Royal Caribbean will offer optional free end of cruise Covid testing thru Jan. 31, 2022.
Cruise Hive is reporting that Royal Caribbean has amended its cruise site and will now offer free Covid testing until the end of January.
The cruise line had originally announced testing would be a the guests expense after January 5 but the "Omicron Era" has changed their thinking.
According to Cruise Hive, This free testing administered by Royal Caribbean’s test provider partners is offered in the cruise terminal after disembarkation, and test results will be emailed to travelers within an hour after testing. Test appointments will need to be scheduled onboard, with information on how to schedule that post-cruise test available on each ship.
At this time, after February 1, according to the Royal Caribbean site, testing will be at the guests expenses and the fee paid directly to the provider. Costs range from $105.00 for a rapid to over $200.00 for a PCR test.
It won't be long before it will offered as an incentive to book your cruise. $100.00 onboard credit, a specialty restaurant and a free PCR test if you leave a deposit today!!