Disney Cruise Line has updated their website to state that fully vaccinated guests will not longer be required to submit COVID-19 test results prior to sailing beginning September 23, 2022. This will be for all Disney Cruise ships except the Disney Magic.
The Disney Magic will drop testing requiring for vaccinated guests beginning November 7, 2022.
Currently, guests sailing with Disney Cruise Line must submit proof of negative COVID-19 test prior to sailing through the Safe Passage website.
Here is what the Disney Cruise Line Website has been updated to say:
For sailings aboard the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, Disney Wish and Disney Wonder beginning September 23, 2022 (and Disney Magic beginning November 7, 2022), fully vaccinated Guests will no longer be required to submit COVID-19 test results in order to sail.
Additionally, here is the most updated information for Disney Cruise Line vaccination requirements per the Disney Cruise Line Website.
COVID-19 Vaccination: For sailings departing the US and Canada through September 1, 2022, Disney Cruise Line requires Guests ages 5 and older to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of sailing, as defined by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Beginning September 2, 2022, for sailings departing the US, Canada and Puerto Rico, Disney Cruise Line will require Guests ages 12 and older to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of sailing, as defined by the CDC. In consideration of CDC guidance, Disney Cruise Line highly recommends that Guests ages 11 and younger be fully vaccinated before sailing.
In consideration of guidance from the CDC and the World Health Organization, Disney Cruise Line accepts the following vaccine types for Guests ages 5 and older: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Covishield, Novavax, Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV (VeroCell), Sinovac-CoronaVac and Covavaxin (Bharat Biotech).
For Guests ages 5 and older, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines fully vaccinated as 14 days after receiving one of the following:
- A single dose of an accepted 1-dose vaccine
- The second dose of an accepted 2-dose vaccine
- The full series of an active (not placebo) COVID-19 vaccine in the US-based AstraZeneca or Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trials
- The second dose of any “mix and match” combination of accepted COVID-19 vaccines (administered at least 17 days apart)
Disney Cruise Line accepts Pfizer and Moderna for Guests ages 4 and younger; Sinopharm (BBIBP-CorV, VeroCell) for Guests ages 3 through 4 years of age; and Sinovac (CoronaVac) for Guests ages 6 months through 3 years.
For Guests ages 4 and younger, the CDC defines fully vaccinated as 14 days after receiving one of the following:
- 3 doses of Pfizer: the second dose administered 21 days after the first; and the third dose administered 56 days after the second.
- 2 doses of Moderna: the second dose administered one month after the first.
- 2 doses of Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV (VeroCell): the second dose administered 21 to 28 days after the first.
- 2 doses of Sinovac-CoronaVac: the second dose administered 14 to 28 days after the first.
If you have a cruise scheduled or are looking to schedule a Disney Cruise be sure to check with the Disney Cruise Line website for the most up to date policies and procedures that are required for all passengers.