Margaritaville at Sea Removes Testing Requirement

Testing Requirement - Margaritaville at Sea Paradise Cruise-Director


Vaccinated Guests Will No Longer Be Required to Undergo Testing Before Sailing to Paradise

Palm Beach, Fla. (July 22, 2022) – Margaritaville at Sea, the floating island vacation, today announced it will be removing pre-embarkation testing for all sailings starting on July 23 for vaccinated guests.    

“With the CDC’s removal of the pre-embarkation testing requirement, we are hopeful and pleased that the travel and cruising industries are sailing towards a new normal,” said Oneil Khosa, Chief Executive Officer. “Margaritaville at Sea’s vaccinated guests will no longer be required to undergo testing prior to boarding, making it quicker and easier than ever to escape to paradise.”

Safety remains the top priority for Margaritaville at Sea and all crew members will continue to maintain their fully vaccinated status as well as adhere to enhanced safety and hygiene protocols onboard. In accordance with CDC guidance, unvaccinated guests will continue to be required to present a negative antigen COVID-19 test in advance of sailing – completed no more than one day prior to departure. The cruise line also recommends vaccinated guests continue to complete testing in advance of departure.  

Margaritaville at Sea’s enhanced safety and proactive measures will continue to provide travelers with safe, healthy, and fun vacation experiences.

For more information on Margaritaville at Sea or to book a cruise, visit or call 800-814-7100. Follow Margaritaville at Sea on Facebook and Instagram @MargaritavilleatSea.

About Margaritaville at Sea 

Margaritaville at Sea is a floating island vacation at sea that brings together the brand’s iconic hospitality and experiences with the ability to escape and see the world. The inaugural ship, Margaritaville at Sea Paradise, features 658 cabins with nautical details and colors influenced by the sea, sand, and sky. Amenities include several dining venues, pools, entertainment programming, retail stores, a St. Somewhere Spa, Fins Up! Fitness Center, and more. In addition to Margaritaville at Sea, Margaritaville features over 25 hotels and resorts, two gaming properties, RV resorts, and over 60 food and beverage venues – as well as real estate communities, vacation clubs, and consumer lifestyle products. 

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