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NCL removing COVID-19 testing, masking and vaccination requirements

MIAMI — Norwegian Cruise Line is dropping all COVID-19 testing, masking and vaccination requirements, effective Oct. 4.

Attributing its eased measures to the current state of the pandemic and the significant strides public health has made, the cruise line says its approach to health and safety is now more aligned with that of other global travel organizations.

“Health and safety are always our first priority; in fact, we were the health and safety leaders from the very start of the pandemic,” said Harry Sommer, Norwegian Cruise Line president and chief executive officer. “Many travellers have been patiently waiting to take their long-awaited vacation at sea and we cannot wait to celebrate their return.”

Sommer added that NCL will continue to follow the travel guidelines of destinations it visits. For all country-specific travel requirements, travellers can visit Guests can also visit for more information about the required travel documentation they will need for their NCL voyage.

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