Thestreet.com wrote today: “The oceans have been stormy for major cruise lines like Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise Lines, which have had to deal with a volatile world since the COVID-19 pandemic began in late 2019.”
The impact of the pandemic continues as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to monitor U.S. port claims.
CDC and cruise lines are currently working in partnership through a voluntary program.
At the end of March 2022, the CDC stated that it is necessary to check the color and status of your cruise ship before traveling.
And keep in mind that the status of a ship may change over time and may change in time for your cruise.
Also, before you go on your next cruise, make sure you have all the required COVID-19 vaccinations.
If you are immunocompromised or at increased risk for severe COVID-19, even if you are up to date on COVID-19 vaccines, talk with your healthcare provider about any additional precautions you may need before, during, and after your cruise. travel.
If the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus spreads on board, cruise passengers and crew members are at risk even if they are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations.
In addition, other vaccinations may be required depending on your ports of call.
Most travel vaccines must be administered at least a month before departure to provide maximum protection, according to the CDC.
Visit the CDC domestic or international travel webpages for May 3, 2022 travel advisories.
Additional CDC offerings are posted on this web page.