With fewer singles on the ship, the chances of a romantic fling are lessened. Keep in mind that sounds move both ways. Dr Richard Dawood, Telegraph Travel's travel health expert, said the failure to cater to amorous cruise passengers come as no surprise. They will still be in the area and you will be able to hear them going about their work. Indeed, a recent survey by Cruise. There are explicit rules barring cruise staff from hooking up with passengers. On the first day usually right before the ship departs you will have a muster drill, which requires ALL passengers to head to their muster station. Furthermore, increasing numbers of cruise lines are catering for solo travellers with more affordable, single cabins, and dedicated areas for singles to mix and mingle. Given that a report by the Telegraph last September found that the number of men and women over the age of 45 who were diagnosed with an STI doubled between and , this is a pretty poor show. Keep it quiet As we just mentioned, you can usually hear people outside your door while you are in your cabin. With balconies or windows in a majority of cabins, feel free to open those curtains and take in the nice view while you go to town. If you are the type that is easily distracted, we suggest figuring out what time of day housekeeping comes and finding something else to do during that time. Not everyone wants to hear what you do in the privacy of your cabin especially if it happens late at night. Getty Comments on the page from customers ranged from: Of those who did, a third admitted they engage in regular sexual activities while on board and some said they would not leave home without their sex toys. While we know that not everyone can help but being a little louder during sex, you have to remember that you are in a small, confined space with lots of people around. For the respect of everyone on board, keep the fun in the cabin.