Disney Cruise Line Guests Will No Longer Be Required to Test for COVID-19 on All U.S. Departures

Disney Cruise Line has announced the end of the COVID-19 testing requirement for all U.S. departures beginning on November 14.

Disney Cruise Line Disney Magic docked at Castaway Cay

Disney Cruise Line will no longer require guests (regardless of vaccination status) to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to sailing. The company still recommends that all guests be fully vaccinated and encourages unvaccinated guests to take a COVID-19 test two days prior to sailing.

Guests booked on sailings departing from the U.S.  on November 14, 2022, through January 31, 2023, may modify or cancel their sailing by November 13, 2022, without any Disney-imposed cancellation fees. Standard cancellation policies and terms and conditions apply for any cancellation or modification requests received on or after November 14, 2022.

The current policy through November 13 requires unvaccinated guests to provide proof of a negative COVID test 1-2 days prior to departure. More information on the current policy can be found here. The testing requirement was removed for vaccinated guests in August.

This marks the end of one of the last COVID-19 policies for the Disney Cruise Line. Face mask requirements were lifted earlier this year (though they are still recommended), and the CDC ended its cruise line program in July. The vaccine requirement was removed in September.

Traditional (non-distanced) character meet and greets returned in August as well.

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