What You Need to Know About Pre-Embarkation, Vaccination, and COVID-19 Testing Before Your Disney Cruise Line Voyage

As we quickly approach the first sailings on the Disney Cruise Line aboard the Disney Dream in more than a year, it is important that guests know and understand all of the new requirements prior to your embarkation date.

According to the Disney Cruise Line web site: In addition to completing Online Check-in and IN ORDER TO SAIL, every Guest 18 years of age and older must individually create an account with Disney Cruise Line’s third-party partner for COVID-19 testing and vaccination verification.

These requirements include:

  • Pre-trip COVID-19 testing
  • Embarkation COVID-19 Testing
  • Travel Insurance
  • COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Safe Passage Website/Registration
  • Online Check-In
  • Transfer details

DETAILS

Pre-Trip COVID-19 Testing (if not fully vaccinated or unable to provide proof)

Guests must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test (paid for at the Guests’ expense) taken between 5 days and 24 hours prior to the sail date.

Embarkation COVID-19 Testing (if not fully vaccinated or unable to provide proof)

Guests are required to undergo a rapid PCR COVID-19 test at the terminal prior to boarding. A $65 test fee will be charged to the folio of all Guests 12 years and older.

Travel Insurance (if not fully vaccinated or unable to provide proof)

Guests 12 years or older must provide proof of a valid travel insurance policy that has a minimum of $10,000 per person in medical expense coverage and $30,000 coverage for emergency medical evacuation and no COVID-19 exclusions. Guests that purchase insurance from a provider other than Disney Cruise Line will need to provide proof of the insurance policy at the port, showing the name of each of the covered Guest(s) and a description of the coverage in the policy prior to receiving clearance to sail.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Guests who are fully vaccinated may choose to provide proof of vaccination in order to be exempt from the pre-trip and embarkation COVID-19 testing and travel insurance requirements. Fully vaccinated Guests who arrived from an international destination within the past 5 days must undergo the rapid PCR COVID-19 test at the terminal, paid for by Disney Cruise Line.

Please note: You MUST bring physical proof of vaccination (i.e. your vaccination card) with you to the port, in addition to uploading a photo of it to the Safe Passage web site!

Safe Passage by Inspire Diagnostics Website

In order to sail, every Guest must individually create an account associated with their reservation (or reservations, for Guest with back-to-back, consecutive sailings) on the Safe Passage website by Inspire Diagnostics, Disney Cruise Line’s third-party partner for COVID-19 testing and vaccination verification. Parents and legal guardians may use their own accounts to submit test results on behalf of their children. An account cannot be created sooner than 33 days prior to sailing. If you have any questions about your Safe Passage registration or status, please contact 877-250-5132.

Screen Shots from the Safe Passage Web Site Process

Online Check-in

If you have not done so already, you will need to complete Online Check-in prior to your sailing. You will need to submit the required citizenship documents as well as select a Port Arrival Time. All Guests, including our Platinum Castaway Club Guests, will need to select a Port Arrival Time. Guests arriving prior to their selected arrival time will be asked to return at the appropriate time. Online check-in can be completed or modified up to one day prior to sailing.

Transfers from the Orlando International Airport to Port Canaveral

For Guests with transfers included with their cruise vacation, motorcoach transportation from the Orlando International Airport to the port in Port Canaveral, Florida, will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. on the day of embarkation. Resort Guest motorcoach transportation will begin at approximately [12:00] noon on the day of embarkation.


Disney Cruise Line is recommending Guests bring a copy of their negative COVID-19 PCR test result, or vaccination card showing the final dose was administered at least 14 days before sailing, as well as proof of travel insurance as supporting documents in the event there is a technical issue with Safe Passage.

Please be sure to confirm updated information on the Disney Cruise Line web site

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