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Regardless of vaccination status, everyone can now sail with us*. View Health & Safety requirements
Travel requirements vary by homeport country. Be sure you’re aware of both homeport country and Celebrity Cruises vaccine and testing requirements as they may differ. We will continually evaluate and update these requirements and protocols as new information becomes available. Booked guests will be advised of the latest requirements leading up to departure.
Ecuador Country Travel Requirements as of March 4, 2022
A Traveler’s Health Declaration Form must be presented to the airline at time of boarding. This questionnaire will need to be filled out completely prior to flying into Quito, Ecuador. Copies will be available at the airport prior to your departure for your convenience.
This form can be downloaded here.
Galapagos Travel Requirements as of May 5, 2022
Travel Insurance with medical and evacuation coverage for Galapagos is a government requirement and guests may be asked to show printed or digital proof upon arrival in Baltra. CruiseCare Travel Protection provides the necessary coverage.
Celebrity Cruises Requirements
As of May 5, 2022, all guests ages 12 and older must be fully vaccinated with all COVID-19 vaccine doses administered at least 14 days prior to sailing.
Guests sailing on Celebrity Flora, Celebrity Xploration and Celebrity Xpedition in the Galapagos may have a mixed series of any two of the following vaccines taken within a minimum of 28 days between doses: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, or Covaxin.
Acceptable documentation must be in the form of the original document issued by the country’s health authority or healthcare provider that administered the vaccination. Proof of vaccination will be recorded and reviewed for signs of fraud. Please be aware that falsification of vaccination records is a federal crime subject to prosecution and will result in denial of boarding or removal from the voyage. Additionally, it may:
Celebrity Cruises provides for all PACKAGE guests complimentary COVID-19 PCR testing in Quito upon international arrival and health screening & Antigen testing prior to the flight to Galapagos.
NON-PACKAGE guests will be provided with a complimentary COVID-19 PCR test and a health check in Baltra prior to embarkation. Non-package guests arriving prior to embarkation date to Galapagos, please email email@example.com to coordinate your test.
Unvaccinated children between the ages of two and eleven years old must follow government entry requirements to Ecuador / Galapagos and will then undergo same testing procedures as vaccinated package and non-package guest.
For sailings starting on March 5, 2022 and forward, guests who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 within the last 90 days and have completed at least 10 days of isolation prior to boarding, are exempt from testing as long as they have a Certificate of Recovery, a proof of their positive test result, and are asymptomatic. The Certificate of Recovery must be shown to the medical team upon arrival in Quito (package) or Baltra (non-package). Guests who do not have a Certificate of Recovery from a doctor and are symptomatic, will need to be tested.
*Pre-Cruise testing requirements may continue throughout 2022.
Guests that do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.
Currently, face masks are optional onboard Celebrity ships for all guests, regardless of vaccination status. Celebrity Cruises follows the requirements in all jurisdictions we sail, and please note that mask requirements may vary by the destinations visited on your sailing and/or disembarkation port. This policy is continually re-evaluated, and any updates will be shared with guests.
Arrival to Quito Airport
Arrival to Hotel in Quito for Package Guests
Arrival in Baltra
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Returning to Quito
Peru Country Travel Requirements as of March 4, 2022
Requirements for domestic flights to Peru:
Requirements while traveling in Peru:
NOTICE: For U.S. cruises and guests: Prior to sailing, please consult all applicable U.S. Centers for Disease Control travel advisories, warnings, or recommendations relating to cruise travel, at www.cdc.gov/travel/notices. If a certain threshold level of covid-19 is detected onboard the ship during your voyage, the voyage will end immediately, the ship will return to the port of embarkation, and your subsequent travel, including your return home, may be restricted or delayed. For cruises and guests worldwide: Health and safety protocols, guest conduct rules, and regional travel restrictions vary by ship and destination, and are subject to change without notice. Due to evolving health protocols, imagery and messaging may not accurately reflect onboard and destination experiences, offerings, features, or itineraries. These may not be available during your voyage, may vary by ship and destination, and may be subject to change without notice.