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Latest COVID-19 Policies

As of November 4, 2022, here is a big overview of the most recent COVID-19 protocols taken from the following cruise line websites.***

Carnival Cruise Lines

Cruises of 15 nights or less: Although vaccines are not required, we encourage all guests 5 years of age and older to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines, when eligible, and carry proof of vaccination.* Guests are considered fully vaccinated if they have received their final dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the sailing day (not counting embarkation day). Pre-cruise tests are not required but are encouraged.

Cruises of 16 nights or more: All guests, age 18 and older, must be vaccinated, and boosted if they are more than 6 months past the last dose of their initial vaccine series. Unvaccinated guests will need to apply for a vaccine exemption when we are ready to start accepting requests for 2023. Guests aged 5 years and older must present a PCR or antigen test taken within 3 days of sailing. Will not accept unsupervised self-test.

Celebrity Cruises

All travelers, regardless of vaccination status, are welcome to cruise with us and will no longer be required to provide proof of pre-departure testing, except for specific sailings where vaccination, testing, or additional documentation are required by law.

Disney Cruise Line

Vaccination is highly recommended but not required.

Pre-cruise COVID-19 testing is not required regardless of vaccination status (starting 11/14/2022).

Holland America Line

Highly recommend all guests be vaccinated, but is not required.

Guests are not required to take a pre-cruise COVID-19 test.

Holland America has a tool where you can input your information and find exact protocols for your voyage,

MSC Cruises

Vaccination is recommended but no longer required on most cruises.

Vaccinated guests must show proof of vaccination at embarkation and are recommended but not required to submit a negative COVID-19 test.

Unvaccinated guests are required to submit a negative test at embarkation.

Norwegian Cruise Line

No restrictions including pre-cruise testing, vaccination requirements, and mask-wearing guidelines.

Princess Cruises 

All guests are welcome and vaccination and testing requirements have been lifted on most voyages.

Princess Cruises has a tool where you can input your information and find exact protocols for your voyage,

Royal Caribbean International 

Vaccination and testing are no longer required for most guests/voyages.

***All protocols are subject to change. Be sure to check all travel requirements by destination and port so there are no surprises during your cruise.