Now that all guests will be vaccinated, will I still need to be tested for Covid to be able to cruise on your ships?

All guests will be tested on their arrival at the port, prior to check-in, before joining the ship.

Whilst it is not a requirement for you to have a test prior to your arrival, we would recommend that you follow the Government’s latest guidance on taking lateral flow tests regularly from home.

If you receive a positive lateral flow result in the days leading up to your cruise, please do not travel to the port.

If you need to notify us of a positive result, please contact our Guest Services team on 0800 0355 145.

From 8th July, in order to offer a quicker and more enjoyable check-in experience for our guests, we will no longer carry out pre-departure Covid-19 testing at part of the check-in process.

All guests are now required to take their own Lateral Flow Test at home within 24 hours of the departure date of the cruise and bring the proof of a negative test result to show at check-in.Accepted proof is the test cassette showing a negative test result or an email, letter or text confirmation from the test kit provider confirming a negative test result. Please note, NHS tests are not able to be used as evidence of a negative result, and are no longer readily available to the public.

Lateral Flow Test kits are readily available at most high street chemists and online.You can also order aLateral Flow Test via our test kit partner Bupa at and record your result at 

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