As Disney Cruise Line prepares for more voyages on all of its vessels, they’ve updated the Know Before You Go page which shows an adjustment to the requirements for pre-trip COVID-19 tests.

What’s Happening: 

  • The Disney Cruise Line has made an adjustment to their pre-trip COVID-19 testing requirements and updated the Know Before You Go information page to reflect this change.  
  • Today, Disney updated their requirements to state that pre-trip tests for guests 11 and younger should be:
    • A NAAT test
    • Rapid PCR test
    • Lab-based PCR test
  • As previously stated, Disney Cruise Line will not accept rapid antigen and antibody tests.
(Screenshot from Disney Cruise Line website)

(Screenshot from Disney Cruise Line website)

Good to Know:

  • Guests 12 and older must be fully vaccinated in order to sail. Additionally, as of September 13th, all guests, regardless of age and vaccination status, will be required to take a COVID-19 test on embarkation day before boarding Disney Cruise Line vessels. This requirement will remain in effect until further notice.
(Screenshot from Disney Cruise Line website)

(Screenshot from Disney Cruise Line website)

  • Pre-trip tests for guests 11 and younger must be taken between 3 days and 24 hours before sail date.
  • Disney Cruise Line has outlined lined acceptable pre-trip testing options for all guests that include:
    • At Home Testing: Guests residing in the United States can purchase a pre-trip, at-home PCR test directly from the Safe Passage website by Inspire Diagnostics.
    • In Person Testing at Inspire Diagnostics: Schedule a pre-trip test to be performed at one of the Inspire Diagnostics testing locations set up for Disney Cruise Line Guests in Central Florida
    • Independent Testing: Guests may obtain their PCR test from any independent testing provider.
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