Royal Caribbean resumes Caribbean cruises, from Nassau

Penni Schewe

Journey is carrying a lot more than 1,000 travellers and sailing with completely vaccinated crew and passengers 16 and more mature, who make up 94% of all attendees on board even though the remaining 6% are younger than 16.

CocoCay, Freeport and Cozumel

So commences a summer months of weeklong cruises to Ideal Working day at CocoCay, Freeport on Grand Bahama Island and Cozumel, Mexico. Experience of the Seas is the initial cruise ship ever to homeport at Nassau, in which building of the $285m Nassau Cruise Port is underway so test-in is having area at a lodge.

Royal’s Caribbean return is achievable ‘thanks to the authorities of the Bahamas, the help of our partners and the really hard perform of our groups across Royal Caribbean,’ Royal Caribbean President and CEO Michael Bayley claimed. ‘This is just the beginning,’ he added, ‘as we get prepared to established sail from the US for the initial time on July 2.’

Eleven Royal Caribbean ships are set to cruise from the US and Europe, starting in July and August.

Tests for Bahamas cruises

The age requirement for COVID-19 vaccination drops to 12 and more mature Aug. 1. Vacationers younger than the eligible age need to undergo tests and abide by other protocols.

To comply with Bahamas restrictions, travelers 2 and more mature will need to consider a PCR examination no a lot more than five days prior to arriving in the state and have to exhibit a printed duplicate of their detrimental consequence upon arriving at the British Colonial Hilton Nassau, in which look at-in for Experience of the Seas cruises will take location. Expenditures associated with this exam are the traveler’s accountability.

Unvaccinated travelers 2 and more mature will get a nasal swab test throughout the resort check out-in method. This is complimentary.

Unvaccinated travelers 12 and older, or their guardian, will also need to total the Bahamas Day by day Wellbeing Survey demanded by the Bahamian federal government every day although in the Bahamas, including times on board. The survey can be accessed through the Royal Application, even if the traveler has not purchased Wi-Fi on board.

All travelers (vaccinated and unvaccinated) older than 2 will get a complimentary nasal swab examination prior to disembarking in order to satisfy re-entry necessities for travelers on international flights to the US and Canada.


Vaccinated travelers do not need to have to mask up on the ship or at Best Working day at CocoCay. Though checking out community ports, they are going to want to follow nearby mask specifications.

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