Margaritaville at Sea cruise offers cruise and stay packages to all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas

Testing & Travel Requirements

UPDATED TRAVEL POLICY effective October 5, 2022.

Margaritaville at Sea is delighted to welcome all guests traveling to the Bahamas onboard regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. As of October 5, 2022, there is no vaccination or testing documentation required to join us aboard our floating island vacation. Additionally, the Bahamas COVID-19 restrictions and testing requirements have been lifted as of September 20, 2022.

Safety remains the top priority for Margaritaville at Sea, and all crew members will continue to maintain their fully vaccinated status as well as adhere to enhanced safety and hygiene protocols onboard. The current travel policy and cruise vaccination requirements may be adjusted in the future based on changes to public health advisories or other related recommendations.


THE BAHAMAS’ ENTRY Requirements 

Required Travel Documents: Passport Books are required for all guests. Passports must be valid thru the day of return. US requires passports be valid for a minimum of 6-months from return date. In lieu of a passport, US citizens may travel on the 2-night cruise with an Original US Birth Certificate (that has a raised seal) and a valid US Driver’s License when passports are not available. An Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) from the states of Michigan, New York, Vermont, Minnesota, and Washington, (not Washington DC) is also acceptable. For the most updated information regarding Bahamas entry requirements please visit

Local Bahamian Regulations: When disembarked in Grand Bahama Island, all guests are required to observe all local laws, rules, and regulations; including but not limited all local mask and physical distancing regulations that may be in place. During onshore excursions, your local guide will let you know if/when or where a mask may be required.

Authorized and Recommended vaccines: The CDC accepts all vaccines authorized by the FDA and the World Health Organization (WHO). The World Health Organization has evaluated and confirmed that the following vaccines have met the necessary criteria for safety and efficacy against COVID-19:

AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine • Johnson and Johnson • Moderna • Pfizer/BioNTech • Sinopharm • Sinovac

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