Not into the whole vaccine thing and have been patiently waiting 2+ years to be able to book that cruise? Well the wait is finally over! Here are the list of cruise lines that have recently changed their vaccine protocols and what you need to know in order to cruise.
Norwegian Cruise Line
Beginning September 3, 2022
Guests ages twelve and over will be allowed to board unvaccinated. Unvaccinated guests age twelve and over will be required to show proof of a medically supervised negative PCR or Antigen test taken no more than 72 hours prior to embarkation.
For guests age 11 years or under, no additional protocols or testing requirements apply.
For more info visit Sail Safe
Beginning September 5, 2022
Guests who are not vaccinated can sail on almost all cruises from the U.S. (except itineraries that visit Canada or Bermuda).
For U.S. cruises that don’t visit Canada or Bermuda, Vaccinated guests won’t have to take a pre-cruise test on cruises that are shorter than 10 nights. Unvaccinated guests age 5 and up will need to test within 3 days before boarding, regardless of cruise length. RCL will begin accepting results from self-administered home tests.
For more info visit All Guests, All Aboard
These protocols have also been updated for the following cruise lines owned by Royal Caribbean:
Carnival Cruise Line
Beginning September 6, 2022
Vaccinated guests must continue to provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to embarkation. Pre-cruise testing is no longer required, except for cruises to Canada, Bermuda, Greece and Australia (per local guidelines), and on voyages 16 nights or longer.
Unvaccinated guests are welcome to sail and are no longer required to apply for a vaccine exemption, except for cruises in Australia or on voyages 16 nights and longer.
Unvaccinated guests or those who do not provide proof of vaccination must present the results of a negative PCR or antigen test taken within three days of embarkation.
Guests under the age of five years are exempt from vaccination and testing requirements from the United States and under the age of 12 from Australia.
All policies are subject to local destination regulations.
Voyages 16 nights and longer will continue to have vaccination and testing requirements that are specific to the itinerary.For guests who have a pending vaccine exemption application and are awaiting confirmation for cruises departing September 6, 2022 or later, the booking is confirmed unless booked on a sailing that calls on Canada, Bermuda, Australia or if the voyage is 16 nights or longer.
For more info visit HAVE FUN. BE SAFE. COVID-19 GUEST PROTOCOLS
These protocols have also been updated for the following cruise lines owned by Carnival:
There are still no major changes to their vaccine policy as of today. Guests 12 and older are required to be fully vaccinated in order to sail with MSC. We will updated you as soon as any updates are made to their vaccination policy.
There are still no major changes to their vaccine policy as of today. Guests 12 and older are required to be fully vaccinated in order to sail with Costa. We will updated you as soon as any updates are made to their vaccination policy.
There are still no major changes to their vaccine policy as of today. Guests 12 and older are required to be fully vaccinated in order to sail with Disney. We will updated you as soon as any updates are made to their vaccination policy.
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