Should I get a tetanus vaccine booster before I travel?

A recent couple cuts to my toe and then to my fingers made me decide to look and see my last tetanus booster was almost 10 years ago, June 18, 2009. I will be traveling during the time the 10 years is officially up, mainly to the Caribbean, and was wondering if I should receive a booster before travel or if it can... show more A recent couple cuts to my toe and then to my fingers made me decide to look and see my last tetanus booster was almost 10 years ago, June 18, 2009.

I will be traveling during the time the 10 years is officially up, mainly to the Caribbean, and was wondering if I should receive a booster before travel or if it can wait until I get back? If before how long before I go should I get it? My doctor office isn t the most responsive so asking the Yahoo Answers folks. :)
Update: Should specify most of my travel will be on a ship.
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