Celebrity Cruises will require Covid-19 vaccination for kids 5 and older


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The Celebrity Edge and Royal's Freedom of the Seas docked in Nassau. Royal is one of the brands that allow unvaccinated children to sail, while Celebrity is one of the brands that requires children age 5 and older to be fully vaccined.

Celebrity Cruises became the second cruise line to require that children over the age of 5 have their vaccinations in order to sail.
Children between 2 and 4 years old will be required to provide a negative Covid-19 test result.
Disney Cruise Line became the first cruise line to lower its vaccine mandate to age 5 and older after the CDC's approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines for children 5 to 11 years old.

Children under the age of 11 can board with a negative Covid test on the other major cruise lines.
Carnival Cruise Line allowed very few unvaccinated children to sail on its ships in order to maintain a 95 percent vaccination rate on its vessels.
Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess Cruises require vaccinations for all passengers with no exceptions for children under 5.

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Celebrity cruises will require kids five and older to have vaccine.