Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is relaxing the hygiene concept on board the ships

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is relaxing the hygiene concept on board the ships

May 19, 2022 – In the future, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises will waive certain hygiene regulations when boarding. As of today, simplified boarding regulations apply to ships in the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises fleet. With this measure, the company follows the parent company TUI Cruises. From May 29th, TUI Cruises will relax the hygiene requirements on board the fleet.

The German provider of luxury and expedition travel is relaxing its health concept on board the five ships. The simplifications announced today mainly relate to the obligation to wear a mask. From now on, guests are allowed to stay in the interior and exterior areas of the ships without a mask. With the decision, the company is reacting to the falling incidence values ​​and the falling COVID protection restrictions worldwide. 

MS Europa 2 in the port of DubaiMS Europa 2 in the port of Dubai

Full vaccination protection is still required for all guests aged 12 and over. If the basic immunization was more than 3 months ago, a booster vaccination is required for all guests over the age of 18. Also, all guests require a negative COVID-19 test for embarkation. 

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises also offers its guests additional security: All trips departing by the end of February 2023 can be rebooked free of charge up to 90 days before departure.



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