Seabourn has implemented new Health and Safety Guidelines for its 2022 European voyages. The updated framework encourages all guests to take a viral COVID-19 test prior to departing home.
The luxury cruise line says that while it does not require testing for travel to/from/within Europe beyond any governmental requirements, it “strongly” encourages its guests to take a PCR or antigen test at home “to avoid travel disruptions associated with a possible positive test result on the day of embarkation”.
Guests are also being directed to check-in for their upcoming voyage online or via the Seabourn Source app, and including completing a health questionnaire within 72-2 hours of embarkation.
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On embarkation, guests will need to show their ID, boarding passes and proof of COVID-19 Vaccination (either original COVID-19 vaccination card, digital COVID-19 certificate, or record of COVID-19 vaccination from a healthcare provider, which specify the vaccine type, date administered, and the guests’ name, date of birth or other identifiers).
Seabourn will also provide its guests with a complimentary rapid antigen test at the cruise terminal during the check-in process.
While onboard, guests will be required to wear masks covering their nose and mouth when indoors and outdoors (when physical distancing cannot be achieved), as well as during embarkation, disembarkation and when on transportation. Masks aren’t required when eating or drinking, or when guests are in their own suite.
Seabourn is also providing complimentary COVID-19 tests for guests requiring a negative result to re-enter their home country. Guests who have post-cruise stays before travelling home will need to ensure they meet all testing requirements.
“If the test provided on board does not meet the requirements for onward travel, additional testing is the responsibility of the guest at their expense,” Seabourn said.
View Seabourn’s updated Health and Safety Europe Voyage framework here.