MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Royal Caribbean is expanding its coronavirus testing requirements in US waters.
It now requires passengers over the age of two, including those who are vaccinated, to show a negative test before boarding trips of five nights or longer.READ MORE: ‘I Know What That Pain Feels Like’: Parkland Parents Heartbroken After School Shooting In Michigan
It will accept negative antigen and PCR results.READ MORE: Miami Art Week Kicks Off With VIP Party
The new policy, which the cruise line says is out of an abundance of caution, goes into effect today and runs through August 31st.
The test must be done no more than three days before boarding.MORE NEWS: ‘Camping In A Glamorous Way’: Hollywood Condo Residents Keep Chins Up After Fire Leaves Them In The Dark
Before the change, vaccinated passengers did not have to show a negative test.