U.S. Sailings Questions & Answers

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

Updated September 3, 2021

Your health and safety are our highest priorities.
Our 2021 cruises are available for guests who have ALL of the following:

• Received their final dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the beginning of the cruise
• Proof of vaccination
• Proof of a negative, medically observed, viral COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen).
Cruises departing September 13 through December 31, 2021, in accordance with CDC directives, ALL guests will be required to produce a negative test result taken within 2 days of their embarkation. 

Download U.S. Cruise Protocols PDF

Planning & Cruise Preparation

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



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


COVID-19 Testing

IMPORTANT: Starting Sept 13th, proof of negative test result needs to be taken within 2 days of embarkation. Read on for information on COVID-19 testing, including specific requirements for cruises from the U.S..


Boarding the Ship

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


Cruise Experience

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