Carnival Cruise Line notifies travel partners of vaccination requirement change
Carnival Cruise Line has updated travel partners that shore excursion and destination vaccination requirements have changed. Unvaccinated guest are now permitted to go ashore regardless of vaccination status. This is great news for cruisers who have already been approved for a Covid-19 vaccine exemption.
Carnival Cruise Line’s previous policy concerning shore visits and excursions for unvaccinated guests 12 and older was that they could not go ashore unless they were booked on a shore excursion booked through Carnival. With this latest vaccination requirement update guest are allowed complete freedom in all ports of call for all passengers. There are some exceptions which Carnival notes in their letter to travel partners.
See the details of the letter sent to Carnival Travel partners below.
Carnival Travel Partners Update
We have an important update for you and your clients who are applying for or have already been approved for a Covid-19 vaccine exemption. As protocols continue to evolve, we are now pleased to share that except where specified below, unvaccinated guests are permitted to go ashore to enjoy one of our tours or independent sightseeing, regardless of vaccination status.
The destinations below have imposed certain restrictions for unvaccinated guests, and we cannot guarantee that more will not be added.
• San Juan – age 12 and older will have to remain on board
• Bonaire – age 12 and older will have to remain on board
• Grand Cayman – age 12 and older will have to remain on board
• St. Kitts – age 12 and older will have to remain on board
• Tortola – age 12 and older will have to remain on board
• Grand Turk – age 16 and older will have to remain on board
• Cartagena, Colombia – age 18 and older will have to remain on board
All other requirements for unvaccinated guests remain in place. Visit our Have Fun. Be Safe. page on Carnival.com for complete information on our protocols.
Thank you for your continued support.
Carnival Cruise Line
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