Cruise Health™

Vaccination & Testing Requirements by Region

Voyages Departing from the United States

Updated: June 24, 2022

Vaccination Status

Definition by Country's Health Authority

Pre-Travel Test Type &
When to Take Test Before Boarding
Age: 5 Years and Up

Fully Vaccinated

Received primary series of COVID-19 vaccines with final dose at least 14 days before embarkation.

Antigen within 2 days
OR

PCR within 3 days

Up to Date

Received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible at least 7 days before embarkation.

Antigen within 3 days
OR

PCR within 3 days

Not Vaccinated*

Not fully vaccinated are welcome to cruise. Please contact us to request a vaccination exemption to be presented upon embarkation. If cruise includes a Canadian port, an additional medical exemption is needed.

PCR within 3 days PLUS Antigen at terminal

*Kids age 2 to 4 who aren't eligible for vaccine, are welcome to cruise and will need a PCR within 3 days PLUS Antigen at terminal. Kids under 2 years of age have no vaccination or test requirements. Minimum age to sail is 6 months or 12 months based on cruise itinerary, review Passage Contract for details.

Voyages Departing from Canada

Updated: June 24, 2022

Vaccination Status

Definition by Country's Health Authority

Pre-Travel Test Type &
When to Take Test Before Boarding
Age: 5 Years and Up

Fully Vaccinated

Received primary series of COVID-19 vaccines with final dose at least 14 days before embarkation.

Antigen within 2 days
OR

PCR within 72 hours

Up to Date

Received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible at least 7 days before embarkation.

Antigen within 2 days
OR

PCR within 72 hours

Not Vaccinated*

Not able to enter Canada without medical exemption. Please submit medical exemption to Princess for approval before a booking can be guaranteed.

PCR within 72 hours PLUS Antigen at terminal

*Kids age 2 to 4 who aren't eligible for vaccine, are welcome to cruise and will need a PCR within 3 days PLUS Antigen at terminal. Kids under 2 years of age have no vaccination or test requirements. Minimum age to sail is 6 months or 12 months based on cruise itinerary, review Passage Contract for details.

Voyages Departing from the United Kingdom

Updated: June 24, 2022

Vaccination Status

Definition by Country's Health Authority

Pre-Travel Test Type &
When to Take Test Before Boarding
Age: 5 to 17Age: 18 and Up

Fully Vaccinated
18 and above

At least 14 days past completion of a primary vaccine series and no more than 270 days (9 months) from the date of disembarkation since receiving the last dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. A booster dose is required for guests 18 and older if the last COVID-19 vaccine dose in series is older than 9 months (270 days) from the date of disembarkation.

Antigen within 3 days
OR
PCR within 3 days

Fully Vaccinated
5 to 17

Received primary series of COVID-19 vaccines with final dose at least 14 days before embarkation.

Antigen within 3 days
OR
PCR within 3 days

Not Fully Vaccinated*

Either not up to date or has not received a complete COVID-19 vaccine series. Please contact us to request a vaccination exemption to be presented upon embarkation.

PCR within 3 days PLUS Antigen at terminal

PCR within 3 days PLUS Antigen at terminal

*Kids under 4 years of age are welcome to cruise and have no vaccination or test requirements. Minimum age to sail is 6 months or 12 months based on cruise itinerary, review Passage Contract for details.

Voyages Departing from Europe

Updated: June 24, 2022

Vaccination Status

Definition by Country's Health Authority

Pre-Travel Test Type &
When to Take Test Before Boarding
Age: 5 to 17Age: 18 and Up

Fully Vaccinated
18 and above

At least 14 days past completion of a primary vaccine series and no more than 270 days (9 months) from the date of disembarkation since receiving the last dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. A booster dose is required for guests 18 and older if the last COVID-19 vaccine dose in series is older than 9 months (270 days) from the date of disembarkation.

Antigen within 3 days
OR
PCR within 3 days**

Fully Vaccinated
5 to 17

Received primary series of COVID-19 vaccines with final dose at least 14 days before embarkation.

Antigen within 3 days
OR
PCR within 3 days**

Not Fully Vaccinated*

Either not up to date or has not received a complete COVID-19 vaccine series. Please contact us to request a vaccination exemption to be presented upon embarkation.

PCR within 3 days PLUS Antigen at terminal**

PCR within 3 days PLUS Antigen at terminal**

*Kids under 4 years of age are welcome to cruise and have no vaccination or test requirements. Minimum age to sail is 6 months or 12 months based on cruise itinerary, review Passage Contract for details.

**For cruises embarking in Greece: The Greek government requires guests to take a PCR test within 3 days of embarkation or an Antigen test within 2 days of embarkation.

Voyages Departing from Australia

Updated: June 3, 2022

Vaccination Status

Definition by Country's Health Authority

Pre-Travel Test Type &
When to Take Test Before Boarding
Age: 6 Months and Up

Fully Vaccinated

Have received their final dose of an Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine, with the last dose being administered at least 14 days prior to the beginning of the cruise and can provide proof of vaccination.

Self-administered Rapid Antigen test (RAT) within 24 hours OR

PCR within 72 hours

Not Vaccinated*

Not fully vaccinated are welcome to cruise subject to capacity restrictions. Please note a medical exemption is needed and needs to be submitted to Princess for approval before a booking can be guaranteed.

Self-administered Rapid Antigen test (RAT) within 24 hours OR

PCR within 72 hours

*Kids under 2 years of age are welcome to cruise and have no vaccination requirements. Minimum age to sail is 6 months or 12 months based on cruise itinerary, review Passage Contract for details.