HAVE FUN. BE SAFE.TM FAQs

For cruises of 16 nights and longer, what COVID-19 vaccine types are accepted?*

Vaccines that are approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. FDA, or the World Health Organization, or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Some countries and regions on the itinerary may only accept vaccines approved by their regulatory agencies. Currently approved or authorized vaccine types:

COVID-19 Vaccination Manufacturer Also known as:
Pfizer: 2 Doses Comirnaty / BioNTech
Moderna: 2 Doses Spikevax
Johnson & Johnson: 1 Dose Janssen
AstraZeneca: 2 Doses Covishield / Vaxzevria
Sinopharm: 2 Doses Vero Cell
Sinovac: 2 Doses CoronaVac
Covaxin: 2 Doses
Novavax: 2 Doses Covovax / Nuvaxovid

*Carnival Spirit April 16, 2023, and September 19, 2023, voyages are excluded from vaccination requirements. Read more here.

Will the crew be vaccinated?

Yes, we require our crew to be fully vaccinated and receive booster shots when eligible.

When applicable, what type of COVID-19 tests do you accept and what am I required to present?

In addition to lab administered tests, guests may consider using a self-administered, supervised telehealth viral antigen test. Guests can show the negative test result, confirming their name and date of birth, in the form of a printout, an email, or an app screen from the test provider.

Do you accept a document of recovery on a cruise requiring a pre-cruise test?

Guests who have recovered from COVID-19 within 3 months of their sailing, who are at least 10 days past their positive test result date and have no symptoms, can present a document of recovery, i.e., paper or electronic copy of the positive viral test result from a certified laboratory (dated no more than 90 days prior to the sailing date).

What if I test positive for COVID before my cruise?

Please review the COVID-19 Refund and Cancellation Policy here.

What happens if I am denied boarding for having COVID symptoms?

Please review the COVID-19 Refund and Cancellation Policy here.

What happens if I test positive for COVID-19 during the cruise?

Please review the COVID-19 Refund and Cancellation Policy here.

How will I be notified on any additional requirements for my cruise?

Guests are asked to update their profile on Carnival.com with their current information so we can communicate any changes directly with them on a timely basis. We will also keep this page updated.