Prepare For your Cruise

Have A Safe Trip

Updated June 10, 2022
A Seabourn voyage isn’t just about going somewhere. It’s about being moved. Deeply. Joyfully. And as safely as possible. Our panel of eminent scientists and medical experts have helped us elevate our cleaning and health protocols, which makes a Seabourn voyage the safest decision for your next vacation.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Masks on board are recommended but not required indoors or outdoors. We highly recommend guests wear a mask in the Grand Salon and other entertainment areas, casino, spa treatment rooms, youth activity centers and during any other congregate events.

Learn more about destination specific requirements:
Sailings To Europe FAQ | Sailings From The US & Canada FAQ

 

Vaccination & Testing

For everyone’s safety and peace of mind, all guests must be fully vaccinated and provide a negative viral COVID-19 test taken before embarkation. (See FAQs for children exemptions). 

Learn More In Our FAQs

Before You Leave Home

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DOWNLOAD SEABOURN SOURCE APP
The Seabourn Source app offers helpful tools for planning, as well as information in distancing and contactless options.

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TRAVEL INSURANCE
Purchasing travel insurance is strongly recommended to protect against losses from trip cancellation/delay, emergency medical care and evacuation.

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PLAN TO ARRIVE PROTECTED AND HEALTHY
The week of your trip, practice recommended public health measures. Complete your pre-boarding health questionnaire and complete your required COVID-19 test prior to embarkation. Learn more about the specific requirements for your cruise.

Boarding Protocols

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ASSIGNED BOARDING TIMES
Guests will be assigned a boarding time to embark, which will be provided closer to the sailing date. Physical distancing will be managed in the cruise terminal as guests arrive and check in.

Cruise Experience

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MASK-WEARING
Masks on board are recommended but not required indoors or outdoors.

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DISTANCING
Adequate physical distance from others should be maintained in terminals, on board and during shore excursions.

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VENTILATION
Air management and ventilation strategies, enhanced filters and other technologies are employed where feasible to increase fresh air and mitigate risk of illness

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ELEVATED SANITATION PROTOCOLS
Enhanced sanitation procedures on board will include some changes in service style for food and beverages, continuous sanitizing of surfaces, will use EPA-listed disinfectants proven to kill novel coronaviruses, and more numerous hand sanitizer stations.

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ENHANCED CREW HEALTH SCREENINGS
All shipboard staff will undergo daily temperature checks and COVID-19 surveillance checks. Crew will also be tested routinely.

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MEDICAL CAPABILITY
A risk-based response plan is in place to manage medical needs, including dedicated suites allocated for isolation and other operational measures on board, and advance arrangements have been made with private providers for quarantine accommodation, medical care and transportation ashore.

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EMERGENCY RESPONSE IN CASE OF INFECTION
For your peace of mind, a rigorous emergency response plan has been prepared to screen and isolate ill person(s) when necessary; trace, notify and isolate their contacts and arrange for medical evacuation if necessary.

Travel With Confidence

Worry-Free Promise

Worry-Free Promise

With our Worry-Free Promise, you can book your cruise with confidence knowing you have the flexibility to change your plans before and during your journey.

Future Cruise Credits

Future Cruise Credits

Our website is the easiest place to find your next dream cruise and book online using future cruise credits.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Learn more about our cancellation policy