U.S. & Canada Sailings Questions & Answers

Everything you need to know about current health protocols and travel requirements on sailings from the U.S and Canada.

Updated June 30, 2022

Until further notice, these are the requirements for our cruise guests on sailings from the U.S. and Canada.

Vaccines: 
Guests ages 12 years of age and older must be fully vaccinated. Children under 5 years of age do not need to be vaccinated. Children between 5-11 years of age may be unvaccinated but will need to go through an exemption process.

Testing:
 All guests ages 2 and older are required to take a pre-travel Covid-19 test. The type and timing of the test is dependent on the embarkation country and vaccination status. View Testing Requirements

Masks:
 Masks are recommended on board but not required except on Alaska cruises that sail to/from Whittier and Vancouver.

ArriveCAN: All guests on cruises that visit Alaska and Canada must complete ArriveCAN in advance of embark and provide their ArriveCAN receipt at check-in.

Download Alaska & Canada Cruise Protocols PDF

Download U.S. Cruise Protocols PDF

Find answers about: 
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements   |   COVID-19 Testing Requirements   |   Planning & Cruise Preparation   |   Boarding the Ship   |   Cruise Experience

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements

Below you’ll find answers to everything you need to know about required COVID-19 vaccines when sailing from ports in the U.S. and Canada

COVID-19 Testing Requirements

IMPORTANT: Proof of a negative test result is required for embarkation. Read on for information on the specific requirements for cruises from the U.S. and Canada 

Planning & Cruise Preparation

Plan ahead. Find questions and answers on testing, vaccine and document requirements for sailings from the U.S. and Canadian ports.

Boarding the Ship

Get ready to board. Find commonly asked questions about the embarkation process on cruises from U.S. and Canada.

Cruise Experience

Wondering what has changed about the onboard experience? All you need to know about amenities, shore excursions and dining.