Norwegian Cruise Line eliminates all COVID-19 testing, masking and vaccination requirements

Effective Oct. 4, 2022

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ORLANDO, Fla – Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the removal of its pre-cruise COVID-19 testing, vaccination and masking requirements for all guests.

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The decision comes as COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to fall and other organizations and countries ease travel protocols. The cruise line said that health and safety are their priority.

“Many travelers have been patiently waiting to take their long-awaited vacation at sea and we cannot wait to celebrate their return,” said Harry Sommer, Norwegian Cruise Line president and chief executive officer.

Norwegian Cruise Line will continue to follow travel guidelines for each one of the destinations they visit. To find out all country-specific travel requirements click here.

Guests can also visit the Norwegian Cruise Line website for more information about the required travel documentation they will need for their NCL cruise vacation.

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