NEWS: CDC Moves Cruise Travel Into a New, Higher Risk Level 4 Category

We’ve been missing the unlimited ice cream and pool days aboard the Disney Cruise.

The Disney Fantasy cruises into New York Harbor in 2012 for its christening. [Disney Cruise Line]
Although the Disney Cruise Line had canceled its cruises through the end of the year along with many other cruise lines, the latest update may change when guests are able to head back on ships again!

The CDC has recently announced new guidelines surrounding the risk of travel on cruise ships. While they were previously classified as a Level 3 risk, now cruise ships have been bumped up to a Level 4 categorization.

Disney Dream

The new category helps the CDC better organize destinations and travel methods based on risks that come with cruise travel. Guests who choose to embark on a cruise should get tested three to five days after their trip and quarantine for a week, even if their tests come back negative. If guests don’t get tested, it is recommended to quarantine for 14 days.

Goofy at Castaway Cay

Although cruise travel isn’t entirely prohibited currently, many cruise lines are still taking precautions since the CDC has stated the high risk levels. In the meantime, we’ll just be waiting to see the debut of the upcoming Disney ships soon!

Here’s a look at the progress on the Disney Cruise Line terminal at Port Canaveral looks like!

Have you been on a Disney Cruise before? Let us know in the comments below!

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Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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