Yes, depending on the ship there are two options for staying connected while onboard.
Wireless Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
There will be designated *”Hot Spots” which vary from ship to ship. Some ships have internet access right in the staterooms.
To use the WI-FI access, you’ll need:
Windows operating system
802.11b Wireless networking capability
The cost for Wi-Fi access through your own laptop is approximately $.55 per minute (may vary by cruiseline and/or ship) and prepaid packages are also available for a better value: All prices are subject to change without notice.
The Internet Cafe/Workstation
These stations provide access to e-mail and the Internet, plus direct connections to favorite websites for stock, sports and entertainment updates. You can also send virtual postcards while at sea, and in ports-of-call worldwide. If you don’t have an e-mail account, you can also establish one onboard. The prices for using the computer at the internet café are generally the same as that which is offer for WI-FI.