Windstar Cruises will retire its Covid-19 vaccine requirement on June 1st.
Crew members will still need to be vaccinated, according to Line, and will be tested on their first day at work, during their first week on the ship, and if necessary.
Immunizations are no longer required, but Windstar encourages guests to stay up-to-date on vaccinations. Diagnostic tests will continue to be available onboard.
Some destinations, such as Australia and Japan, have Covid vaccination or testing requirements, but Windstar lifted pandemic-era requirements after allowing the CDC to ease restrictions last summer. It is one of the few cruise companies that maintains it.
Below are the lines that currently require proof of vaccination or Covid testing on most or all voyages:
• For Aurora Expeditions, guests must present proof of vacation and additional boosters if eligible. The line also requires proof of a negative Covid-19 test.
• Although Carnival Cruise Lines has eliminated vaccination and testing requirements on most voyages, guests sailing on voyages of at least 16 days will not be permitted if more than 6 months have passed since their last dose of their first vaccine. , you may be required to show proof of vaccinations, including boosters. shot. Guests may also be required to present a negative Covid-19 test result.
• Most Cunard Line sailings through May will require vaccination or testing requirements, or possibly both. The bank said it intended to remove these restrictions, but added that longer itinerary voyages, including voyages to Australia and Japan, included additional requirements.
• At Lindblad Expeditions, guests must be fully vaccinated, but booster shots are not required.
• Ponant requires all guests over the age of 16 to be fully vaccinated.
• Paul Gauguin Cruises maintains vaccination requirements for all guests. Guests are required to provide proof of full vaccinations and complete a health questionnaire.
• Buffet requires all guests to be fully vaccinated against Covid at least 14 days prior to travel.