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ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL’S VACCINE POLICIES

Updated December 19, 2021

 

For cruises departing from any U.S. port, Royal Caribbean requires all guests 12 years of age and older to be fully vaccinated. Younger travelers (2-11 years old), who are unvaccinated, can sail if they bring a negative PCR test result and test negative at boarding, and they must follow certain health and safety protocols.

Vaccine requirements are one of the multilayered measures that safeguard the well-being of our guests, our crew and the communities we visit. Additional health and safety measures include our fully vaccinated crew, testing, the robust onboard ventilation system and enhanced cleaning.

In collaboration with multiple national, state and local health and government authorities around the world, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, our priority is to maintain everyone’s well-being while complying with federal, state and local laws as we always have. Royal Caribbean will continue to evaluate and update its health and safety measures as circumstances evolve.

Guests and travel advisors looking for information on our measures can visit the Royal Caribbean website. Our current vaccine policies, which are in line with local regulations, are the following:

  • Cruises from the U.S.*: Guests who are 12 years of age and older must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes cruises departing from Florida and visiting The Bahamas and/or U.S. Virgin Islands, which require all cruise guests to be fully vaccinated.
  • Cruises from Barbados: Guests 12 years of age or older must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Younger travelers (2-11 years old), who are unvaccinated, are required to bring negative test results. 
  • Cruises from the U.K.: Sailing UK residents 18 and older must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and those under the age of 18 are required to receive negative test results.
  • Cruises from Spain, Italy and Cyprus: Guests 18 and older must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and those under the age of 18 are required to receive negative test results.
  • Cruises from Singapore: Sailing Singapore residents 12 and older are required to be fully vaccinated and follow the protocols outlined by the Singapore government.
  • Cruises from Hong Kong: Sailing Hong Kong residents 12 and older must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Younger guests are required to receive negative test results.

*Until further notice for all sailings from the U.S.: Guests 2 and older – regardless of their vaccination status – must present negative test results when arriving to check in.

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Health and safety protocols, guest conduct rules, and regional travel restrictions vary by ship and destination, and are subject to change without notice. Due to evolving health protocols, imagery and messaging may not accurately reflect onboard and destination experiences, offerings, features, or itineraries. These may not be available during your voyage, may vary by ship and destination, and may be subject to change without notice.
NOTICE: Health and safety protocols, guest conduct rules, and regional travel restrictions vary by ship and destination, and are subject to change without notice. Due to evolving health protocols, imagery and messaging may not accurately reflect onboard and destination experiences, offerings, features, or itineraries. These may not be available during your voyage, may vary by ship and destination, and may be subject to change without notice.