After many months of safety regulations and requirements for Guests onboard the Disney Cruise Line ships, they’ve announced a change.
The is undoubtedly one of the best places to have that Disney experience. But there are other ways can enjoy that. While much exciting news has been circulating about the Disney Cruise Line: think its announcement of Australia-bound cruises, the latest in the fleet, Disney Wish, and all its exciting updates, and the most recently announced upcoming cruise ship, Disney Treasure, announced at the D23 Expo by Josh D’Amaro earlier this year. Along with this, one other important piece of news rears its head up periodically: Covid-19 safety regulations and requirements.
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Earlier this year, Disney announced that come October 14, it would loosen the for Covid-19 safety regulations. Now, they’ve provided yet another update on the Covid-19 safety requirements. Journalist Scott Gustin took to Twitter to share that for Guests departing from the United States, they will no longer require passengers—regardless of vaccination status—to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test prior to sailing.
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NEW: Starting Nov. 14, Disney Cruise Line will no longer require guests (regardless of vaccination status) to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to sailing. This applies to sailings departing from the U.S.
— Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin) November 2, 2022
Gustin also clarified in later comments that “the current policy requires unvaccinated guests to provide proof of a negative test taken 1-2 days prior to sailing.”
He also added,
Disney Cruise Line says guests booked on impacted sailings through Jan. 31 can modify or cancel by Nov. 13 without any cancellation fees. The standard cancellation policy resumes for changes made on or after Nov. 14.
This decision comes after Disney had previously announced they were loosening up the vaccination requirements for Guests as well. Some Twitter users were not particularly happy with the news, all intimating that the decision might end up causing outbreaks on the ships.
Disney Cruise Line currently offers sailings from various ports, including those in the United States, Canada, and Europe. They have five ships in their fleet, , , , , and soon will be adding a sixth, Disney Treasure.
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