Some Travelers Push Back on Cruise Line Vaccine Mandates | TravelWeekly.com
his summer, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Crystal Cruises will launch the first large-ship ocean cruises in North America in more than a year. But with a caveat: Adults and crew must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
In Crystal's case, the vaccination requirement extends to all passengers, minors not excepted.
Prior to those departures, small ships in U.S. waters will have already set sail on ships also mandating vaccines. These include departures by the American Queen Steamboat Co., American Cruise Lines and UnCruise Adventures, the last of which established a vaccine requirement on its Alaska cruises that will launch in May.
These vaccine requirements for cruising have likely set a precedent that many i