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The well-being of our guests, crew and the communities we visit remains our top priority as travel restrictions continue to ease globally. With the guidance of local government around the globe, we continually make changes to our health and safety protocols to align with the travel industry and society at large.

If you currently have clients booked on a cruise vacation with us and they have provided an email address, they will be advised of the latest requirements leading up to departure. Be sure to have you clients register for a guest account so that we may reach them.

At a Glance

Beginning with departures on November 2, 2022:

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 or testing are required by law. Exceptions currently include:

  • Bermuda Itineraries
  • Galapagos Itineraries
  • Australia New Zealand Itineraries
  • Transatlantic/Transpacific Crossings
  • Select Caribbean Itineraries (those visiting Turks & Caicos)
  • Select Central and South America Itineraries (those visiting Colombia, Brazil, and Chile)

Please visit the Country Travel Requirements section below for more information by country.

Sharecare VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide enables us to monitor protocols and demonstrate our commitment to health and safety. The VERIFIED™ digital platform allows us to confirm that each individual vessel has met the required cleanliness protocols and standards prior to every cruise. This helps ensure that when you embark on a Celebrity cruise, you’ll have peace of mind.

Healthy At Sea Protocols

Where local government regulations differ, we will comply with local requirements. We will continually evaluate and update these requirements and protocols as new information becomes available. Booked guests will be advised of the latest requirements leading up to departure.

Please be sure to register for a guest account so we have your contact information.

  • Testing & Screening

    Testing and timing of requirements may vary by homeport country and port of embarkation. We continually evaluate and update country travel requirements to sail as noted in the sections below. Booked guests will also be advised of the latest requirements.

  • Vaccines

    Please visit the Protocols by Embarkation Country section below for the country of embarkation for your sailing for more information regarding vaccination age requirements.
    COVID-19 Booster Vaccine shots are not currently required to sail on Celebrity Cruises.

    View Vaccine FAQ’s.

  • 100% Fresh, Filtered Air

    HVAC system continuously supplies and filters 100% fresh, filtered air to all spaces. You can breathe easy knowing the robust system’s layers of protection make the transmission of aerosol particles between spaces extremely low to virtually impossible.

  • While On Board

    Our enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols and enhanced medical center set a new industry standard.

  • While Ashore

    On-Your-Own tours are available unless locally restricted. While in port, guests must comply with local guidelines. Excursions provided by Celebrity Cruises extend the same health and safety standards we’re following on board. Most experiences are outdoors, and guests will be encouraged to stay with their group. Buses will be at reduced capacity and will be sanitized frequently. Small Group Discoveries will be available, and for guests that prefer to tour with their family or group, Private Journeys will be available. We’re working closely with local government to comply with their requirements.

  • 24/7 Medical Care

    We’ve made our high-quality onboard medical care stronger than ever, with more doctors and nurses on each ship and state-of-the-art equipment enhancements. And in the event of a suspected case of COVID-19, we’re fully prepared with medical evaluations, rapid testing, and more critical care on each ship.

    You can find the latest CDC travel advisory on cruising here.
    Still have questions? Call
    North America: 1-800-280-3423
    Outside North America: 001-316-554-5961

  • Getting Home

    Should you test positive for COVID-19 onboard during your cruise, you have access to our onboard medical facilities, and you have the option to stay onboard until you test negative; or, if you prefer to disembark at the end of your sailing, our team will help with information on land-based hotels and commercial flight options.*

*Last modified October 7, 2022. Subject to change. Additional terms and conditions may apply, see our COVID- 19 Policies and Procedures and your Cruise Ticket Contract for details. “Traveling Party” means (1) your family members living with you in the same household and (2) traveling companions assigned to your stateroom on the ship. Our CareTeam will assist with daily wellbeing check-ins and, where applicable, will assist in arranging shoreside accommodations or support to reschedule return travel home.

Australia & New Zealand Travel Requirements as of November 2, 2022

Protocols are subject to change as destinations continue to adapt, and we continually evaluate and update these requirements as new information becomes available. Booked guests will be advised of the latest requirements leading up to departure.

For itineraries that have a port of call in Australia and New Zealand, there are 3 documents guests must complete as soon as possible prior to sailing:

  1. To comply with government protocols when sailing to Australia, all guests* must self-disclose their vaccination status, as well as read and acknowledge the Health, Travel, and Financial Risks statement. Please ensure you have completed the form Access Here for each member of your traveling party or you may not be permitted to sail.
  2. All guests* (except for Australian citizens) must also complete the Australian Electronic Travel Authority (eTA) form as soon as possible. Access Here
  3. The government of New Zealand requires all guests (excluding New Zealand citizens) with a port call, embark or debark in New Zealand to submit a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) form prior to boarding the sailing Acess Here

*Guests onboard the January 14th, 2023 Celebrity Eclipse sailing are exempt from completing the NZeTA forms, as the sailing does not visit an Australian port.

 

Vaccine Policy to Sail

All guests ages 12 and older must be fully vaccinated to sail.*

COVID-19 booster vaccine shots are not currently required to sail but are highly recommended.

Guests are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if 2 weeks have passed since their second dose in a 2-dose series (such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines); or, 2 weeks after a one dose series such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Vaccines approved and accepted by the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) will be considered valid.

Guests with a mixed series of any two of the following vaccines taken within a minimum of 28 days between doses, will also be considered fully vaccinated:

  • Pfizer/Cominarty
  • Moderna/Spikevax
  • Johnson & Johnson/Janssen
  • AstraZeneca/Covishield/Vaxzevria
  • Sinovac/Coronavac
  • Sinopharm/BBIBP-CorV
  • Covaxin
  • Nuvaxovid

Any guest who has received one dose of a vaccine (other than Johnson & Johnson/Janssen) will not be considered fully vaccinated.

All guests ages 12 must provide documentation of full vaccination at the terminal as a condition for boarding.  

Please plan to carry your vaccination documentation with you at all times while in port should local authorities or businesses request it to help facilitate entry and/or experiences.

*Guests onboard the January 14th, 2023 Celebrity Eclipse sailing are exempt from the vaccination requirement and can now cruise as long as they meet testing requirements to board. While vaccinations are not currently required to sail on Celebrity Cruises, they are highly recommended.

Sailing Testing Requirements 

Pre-Arrival/Embarkation Covid-19 Testing

All guests ages 2 and older must test negative for COVID-19 in order to board their sailing.

Accepted test options include:

  • A PCR test taken at a private laboratory within 3 days prior to boarding;
  • Any commercially available Rapid Antigen Test (RAT), including self-tests, within 1 day of boarding. Tests do not have to be supervised or proctored. (For guests  selecting this option who are traveling internationally, we strongly recommend pre-purchasing your test kit in your home country and traveling with it to Australia.)
  • Antibody tests will not be accepted.

All guests ages 2 and older will be asked to present proof of a negative test result. Test results may be presented as a printout, screenshot or photo of the test result or the actual test.

For guests traveling internationally and selecting the RAT testing option, we strongly recommend purchasing a test kit in your home country and traveling with it in order to meet the one-day prior-to-boarding testing requirement.

Debark

No Debark testing is required.

Certificates of Recovery 

Guests who have recently recovered from COVID-19 may present a Certificate of Recovery and proof of the positive PCR or RAT test result taken between 11 and less than 90 days prior to the sail date in order to board and be exempt from testing. The Certificate of Recovery can be presented as an NHS COVID Pass, EU Certificate of Recovery or as a letter from a healthcare provider. In addition, you must still present a vaccination card. Please be aware that some ports of call do not accept a Certificate of Recovery for the purposes of debarking and enjoying the destination. We will not accept a Certificate of Recovery in place of a vaccination record.

PRE-CRUISE Test Kit Resources for U.S. Guests

Numerous rapid antigen tests (RAT) are now commercially available at drugstores, pharmacies and other locations. We are also pleased to make a guided test option available for order pre-cruise for U.S. guests. We suggest that you order the test kit(s) at least 10 days in advance of your sailing and plan to travel with them, in order to complete the 1-day prior-to-boarding testing requirement. While these tests exceed government requirements, they do feature a certified guide who walks you through the testing steps and your results are typically ready in about 15 minutes. The cost for COVID-19 test kits may be covered by your health insurance plan.  Please check with your insurance provider for coverage benefits.

U.S. RESIDENTS ORDER HERE – ABBOTT BINAXNOW™

Mask Policy

All guests should wear a mask while travelling through the terminal and in public indoor spaces or crowded outdoor spaces onboard. Guests under 2 years of age will not need to wear a mask.

Celebrity Cruises follows the requirements in all jurisdictions we sail, and please note that mask requirements may vary by the destinations visited on your sailing and/or disembarkation port. This policy is continually updated, and any changes will be shared with guests.

Please note: These protocols are subject to change.

Excursions and Going Ashore

All guests may explore on their own in ports of call.

Based upon conditions or regulations in the countries you visit, this policy may change and you may be required to go ashore on a shore excursion provided by Celebrity Cruises. These decisions are always made with your health and safety as our top priority and will be communicated to guests.

 

Guests that do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.

Bermuda Travel Requirements as of November 2, 2022

Travel requirements vary by homeport country. Be sure you’re aware of both homeport country and Celebrity Cruises vaccine and testing requirements as they may differ. We will continually evaluate and update these requirements and protocols as new information becomes available. Booked guests will be advised of the latest requirements leading up to departure.

For more details on Bermuda’s requirements, please visit their dedicated website here.

 

Sailing Requirements

The Bermuda government will require all guests ages 2 and older to complete an online Travel Authorization form and pay an associated fee directly through Bermuda’s dedicated website located here. A receipt of this form, digital or paper copy will need to be presented at check-in in order to board the ship. This form is available beginning 30 days prior to sailing and all guests must present their approved authorization form in order to board their sailing.

Vaccines

All travelers, regardless of vaccination status, can now cruise as long as they meet testing requirements to board. While vaccinations are not required to sail on Celebrity Cruises, they are highly recommended. Unvaccinated non-resident guests 12 years of age and older will be required to upload valid proof of travel health insurance when filling out their Travel Authorization form at the website above to enter Bermuda. CruiseCare Travel Protection provides the necessary coverage.

Unvaccinated children 11 years and under travelling with fully vaccinated parents/guardians can upload their guardian’s vaccination certificate instead of proof of travel health insurance.

COVID-19 booster vaccine shots are not currently required to sail on Celebrity Cruises but are highly recommended.

While vaccinations are not required to cruise, guests are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if 2 weeks have passed since their second dose in a 2-dose series (such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines); or, 2 weeks after a one dose-series (such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine).

Vaccines approved and accepted by the World Health Organization (WHO) OR by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be considered valid with the current exception of the CanSino vaccine.

Guests with a mixed series of any two of the following vaccines taken within a minimum of 28 days between doses, will also be considered fully vaccinated: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca/Covishield, Sinovac, Sinopharm or Youths who have received one dose of a vaccine (other than Johnson & Johnson) will not be considered fully vaccinated.

The government of Bermuda doesn’t recognize Novovax or Covaxin as approved vaccines. Guests whose vaccination consists of either will not be permitted to go ashore.

Testing Requirements 

Vaccinated guests will not be asked to test prior to cruising.

Debark/Re-Entry

No Debark testing is required.

Pre-Cruise Test Kit Resources for U.S.

Celebrity Cruises has also worked with its trusted vendors to make options for procuring monitored/proctored test kits available to you. We strongly recommend ordering test kits at least 7 days in advance of your sailing. These tests allow you to complete your pre-cruise test at home or any place of your choosing with the help of live video supervision by a Certified Guide.

  • U.S. Guests can purchase Abbott BinaxNOW test kits here.

Mask Policy

Currently, face masks are optional onboard Celebrity ships for all guests, regardless of vaccination status. Celebrity Cruises follows the requirements in all jurisdictions we sail, and please note that mask requirements may vary by the destinations visited on your sailing and/or disembarkation port. This policy is continually re-evaluated, and any updates will be shared with guests.

Ashore

All guests may go ashore on their own where it’s permitted.

 

Guests that do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.

Travel Requirements for Sailings
visiting Brazil, Chile, Turks & Caicos,
and Cartagena (Colombia) as of November 9, 2022

 

Brazil

Vaccination

While vaccinations are not required to sail on Celebrity Cruises, they are highly recommended.

COVID-19 booster shots are also not currently required but remain highly recommended.

Testing 

To debark in Brazil, unvaccinated guests ages 3 and older are required to provide proof of a negative PCR test taken 24hrs prior to embarkation.

 


 

Chile

Vaccination 

While vaccinations are not required to sail on Celebrity Cruises, they are highly recommended.

COVID-19 booster shots are also not currently required but remain highly recommended.

Testing 

To debark in Chile, unvaccinated guests ages 5 and older are required to provide proof of a negative PCR test taken 48hrs prior to embarkation.

 


 

Grand Turk 

Vaccination

The government of Grand Turk requires debarking guests ages 18 and older to be vaccinated. Guests ages 18 and older will be asked to provide proof of vaccination.

Unvaccinated guests ages 18 and older will not be able to disembark in Grand Turk. No testing option is available to debark for the unvaccinated.

COVID-19 booster vaccine shots are not currently required to sail but are highly recommended to ensure a smoother vacation experience.

Guests are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if 2 weeks have passed since their second dose in a 2-dose series (such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines); or, 2 weeks after a one dose series such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Vaccines approved and accepted by the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) will be considered valid.

Guests with a mixed series of any two of the following vaccines taken within a minimum of 28 days between doses, will also be considered fully vaccinated:

  • Pfizer/Cominarty
  • Moderna/Spikevax
  • Johnson & Johnson/Janssen
  • AstraZeneca/Covishield/Vaxzevria
  • Sinovac/Coronavac
  • Sinopharm/BBIBP-CorV
  • Covaxin
  • Nuvaxovid

Any guest who has received one dose of a vaccine (other than Johnson & Johnson/Janssen) will not be considered fully vaccinated.

Please plan to carry your vaccination documentation with you at all times while in port should local authorities or businesses request it to help facilitate entry and/or experiences.

 


 

Cartagena, Colombia 

Vaccination 

While vaccinations are not required to sail on Celebrity Cruises, they are highly recommended.

COVID-19 booster shots are also not currently required but remain highly recommended.

Testing

To debark in Cartagena, unvaccinated guests ages 2 and older are required to provide proof of a negative PCR taken 72hrs prior to embarkation or antigen self-test taken 48hrs prior to embarkation

 

Guests who do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.

Galapagos Travel Requirements as of November 2, 2022

CELEBRITY CRUISES REQUIREMENTS TO SAIL

7-, 10-, and 11-Night Cruise Packages

As of November 1, 2022, all guests are welcome to cruise with us, regardless of vaccination status. Guests will no longer be required to provide proof of pre-departure testing on 7-, 10-, and 11- Night Cruise Packages.

Masks

Currently, face masks are optional onboard Celebrity ships for all guests, regardless of vaccination status. Celebrity Cruises follows the requirements in all jurisdictions we sail, and please note that mask requirements may vary by the destinations visited on your sailing and/or disembarkation port. This policy is continually re-evaluated, and any updates will be shared with guests.

16-Night Cruise Package Continuing on to Peru 

As of November 1, 2022, all guests ages 12 and older must be fully vaccinated with all COVID-19 vaccine doses administered at least 14 days prior to sailing.

Children under 12 years old are not required to show any proof of vaccination nor a test result.

Guests sailing on Celebrity Flora, Celebrity Xploration and Celebrity Xpedition in the Galapagos may have a mixed series of any two of the following vaccines taken within a minimum of 28 days between doses: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, or Covaxin.

Acceptable documentation must be in the form of the original document issued by the country’s health authority or healthcare provider that administered the vaccination. Proof of vaccination will be recorded and reviewed for signs of fraud. Please be aware that falsification of vaccination records is a federal crime subject to prosecution and will result in denial of boarding or removal from the voyage. Additionally, it may:

  • Be a violation of state and local laws, exposing you to criminal prosecution in places we visit.
  • Expose you to civil liability for costs and damages caused.

Peru-specific Country Travel Requirements 

Prior to boarding flights to Lima, all passengers 12 years and older must present a proof of complete vaccination (by providing the original vaccination card or certified digital copy with QR code, no paper copies or digital photos accepted), administrated at least 14 days prior to boarding the flight

OR

proof of negative PCR test with 48 hours validity.

Children under 12 years do not need a vaccine or test to enter the country.

Requirements for domestic flights to Peru:

Guests 12 years and older must present their vaccination card with complete doses OR a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours prior to the domestic flight.

Mask requirements while traveling in Peru:

As of November 1st, the use of masks is no longer mandatory in public spaces, with the exception of health facilities and public transportation

 

Galapagos-specific Travel Requirements​ 

Travel Insurance with medical and evacuation coverage for Galapagos is a government requirement and guests may be asked to show printed or digital proof upon arrival in Baltra.  CruiseCare Travel Protection provides the necessary coverage.

Ecuador-specific  Country Travel Requirements​

A Traveler’s Health Declaration Form must be presented to the airline at time of boarding. This questionnaire will need to be filled out completely prior to flying into Quito, Ecuador. Copies will be available at the airport prior to your departure for your convenience. This form can be downloaded here.

Guests that do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.  

 

ADDITIONAL TRAVEL INFORMATION

QUITO

Arrival to Quito Airport​ 

  • Masks are optional during the pre & post-cruise stay in Quito and on our exclusive flight to Galapagos, this policy is continually re-evaluated, and any updates will be shared with guests.
  • Package Guests – If you have independent air booked, please be sure to provide your flight information to [email protected] to coordinate your transfers, information must be submitted no later than two weeks prior to sailing.

Arrival to Hotel in Quito​ for Package Guests​ 

  • Guests are recommended to stay with their group during the City Tour.

BALTRA

Arrival in Baltra​ 

  • Check-in for your cruise will be completed on board.

Package Guests

  • Package guests will arrive via exclusive flight.

Non-Package Guests

  • At the airport in Quito or Guayaquil guests are required to obtain their Transit control Card (TCT) prior to check-in for your commercial flight to Galapagos.

While On Board

  • Crew onboard will be vaccinated.
  • Currently, face masks are optional onboard Celebrity ships for all guests.

While Ashore​ 

  • Masks are optional while visiting the islands.

Returning to Quito

  • Post-cruise day trips currently are suspended.

Transatlantic & Transpacific Travel Requirements as of January 11, 2023

As destinations around the globe continue to adapt their health and safety protocols, we continually evaluate and update our own requirements as new information becomes available.   If you’re currently booked on a cruise vacation with us and have provided an email address, you will be advised of the latest requirements leading up to departure.  Be sure to register your guest account so that we may reach you.

The below applies to the following sailings: 
April 17th, 2023 Celebrity Edge 14 Night Bermuda, Portugal & Spain sailing out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
April 17th, 2023 Celebrity Constellation 15 Night Portugal & Spain sailing out of Tampa, Florida
April 20th, 2023 Celebrity Silhouette 13 Night Bermuda & France sailing out of Miami, Florida
April 22nd, 2023 Celebrity Apex 15 Night Western Europe sailing out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
April 22nd, 2023 Celebrity Eclipse 18 Night Tahiti, New Zealand & Hawaii sailing out of Sydney, Australia*
April 23rd, 2023 Celebrity Beyond 14 Night Spain, France & Italy sailing out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
April 23rd, 2023 Celebrity Reflection 13 Night Spain & Bermuda sailing out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

 

Required Travel Documentation to Board

A passport is needed for all guests with a validity of at least 6 months after their return date.

Proof of Residence may be needed for guests traveling with a passport that was issued from a country different from their country of residence.

All guests must check their Visa and ESTA requirements before traveling.

“Please note that if a traveler is found to have visited a country designated by the US as State Sponsor of Terrorism, the traveler is no longer eligible to participate in the ESTA Visa Wavier Program and must apply for a visa to enter the United States. At the time of publication, designated countries include Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria.” For more information, see https://www.state.gov/state-sponsors-of-terrorism/.

* Note, for April 22nd, 2023 Celebrity Eclipse 18 Night Tahiti, New Zealand & Hawaii sailing out of Sydney, Australia, additional documentation is required:

1. To comply with government protocols when sailing to Australia, all guests must self-disclose their vaccination status, as well as read and acknowledge the Health, Travel, and Financial Risks statement. Please ensure you have completed the form (Access Here) for each member of your traveling party or you may not be permitted to sail.

2. All guests* (except for Australian citizens) must also complete the Australian Electronic Travel Authority (eTA) form (Access Here).

3. The government of New Zealand requires all guests (excluding Australia and New Zealand citizens) with a port call, embark or debark in New Zealand to submit a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) form prior to boarding the sailing (Access Here).

Vaccines

In order to sail on a Transatlantic or Transpacific crossing with us, we will require all guests ages 12 and older to be fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 booster vaccine shots are not currently required to sail but are highly recommended to ensure a smoother vacation experience.

Guests are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if 2 weeks have passed since their second dose in a 2-dose series (such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines); or, 2 weeks after a one dose series such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Vaccines approved and accepted by the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) will be considered valid.

Guests with a mixed series of any two of the following vaccines taken within a minimum of 28 days between doses, will also be considered fully vaccinated:

  • Pfizer/Cominarty
  • Moderna/Spikevax
  • Johnson & Johnson/Janssen
  • AstraZeneca/Covishield/Vaxzevria
  • Sinovac/Coronavac
  • Sinopharm/BBIBP-CorV
  • Covaxin
  • Nuvaxovid

Any guest who has received one dose of a vaccine (other than Johnson & Johnson/Janssen) will not be considered fully vaccinated.

Documentation of full vaccination must be provided at the terminal as a condition for boarding. 

Please plan to carry your vaccination documentation with you at all times while in port should local authorities or businesses request it to help facilitate entry and/or experiences.

Testing Requirements

Pre-Arrival Covid-19 Testing

All guests ages 2 and older must present a digital or physical copy of a supervised, negative COVID-19 test result at check-in to board their sailing.

Guests must present a negative antigen test result taken within 2 days prior to sailing and no more than 2 days before their sailing.

Accepted tests are PCR or antigen tests taken in person, supervised virtually, or unsupervised self-administered. Proof of a negative test can be the printed or digital results, a clear photo of your self-test result, or your actual self-test in hand.

Guests who have recently recovered from COVID-19 may present a Certificate of Recovery and proof of the positive PCR test result taken between 11-90 days prior to the sail date in order to board. In addition, a vaccination card must also be presented.  We will not accept a Certificate of Recovery in place of a vaccination record.

Additionally, please be aware that some ports of call do not accept a Certificate of Recovery for the purposes of debarking and enjoying the destination. If applicable to your itinerary, you will be advised of the latest requirements leading up to departure.

Debark

No debark testing required.

Re-Entry (to home country)

Most countries no longer require a re-entry test. Should you need a test to re-enter your country of residence, please visit the Guest Relations desk onboard the ship.

Pre-Cruise Test Kit Resources for U.S. Guests

Celebrity Cruises has worked with its trusted vendors to make options for procuring supervised test kits available to you. Supervised self-tests are also readily available in most drugstores and pharmacies.

  • U.S. Guests can purchase Abbott BinaxNOW test kits here.

Concierge Testing Service

We are also pleased to offer a concierge testing option, in partnership with Bio-reference. Bio-reference will send a qualified medical technician to your home, office, hotel, or any place you choose, to perform the test. Your results will be ready in about 48 hours. Click here to make an appointment.

Mask Policy

Currently, face masks are optional onboard Celebrity ships for all guests, regardless of vaccination status. Celebrity Cruises follows the requirements in all jurisdictions we sail, and please note that mask requirements may vary by the destinations visited on your sailing and/or disembarkation port. This policy is continually re-evaluated, and any updates will be shared with guests.

 

Guests that do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.

Travel Requirements for Sailings
in the United States, Canada, and Europe
as of November 2, 2022

If you currently have clients booked on a cruise vacation with us and they have provided an email address, they will be advised of the latest requirements leading up to departure. Be sure to have you clients register for a guest account so that we may reach them.

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

  • Bermuda Itineraries
  • Galapagos Itineraries
  • Australia New Zealand Itineraries
  • Transatlantic/Transpacific Crossings
  • Select Caribbean Itineraries (those visiting Labadee and Grand Turk)
  • Select Central and South America Itineraries (those visiting Roatan and Cartagena)

 

Vaccines

While vaccinations are not required to sail on Celebrity Cruises, they are highly recommended.

COVID-19 booster shots are also not currently required but remain highly recommended.

Testing

Celebrity Cruises no longer requires testing for guests, except for specific sailings where vaccination or testing is required by law.

While testing exceeds our requirements for most sailings beginning November 1, 2022, guests who would like to bring a test onboard with them may bring a self-test, which are now readily available for purchase in most drugstores and pharmacies, or purchase a proctored test from our trusted vendor, Abbott BinaxNOW available here.

Mask Policy

Currently, face masks are optional onboard Celebrity ships for all guests, regardless of vaccination status.

Documentation

It is always recommended that you carry the necessary forms of identification with you when traveling in port, such as an ID or passport, as required.

If you are vaccinated, plan to carry your vaccination documentation with you while in port should local authorities or businesses request it to help facilitate entry and/or experiences.

Mask Policy

Celebrity Cruises follow the requirements in all jurisdictions we sail, and please note that mask requirements may vary by the destinations visited on your sailing and/or disembarkation port. This policy is continually re-evaluated, and any updates will be shared with guests.

 

Guests who do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.

*Last modified October 7, 2022. Subject to change. Additional terms and conditions may apply, see our COVID- 19 Policies and Procedures and your Cruise Ticket Contract for details. “Traveling Party” means (1) your family members living with you in the same household and (2) traveling companions assigned to your stateroom on the ship. Our CareTeam will assist with daily wellbeing check-ins and, where applicable, will assist in arranging shoreside accommodations or support to reschedule return travel home.”

**To qualify for a refund, if your COVID-19 test was administered by a provider other than one retained by Celebrity, you must present your verified positive test result in a form acceptable to Celebrity.