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Crystal River Cruises extends vaccination requirement through 2022

  • Cruises
  •   09-21-2021  8:38 am
  •   Pax Global Media

Crystal River Cruises extends vaccination requirement through 2022
Crystal Debussy. (Crystal)
Pax Global Media

Crystal River Cruises says it will extend its vaccination requirement for all guests and crew through Dec. 2022. 

The line’s updated Crystal Clean+ health and safety protocols will continue to require all guests and crew to be fully inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine (with both doses, if recommended by manufacturer) at least 14-days prior to their embarkation date. 

Guests will need to provide documented proof of vaccination at the time of check-in before boarding the ship. 

The vaccination requirement allows guests the freedom to explore ashore independently and facilitates smooth, hassle-free travel across multi-country itineraries. 

“The health and safety of our guests and crew is paramount to everything we do at Crystal River Cruises, and as such, we will require full vaccination through 2022 so that our guests can continue to explore the world in great comfort and safety,” said Walter Littlejohn, Crystal River Cruises’ senior vice-president and managing director. “After months of planning and preparation we welcomed guests back on board in late August and the feedback has been wonderful. Extending the vaccination requirement provides our guests with the health and safety information and assurances they need to plan future travels.”

The vaccine requirement augments the company’s comprehensive Crystal Clean+ measures, including COVID-19 tests at embarkation for both guests and crew, temperature checks when returning from ashore, mask policies, social distancing guidelines, enhanced cleaning and disinfection measures and more. A

Additionally, Crystal River Cruises’ crew are currently wearing masks in all public areas to provide yet another layer of guest protection. 

Spacious by design, Crystal River Cruises’ all-suite river ships allow for social distancing, accommodating just half as many guests as similarly sized vessels and offering an abundance of tables for two in its a la carte restaurants, where guests dine when and with whom they want.  

Additionally, fresh air ventilation systems ensure all guest suites and public areas feature fresh circulating air.

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