Disney Cruise Line to set sail from Port Canaveral in August

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — Cruising is returning to Port Canaveral and Disney announced Friday that one of its ships will set sail in August.

Officials said the Disney Dream will depart from Port Canaveral beginning Aug. 9.

The three- and four-night cruises will take passengers to the Bahamas and to Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.

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Guests who are not fully vaccinated must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken between 5 days and 24 hours prior to the sail date, Disney said. They will also be required to take a COVID-19 test at the terminal prior to boarding.

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The cruise line said guests who prove that they are fully vaccinated will be exempt from pre-trip and embarkation day testing requirements (unless arriving from outside the United States) and travel insurance requirements.

Disney said all guests ages 2 and older, including those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, are required to wear a face covering indoors.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.