Disney Cruise Line made it mandatory for children 5 or older to be vaccinated for Covid-19.
The official website of Disney Cruise Line stated that from January, only those children could go onboard if they were fully vaccinated for Covid-19.
According to the Cruise Line, “Beginning with cruises that depart on or after Jan. 13, children 5 and older will have to be fully vaccinated at the time of sailing. Until then, children can provide proof of a negative test between three days and 24 hours before the sail date.”
For children under 5, It was announced that they must go through the testing requirements of detailed tests. The rapid antigen tests also known as PCR would not be accepted by the cruise line.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a person is considered to be fully vaccinated after two weeks of receiving either a single shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or the second dose of the two-shot Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.
Disney Cruise Line released an official statement saying “As we set sail again, the health and safety of our Guests, Cast Members, and Crew Members is a top priority. Our focus remains on operating our ships in a responsible way that continues to create magic for all on board.”
The Cruise Line further stated that it will be accepting the vaccination proofs from Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Covishield, AstraZeneca, Novavax, Sinovac, and Sinopharm.
The Cruise Line is all set to bounce back into business as the world starts to come out of the engulfing shadows of the coronavirus pandemic and the planet reinstates normalcy.
To make travel, especially leisure travels safe for everyone, Disney Cruise Line wants to follow all the mandatory safety protocols so that it can combat the deadly coronavirus.“We are resuming sailing in a gradual, phased approach that emphasizes multiple layers of health and safety measures citing CDC guidance and medical experts in their decisions” stated Disney Cruise Line.