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Covid-19 Travel Updates

Hong Kong & China Drop Quarantine Requirements And Test Mandates

The Hong Kong SAR Government has lifted all arrival controls and Covid-19 requirements starting from 29 December. This includes the removal of PCR test requirements for inbound travellers upon arrival in Hong Kong and the lifting of Vaccine Pass which allowed access to specified premises and other measures. Key changes:

PCR Tests No Longer Required To Enter Chile’s Rapa Nui

Entry requirements to the island of Rapa Nui in Chile are now more flexible. As of December 1, travellers will no longer need to submit a negative PCR test to visit this area of Chile. The updated document stated that Chilean tourists will continue to be asked for an up-to-date

Holland America Line Simplifies Travel Protocols

Holland America Line is further simplifying the protocols for guests to travel. The latest update to the line’s “Travel Well” COVID-19 protocols removes the need for guests on most voyages to take a pre-cruise COVID-19 test, regardless of their vaccination status. Effectively immediately, unvaccinated guests sailing on “Standard Protocol” voyages

Star Clippers Welcomes Unvaccinated Guests & Relaxes Travel Requirements

Star Clippers has announced that it will accept unvaccinated passengers and relax pre-embarkation Covid-19 test requirements from November onwards. This means that unvaccinated passengers will be welcomed from next month and those with a full series of vaccinations no longer need to provide a negative antigen test prior to embarkation.

NCL Updates Health & Safety Protocols, All Requirements Removed

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has updated its global health and safety protocols by removing all COVID-19 testing, masking and vaccination requirements effective Oct. 4, 2022. The cruise line said that its updated health and safety guidelines are now more aligned with other global travel organizations. “Health and safety are always

Marella Cruises Removes Pre-Cruise Testing For International Cruising

Marella Cruises has announced the relaxation of its travel testing policy and removed all pre-cruise testing for international cruising*. The brand has removed all pre-departure testing for departures from October and will continue to follow local guidance accordingly. Chris Hackney, Managing Director of Cruise for TUI UK & I said: