Royal Caribbean has produced their well being protocol update for cruises that depart by means of May 31, 2022. The cruise line beforehand declared that all company no matter of vaccination position can now check out on their very own in most Caribbean ports.
Royal Caribbean’s wellness protocols for cruises out of U.S. ports by means of the conclude of May perhaps 2022 are as follows.
All guests 12 years and older have to be absolutely vaccinated at the very least 14 times before sailing. Visitors underneath the age of 12 yrs, who are considered completely vaccinated, should comply with the advice for vaccinated attendees underneath. Kids with just one dose of a vaccine do not count as absolutely vaccinated.
Pre-Cruise: All guests 2 a long time and older need to existing a destructive COVID-19 examination final result prior to boarding the cruise ship.
- Vaccinated guests ages 12 several years and about: PCR or antigen test must be taken no far more than two days prior to sailing.
- Unvaccinated children ages two to 11 decades: PCR exam ought to be taken no far more than three times prior to sailing — but not on boarding day. Antigen assessments are not recognized for unvaccinated friends.
- No tests needed for guests beneath age two.
- Pre-cruise screening costs and scheduling are the guest’s obligation.
As an alternative of a unfavorable pre-cruise test, a Certificate of Recovery and a favourable PCR exam taken concerning 11-90 days prior to our sail date can be provided to sail on Royal Caribbean cruise ships. This only replaces the pre-cruise examination and not vaccination requirements.
Unvaccinated friends ages two to 11 yrs will get a complimentary exam for COVID-19 during check out-in.
For cruises that are five nights or longer, unvaccinated company ages two to 11 several years will get a complimentary antigen check prior to debark. Sailings lengthier than 10 nights may possibly have further onboard screening needs.
For departures on or immediately after March 18, 2022: All attendees, regardless of vaccination status, might take a look at most ports freely or book a shore excursion. A several ports continue to need an excursion to go ashore, no matter of vaccination standing.
Masks are optional for totally vaccinated guests. Royal Caribbean expects unvaccinated young children to keep on donning masks indoors and in crowded configurations. Masks are needed for all kids age 2 and older though at the Adventure Ocean youth program. Guests beneath 2 do not have to use a mask at any time.
Past venue constraints primarily based on vaccination status have been lifted and there are no for a longer period regions of cruise ships designated for vaccinated attendees only. The complete ship is open up to all.
Royal Caribbean’s complete health protocols for all dwelling ports can be observed on their internet site or you can speak to your nearby travel expert for additional information.