not reached to resume selector.

STEP 6. Scroll down the LOGIN page and read NOTE;

1. Free Recruitment and placement.

2. Verification process.

3. Beware of Job Scams.

4. No Sub-Agents.

How much money you need during your process which is mandatory

1. Rs. 2000 to 3000(depend on agencies) for marlins test, Marlins test is the most popular marine English test which is mandatory to get a job at sea. This amount you will have to pay your agency who will conduct your online test.

2. Rs. 7000 to 8000 for your medical and this amount you will have to pay Doctor’s clinic directly, which include MMR Vaccination and tetanus. Its include Yellow Fever Vaccination which cost you Rs. 300.

3. Rs. 23500 for STCW 2010 Certificate, INDOS No., and Indian CDC(Continuous Discharge Certificate Rs 700). This amount you will have to pay Directorate General of Shipping Approved Institute only, This cost varies marginally from institute to institute.

4. Rs. 500 PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) This amount you will have to pay directly Passportseva office.

5. USD 160 (Rs. 12000 approx) for US-C1D visa, This amount you need to pay directly bank which is approved by US Embassy. or Rs. 5500-8000 for Schengen Visa, which you have to pay VFS or Embassy.

6. Air ticket, It is depend upon company to company, some of the company provide both side ticket like Norwegian cruise line, but some of the company will ask you to pay one way ticket cost like Carnival cruise line. The amount depend upon the ship itinerary/port.

NOTE: The Air Borne Recruitment Pvt. Ltd is a free recruitment agencies and they do not have any sub agent. So, please be aware of scam or fake agencies.


Yesterday The Carnival Breeze announced that they are sending their Indonesian and Philippines crew at home in personal Carnival charter plane. The Company plan their strategy and implement on it, they send a mail to all the cruise ship admin on board and mentioned that we need to send all the crew to their home till further notice by our personal charter plane.

The Carnival breeze announced that they are sending their Indonesian and Philippines crew to home in Carnival Personal Charter Flight.

The Philippines and Indonesian crew are going home first just because the number of crew from these country are too many that is why going home first, After that they will send others country crew also like Indian, Croatia, Romania, Peru, Jamaica etc.

They brief them clearly to all crew till further notice all the crew are going home and it will be not paid leave for every one either they join us a week ago or since we are serving, they said company policies are equal to everyone and we are very happy to see you lovely crew as soon as this pandemic will over till the time go home and stay healthy.

The Carnival Cruise Line sending home to their crew in Carnival Personal Charter Plane because till now their is no hope how to stop this pandemic Corona virus and nobody know in future what will happen so its better to send all the crew at their love one.

They took this decision because if crew will stay on board then they will have to pay salary which is really a good numbers apart from salary company need to provide all the facilities on board like food, laundry, Internet, water, medical facilities etc. After providing all the facilities they are still on high risk zone .

At Yesterday’s 26 march 2020 on board meeting with Carnival Breeze Hotel Director and Captain, The Philippines and Indonesian crew were informed that they are going home in The Carnival charter plane, They said the crew will be taken by bus from Orlando to Miami airport with Carnival representative. They said this plan will be execute next week Monday and Tuesday, a team of Carnival representative will be at airport to help crew members.

The Captain said that the first group will disembarkation who’s contract already expire or it is in next month, it means every one will sign off but in a group. They said The Philippines crew will get flight till Manila and the Indonesian crew will get till Bali and Jakarta.

After this announcement all the crew from other ship of carnival and other cruise company are also looking for some kind of announcement, They hoping and living their life, The Crew are praying to god that God Please help us.