CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums

CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums (http://www.cruisemates.com/forum/)
-   Ask CruiseMates Staff (http://www.cruisemates.com/forum/ask-cruisemates-staff/)
-   -   Ice Buckets (http://www.cruisemates.com/forum/ask-cruisemates-staff/321878-ice-buckets.html)

JoyRN October 10th, 2006 07:16 AM

Ice Buckets
 
Does anyone really think they clean and sanitize the ice buckets between passengers? I believe I got sick one cruise from using ice that had become a little melted out of the ice bucket. I didn't get the norovirus but the ships doc said it was a bacterial infection. I know I could have picked it up anywhere but I am a bit leery of the ice buckets now!

Mike M October 10th, 2006 08:51 AM

Take a small package of Lysol Sanitizing wipes (not Clorox) to clean out the ice bucket if you are worried and then rinse it out to remove any odor or flavor.

There are many places you can pick up bacteria so I personally would opt for a good rinse and clean of the bucket. Just take normal precautions but I wouldn't obsess about germs. The most dangerous place to pick up something is from the hands you shake when meeting people. So wash after going to the bathroom. :wink:

Take care,
Mike


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1