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Celebrity Cruises no longer requires coronavirus vaccination proof in Florida
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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is no longer a requirement for passengers who board a vessel from Celebrity Cruises in Florida.
The upscale, American cruise line updated its "US Travel Requirements" webpage on Thursday to reflect the Sunshine State’s shifting legal landscape.
"For Sailings from Florida: Guests over 16 years old (over 12 for any sailing on or after August 1st) who decline or are unable to show proof of vaccination at boarding will be treated as unvaccinated and subject to additional protocols, restrictions, and costs for COVID-19 testing," Celebrity’s health protocols section reads.
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Prior to the cruise line’s travel update, Celebrity Cruises, its parent company Royal Caribbean and many of the company’s competitors stated passengers age 16 and older had to be fully vaccinated two weeks before a ship’s departure in order to be allowed on board.